Month: October 2017

How to use Instagram’s Collections Feature

Instagram launched the ability to save photos way back in December 2016. A few months later in the spring, they added a feature called Collections. The Collections feature allows users to digitally save photos in albums. In a way, it’s similar to Pinterest, but no one else can see your collections and saved images.  The following post walks you through how to use Instagram Collections.  How to Bookmark or Save Photos Before I begin with the collections tutorial, I wanted to do a quick overview of how to save photos within the Instagram app.  1. Open the Instagram application on your mobile...

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Park People Share Their Favorite Sunsets in National Parks and Public Land: Part 1

Sunsets in national parks and public lands are spectacular and I encourage you to include them in your upcoming travel plans. If you enjoy Park People and haven’t participated, head on over to the Park People Participants page to learn more.  ___ Grand Canyon National Park This was our second stop touring the National Parks in Arizona. All I can say is, stay for the sunset. Submitted by Christina from ChristinaSkis.com // Connect with her via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or on her blog. Deception Pass State Park After a full day of whale watching, we took a picnic dinner over to Deception Pass State Park (WA). I...

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6 Outdoor Recreation Twitter Chats for National Park Fans and Outdoor Explorers

Twitter chats are an excellent way to network with like-minded people. I’ve been participating in various Twitter chats for a couple of years and have really enjoyed the connections they have brought into my life. If you have never participated in a Twitter chat, you can learn all about them in a how-to post I wrote a few weeks back. When you are ready to join a chat, I encourage you to check out one of the following outdoor recreation Twitter chats. Chat 1: #ParkChat  Anyone who loves or wants to learn more about experiencing our national parks and public...

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Park People Share Their Favorite Parks: Part 2

Back my popular demand, this week’s Park People is the second installment of people sharing their favorite parks and public lands. This is an ongoing series, so don’t worry if your entry hasn’t been included yet. If you enjoy Park People and haven’t participated, head on over to the Park People Participants page to learn more.  _____ Great Basin National Park Great Basin National Park is a hidden gem. The park is located in the middle of nowhere in Baker, Nevada (pop. about 60, not counting the park rangers) and it is not a hospitable place. Once you go up the...

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What is a twitter chat and why should I participate?

What is a Twitter Chat? At its base, a Twitter chat is a guided live online conversation held on the Twitter platform that is facilitated by the collaborative use of a single designated hashtag. These designated hashtags usually are created by combining the niche topic and the word “chat” (ex: #ParkChat focuses on national parks and #HikerChat focuses on hiking). Unlike general use hashtags, Twitter chats have a set day and time during which a live conversation takes place. Anyone who clicks on the hashtag can see current and previous tweets that have used the hashtag.  When do chats occur? Most chats...

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About Sara Beth

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I'm a gypsy soul from Driftless Wisconsin who is trying to stay grounded in the city by embracing my roots. My heart belongs to my Hubs and our slightly crazy dog, Rackers. Driven by a serious case of wanderlust, I enjoy afternoon drives, road trips, exploring national parks, and easy-ish hikes to waterfalls.

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