What the hell is forest bathing?

Obviously (gestures widely around the website), I’m a fan of nature and all that planty mountainy good stuff. So I was quite surprised when I recently came across the term “forest bathing” and had no idea what the hell people were talking about.

What the hell is forest bathing?

The first image that came to mind was me lying in a bathtub in the middle of a forest. That. would. be. awesome.
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10 awesome outdoor activities for the fall

1. Collect colourful leaves

This is the time the leaves are turning all the most amazing shades of yellows, oranges, and reds. Go for a walk and see what colours you can find. You can either revel in the joy of finding one of each different shade, arranging them into some form of land art. Or you can take them home, look up the bazillion fall leaves DIY tutorials online, and make something gorgeous that will last.

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5 badass women mountaineers to inspire you to get off the sofa

3 badass women mountaineers to get your ass off the sofa

Are you feeling like spending a lazy weekend on the sofa? Nothing wrong with that. But maybe you wish you could muster up the motivation to get outside a bit more, go for a walk, a run or even a hike? Check out these three badass women mountaineers’ stories, and I’m sure you’ll have a hard time finding any more excuses to hide inside.

1. Lucy Walker – Up the Matterhorn with Cake and Champagne

Born in 1836, Lucy Walker is credited to be the first woman to make the Alps her playground. She first picked up hiking when her doctor told her to get more active to fight her rheumatism. That’s right, she suffered from a disease that would cause her horrible pain in her joints and to fix it she¬†started climbing mountains. As you do.

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