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

Open Letter to Walter Palmer, Murderer of Cecil the Lion

Dear Walter, I didn’t know who Cecil was until his beautiful, majestic face appeared all over the Internet following the callous and sadistic manner by which you ended his precious life in Zimbabwe. My heart was broken. This beloved lion was simply living among his pride when you lured him out of the sanctuary, shot him with your bow and arrow and made him suffer … Continue reading Open Letter to Walter Palmer, Murderer of Cecil the Lion

Inspiration from THE INVITATION by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer is dear to my heart, and it always takes me back to a magical hike on a rainy afternoon in a Costa Rican virgin rainforest, so far from home yet so close to mother nature. I was soaked to the skin, coming alive amidst the lush landscape serenaded by the sweet sounds of the critters that call one of the … Continue reading Inspiration from THE INVITATION by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Nature is my Religion, Inspired by Hinduism

I am not a religious person, at least not in the conventional way. I am not an atheist either. I believe we simply don’t have the answers to the mysteries of our universe. But I worship nature and my love of all things natural was inspired by my birth religion—Hinduism. My favorite God is the elephant-headed Lord Ganesha, the one who removes all obstacles. He … Continue reading Nature is my Religion, Inspired by Hinduism