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The Panama Canal via Eco-Tour

I arrived in Panama City from Quito, Ecuador a little over a week ago with my boyfriend. Neither of us have ever been to Panama before. One of the things we wanted to do, of course, was see the Panama Canal up close on a tour — quite the feat of engineering, especially considering that […]

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Wildlife Adventures in the Galapagos Islands: The Land Before Time

The chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador is famous for its inspiration of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection. Here on the Galapagos Islands, animals have evolved and adapted to survive in ways found nowhere else on earth. Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to go […]

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Sea Turtle Release in El Salvador

They inhabit all of the world’s oceans, except the Arctic. They can live for 80 years, and play key roles in the ecosystem that is important not only to them and other wildlife, but to humans as well. Sadly, all seven species of sea turtles are on the endangered or critically endangered list. In the […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Travel Sustainably

Sustainable Travel is all about leaving a smaller footprint in the places we travel, both on nature and the people who live there.  It’s also called ecotourism, green travel and my least favorite, responsible travel. Ugh. Can we get any less sexy? “Responsible travel” — it sounds like such a burden, doesn’t it. So onerous to […]

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