Articles written by: Kate Walker

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How To Hike with a Toddler

Just because you’re a parent doesn’t mean you have to hang up your pack for good. If anything, hiking becomes even more awesome now that you’ve got a mini in tow. Get ready to hit the trail as a family and enjoy every minute of it with our guide to [...]

Natural Insect Repellents You Need to Know About
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Natural Insect Repellents You Need to Know About

Warmer weather means more time outside—awesome! It also means more flies, mosquitoes, and other unpleasant critters that live to make you itchy and miserable. If you’re trying to cut down on chemicals, we’ve got a list of natural insect repellents that will help keep you protected and ready to take [...]

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Hiking Tips for the Urban Explorer

Just because you live in a city doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of concrete and skyscrapers. Plenty of urban centres have excellent places to get back to nature and breathe in some much-needed fresh air. Finding the perfect spot, multipurpose gear (because city living means limited storage space), [...]

America’s Best Brewery Tours
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America’s Best Brewery Tours

For true beer fans, it isn’t enough to simply enjoy a pint of their favourite libation. No, they want to get as close to the action as they can. Luckily for those extra enthusiastic types, breweries across America offer tours that not only promise to educate and entertain, but usually [...]

JoyRyde: The Safe Driving App
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JoyRyde: The Safe Driving App

JoyRyde is a mobile phone app that tracks how far people go without using their phone while driving, and then rewards them for doing the right thing. Mountain Khakis is proud to back this brilliant company! If you’re curious on how this app works and why you should use it, we [...]