Sully H.W. Bush, America’s VetDog from the Prison Puppy Program

I am sure by now you’ve all see the heartwarming picture of the late President George H.W. Bush’s service dog Sully lying next to his casket. Washington Post reported that Sully is a two year old service dog from the Guide Dog Foundation’s VetDogs Program, which provides  trained dogs to veterans in need. These dogs are trained by prison inmates in their Prison Puppy Program. … Continue reading Sully H.W. Bush, America’s VetDog from the Prison Puppy Program

10 Eco-Friendly Products for Your Next Vacation

The tide has finally turned and there are now more opportunities than ever to participate in sustainable and responsible tourism. Cruise lines, hotels, and tour operators are beginning to ban plastic straws to protect marine life, and companies like Intrepid Travel started offering vegan food adventures. Many argue that flying is bad for the environment, but did you know that eating a vegan diet can reduce … Continue reading 10 Eco-Friendly Products for Your Next Vacation

Cruising the Mississippi River on the American Duchess (JohnnyJet.com)

Award-winning American Queen Steamboat Company’s latest vessel is the only all-suite steamboat cruising the Mississippi River. It was a dream to be on, and I fulfilled my desire to visit the Deep South. Learn all about it by clicking the link below.  Continue reading Cruising the Mississippi River on the American Duchess (JohnnyJet.com)

To Iceland With Love

Dear Iceland, I know you are loved by many, and rightfully so. You are beyond beautiful, with all your natural splendor and opportunities for mere mortals to experience your otherworldly wonders. It has been two weeks since I returned, and I cannot stop thinking about you. I close my eyes and envision driving along the two lane highway hugging the southern coast. I see the … Continue reading To Iceland With Love

Santorini & Crete (ABN Travel)

No matter which country I visit, I always seem to want to reminisce about my wonderful trip to Greece, where I was treated like family by locals, had sumptuous meals, and saw some incredible sights. Here is a collection of articles I wrote for ABN Travel blog: 5 Must- See Places in Crete   10 Do’s and Don’ts of Santorini  Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece … Continue reading Santorini & Crete (ABN Travel)

Protecting Whales & Dolphins in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Green Global Travel)

It was truly a dream come true for me to visit Golfo Dulce in Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. I had envisioned it for nearly a decade before I was approached by Earthwatch to be their Communications Fellow on their volunteer expedition to one of the three tropical fjords in the world- Golfo Dulce. Read about my trip and the threats that the dolphins and … Continue reading Protecting Whales & Dolphins in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Green Global Travel)

A Kangaroo’s Road to Refuge (Misadventures)

In early 2014, I set upon a long journey to the other side of the world to volunteer with orphaned kangaroo and wallaby joeys. Little did I know that I’d be participating in a rescue while I was there. Here’s a nail-biting rescue of a baby hit by a car in rural Queensland. (PS- It has a happy ending). A Kangaroo’s Road to Refuge (Misadventures) Continue reading A Kangaroo’s Road to Refuge (Misadventures)

15 Inspirational Animal Rights Activists Who Happen to be Women (Green Global Travel)

Women have been at the forefront of wildlife conservation for decades, and their stories are inspiring those of us who want to help animals. Here, you will rind 10 incredible women who have dedicated their lives to the welfare of animals. 15 INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS WHO HAPPEN TO BE WOMEN (Green Global Travel) Continue reading 15 Inspirational Animal Rights Activists Who Happen to be Women (Green Global Travel)

Wild Horse Torn From His Family Meets Friends Just Like Him (The Dodo)

Wild horses are a symbol of America, but they are in danger now more than ever. But one lucky horse made it to a sanctuary. Here’s the story of Journey, a wild mustang who found his freedom at the Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary. Wild Horse Torn From His Family Meets Friends Just Like Him (The Dodo)   Continue reading Wild Horse Torn From His Family Meets Friends Just Like Him (The Dodo)