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Responsible travel enthusiast
Shadia Garrison's interest in responsible travel stems from her career in social justice, education in anthropology, and love of travel. Shadia is the founder and head writer at The Mindful Tourist, a blog dedicated to socially conscious travel where she manages to make comparisons between Gandhi and Heidi Montag’s manager. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the International Society of Ecotourism and contributes to the Lost Girls and LTM sites, among others. Shadia travels frequently to Latin America where she and her Chilean husband are embarking on the development of a small eco-retreat center.