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Bus Travel Croatia Tales & Green Family Travel Tips

With classic rock music playing, reliable Wi-Fi access, and spectacular scenery (think of the Pacific Coast Highway in California times two for beauty), who knew bus travel Croatia could be so fun!  Last summer, my...
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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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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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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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Our Namibia Family Travel Adventure

Our Namibia family travel adventure occurred last month and we’ve been recounting the moments ever since.  After just a few days of traveling through southern Namibia, we quickly realized that it would not be our...
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Sustainability in Practice: Peruvian Amazon Travel

Quite often, I am asked to describe the typical Greenloons travel experience with respect to how our trips promote sustainability for communities, the environment and for travelers. It’s always a pleasure for me to give...
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Travel Tips for Families Discovering America Nature Tourism

It’s that time of year where thoughts turn to summer camps, festivals, and vacations.  Summertime has always been a great occasion for families to relax, reconnect and (re)discover historical sites, cultural traditions, and natural tourism...
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Fun Kayaking in the Everglades!

It’s always wonderful to visit family in Florida, but there is only so many theme parks one can explore before it becomes tiresome – for the adults and kids. That was why this Holiday Season,...
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Kid Green Travel Guide to Costa Rica

There’s an abundance of quality travel guides available, but none that focus on engaging elementary school students who want to learn some green travel tips for the foreign country they are visiting with their family....
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