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Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Wendy Redal August 30, 2010 2

It’s a quandary that often faces travelers to ecologically fragile destinations: tourism can do wonders to raise awareness about the importance of conservation, yet  visitors may question whether their very presence is contributing to

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Never Can Say Goodbye

Never Can Say Goodbye

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2010 7

That first ember of excitement you feel burning inside from the moment you decide it’s time for a new adventure is an invigorating feeling. From the initial destination-dreaming phase to signing the trip form’s

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Care About Greener Travel? Make Your Views Heard!

Care About Greener Travel? Make Your Views Heard!

Wendy Redal August 26, 2010 0

If you’re familiar with Natural Habitat Adventures, you know we are a global leader in ecotourism. World Wildlife Fund has designated us as their exclusive Conservation Travel Provider, and we have also been selected

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Nature Seems to be Everywhere | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler August 23, 2010 3

Dear Friend, This may seem pretty obvious to you, but nature seems to be everywhere. As a nature tour operator, I sometimes (wrongly) tend to think of nature as only being in Africa or

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Reading the Empty and Open Places

Reading the Empty and Open Places

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2010 4

The long waits now common at airports do have one advantage: they give us a chance to catch up on our reading while getting to and coming back from our travel destinations. Anticipating such

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Leave the GPS behind: Why it’s important to take risks when we travel

Leave the GPS behind: Why it’s important to take risks when we travel

Wendy Redal August 20, 2010 3

I just returned from a delightful family reunion in suburban Minneapolis – not an event or a setting one would associate with ‘adventure travel.’ But my husband and I found ourselves the adventurous anomaly

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