Feeling stressed? Adding water to your summer plans may be one of the best remedies. More than four in five Americans say being around water relaxes them, and 72 percent feel healthier after spending time on the water, according to a 2015 Discover Boating survey by Wakefield Research.

Looking to satisfy your wanderlust? There are no better travel partners than your girlfriends. From Mayo Clinic to Harvard University, research shows friendships improve health, happiness and longevity, so it is time to seize the day, or in this case, the weekend. Whether you want to reconnect or simply experience something new, planning a girlfriends’ getaway will not only make you happier and healthier, but is a snap if you keep a few expert tips in mind.

BPT - New technologies are responsible for many of the advances, comforts and conveniences of modern life, from the smartphone to wearable items such as “smart” wristwatches and eyeglasses. That’s no different in the car, where new technology is helping people drive more safely.

(NAPSI) - Let’s face it, you can have a  truly great safari experience no matter where in Africa  you go. But in many ways, who you  go with is more important than where you go. For me, whether it’s Kenya, Tanzania,   South Africa, Botswana, side trips to Zanzibar  or Victoria Falls, or gorilla tracking excursions to Rwanda, my  choice of tour operator is always the same Micato  Safaris.

Berkeley, California - For outdoor enthusiasts, summertime means kayaking, biking, sailing, hiking, and exploring new territories. Many of these thrill-seeking travelers mistakenly overlook the plethora of activities available in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States; Virginia and Maryland offer much more than history, culture, and a beautiful landscape. A lifetime resident might even find it difficult to experience all the recreation available in the region, but it’s possible for a visitor get a taste in less than a week.