Posts Tagged ‘mindful travel’

Cruise for a Cure

Cruise for a Cure
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve volunteered abroad, but I’ve never purely vacationed for a cause before going on Cruise for a Cure to the Bahamas this month. Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim teamed up with Coaches vs. Cancer, so a portion of the proceeds from...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Eating Locally While Traveling

Eating Locally While Traveling
It’s part of the unspoken backpacker code: in order to be a real traveler, you need to buy your meals from a street vendor rather than some fancy-schmancy (and expensive) tourist restaurant. But as Shadia Garrison, The Mindful Tourist points out in her post below, your on-the-road dinner choices...
April 13th, 2009 | Bolivia, Budget Travel, Costa Rica, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Mexico | Read More

5 Ways to be a Socially Conscious Traveler

5 Ways to be a Socially Conscious Traveler
There are some people who start life with the travel bug in their blood, and this today’s guest blogger Shadia Garrison-The Mindful Tourist-is one of them. She was born in Cairo, Egypt to parents who meet as Peace Corps volunteers living in Tunisia, and has since journeyed all over the planet....
March 16th, 2009 | Lost Girl of the Week, Spiritual Travel, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More