Best National Parks for Seniors: Parks Every Older Traveler Should Visit

“The story is, a man came up to Yosemite and the ranger was sitting at the front gate and the man said, “I’ve only got one hour to see Yosemite. If you only had one hour to see Yosemite, what would you do?” And the ranger said, “Well, I’d go right over there, and I’d … Continue reading Best National Parks for Seniors: Parks Every Older Traveler Should Visit

Focus Costa Rica: 5 of the Best Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

Birds, Wildlife, and Sustainable Ecotourism Costa Rica has been on my list for years. In fact it’s so high on the list that we’ve considered living in the country! Which is quite something as we’d never visited before. Why were we so enamored with a country we’d never seen? Once you read about Costa Rica … Continue reading Focus Costa Rica: 5 of the Best Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

Green Travel Planning, How to Design a Sustainable Trip: a case study

As wildlife lovers, we have always been interested in environmentally friendly travel. We followed all the basics - avoiding plastics and taking short showers - but only recently began to understand all that goes into making our travel destinations sustainable. We’ve learned that taking time to understand the issues challenging the destination, and planning accordingly, … Continue reading Green Travel Planning, How to Design a Sustainable Trip: a case study

Sustainable Travel: a globetrotter’s guide to being a responsible tourist

Sustainable Travel... Is it possible to be both environmentally responsible and a world traveler? Would it be better if we all just stayed home to reduce the carbon emissions from air travel? No, actually. Tourism is one of the most significant motivators towards preserving the natural and cultural treasures of the world. The challenge comes … Continue reading Sustainable Travel: a globetrotter’s guide to being a responsible tourist