Archive for the ‘Eco-Travel’ Category

WWOOFing In Australia

WWOOFing In Australia
by Thea Hutchinson For travelers not familiar with “wwoofing” here is a little introduction. It is a type of eco-tourism, where workers and travelers can develop a different kind of tourist connection with locals and openminded hosts. Travelers can give back to a community instead of the...
May 22nd, 2012 | Australia, Eco-Travel, Extras, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Community-based Travel in Ecuador

By Liz Whiteman  Special to Lost Girls  Careening down a mountain road, watching the cloud shrouded peaks fall away, descending into humid forest, it´s easy to understand what draws so many travelers to the small South American country of Ecuador. The vibrant Latin culture and well preserved historical...
April 5th, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Easy Ways to Beat the Hunger Games

By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor If you have been keeping up with our handy-dandy gear guide, you are almost ready to venture into the great outdoors. You’ve got the perfect pack and have settled on an ideal destination. You’ve practiced pitching your tent in the safety of your own backyard....
March 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Eco-Travel | Read More

Air Travel News 02.01.11

Air Travel News 02.01.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Drink Up Genius!  Why didn’t somebody think of this before?...
February 1st, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Eco-Travel, Extras, Health & Safety | Read More

Air Travel News 9.7.10

Air Travel News 9.7.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. We’re All In This Together It’s not new, but it bears...
September 7th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Eco-Travel, Leaving & Coming Home | Read More

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** I had no idea life under the wavy ocean-surface was so fascinating until I visited the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. For example, the center is home to a special, small square aquarium tank that houses a very dangerous venomous marine creature called the “lionfish”....
September 2nd, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor When it comes to personal watercrafts (PWC) a.k.a. Waverunners and Jetskis, people in the Florida Keys either love them or hate them. But regardless, almost 80,000 machines are sold each year in America, and according to the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment,...
August 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness

High on Ketchikan, Alaska: Zip-lining Through the Wilderness
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor “There has got to be a way down”, I thought to myself as I stood on a platform high in the treetops.  Looking around, all I could see was the swinging log in front of me.  Everyone in front of me had traversed the log without incident, but I knew as...
June 25th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Eco-Travel, Extras, Group Travel, North America | Read More

Green Travel: Find Your Inner Eco-Girl

Green Travel: Find Your Inner Eco-Girl
With our environment as a high stakes global issue, green-consciousness is a growing habit for many people… whether your an avid recycler or big-time energy consumer, travel may seem like it comes with unavoidable waste. Despite what you may think, going green on the road is actually easy to do,...
June 7th, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel Philosophy | Read More