Simple Ways to Honor Our True Heroes This Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of Summer, but let’s not forget the reason for your long weekend.  Memorial Day is a time to celebrate and remember the lives of those who’ve died while serving our country. Take a moment to pause your BBQ plans, and get together with your family to honor our fallen heroes.  After all, they have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation…

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Love A Tree Day-Top Forests & Jungles To Visit In Your Lifetime

If you don’t consider yourself a “tree-hugger”, I’m here to tell you why you should reconsider.  For starters, May 16th is national Love A Tree Day. Besides being visually stunning, trees also reduce erosion, produce oxygen, remove carbon dioxide, and moderate the climate by lowering temperatures, reducing energy usage and removing air pollutants!  Do you live in a major metropolitan area? Rowkin is based in San Mateo, on the peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Many of our trees are neatly lined up and definitely not naturally occurring. While we love some good ole city planning, we love trees of the unplanned variety (particularly if they are trees we encounter on an adventure).  We’ve got a fantastic list of the top forests and jungles around the world to plan out your next one! Pictures won’t do them justice. You’ve gotta see them to believe them…

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12 Unbelievably Easy Ways To See The World Without Quitting Your Job

Quitting your job to travel the world is a timeless fantasy.  Some people have made travel their lives, calling themselves “digital nomads”, and hopping from one WiFi hotspot to the next.  Travel bloggers post glorious photos on their social media, presenting their lives as carefree, glamorous, and full of boundless pleasures.  Many who quit their jobs to travel the world find it to be much more stressful than anticipated, or become very lonely in the process. Everyone has to take their own path, but I’m here to tell you that you have options!  You don’t have to live with the frustration of thwarted wanderlust if you take advantage of these 12 unbelievably easy ways to see the world-- without quitting your job.

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