10 of the Best Travel Apps

If you haven’t heard of them yet, chances are you will. Apps are everywhere. And these software programs for smart devices like iPhones, Blackberrys or tablet computers are nifty travel tools. There are hundreds of them—many with similar functions—and they do everything from convert currencies to language translation.

Farms and Gardens: The Freedom of Self-Sufficiency

More and more of us like the idea of living “off the grid,” or, at very least, living lighter on the land. That used to mean lots of hard work and isolation. But today, with the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to find a plot of oh-so-affordable fertile land to grow your own vegetables, raise some chickens, maybe milk some goats…and check your email 11 times a day if you feel like it.