Articles written by: Courtney Lambert

I enjoy free diving, competitive swim, biking, paddling, traveling the world, a nice glass of wine, sand in my hair and salt on my skin.... oh yea, and I write a little bit as well.

Two Men, One Tuk Tuk: A World-Wide Journey to Support Education

Two Men, One Tuk Tuk: A World-Wide Journey to Support Education

It took two men, three wheels and 26,172 miles, but on Dec. 15, 2013 teachers Nick Gough and Richard Sears broke an impressive Guinness World Record trekking around the globe in nothing more than a cute little tuk tuk. But why embark on this incredible mission in the first place? [...]

2014 Sky Events to Watch Out For

2014 Sky Events to Watch Out For

The night sky is looking bright in 2014-literally! Stargazers unite, because there’s a lot in store when it comes to celestial showdowns, including eclipses, meteor showers and more. Here’s a taste of some of the biggest sky events to expect this year. Total Lunar Eclipse Mark your calendar’s for Tuesday, [...]

7 Lesser Known Florida State Parks You Need to Visit

7 Lesser Known Florida State Parks You Need to Visit

When you think of Florida, of course the beach, mosquitos and the almighty everglades might come to mind. But, behold, the sunshine state is a mecca for state parks that offer visitors more than just the usual humid temperatures and swampland. Here are 7 lesser-known Florida State Parks to visit [...]

6 Fall Marathons to Get You Moving

6 Fall Marathons to Get You Moving

Cool fall weather makes everything more enjoyable- especially running. It’s the perfect season to sign up for a marathon. Here are 6 fall races you don’t want to miss. U.S. Air Force Marathon Located in Dayton, OH this annual 26.2 mile loop kicks off in September. 15,000 runners made up [...]

6 Family Outdoors Activities for Thanksgiving

6 Family Outdoors Activities for Thanksgiving

When the big turkey day rolls around each year, do you and your family members find yourselves anxiously pacing the house like ravenous wolves, driving the cooks crazy with your annoying whines of “is it ready yet?” Do them (and yourself) a favor and GET OUTSIDE! Here are 6 outdoors [...]

Swimming with Mermaids: Q&A with Ocean Activist and Real Life Mermaid Hannah Fraser

Swimming with Mermaids: Q&A with Ocean Activist and Real Life Mermaid Hannah Fraser

Mermaids are REAL. Don’t believe me? Let me introduce you to professional underwater swimmer, ocean activist, model and artist: Hannah Fraser. Since childhood, Fraser has been passionate about mermaids, turning her life long dream of being a mermaid into a reality and using that passion to raise awareness for ocean [...]

6 Awesome Camping Gadgets for Techies

6 Awesome Camping Gadgets for Techies

Things can get lonely out in the great outdoors without those tablets, smartphones and chargers. No need to fret techies, because in today’s world there are some pretty nifty gizmos to keep you online in the middle of nowhere. Here are 6 high tech camping gadgets for those that love [...]

6 Awesome Festival Venues You Need to Camp at

6 Awesome Festival Venues You Need to Camp at

Festivals, festivals, festivals- so many tempting one’s to choose from year round! Here are 6 festivals with venues located in some of the most beautiful places in the U.S. for the ultimate camping and music experience. Telluride Bluegrass Festival Telluride, Colorado Two words: Rocky Mountains.  Set up camp and enjoy [...]

Senate Tosses Monsanto Protection Act

Senate Tosses Monsanto Protection Act

Good news for food lovers–the highly controversial Monsanto Protection Act was removed from the spending bill at the end of September after months of worldwide protests and a new amendment banishing the provision. Known officially as section 735 of the HR 933 continuing resolution, the provision was written by Senator [...]

6 Wilderness Survival Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

6 Wilderness Survival Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

When it comes to survival, there is little room for error. Average Joes can easily find themselves in harrowing situations, but you don’t need to be Bear Grylls to grit those teeth and get through it. It’s important for everyone to have a skill set when it comes to emergency [...]