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Finding Maya Culture Near Cancún

Kerri Allen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Deep in the jungles of contemporary Quintana Roo, the Maya still live in small communities, often only speaking Maya, and practicing some of the ancient rituals that Xcaret preserves.

Luxe Lodges in South America: Perfect for Multi-gen family Travel

Kerri Zane | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Kerri Zane

Eco-tourism has been a popular way to travel since the 1980's, but it hasn't always been a high-end affair. In the last few years many lodges have begun amping up their Luxe game.

Ten Reasons You Should Pay Telluride Forward

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Rachael Oakes-Ash

From carbon neutral micro brew festivals to the complimentary bio fuel bus, a 'free box', random acts of coffee kindness and no traffic lights.

Incredible Natural Infinity Pools Around the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.18.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These natural infinity pools make swimming pools look tame.

9 Insane Cliff Views Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These incredible views, from all over the world, give the Grand Canyon some serious competition.

Why Botswana Is the Most Eco-Friendly Country in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible.

9 Reasons You Should Visit Costa Rica During Green Season

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.29.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Impossible as it seems, the green season is proof that Costa Rica can be even more lush, abundant, and, well, green.

Seeking Out the Wildlife of Southeast Asia

Jacada Travel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In the ecologically diverse region of Southeast Asia, sea, rainforest and national parks are inhabited by an abundance of extraordinary wildlife, some of which are endemic species.

The Sacred Side of Cancun

Joshua Estrin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Like many siblings Cancun and the Riviera Maya have a slightly edgy but loving rivalry when it come to tourism. Cancun is a wonderful and magical place to use as home base while exploring all that the region has to offer.

Last-minute Memorial Day Escapes Tailored to Your Tribe

Gogobot | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

We found 19 last-minute getaways for everyone from vegetarian yogis to art-loving businesspeople.

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
minube

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Our National Parks -- For Free!

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

In our opinion, there is no better place to celebrate Earth Day than in our National Parks.

Nebraska Has An Abundance Of Ecotourism Opportunities

AP | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Creators of a new website hope to guide people in discovering ecotourism opportunities in Nebraska. The site is ...

Symbiotic Travel: A Yogic Eco-Immersion

Crawford Hill | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

As an educator, I have long aspired to teach by turning students on to extreme, compelling storylines and whenever possible, fusing those with actual ...

Feel Good About Where You Travel

Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel

Ethical Traveler wants your adventures to have a positive impact on the world. As eco-tourism gains more and more recognition, Ethical Travel has ...

A New Kind of Family Vacation!

Crawford Hill | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

What we are talking about is maximizing the diminishing opportunities we all have to be together as a multigenerational family in a unique and stimulating setting.

Travelers Changing the World: Redistributing Wealth and Finding Peace

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

After reading Looptail, I immediately wrote to G Adventures on Facebook and said, "If I had not left my job 17 months ago to wander the world full-time, I would quit today and come work for your company."

9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products To Pack For A Green Vacation

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

Traveling can lend itself to eco-unfriendly behavior. But there are many ways you can minimize your carbon footprint while traveling, and the first is...

Go Green

Linden Schaffer | Posted 11.21.2013 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With hotels across the globe taking steps to show their commitment to the environment, is there a way for us to become even better eco-guests, whether you stay at large hotels chains or local boutique establishments known for their eco-practices? You bet!

Finding Pace: Soaking Up The Three R's Of Experiential Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Our charming village is nestled on a perfect two miles across semi-circle of a bay at the base of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, which by the time you reach Granada and the Alhambra soar to over 12,000 feet.

7 Eco-Travel Tips for Earth Day and Every Day!

Budget Travel | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never been easier to be good to yourself and the planet at the same time. Here, our top trip tips for an environmentally friendly--and totally brag-worthy--vacation.

A 360-degree Approach to Teen Summer Service Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

A true educator recognizes that the destination and the central experience are strong platforms, which can either be woefully under leveraged or embedded in a powerful experience for your child that is leveraged to the max. This is rare.

A Purposeful Spring Break

Crawford Hill | Posted 05.01.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Spring break provides an incredible opportunity to do some volunteer work and have a vacation too.

Cultural Immersion Through Those You Meet

Crawford Hill | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Through eco-immersion, travelers see a place through local eyes and really own the experience in a powerfully personal way -- not your typical tourist experience, anywhere.

PHOTOS: A New Trend In Family Travel

Irene Lane | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel
Irene Lane

These eco-adventure vacations offering up-close-and-personal views of nature are led by naturalists and historians who are trained to understand -- and have a passion for -- culture, plants, birds and animals and their relationships to ecosystems.