Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs
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Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs

While staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs, I got pickling lesson in Grapes, one of the restaurants in the historic hotel which opened in 1888. Honestly I never knew there was so much that goes into pickled vegetables! The group I was with got to be guinea pigs with an experiential experience for future hotel … Continue reading

Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas
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Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas

I got into Concan in the Texas Hill Country late on Thursday afternoon for the first Women Who Wander Outdoor Retreat over the weekend. I was leading hikes and speaking so I arrived the night before most everyone else. As I was chatting with the organizers, I mentioned I might go see the bats….10 to … Continue reading

My Instagram Takeover Day at Breckenridge Ski Resort
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My Instagram Takeover Day at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Recently when I was in Breckenridge, Colorado, I took over Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Instagram.  It’s not as easy as you think especially when in ski lingo, they post sick photos on their account.  Sick meaning insane terrain pictures.  When you an Instagram takeover, you’re responsible for sharing a few posts and using “Stories” to share your experience. During … Continue reading

Hiking Spicewood Springs in Colorado Bend State Park
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Hiking Spicewood Springs in Colorado Bend State Park

About two hours northwest of Austin, Texas, is a remote wilderness.  Colorado Bend State Park is 5,328 acres and filled with trails and caves.  The most visited spot in the park is Gorman Falls, a 70-foot spring fed waterfall over travertine formations. The day I visited I wanted solitude decided to explore a lesser known … Continue reading