ecotourism

Exploring Sustainable Adventure In The Resort Destination Of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic [Photo Essay]

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“Do I need a bike lock?” The girl checking me in laughs. “A bike lock? Oh, you don’t need to worry about those kinds of things here.” The Brooklyn girl inside begins to sweat. No bike lock? I’m currently in […]

Anacondas, Piranhas And Pink Dolphins, Oh My!: Exploring The Amazon Jungle From Colombia

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Ever since the late 90’s, the Amazon jungle has inspired the image of a massive anaconda wrapping its slithering girth around my body from head to toe. In my vivid imagination, it drags me under water before biting my head […]

3 Amazing Day Trips From Cartagena, Colombia

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When I saw flights to Cartagena on JetBlue for $400 roundtrip from NYC’s JFK, I immediately booked. To be honest, I didn’t know much about the city; however, when backpacking South America two years ago for three months, I ran […]

15 Travel Resolutions To Make In 2015

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It’s the beginning of a new year and the time when people start thinking of ways to improve themselves in 2014. Instead of just focusing on how to make yourself better, why not think about ways to make your travels […]

How To Visit The Galapagos Islands On A Budget

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While the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador are known for being extremely expensive, once you pay for the flight and $100 entrance fee, it is possible to explore this beautiful area on a budget. After going there myself, I discovered these […]

A Farm Stay Experience In Albuquerque, New Mexico

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“For today’s breakfast options we have a house made chorizo frittata with seasonal vegetables and buttered hominy or a toasted local blue corn meal polenta with two eggs and toast served with house-made green chile sausage.” I’m currently enjoying a […]

10 Tips For More Eco-Friendly Travel

In the world of travel, ecotourism is a hot topic right now. Rightfully so, especially when considering that everything we do on a trip, from the transportation we take to the foods we eat and the souvenirs we buy, has […]

Historic Hikes, Maplewood-Smoked Cheddar And 10,000 Teddy Bears: 3 Perfect Days In Southern Vermont

While most people head straight to the city of Burlington when visiting Vermont, a lesser-known but worthwhile area to stay is West Townshend. This charming town is full of bed and breakfasts, outdoor recreation, farm stands, antique shops and a […]

Road Trip Through Australia: 10 Memorable Moments In Victoria

For the past two weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to have been invited by Victoria Tourism to come see the best of what Victoria, Australia, has to offer. After a road trip from Melbourne down to Halls Gap, here are […]