Ever since her childhood, traveling has been in Mallory Maclellan’s blood. Her interest in seeing the world was often sparked by her aunt and uncle, two globetrotters who would bring her trinkets and gifts from places all over. For Mallory, the most freeing part of travelling is the way she can disconnect from the grind and stress of everyday life and reconnect with the world around her.
Best Travel Apps of 2019
Traveling has become a lot easier due to technology. The majority of the world owns a smartphone, and there are dozens of apps that can be used to make your travels easier. Whether the apps focus on flying, hotels, restaurants or tours, there’s usually something for every aspect of travel. Here are a few of the best travel apps available.
Best Apps For Running
Technology is more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before. Almost everyone owns a smartphone, and there’s an app for practically everything. There are even apps for running! Running apps are meant to make us better runners, and there are many options to choose from so sometimes it’s hard finding the right one. Here are a few apps I believe are the most worthwhile to use.
Running in Hot Weather
With summer right around the corner, it’s likely to start getting extremely hot out very soon. You might even be experiencing some of those pre-summer heat waves yourself. The intense heat that comes with summer can also bring challenges when trying to get out and do your daily run. Running in the heat can be difficult, and can bring a lot of potential medical troubles your way if you don’t properly prepare. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about going out for a run in...
Popular Destinations to Visit in Spain
Spain is widely considered to be one of the most wonderful, diverse countries to visit in the world. From its history to its culture, there are so many wonderful places to explore when visiting. If you’re traveling to Spain for the first time, check out some of the best places you should try and visit while there.
World Travel: Packing the Essentials
No matter where you travel in the world, packing accordingly is vital to make sure you have everything you need and don’t have to purchase specific items once you’ve arrived. Many people are, in fact, not great at packing the correct things when they prepare for travel. A lot of times, we either back to lite or too much depending on what we deem most important.
Because packing is such an essential part of traveling and being prepared, you must understand the different elements that come into ...
Learning How to Breath While Running
Engaging in physical activity requires a lot of breath that will help to sustain your workout longer. Breathing is essential to life but also essential to running. Breathing correctly helps to support your runs whether they are long marathon runs, cross country runs, or short bursts of sprints.
When just starting a running regime, many people can find they are very out of breath within even the first 10-15 minutes of your run. This quite often means that your starting pace is incorrect and yo...
Opportunities to Volunteer While Traveling Abroad
If you have experienced a grand sense of wanderlust and thoroughly enjoy helping others, there are numerous opportunities to experience both at the same time. Most countries around the world give way to different programs you can join in order to provide back while seeing the sites of the country you are visiting. One of the significant aspects of volunteering abroad is that it can be profoundly attractive to anyone on a budget that would love to travel yet give back to the country they visit...
Preparation for the Vancouver Sun Run
If you’re a Canadian or someone who loves to run marathons, you are aware of the upcoming Vancouver Sun Run in April. The Sun Run is known as Canada’s largest 10k road race on a scenic course through Vancouver. Not only is it a great experience to do either by yourself, with a team, or the whole family, but it offers fun celebrations for finishing the race, that you can enjoy with your team and your friends who supported you during your run.
When running any race, it’s essential to get your b...
How to Run Your First Marathon
Every New Year, people all over the world set goals for themselves to achieve. They range anywhere from fitness and health goals to work and personal ones. More often than not, many choose to start living a healthier life and push themselves harder in the upcoming year to reach their fitness goals.
For runners, specifically marathon runners, there is always that constant need to aim higher, be faster, and run longer. Anyone who strives for better physical fitness understands the need for goal...
Springtime in Paris
France is known as the top tourist destination in the world. There are many different cities to explore while traveling to France, but one of the most visited is the city of Paris. Named the most romantic city in the most visited country world, it’s no wonder tourists from all over the come to see the sites in Paris.
As many travelers know, timing can be everything when visiting a new city. There are certain times of the year where weather can be harsh, and the events can be few, so it’s esse...
Scotland’s Dramathon Marathon
Scotland is known for its beautiful views, tourist destinations, and pubs. Many people who travel to Scotland are usually looking for fun things to do and great sites to see. One of the newest attractions includes The Dramathon, created in 2017 by two Scotsman who love running and love whiskey. Jon Dunderdale and Ian King wanted to infuse their passions of running and whiskey into one full-blown event. Thus they created The Dramathon.
The Dramathon offers three different choices of the marath...
Your Brain and the Runner’s High
If you’re an avid runner, chances are you’ve experienced what people call the “runner’s high.” The runner’s high is the euphoric feeling while your running, or after your run when you feel happy and have less anxiety. This sense of accomplishment and “feel good” vibes is based on chemicals that are released within your brain when you do a physical activity such as running or working out. The great thing is that anyone can experience a runner’s high when you exercise. Many people enjoy exercis...
3 Marathons Every World Traveler Should Run
Marathons have a unique way of bringing people together. It’s as true for spectators as it is for the athletes participating. Any runners with a passion for travel should strongly consider combining the two. Worldwide, there are dozens of marathons that should be experienced at least once in a lifetime. Here are a few especially noteworthy races taking place in 2019.
The Uganda International Marathon
If you’re searching for a unique running experience, look no further than the Uganda Internat...
Running Through Montreal
Living in Canada gives way to some of the most beautiful outdoor views one can hope to find. Being an avid runner in Montreal, you start to learn some of the best routes to take depending on the time of year. Thankfully, Montreal has a vast amount of places to visit on your runs and will make anyone who currently resides there or just visiting, fall in love with the city. We are going to take a look at a few of some of the best and most beautiful routes to take on your run in Montreal.
Cold Weather Running
It’s the middle of December which can only mean we have made it to the winter months. For anyone who enjoys exercising outdoors, colder temperatures are a sign it’s time to move indoors. Most types of exercise can be done indoors, including running. But running on a treadmill all winter isn’t the most exciting way to keep yourself active.
Fortunately, with the right winter clothing and accessories, runners can brave almost any cold temperature. Just about all Canadian cities offer the option ...