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

“Annihilation”, Nature’s Sci-Fi for the Win

No one expects a newlywed to bring a book entitled Annihilation on her honeymoon, but that’s exactly what I did. Sitting on the cobblestone wall outside my cliffside suite in Santorini, protected from the sun with a newly purchased wide brim hat, I soaked up this novel. Every single wonderful word of it. What was worse… I couldn’t put it down. My voracious reader husband … Continue reading “Annihilation”, Nature’s Sci-Fi for the Win

Appreciating Nature, Even in New York City

Last year this time, I was on my way to the exotic Galapagos Islands. During the week I spent on an Ecoventura cruise, I took daily excursions to different islands to see blue-footed boobies, albatrosses, iguanas, giant tortoises, and many more exotic species. I swam with sea lions and saw sea turtles, eagle rays, and sharks on a snorkeling outing. It was the ultimate dream … Continue reading Appreciating Nature, Even in New York City