Month

June 2013
Sunrise over Tambopata National Reserve
Life is pretty good when you wake up in a comfortable bed, fully refreshed and ready for the day. Then again, life is extra good when waking up to hear the lyrical sounds of birds, munching peccaries, howler monkeys and other amazing creatures across a rainforest canopy. In other words, one gets a new an...
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Even though embarking on a multiday trek is the preferred way to arrive at Machu Picchu, I had just a couple of days in Cusco before heading to the Peruvian Amazon, so I opted instead to take the train/bus there. I am so glad I did because the Vistadome train ride was quite fun and...
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Both living and working in the Lake District and it still rendering me speechless when seeing such amazing locations as Tarn Hows, the Langdale Valley, and Wastewater, I know how important it is to preserve this amazing landscape for years to come. It is fantastic that more people than ever are coming to walk the...
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Amongst all the chatting and analysis over the last couple of months about Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, what struck me the most was that the predominant dialog referred to the challenges and obstacles women face when endeavoring to make their mark in the corporate world — a...
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Collage of Glenuig Inn Scotland
Within the tourism industry as well as many others, the phrase “green is good for business” has been a ubiquitous one, especially in the last decade. But, other than anecdotal information, there has not been the hard data behind the message to prove that investment in sustainable operations actually yields substantial costs savings and/or increased...
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