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How to avoid the presence of ticks in your home after hiking?

How to avoid the presence of ticks in your home after hiking? After a hiking adventure in a wooded or overgrown area, there is a chance that you may have brought home some ticks on your clothing or body. It is important to take steps to prevent these ticks from reproducing and becoming a pest […]

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Recommendations for Summer Hiking

Recommendations for Summer Hiking Summer is the ideal time to get out and explore nature through hiking. However, weather conditions can be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions.  Let’s take a look at some important recommendations you should consider before going out hiking during the summer. Check temperatures Before going for a walk, […]

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How to prevent ticks when hiking?

How to prevent ticks when hiking? If you are passionate about nature and enjoy hiking, you should be aware that ticks are a potential danger when walking in wooded areas or areas with tall vegetation, especially in the spring-summer season.  These tiny parasites feed on the blood of animals, including humans, and can transmit dangerous […]

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Recommendations for Summer Activities

Recommendations for Summer Activities Summer is a perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and explore nature. Whether you are planning a hike, a camping trip, or a weekend getaway, it’s important to prepare the essentials to ensure a comfortable and safe experience.  In this post, we’ll look at some recommendations you should keep in mind […]

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Actividades de invierno en Minnesota

Actividades de invierno en Minnesota Durante el invierno, Minnesota se convierte en un lugar mágico y hermoso. El estado se cubre de una capa de nieve blanca y brillante que hace que todo parezca un paisaje de cuento de hadas. Las temperaturas durante esta temporada del año suelen estar por debajo de los 0 °C […]

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Winter Storm Safety: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe and Warm

Winter Storm Safety: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe and Warm By Milavetz Law Winter storms arise when the temperature is at or below 32 degrees, and strong, gusting winds are present to draw moisture from bodies of water to create clouds. As the moisture returns to the ground, the cold temperature it […]

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5 Types of Trails during the winter

5 Types of Trails during the winter By Luisana Mendez With the arrival of winter many things change. One of them is the use of the trails in the different parks of Minnesota. When I started Winter Hiking I was completely unaware of this. I ventured into a park following a digital map and then […]

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8 Life-Changing Benefits of Winter Hiking

8 Life-Changing Benefits of Winter Hiking By Luisana Mendez Winter Hiking is definitely something that was never on my list before I moved to Minnesota and even up to two years after I moved here. However, upon discovering the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of hiking, winter walks also became an important part of my […]

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10 Tips for Developing a Greater Cold Tolerance

10 Tips for Developing a Greater Cold Tolerance By Luisana Mendez I came to Minnesota in the middle winter of 2018 with zero tolerance for cold. It was a drastic change and a great experience. Seeing the snow for the first time gave me great excitement. Learning to dress correctly was a huge challenge. However, […]

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Camping at Itasca State Park: from a Memorable experience to a Transformative experience

Camping at Itasca State Park: from a Memorable experience to a Transformative experience By Luisana Mendez Camping is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Minnesota. There are many places available around the state where you can enjoy this activity at any time of the year, either alone or with others, as a family […]

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Fort Snelling State Park: Between Historical Heritage and Contact with Nature

Fort Snelling State Park:Between Historical Heritage and Contact with Nature By Luisana Mendez Fort Snelling State Park is one of 75 state parks in the state of Minnesota and is the closest state park to the Twin Cities. Therefore, it is one of the state parks with the greatest urban influence, with an average of […]

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Don’t call it Purpose – Call it Challenge

Don’t call it Purpose – Call it Challenge By Luisana Mendez The year 2022 is beginning. It is common for many people to spend the last and first days of a year reflecting, to look back, to visualize what they want to achieve in the new year and in the future. Many of us begin […]

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Winter Hiking: possible, safe and fun

Winter Hiking: possible, safe and fun By Luisana Mendez Winter came quickly, but that doesn’t mean we should stay indoors. Hiking is an activity for all seasons of the year. Do not be overwhelmed by low temperatures or lack of sunlight and remember that we are not alone in this. I am not the most […]

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Hiking Club and Passport Club to explore Minnesota State Parks

Hiking Club and Passport Club to explore Minnesota State Parks By Luisana Mendez Minnesota is one of the states with the greatest natural wealth, including having more than 10,000 lakes throughout its surface. Something very obvious to which we are usually indifferent, is the fact that these lands are full of great stories to discover. […]

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Cycle Paths: Trend of Sustainable Urban Mobility

Cycle Paths: Trend of Sustainable Urban Mobility By Luisana Mendez Cycle Paths have become a trend, and bicycles have been the main protagonist as an alternative means of transport. Therefore, the development of Special Plans for the transformation and redistribution of road infrastructure is one of the great challenges in Urban Planning faced by cities […]

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5 Ideas to end the summer in a memorable way

5 Ideas to end the summer in a memorable way By Luisana Mendez We don’t need to add justifications to make our days memorable. Living the “here and now” is a life lesson that many of us have learned along the way. Take action and go after what makes you vibrate with joy. Here are […]

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Slot Canyon – A hidden place at Crosby Farm Regional Park

Slot Canyon – A hidden place at Crosby Farm Regional Park By Luisana Méndez One of my favorite parks in Saint Paul, Minnesota is Crosby Farm Regional Park. I got to know this park in the summer of 2020. I was immediately amazed by the silence and majesty of the forest with immense oak trees […]

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Huellas Latinas – A new adventure

Huellas Latinas – A new adventure By Luisana Mendez Hi everyone! A few years ago I discovered my passion for the city and that is why I became an Urban Planner. Since then, I have not stopped talking about the city and all the elements that make it up: its streets, the transport system, public […]

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Huellas Latinas – Outdoor Adventures from Minnesota Latin Radio

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