Articles written by: Courtney Lambert

Courtney is a full time writer covering soccer, travel and the outdoors. You can find her scouting out hole in the wall joints for the perfect carnitas taco, jumping in the ocean under the light of a full moon or exploring the beautiful Florida wilderness and documenting her adventures in her blog, www.localtravelgal.wordpress.com.

7 Tips to Keep Your Stuff Safe While Camping

7 Tips to Keep Your Stuff Safe While Camping

You come back to your lovely campsite after a long day of hiking and freeze in sheer horror. The contents of your carefully packed cooler are shredded and strewn across the earth. There’s a long, jagged hole stretching from one side of your tent to the other where someone took [...]

6 Lesser Known Caribbean Islands

6 Lesser Known Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean is the stuff of dreams- A corona, sapphire water and umbrella in the sand. Problem is, everyone wants paradise, making the Caribbean a popular destination for cruise ships to dump tourists and resorts to speckle the shoreline. Want to find your own, untouched Caribbean paradise? Here are 6 [...]

7 of the Most Pristine Places on Earth

7 of the Most Pristine Places on Earth

Amidst overpopulated continents, heavily trodden pathways and overdeveloped wilderness, it may be hard to believe that a few unspoiled lands still exist, remaining as pure as the day they came into being. Here are 7 places on earth that continue stay wild at heart. Namibia In Namibia, the population may [...]

6 Things Not to do When Traveling Abroad

6 Things Not to do When Traveling Abroad

Kids, don’t try this at home…err, abroad. Here are 6 travel fails that landed tourists in hot water.   Keep the Memorable Name Carving for a Tree with your Lover Chinese teen Ding Jinhao just wanted to leave his mark after visiting the 3,500-year-old Temple of Luxor in Egypt, and [...]

5 Tips to Keep Your Stuff Safe in School

5 Tips to Keep Your Stuff Safe in School

It’s important to feel safe in school, but safety starts with you and the decisions you make. Trust isn’t something to take lightly, especially when you spend a great deal of time on campus or in the dorms where distractions of friends, studying and activities leave little time to worry [...]

Dive into Florida: 7 Breathtaking Freshwater Springs

Dive into Florida: 7 Breathtaking Freshwater Springs

When Florida comes to mind, thoughts of oranges or the beach or weird stuff like a man dying from eating too many roaches in a cockroach eating contest (really?) may flash in that brain of yours. Roaches are cool and all…but have you ever immersed yourself in one of the [...]

7 Pacsafe Bags Perfect for School

7 Pacsafe Bags Perfect for School

It’s that time of the year my friends, summer is slowly winding down and school is right around the corner…don’t get too excited. At least back-to-school shopping is always a nice perk! Pacsafe has got your back (literally) when it comes to creative, dependable backpacks designed for the everyday wear [...]

6 Reasons to Consider Medical Tourism

6 Reasons to Consider Medical Tourism

Americans are starting to think outside the box in terms of medical treatment, or should I say, outside the country that is. With soaring costs, ridiculous wait lists, and dissatisfying service, many are traveling to countries where getting the affordable care and treatment needed is not complicated and a breathe [...]

6 Amazing Places to Travel in July

6 Amazing Places to Travel in July

Here’s to July! It’s a month that truly embraces the peak of summer with balmy weather, lots of cold beer, skimpy bikinis, juicy watermelon and of course, fireworks. But it doesn’t stop there- get out and discover all  the goodness July has to offer all around the world! Here are [...]

7 Tips for a Cheap Trip to Italy

7 Tips for a Cheap Trip to Italy

So you are heading off to Italy- one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with picturesque countryside, unparalleled architecture and art, not to mention the food! But alas, it is also one of the most visited and unfortunately, things can get a little bit pricey. Get off the [...]