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Family Eco Travel

Simple Green Lifestyles: Picking Your Own Fruits and Vegetables While on Vacation

Over the years, I’ve come to realize that one factor that makes a family vacation a fantastic green vacation is picking out the right accommodations.  For us, that means renting a locally-owned home, wherever possible,...
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Only in Ireland…Yurt Travel That Overlooks Famed Castle Grounds

I had just landed in Dublin, after an overnight flight from Washington DC, on a sunny morning a few weeks ago and found myself once again caught in those beautiful in-between hours when the adrenaline...
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Dubrovnik Travel – Unlike Any Other European City!

Dubrovnik travel is high on many people’s travel bucket lists – and with good reason!  When our family traveled there this summer, I was awestruck by this beautiful coastal city from the moment we first...
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Travel Skills: 5 Lessons That Teach Kids to Become Better Travelers

I’m of the belief that children need to start traveling while they are still young. The mere act of going to a place that is unfamiliar in terms of landscape, food, culture, history and maybe...
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Athens to Hydra Travel Getaway

With almost 10,000 miles of coastline and 6,000 islands to swim, snorkel and sunbathe the days away, you may find it hard to narrow down your vacation options when traveling to Greece.  In my opinion, Athens...
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Wild Alaska Environmental Commitment – Benefits for Tourism

Wild Alaska, as it is sometimes known, is one of the least densely populated places in the world, and much of the state remains wild and road-less. Travel to Alaska typically focuses on these remote...
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Infographic – Wilderness Matters!

As the below infographic Wilderness Matters depicts, I am fortunate to live in an area of Northern Virginia near the Potomac Gorge, which is a wilderness expanse with over 240 species of animals (including frogs, toads,...
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Children Connect to History Through Travel

It’s amazing how travel can inspire that moment of clarity for a young child where s/he understands a bit more about their world! That’s what happened to our son during a recent trip to Rome,...
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Tasmania Family Travel Offers a Noah’s Ark for Endangered Wildlife

The term “Noah’s Ark” can conjure up many images. For some, it’s a biblical reference set in modern-day Turkey. For others, it’s traveling through the lush landscapes of southern Africa while on safari. For Australians...
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Fogo Island Inn: Nature Meets Community Sustainability, Cultural Sensitivity & Artistry!

We live in a fast-paced world where compromises are a reality. Specifically, in the world of sustainable travel, some guiding companies or green hotels compromise for the sake of profit while others compromise for the...
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