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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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The Quest for Pura Vida in Costa Rica

“Pura Vida” means “Pure Life”. It’s an expression that Costa Ricans use to express the essence of their land and way of living. When I visited Costa Rica in 2006, I heard the phrase within an hour of being in the small country, which is generally known as a very peaceful place: it abolished its military in […]

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