All over the world, people are rising up to support their communities towards sustainability and collective liberation. This week we share about two grantees in Oakland California who have launched local businesses that support and empower marginalized communities.
Charlie Finn is not a man of strong moral character. He has spent most of his adult life working for powerful men who use him to do the dirty work with which they do not want to be involved. Martin, who is known for his morally strong characters, takes the chance of alienating some of his core base of readers. They, however, would be very foolish to desert him with this story.
Off the beaten tourist path, visitors can immerse themselves in new destinations without spending a fortune. Before planning your next global trek, read on to find out how these travelers saved money while vacationing around the world.
A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.
You'd think that more than 40 years of fixation on the Middle East, often to the exclusion of more important areas of the world, would at least enable sophisticated media coverage of Middle Eastern politics as it impacts American politics. But no.
After traveling all around the world, I must say there's something really special going on in Nicaragua. I suggest to the pioneers, tastemakers, creatives, highly intelligent, conscious beings, this is the place for you.
Both of my children have traveled there with us several times, even as babies. Here's my take on how to spend a perfect week with your family in this tropical treasure.
Unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But that doesn't mean you should put off your travel plans. Instead, we suggest grinning and bearing it, and ponying up for the flight -- but choosing a destination that's cheap once you're there.
Caribbean expands all the way to destinations in Central and South America. Expand your thinkin -- and your vacation possibilities -- by considering one of these lesser-known locales.
Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.
Nicaragua might not be as popular as Costa Rica, but it's just a hop over the border and definitely worth the short drive. Most people head to the Nicaraguan town of San Juan del Sur for the beaches, but if you've had your fill of sand and surf, you can head to the colonial town of Granada.
Exactly ten years ago, clinging to a rope in the belfry of the Basílica Menor de San Sebastián, Diriamba, Nicaragua, I looked down to see the Christ hanging above the altar, hands and feet nailed with barbs of sorrow to the Holy Rood.
We cannot ignore the realities of habitat loss for wildlife, the extinction crisis, and the impact climate change has on nature; but equally as important, we should not forget the good news and the victories through conservation action.
When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to. -- Alex Creange, Oy...
It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.
Snowmobiled to the aurora borealis; snorkeled the Galapagos. Been there. Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. Done that.