I joined a Sunpath Mongolia tour for an 9-day, 8-night adventure through Central Mongolia and the Gobi region this September which was an adventure of a lifetime. Joined by three other travelers in my van, and several other tour groups along portions of the journey, we traveled about 2300 kilometers as we explored the changing […]
All travelers would like to think our trips are harmless, that tourism is an industry void of ethical issues. Unfortunately, the reality is often quite the opposite. Many aspects of the tourism industry leave the places we visit in worse shape than we left them, whether the impact be on the environment, the wildlife, or the locals themselves. It’s […]
Since I started this Woman of the Week series, I’ve learned from so many traveling women who hold amazing jobs that allow (or cause) them to travel. When I saw Greta share a bit about her work online I immediately asked if she’d let me interview her. It’s probably the coolest job I’ve ever heard of someone doing! […]
Sometimes overshadowed by more famed West Coast destinations like San Francisco and Los Angeles, Seattle brings a distinct and refreshing “Pacific North” factor to the West. And what does that mean? It means cooler temperatures, snow-capped peaks, clear cool lakes, an endless list of outdoor activities, a proud music and art tradition, and a population […]
8 Environmentally friendly adventures that you can feel good about taking.
Sustainability is a subject popping up in travel discussions with high frequency these days. In my experience, “sustainable travel” can be an overwhelming, yet simultaneously limited term. Just existing seems to be unsustainable. Sustainable travel is not just about eliminating plastic and flying less. It also calls into question the impact our travel has on the […]
The last stop in Thailand for Marie and I was a really special one. Elephants have long been one of my favorite animals and I really wanted to see them when I was in Thailand. That being said, I was very aware of their exploitation and didn’t want to contribute. Before we left, I did […]
It’s been a couple years since I visited Singapore but it still stands out as one of my favorite cities in the world. With all the modernity of other progressive cities (if not more) Singapore maintains a balance of nature in its capital, which could have easily been just another concrete jungle. I spent four […]