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Dirty Adventure Travel

Dirty Adventure Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2012 6

Antibacterial soaps, alcohol wipes, and bleach in our everyday cleaning products have made us focused on eliminating all the germs that we possibly can from our lives.And when it comes to our children, it

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10 Travel Tips to Protect the Planet

10 Travel Tips to Protect the Planet

Wendy Redal April 25, 2011 4

Earth Day is past, but cultivating eco-awareness should be a part of our daily routine. When it’s time to leave home, consider the planet as you make your plans. These simple practices take little

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Enjoy a Slothful Sojourn in Costa Rica!

Enjoy a Slothful Sojourn in Costa Rica!

Wendy Redal October 5, 2010 2

Ever heard of a sloth wrangler? That’s what caretakers of these cuddly, laid-back rainforest dwellers are called at the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. They look after the more than 75 sloths that live

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Lend a Hand for Public Lands this Saturday!

Lend a Hand for Public Lands this Saturday!

Wendy Redal September 23, 2010 0

National Public Lands Day is Sat., Sept. 25! Volunteer to help spruce up a small piece of the shared spaces we all love so much. Read on, and find a city or county park,

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Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Voluntourism: Mixing Vacations with Work

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2010 8

On my last travel vacation, I didn’t plant a tree, dig a well, or paint a fence. I simply walked, observed, and “absorbed.” I’m wondering now if my lack of industriousness should make me

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10 Tips for Travelers to Make Every Day Earth Day

10 Tips for Travelers to Make Every Day Earth Day

Wendy Redal April 22, 2010 0

Happy 40th Birthday, Earth Day! As adventurers united in a passion for exploring the far recesses of our globe, we know how crucial it is to protect the natural environments we treasure. Most of

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