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September g+c Product Picks

September g+c Product Picks
At gaan + co. we look for products that align with our values - brands that are environmentally conscious, sustainable, fun and complimentary to any adventure. And, we love to support small, female-founded enterprises. We are not compensated for endorsing our product picks – but we sure do love ‘em!

#gaanguide to Denver, Colorado

#gaanguide to Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado – a hip city surrounded by a Rocky Mountain playground where the air is clean, and the sun is shining for more days of the year than in Florida (with 0% humidity to boot!). Denver’s downtown area offers many local breweries, farm to table restaurants, and world-class museums. Not to mention one of it’s biggest draws – the city is surrounded by endless outdoor activities to take part in year-round. Let’s take in some high-altitude adventure together on this #gaanguide to Denver, Colorado!

Not Your Typical: Hold Off The End of Summer Scaries

Not Your Typical: Hold Off The End of Summer Scaries

There’s a little chill in the air here and there, and many of us are looking around thinking that same dreaded question we face every year…”Where the heck did summer go?!?” Well folks, technically it’s still summertime until September 23rd, and we’re not ones for premature goodbyes. For many across the US, the summer heat lasts another 4-6 more weeks (even more down South) before our tank tops and sandals head into hibernation. Summer is a state of mind, and at gaan + co our favorite season isn’t over until we say it’s over. We’ve got some ide...

The #gaanguide to Austin, Texas

The #gaanguide to Austin, Texas

We dare you to find a more welcoming city than the hipster-chic state capital of Austin, Texas. It’s been deemed the San Francisco Bay of the southeast with tech-start ups and Silicon Valley powerhouses flocking to plant roots on the fringes of Texas Hill country. This is likely because Austin is cosmopolitan, yet relaxed, with an eclectic dining scene, quirky street art, live music and most importantly for us, infinite opportunities for adventure. So, come on y’all! gaan + co is gettin’ weird in Austin, Texas.

Not Your Typical Music Fest

Not Your Typical Music Fest

August is prime festival season and we’ve surveyed the line ups from coast to coast, spanning all genres to bring you some of the most renown and up & coming fests around the country going down this month. And whether you’re jamming out on the West Coast, in the heart of the country or out East, gaan + co is your ultimate music festival buddy!

Fast Fact of the Month: August

Fast Fact of the Month: August

August is officially the hottest of the year in the United States. Most of the country sits at temps between 80-90 degrees for the majority August, and in cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas, the average high typically breaks 100 degrees every single day. Cue gaan + co body cleansing & personal use wipes to help you stay fresh, clean and leave you feeling like a cool breeze. 

August g+c Product Picks

August g+c Product Picks
From Que Collapsible water bottles to Austin's High Brew Coffee, we've rounded up our favorite products to help you beat the heat and spice it up, all at the same time this August! At gaan + co. we look for products that align with our values - brands that are environmentally conscious, sustainable, fun and complimentary to any adventure. And, we love to support small, female-founded enterprises. We are not compensated for endorsing our product picks – but we sure do love ‘em!

Fast Fact of the Month: July

Fast Fact of the Month: July
t’s a common misconception that germs are most prominent in the winter during flu and cold season. In fact, when it’s hot and humid, we spread up to 1000x more germs on our hands versus when the air is dry and cold, and humidity-loving bacteria can survive on your hands for up to three hours without proper washing or sanitizing...

July g+c Product Picks

July g+c Product Picks
Check out some of our favorite Chicago-based products in this month's edition of Product Picks. *At gaan + co. we look for products that align with our values - brands that are environmentally conscious, sustainable, fun and complimentary to any adventure. And, we love to support small, female-founded enterprises. We are not compensated for endorsing our product picks – but we sure do love ‘em!

Not Your Typical 4th of July

Not Your Typical 4th of July
America, you’re another year older and we’re ready for another epic birthday celebration. There’s nothing wrong with watching some fireworks in the night sky, sporting your red, white and blue and whipping up some all-American cuisine, but we’ve got some alternative and oh-so-fun ideas to switch things up this July 4th!

The #gaanguide to Chicago, Illinois

The #gaanguide to Chicago, Illinois
We may be partial (Chi-town Pride!), but there is no better place to explore in the summer than Chicago, IL. The winters may be long, but Chicagoans stick it out & live for the May thru October weather. And boy, is it worth a warm weather adventure! The city comes alive during the summer and it’s the perfect time to experience the lively, culturally rich metropolis on beautiful Lake Michigan. So come along on this very special Street Fest edition of the #gaanguide to our hometown, Chicago, Illinois.

Fast Fact of the Month: June

Fast Fact of the Month: June

THE AWARD FOR DEADLIEST ANIMAL IN THE WORLD GOES TO…

The mosquito. That’s right. Were you expecting the Great White Shark, Grizzly Bear, Rattlesnake? Nah, they’ve got nothing on the blood-sucking insects that swarm our yards, parks and beaches all season long. And globally, many endure longer, harsher mosquito seasons, so we consider ourselves lucky here in North America.