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Ecoventura Provides Conservation Experience, Career Opportunities to Local Galapagos Youth

Our ecotourism conservation spotlight continues with a profile of Ecoventura, a certified sustainable tour operator in the Galapagos Islands and its pledge to sponsor 12 local student conservation experience scholarships for one Ecology Project International...
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A New Year’s wish – Celebrating life’s twists and turns on Alonissos, Greece

Like many of us during this time of year, I love taking the time to reflect on how well my plans compared to reality, and, more importantly, how grateful I am for the little surprises...
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Last minute Holiday gift ideas for children to learn about the environment

If you are like me, you enjoy purchasing children’s gifts that inspire, educate and delight! If you are also running short on time to buy those last minute Holiday gifts like me, here are some...
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Top Environmentally Focused Books for Kids

It is never too early to teach children about the wonders of nature. In honor of the back to school season, here are my recommendations for kid’s travel books that focus on environmental issues in...
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Fall Foliage Eco-Travel Discovery in Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor, Maine has the distinction of being the second most popular outdoor adventure area in the United States (behind Yellowstone National Park). And, it is easy to understand why as this is the area...
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De-stress & Manage Jetlag When Traveling With Young Kids

As new parents back in 2005, we naively decided to take our 7 month old across ten time zones for his first Christmas. My husband and I were just itching to go on a trip...
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The Ease (and Hardship) of Greece Family Travel

As an Athenian born Greek, I had the pleasure in my younger years of discovering archeological treasures such as the Acropolis and Delphi as well as traveling to many beautiful Greek Islands including Zakynthos, Sifnos,...
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UK Family Travel – the Green Way!

UK family travel options are ubiquitous.  The United Kingdom, which is made up of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales is consistently a top international destination for travelers. Earlier this year, even our family visited London...
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5 More Green Tips for Time-Starved Family Vacation Planners

Vacation time is upon us all! And, whether you planned your vacation six months ago or six days ago, there is always that last minute distressed feeling of how is this all going to come...
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Food allergies keeping you stateside? Innovative translation cards can help

It’s a fact of life today that many adults and children suffer from severe food allergies or have specific dietary restrictions. Sometimes, the constant vigilance to avoid cross-contamination or foods with hidden ingredients coupled with...
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