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How to Choose A “Green” Travel Destination

With more places abroad facilitating eco-friendly practices than ever before, traveling green has never been more doable. Nevertheless, when it comes to sustainability, not all locations are created equal. If you want to minimize your environmental footprint, support sustainable communities, and have the trip of a lifetime, it’s practical to keep several key factors in […]

Cheap Solo Travel Tricks

Solo travel expenses may carry a slightly higher price tag; after all, the costs aren’t shared with anyone else. But saving money on a lone voyage is far from impossible, and traveling on a budget doesn’t have to be restrictive. With knowledge of available resources, foresight and a bit of luck, anyone can snag a […]

America’s Hidden Travel Spots

There is no shortage of beautiful places across the US, but the majority of them aren’t found on the average vacationer’s itinerary. If you’re willing to venture off the tourist-trodden path, you may end up in one of this country’s breathtaking, bizarre, or otherwise unforgettable travel spots. For those adventurous spirits seeking a place to […]

What A Wonderful World: The Controversy of the New7 Wonders of Nature

Bernard Weber’s idea was simple in theory: given everyone’s familiarity with the 7 Wonders of the World concept, have an independent organization create a system of worldwide voting to identify the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. In practice, however, it turned out to be a difficult process. While the foundation still exists today, controversy continues […]

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Here Be Dragons: The History and Evolution of Maps, Part 2

Most of our history lessons have come from textbooks, our teachers, and professors, and for some people, their education ended there. If, as I do, you have a real interest in the tales of days gone by, then you probably welcome any chance you get to learn something new, be it in a museum, on […]

Peter Jutro- The Best Countries in Which to Experience Biodiversity

The Best Countries in which to Experience Biodiversity

The Earth is teeming with a broad variety of life, often referred to as its biodiversity. Think about the variety of life you encounter on a daily basis when you aren’t even actively searching for it – you may awake to birds chirping in the morning, pass grass and trees on your way into work, […]

Peter Jutro: The History and Evolution of Maps Part 1

Here Be Dragons: The History and Evolution of Maps, Part 1

Unless you’re a cartographer or geographer, there probably is not a whole lot you know about maps. If you’re a millennial, with apps like Google Maps and Waze at your fingertips, you may have never even used a physical map. Maps may not occupy the same form they did as recently as ten years ago, […]

Peter Jutro- the growing appeal of ecotourism

The Growing Appeal of Ecotourism

When you visit a new place, do you set out to make a difference or, like most people, do you go on vacation to have a fun and relaxing time? If you answered the latter, you would not be alone. The travel industry as a whole is undergoing an enormous growth spurt; it is hardly […]


Itinerary for a Deeper Understanding of the Holocaust

I firmly believe that any travel experience that leads to deeper knowledge and a greater sense of self is more than just a vacation- it’s a journey of exploration. While it is sometimes nice to take a thought-free vacation where I can kick back and relax, these intellectual travel experiences where I can learn something […]


5 National Parks You Might Not Think To Visit

Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, Shenandoah … there are many National Parks that spring to mind when thinking of vacationing in natural beauty. Many get millions of visitors each year, filling with tourists, campers, and vacationers from all over the world. While there is a lot to be said for seeing iconic natural wonders like Old […]

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