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Beach Retreat: 5 Essential Items for a Tropical Getaway

Winter is finally setting in, but if you are fortunate enough, you may have a warm weather escape on your horizon! It turns out that I am the aforementioned lucky duck who writes this post from the middle of the Indian Ocean on a set of exquisite islands off the […]

Caveat Emptor: Carbon Offset Programs

Don’t be shy – calculating your carbon footprint is right up there with weighing yourself – it’s vital information we can’t ignore. Did you know that carbon offset programs that let you calculate the carbon footprint of your daily activities by donating money to carbon reduction programs are pretty popular […]

Using Travel Inspiration to Make a Difference

This past weekend, I spent four days in Telluride, Colorado. Although fancy resort towns aren’t usually my style, I was there for Mountainfilm Festival – a four-day, six-senses experience of art, adventure, culture and the environment. Tucked into a beautiful valley with snow capped peaks sticking into the blue sky, […]

My Heart, In the Heart of Mexico

Me, in paradise with a small Cuban cigar. I’m nomadic by nature but strive to travel for a purpose. Writing and taking pictures as a job blurs the line between work and play, but still, I tend to stay busy in far away places. By contrast, this last week in […]

7 Tips For (Cheap) Long-Term Travel

7 tips to get you to your next destination. If you’re a world traveler, you’re likely familiar with the set of responses that come when you tell your friends that you’ve decided to pack a bag, quit your job, and skip town. “I’m so jealous,” and “Ugh, you’re so lucky,” […]

Video: Finding Portland

VideoGorgeous timelapse captures the beauty of an urban landscape. You may have seen Portlandia, but “Finding Portland” by Uncage the Soul Productions shows a completely different side of the city full of burrito carts, bikes and baristas. Over 300,000 images were taken over the course of two months, resulting in […]

5 Blissful Vacation Destinations for the Trip of a Lifetime

 If you’re seeking inspiration for your next vacation, or are just feeling out of balance and need to recharge, consider these blissful destinations for the trip of a lifetime. Webster’s defines bliss as “complete happiness” or, alternatively, “paradise or heaven”. And, lucky for us, that feeling may be just a […]

Top 5 US Cities For Bike Sharing

All over America, people are rediscovering the bicycle, and thanks to city-wide bike sharing programs, they don’t have to buy a bike to join in the fun. The United States is overweight, suffocating in pollution, and mired in traffic jams. Civic leaders struggle with high-tech solutions for these problems, all […]

Are You an Eco Hero? Roz Savage Wants YOU!

I’ve got a crush on an ocean rower. At 43, Roz Savage, equal parts beauty, strength and grace is to my mind the hottest eco-warrior out there. But she hasn’t always been. Once a plain Jane office girl in an unhappy marriage in London, Savage woke up one day to […]

Places & Spaces: Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Surrounded by natural beauty, the Inn by the Sea on Crescent Beach in Cape Elizabeth, Maine offers luxurious accommodations. Fall in New England marks leaf-peeping season and beautiful sunsets, making it a perfect time to visit and enjoy the cool weather. Located just outside Portland, Maine is Inn by the Sea, a […]

Camper Van Europa: VW Enthusiasts Gear Up for Vanfest 2011

Who says mobile home camping is for old people? Have you ever found yourself wondering, whatever happened to Right Said Fred? Of course you have, unless you’re too sexy to admit it. Sit down. Park it. I have some news for you: this September in a field somewhere in Worcestershire […]

Next Stop: Amtrak’s New Trains Brake for Clean Energy

There are so many reasons to take a train. There’s the sit-back-and-relax passenger thing, watching the world roll by under glass, avoiding the many worries of the road. There’s the slow down, om factor, where you eschew faster modes of transport, take a breath, and surrender to getting there in due time […]

Places & Spaces: Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Vancouver, Canada

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in Vancouver provides guests with luxurious “tented” accommodations and five-star dining. Tucked in the middle of nowhere on the west coast of Vancouver Island is an eco-safari retreat called Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, which can only be reached by boat or seaplane. While the accommodations at this resort […]

Prague, I Love You.

I know this is a big claim, but I have to say it: Prague is the most beautiful city in the world. Every corner opens up to some new architectural wonder and the detail of statuary that adorn the buildings is constantly exciting the senses. There are few places on […]

Places & Spaces: Bay of Fires, Tasmania, Australia

The Bay of Fires is a Tasmanian getaway with miles of breathtaking views. Located high on a hilltop overlooking the sea in Northeast Tasmania, Australia, lies the Bay of Fires, a small, intimate lodge that accommodates just 20 guests. Surrounded by Mount William National Park, the area is home to a wide range of flora and […]

Attack of the Bed Bugs

I never knew how much I would regret not camping on a weekend jaunt to Yosemite. I’m reminded of it every second of the day as I feel the burning and itching sensation up and down my arms and other parts where the sun don’t shine. I was attacked by […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Travel in 2015

The new year is upon us, and with it come the new year’s resolutions that we have the best intentions of keeping (but, admittedly, typically fall by the wayside come February). This year, though, I suggest we all try a different tactic – a set of resolutions that foster health, […]

Nourish Your Body and Soul: Plan a Mediterranean Diet Vacation

A Greek salad with fresh feta. Grilled lamb chops with bright sprigs of mint. Mussels sautéed with flavorful tomatoes and garlic, partnered with earthy olives and potatoes. Now, picture these Mediterranean diet dishes served against a setting as delicious as the meals themselves: a farm-to-table restaurant overlooking rolling vineyards, a […]

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