Race to Remember

May 25, 2018

Coming May 28, 2018. Monday is Memorial Day, a time to remember the people who died while serving in the our country’s armed forces. And what better way to honor this special day than to participate in the Race to Remember in Vancouver, Washington. The race is sponsored by a local nonprofit of the same name that works […]

Nomader Collapsible Bottle

May 24, 2018

The perfect travel bottle! Our friends at Nomader have designed a collapsible bottle that is unlike any we’ve seen before. It has the collapsible feature that we find so convenient when you’re tight on space. Easy to just roll it up, wrap the carrying strap around the rolled up portion, and secure it with the […]

Think Bike Whistler

May 24, 2018

Coming May 31, 2018. The best time on 2 wheels! Head to Think Bike Whistler for 4 days to test the latest and greatest in bikes and gear on British Columbia’s world famous terrain. There will be hundreds of high-performance bikes (cross country, all-mountain and downhill) supplied by some of the leaders of bike design and […]

Emmy’s Organics

May 23, 2018

Yummy, yummy! A while back we introduced you to the healthy treats from Emmy’s. We loved them back then, and we’re happy to report that they have some new flavors and new packaging and are just as delicious! These coconut cookies are made with all organic, non-GMO ingredients, sweetened with organic agave syrup, and have no artificial […]

Kuranda Scenic Railway

May 23, 2018

A historic train journey through the World Heritage rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park. The Kuranda Scenic Railway is a step back in time with hand-painted locomotives and refurbished, original red-wooden heritage carriages and is an excellent way to travel from Cairns to the village of Kuranda, or vice versa. Opened in 1891, it […]

Mustang Survival Bluewater Gear Hauler

May 22, 2018

Marine gear that is built to last. For over 50 years, our friends at Mustang Survival have been in the business of designing products to help you enjoy your time on the water, and their Bluewater Gear Hauler is a perfect example of this. It’s filled with well-thought-out features. Starting with the 30 liter carrying […]

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

May 22, 2018

What has no mouth and tastes with its feet? A butterfly! And you can see over 2,000 butterflies at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary! They have the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in the Southern Hemisphere. The warm, tropical climate of the Kuranda rainforest village is just what these exotic creatures thrive in. Enjoy a complementary […]

Living Libations Chocolate

May 21, 2018

A different kind of chocolate. Our friends at Living Libations have made what they describe as a “Beauty Bar” – a bar of unroasted cacao beans with added ingredients like botanical herbs and superfoods that bring out the “beauty of a bite well savored”. By not cooking and processing the cacao bean, all the healthy […]

Birdworld Kuranda

May 21, 2018

An ornithophiles dream! Yes, bird lovers will go wild for Birdworld Kuranda. Their home is the Australian rainforest village of Kuranda Heritage Markets, the perfect setting for this collection of almost 60 native and exotic species of colorful Amazonian macaws, South American conures, cockatoos, lorikeets, Alexandrine Parrots (pictured above), and more. If you are lucky, […]

Airwheel E3

May 18, 2018

E-bike in a bag?! The Airwheel E3 is a mini folding electric bike that can fit in a backpack. It has a lightweight aluminum alloy frame and a removable, rechargeable battery with a total weight of 27.6 pounds. The battery can be charged in 2.5-3.5 hours and doubles as a USB charging power bank. Reaching top speeds of […]

Kuranda Koala Gardens

May 18, 2018

Who could resist these cuddly creatures! The Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of the few places in the world where you can hold a koala. Yes, we said hold, as in snuggle with one of, if not THE cutest animal in Australia! Located in the village of Kuranda, a picturesque retreat surrounded by World Heritage […]

Milk + Sass Macaron for Hair

May 17, 2018

They look pretty enough to eat! But these macarons are not a tasty treat for your mouth but actually a treat for your hair. The folks at Milk + Sass have created a fun hairbrush and mirror compact in the form of their Macaron for Hair. This travel-friendly kit is not just a pretty face […]

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

May 17, 2018

The best way to see the oldest continually surviving topical rainforest on earth. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway smoothly glides you over the canopy of this Wet Tropics World Heritage Area just outside of downtown Cairns, Australia. The 6-person gondolas continuous run the 7.5 km from the Smithfield Terminal, making 2 stops, and ending at Kuranda village. Be […]

My Trail Hike Pants

May 16, 2018

Summer’s just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about hiking! And we have the perfect pants for you! It’s no surprise that with a name like My Trail, this Boulder company will have what you need to enjoy the trails. Their Women’s Hike Pants have a comfortable fit that lends itself well […]

Ocean Freedom Upolu Cay Reef & Outer Edge Upolu Reef Tour

May 16, 2018

No trip to Straya is complete without a visit to the Great Barrier Reef! And the best way to see it is to take a boat out and get in the water. Our friends at Cairns Premier Reef and Island Tours have a tour that showcases the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site with […]

Mill Creek Biotene H-24 Shampoo and Conditioner

May 15, 2018

Hair thinning? Then treat yourself to Mill Creek Biotene H-24 Shampoo and Conditioner! With all natural ingredients like biotin, keratin protein, nucleic acids and cysteine, your hair and scalp are provided with the essential ingredients to promote healthy hair as well as encourage thicker hair and hair growth. The shampoo has a mild, soap scent and […]

Voyages Field of Light Star Pass by Camel

May 15, 2018

An all around magical experience! The Australian outback is awash with color; add to that, viewing of the imposing and impressive Uluru and Kata Tjuta atop friendly camels, and finish with a unique, glowing, outdoor art installation, and “magical” is most definitely an understatement! The Field of Light Star Pass by Camel from our friends at […]

Superfeet Trailblazer Insoles

May 14, 2018

Insoles designed especially for women (and a pretty great name, to boot!). The Trailblazer Insoles from our friends at Superfeet seem like they are tailor made to fit our needs. Aimed at hikers, though perfectly fine for your running/walking shoes as well, these insoles help to stabilize your feet on uneven ground thanks to a […]

Scenic World

May 14, 2018

The best way to see the Blue Mountains! Our friends at Scenic World have created quite the experience in this UNESCO World Heritage listed wilderness area. The Blue Mountains, named for the blue tinge in the air thanks to the evaporating eucalyptus oil from the abundant eucalyptus trees, cover one million hectares (3,861 square miles) of tall […]

Mother’s Day 5K

May 11, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Here’s to Mom! This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so do something active with Mom this year and sign up for the Mother’s Day 5K. Sponsored by KC Express, this chip-timed race is Kansas City’s only race by women for women. Up to 3,500 women and girls take to the tree-lined course […]

Promo Code at HEX

May 11, 2018

PROMO CODE ALERT … We recently introduced you to HEX, that fantastic eco friendly, biodegradable laundry detergent, and our friends there have created a special promo code just for TrailblazerGirl readers. They are kindly offering a 15% discount off your total order through the end of the year (exp 12/31/2018). Just enter trailblazergirl in the coupon […]

Sydney Living Museums

May 11, 2018

Fascinating history, colonial homesteads, London’s Royal Mint, lush gardens, quaint shops, cops and criminals. Just a few of the things you’ll see when you visit the Sydney Living Museums, a collection of 12 diverse museums, historic houses, and gardens. In central Sydney, visit the World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum (pictured above); study the history of […]

DetraPel

May 10, 2018

Protects everything from everything. Big statement from the folks at DetraPel…and it does live up to it! In these small blue bottles is a solution that acts as an invisible coat of armor. It fights off dirt, water, and other liquids, keeping your shoes, clothing, hats, backpacks, upholstery, carpet, and furniture free of stains. Huzzah! The […]

Taronga Zoo Sydney

May 10, 2018

The wild side of Sydney! Just a quick 12 minute ferry ride from downtown to across the harbour takes you to an animal paradise. A visit to the Taronga Zoo Sydney promises a day filled with over 4,000 animals from over 350 species, including Australia’s finest from the animal kingdom – koalas, kangaroos, platypus, echidna, […]