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How Planeterra Foundation Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic

How Planeterra Foundation Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic

I recently interviewed the founders of nine sustainable travel companies about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their businesses. As a follow up, I talked to Rhea Simms of Planeterra Foundation to learn more about how Planterra has supported its 85 global partners — social…

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Sustainable Travel?

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Sustainable Travel?

I recently interviewed the founders of nine independent travel companies around the world – both tour operators and trip planners. In this post they generously share what impact COVID-19 has had on their businesses, customers and local partners, and what their thoughts are on the…

Brazilian Cuisine: What to Eat in Recife, Brazil

Brazilian Cuisine: What to Eat in Recife, Brazil

Dreaming of traveling to Brazil? Want to try out some Brazilian cuisine at home? In this guest post, Amy of Out Chasing Stars shares her recommendations for experiencing Brazilian cuisine in Recife, Brazil – the lively capital city of the northeast state of Pernambuco. She…

February: A Sunny Escape

February: A Sunny Escape

February felt as short as January did long. However, I made the most of the month by squeezing in some warm-weather adventures in Miami and the Florida Keys, as well as some new experiences here in chilly Boston.

January: Wintery Wonder

January: Wintery Wonder

After a celebratory yet reflective December, my January was jam packed.

December: Celebration and Reflection

December: Celebration and Reflection

For most people – myself included – December is a flurry of activity, but it’s also a time of reflection and renewal in preparation for the year ahead.

November: Reasons Why I’m Thankful

November: Reasons Why I’m Thankful

While in October I reflected on lessons I learned during a very intense month, this November I decided to take a look around and appreciate what I have.

The Best Things to Do in Easton, PA: A Local’s Guide

The Best Things to Do in Easton, PA: A Local’s Guide

This post contains affiliate links, which means if  you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission at no cost to you. Easton, Pennsylvania, is a city that’s very close to my heart, since I grew up just…

Three-Day Mexico City Itinerary: First-timers Guide

Three-Day Mexico City Itinerary: First-timers Guide

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission at no cost to you. I put together this extensive guide outlining my three-day Mexico City itinerary, along with where to…

October: Lessons from My Travels

October: Lessons from My Travels

While September was all about reconnecting with some of my favorite places, October was all about new experiences – attending the Study Abroad Summit in New York City and traveling to Malawi with Biosphere Expeditions – and I learned a lot along the way.