What Not to Say to a Pregnant Adventurous Woman

What Not to Say to a Pregnant Adventurous Woman

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I believe we all have the best of intentions when talking to our pregnant friends, but sometimes the words just come out wrong. Here’s a quick guide on how to approach your adventurous friend’s growing baby bump—specifically, a list of what not to say.

You shouldn’t do that!

I hear this one all the time, and usually from folks who are not medically qualified to decide whether my chosen activity…

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Why Outer Banks Vacations Are Popular During Shoulder Seasons

Why Outer Banks Vacations Are Popular During Shoulder Seasons

There’s no denying that the Outer Banks is an ideal place for a summer vacation. Beautiful sandy beaches, unique landscape, culinary excellence and a wide range of things to do in the Outer Banks make it a top summer vacation destination. But have you ever experienced the OBX in the off season? If not, take a look at these 5 reasons why people love taking their Outer Banks vacation during the…

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Journey On A Free-Flowing River Through Mongolia and Russia

Journey On A Free-Flowing River Through Mongolia and Russia

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Last summer a four-woman team traveled—over land and water—from the Onon River headwaters and the birthplace of Genghis Khan all the way to the Pacific Ocean Delta. They covered 5,000 kilometers in untamed mountains of Mongolia, the great expanses of Southern Siberia, and the complex Russian-Industrial Complex. To complete the journey, they rode Mongolian horses, paddled kayaks, took ferries,…

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Keep Your Hair Out Of The Way and Looking Fab Outside

Keep Your Hair Out Of The Way and Looking Fab Outside

By Rachel Bowes

Beating Trail Hair Quick Style Fixes For the Outdoor Adventurist I was born with the curse of naturally curly hair. On one hand, yes, it does make me feel like a lion and that’s spectacular, but on the other hand it earned me the childhood nickname of “Cousin It”. I also absolutely love being outdoors – camping, hiking, fishing, off-roading: you name it.

I quickly grew tired of hiding my hair back in a ponytail or under a hat any time I…

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Seafood Pappardelle

Gourmet doesn’t have to equal complicated, difficult, and time-consuming. You can create gourmet dishes simply and with only a few ingredients and steps. Try this recipe from EASY GOURMET: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook, by Stephanie Le (Page Street Publishing/September 2014).

Seafood Pappardelle

Seafood Pappardelle Scallops, Shrimp & Pasta in Spicy Tomato-Cream Sauce

Serves 4

The first time I tried rose sauce at…

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Girls Pro France 2014 Surf Contest Wraps Up

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life hands you small waves at a surf contest, you make cutbacks.


Introducing the Hoverbike

Never mind bike shocks, granny gears, and body armor. Well, on second thought, you probably want to hold onto the body armor.

Introducing the Hoverbike

Never mind bike shocks, granny gears, and body armor. Well, on second thought, you probably want to hold onto the body armor.


Urban Dog Mushing on a Scooter

Urban Dog Mushing on a Scooter

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We know, malamutes and Siberian huskies are beautiful dogs. But there you are, in your urban setting, trying to get the dogs enough exercise. They would like to be pulling a sled in the Yukon, but instead they drag you around every time you take them out on a leash.

This scenario becomes even more dangerous when you are trying to run them on a leash while riding a bike. I know. I had a husky…

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Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for…

Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for…


Finally! A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

Finally! A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

The film based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, is almost here. The hiker is on-trail for reasons she doesn’t even understand. And—as she experiences grief, fear, and physical pain—she asks herself some of the questions that we all are looking to understand.

Which is probably why we’ll…

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