++ Get out (but, like, not too far). We all love and appreciate the positive effects of the Maine outdoors. Hopefully we’ll be back to all kinds of adventuring soon. But for now, press pause. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has some great advice: stay close to home, steer clear of busy locations, keep your distance (and stick to walking/hiking with folks from your household). ++

Month: January 2018

by: Shannon Bryan

Chill out in a float pod at Float Harder Relaxation Center in Portland

Relaxed. Calm. Chilled out. These are the aftereffects of 90 well-spent minutes in a float tank. And lucky us, Portland...
Dancehall Hip Hop Hustle + Flow Portland
by: Shannon Bryan

Bust a move: Dancehall Hip Hop at Hustle and Flow in Portland

The music is loud, everyone's moving and sweating, and all that focus on remembering the choreography means your noggin gets...
by: Shannon Bryan

Acadia in the winter: Nordic skiing, snowshoeing & the perfect amount of solitude

Ski the quiet, snow-covered carriage trails and snowshoe on mountains blanketed in fluff. And revel in the priceless whole-place-to-myself feeling...
Everest Challenge
by: Shannon Bryan

Climb Everest! Kind of. Take on the Mt. Everest Challenge with Thryve

The Mt. Everest Challenge will have you climbing 29,029 feet of elevation (that's the height of Everest's summit) over the...
by: Shannon Bryan

Learn to skate ski! Where to rent, ski & take a lesson in Maine

Skate skiing looks so smooth! So fast! So graceful! And it is - once you know what you're doing. The...
by: Shannon Bryan

Ice climbing in Acadia National Park with Acadia Mountain Guides

Learning to ice climb is an exciting prospect. Intimidating, too. But even a first-timer can be taught to swing those...
favorite workouts of 2017
by: Shannon Bryan

22 fun ways to get active in 2018 (aka, my favorite Maine workouts & activities of 2017)

Make plans for an active, sweat-filled, and memorable 2018 with these favorite workouts - from aqua fitness and pole dancing...