What Ice Hotels are Actually Like

By Robyn Smith By now, most of us have at least heard of the Hotel de Glace in Quebec, Canada. With its intricate art and smooth, nearly opaque walls, the fact that the structure is made entirely of ice often shocks people. It’s one thing to Google the Glace. What is it like to actually stay there? Here’s the link to our Storify: https://storify.com/smithrobynlee95/whaticehotelsareactuallylike Continue reading What Ice Hotels are Actually Like

Seven things you need to know before thru hiking the Appalachian Trail

By Robyn Smith We know, we know. Bill Bryson didn’t make it look easy, but he wrote a book about it and now he’s famous! Well, he was already popular and one of his friends almost died during the trip, so no, you can’t just thru hike, or hike the entirety of, the legendary Appalachian Trail. You have to prepare far in advance. Here are seven things you … Continue reading Seven things you need to know before thru hiking the Appalachian Trail