A Brief Overview of the Model United Nations

By Rachel Hachero An innovative educational program, the Model United Nations (MUN) places high school and college students into the shoes of United Nations Ambassadors. Since its inception in the 1940s, the organization has seen more than 500,000 participants, including several current UN leaders. For more than 60 years, the organization has helped youth connect … Continue reading

Best Sections of the Appalachian Trail

Rachel Hachero, an avid hiker and runner, lists a few of the most appealing sections of the Appalachian Trail to hike. Rachel Hachero has spent time hiking the Virginia and Maryland sections of the AT. The Appalachian Trail is a 2,181 mile trail stretching from Georgia to Maine. It passes through forest, pastures, and climbs … Continue reading

How to Fit Hiking Boots

Rachel Hachero, who has spent time hiking in the Appalachian Mountains and in New Mexico, offers advice on how to properly fit a pair of hiking boots. Rachel Hachero lives in Fort Myers, Florida, but she takes trips to hike whenever possible. The most important aspect of a hiking boot is fit. If a hiking … Continue reading