Barb Webb
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Barb Webb is a sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky. When she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s following the road less traveled, writing about country living and artisan culture. Travel specialties are: Agritourism and Second Season of Life (over 50) Adventures.

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4 Great Reasons You Should Take a Hike

Taking a hike is one of the easiest, low cost and most accessible activities you can find at home or while traveling.  It’s an activity the whole family can enjoy and one that has many positive health benefits. What’s holding you back from hiking?  Trails for all skills levels from newbie to expert are available […]

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6 Tips For Avoiding Online Travel Accommodation Scams

Travel accommodations are as much a part of travel as your method of transportation. Whether your flight was botched or your accommodation was not what you expected, complications in either area can quickly ruin the whole trip. With the expansion of travel companies, the Internet now provides a do-it-yourself approach for every day people to […]

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Zookeeper for the day at Brookgreen Gardens

Have you ever wondered what it would like to zookeeper? As a rescue pet mom and a farmer, I have the joy of working with animals daily.  I can only imagine how fun it would be to have a full-time career working with a zoo full of animals big and small, from all types of […]

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5 Smart Tips to Help You Pack Light for Your Vacation

With airline baggage requirements becoming more and more restrictive, the need for smart packing is essential. Your carry-on bags are limited in quantity, weight and size, and if you go over any of these numbers, you will likely pay a bundle in extra fees. To start your vacation off right, it’s key to pack light! […]

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Which of the Four Camping Styles is for You?

Camping has been a favorite pastime for a long time. The traveling lifestyle that many of our ancestors wanted so much to give up, has been adopted by many. With the advent of the automobile, in the early 20th century, many people had even more opportunity to hit the open road, and today, thousands still […]

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4 Smart Tips for Planning Your Camping Trip

With summertime finally emerging, it’s time again for wonderful family camping trips! The success of a camping trip is dependent upon planning and preparedness. Whether this is your very first camping trip, or just the first one this season, following proper planning tips can ensure that your trip be as fun and relaxing as it […]

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Tulips in bloom at the Dallas Arboretum

Marianne Williamson once said, “A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to.” Tulips, like each person does, bring joy in their delightfully unique patterns and shape. Upon my recent visit to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, the landscape burst forth vibrant rainbows […]

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10 Tips for Getting Through a Long Flight

Most times when you face a long flight, the chances are that you’re going on vacation. There is excitement at the prospect of seeing a new country and your brain is swirling with thoughts of all the great things that you’re going to see and do. Unfortunately, until such time as mankind perfects a Star […]

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