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Grano de Oro is a welcome respite from the hum of San Jose

Our last stop on our introductory tour through Costa Rica that included Finca Rosa Blanca and Pacuare Lodge, was San Jose, where the CST Level 4 certified Grano de Oro was grandly perched and waiting...
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Finca Rosa Blanca provides a perfect introduction to Costa Rica

Our first impressions of San Jose reminded us of the surrounding hills and valleys of the San Francisco Bay Area in California. My husband and I had just landed (via San Salvador) and the warm,...
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Ecotourism 101: Is Ecotourism More Expensive?

Updated August 16, 2018 As the popularity of environmentally-friendly products has grown over the years, consumers have been conditioned to believe that green goods or eco products equate to more expensive merchandise. In the specific...
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Experience Canada’s land of plenty

Canada is a large country with ample wilderness to explore, ancient forests to survey, mammals to discover, and native peoples artifacts to appreciate. The country offers many opportunities both for self-discovery as well as quality...
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Calling Nature Conservationists to Austria Travel Experiences

Probably best known for the rolling hills featured in the film The Sound of Music, Austria is a country with an immense geographic diversity of mountains, forests, and lakes that account for a wide variety...
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New Zealand Travel is Like a Giant Outdoor Playground

Distinctive New Zealand travel options are resplendent with nature, adventure, flora, fauna, and naturalist guides committed to conservation.  And, as the last major landmass on earth to be settled – humans arrived 1000 years ago...
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Alaska Protected Lands Provide Charm All Year Long

Alaska has the highest mountain (Mt. McKinley), the longest coastline, eight national parks, ten national preserves, four national monuments, sixteen national wildlife refuges, twenty-six national wild and scenic rivers, and two national forests. Nearly 16%...
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Howler Monkeys, Stingrays, Coral, Dolphins…Belize Oh My!

Although a small country, Belize is host to more than 87 distinct types of ecosystems, which make ecotourism and agriculture the lifeblood of its economy. Slightly larger than Massachusetts, Belize is located in Central America...
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Botswana Travel – Top Family Ecotourism Destination Choice

Botswana travel options are definitely outside the bounds of mass tourism in favor of low volume, high-quality safari travels into the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Desert. Roughly the size of Texas, this progressive democratic republic...
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Ecotourism 101: How Ecotourism Benefits Children

Ecotourism benefits children as it is full of what educators call teachable moments or, more definitively, unplanned opportunities to explain a concept that has unintentionally captured a child’s interest. Whether it is touring the rainforests...
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