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Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2015 0

Thanksgiving kicks off not only an intense retail sales season but a busy travel period. News headlines about the numbers of us that take to the road, air or train tracks, however, mask the

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10 Reasons Why Adventure Travel Is Good for You

10 Reasons Why Adventure Travel Is Good for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 7, 2015 31

For the past several years, I have been writing about adventure topics for the Good Nature Travel blog, on everything from the merits of bumpy roads to tracking devices on narwhals. From my own

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Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 7, 2015 21

The first time you see a lion on the great plains of Africa, it fills you with wonder. While watching a grizzly bear catch salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska, you can’t help but

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Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2015 9

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015, the 45th celebration of what started out as a true grassroots movement—the environmental likes of which we haven’t seen since. Last year, on Earth Day 2014, I

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Video: Take a Virtual Nature Walk

Video: Take a Virtual Nature Walk

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 16, 2015 15

Walking was a favored activity among many of our nation’s greatest nature writers and thinkers—Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir and Albert Einstein, to name just a few—relied on daily strolls to enhance

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Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Linking Climate Change to Personal Health: Game Changer?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2015 3

Suppose we meet for a cup of coffee, and in the course of our conversation, I tell you that 2014 was officially the hottest year on record. I mention that over the past 12

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