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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.

June g+c Product Picks

June g+c Product Picks
Check out some of our favorite products this June perfect for summer adventures and overseas travel!   LIFESTRAW Personal Water Filter [$17.47, Ama...

The #gaanguide to Bali, Indonesia

The #gaanguide to Bali, Indonesia

Grab those travel pillows! This month we’ve got a very special edition of the #gaanguide. We’re headed overseas to one of the world’s most exotic, adventurous and inspiring locations: Bali, Indonesia.

A Warm Welcome to the Wedding Season!

A Warm Welcome to the Wedding Season!

Wedding Season is officially in full swing! Whether you’re getting married, standing up in a wedding or cutting up the dance floor as a guest, gaan+co is the ultimate wedding accessory. Make sure you, and everyone you love is feeling fresh and prepared for the impending adventures in holy matrimony.

May g+c Product Picks

May 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!

The #gaanguide To Durham, NC

The #gaanguide To Durham, NC
This month we’re exploring one of America’s hippest up-and-coming cities for an adventure that’s the perfect balance of urban-eclectic and small-town appeal. We’re headed to Durham, North Carolina, a destination quickly gaining national recognition for its hip local food scene..

Fast Fact of the Month: May

Fast Fact of the Month: May

MAY I have a glass of water? The temperatures & daylight hours are on the rise and if you’re anything like us, so are your activity levels. With that comes one super important factor that’s often overlooked: WATER INTAKE!...

Not Your Typical Memorial Day

Not Your Typical Memorial Day
The days are getting longer and we’re all anxiously looking forward to that special weekend in May that doubles as a patriotic tribute to those that have served our country, and the unofficial start of summer. You’ve got a long-awaited three-day-weekend ahead of you, and we’ve got some adventurous ideas and fun twists for your Memorial Day festivities that will have you proudly representing the red, white and blue!