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Sarmoli, Uttarakhand: A Himalayan Village Where Locals Run Marathons and Their Own Instagram Channel!

“I don’t mind the household work – cooking, cleaning, kids… but my soul is made for walking in these mountains.”

Binoculars dangling from her shoulder, sports shoes on her feet and a backpack slung over her traditional salwar kameez, Pushpa walked uphill with the ease of a mountain woman as I huffed and puffed along. 1,270 more words


New Heights up Volcán Acatenango

Our 2-day hike up and down Volcán Acatenango (at 3,976m the tallest of the three volcanoes surrounding Antigua) began with a pickup at the not antisocial hour of 8am from our hostel. 687 more words


My Birth Day Present - meet Dana

My birth days suck, it’s just how it rolls and I just try to deal the best I can. This birth day was supposed to be different cause I was going to cuddle baby monkeys all day and night. 1,083 more words

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10 Incredible Eco Lodges Around the World: Indulge Yourself and Save the Planet.

In the silence of the forest, I can hear my own heart beating. Beating fast. Somewhere in the distance, two shining eyes are moving swiftly, looking for prey. 1,798 more words


How to avoid travel scams

We all want to protect ourselves from scams when we’re on holiday. But did you know that protecting yourself from scams protects the economy, culture, and people in the country you’re in too… 116 more words


Sweet (& suite) home, Chicago

I’ve had a few pieces published recently about my whirlwind trip to Chicago in the fall (whirlwind not only because I was there for just two nights, but also because I departed just 15 hours after I’d arrived home from my Scotland / Iceland trip!). 114 more words


My Commitment to the UN’s Year of Sustainable Tourism with Visit.org

It is no secret to most that I am just as much an environmentalist social-justice advocate as I am a globetrotter. However, these identities can easily contradict each other. 759 more words

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