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Itinerary for Eastern and Southern Africa in 3 Months

Updated: February 15th, 2020Itinerary for Eastern and Southern Africa for planning a trip to the large continent of Africa is daunting. With over 50 countries on the massive continent, it can be difficult to know where to start. Whether you’re driving or taking public transportation, we recommend starting with Southern and Eastern Africa. Generally, these areas are simpler to navigate than other parts of Africa. Here we have planned the itinerary for Eastern and Southern … Read more

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Kid-Friendly Eco-Resorts that Your Kids will Love

Updated: February 17th, 2020Kid-Friendly Eco-Resorts – The face of the eco-lodge resort vacation is changing. No longer accessible only to the most adventurous of travelers, eco-resorts have become more popular as eco-travel has become more accessible. Many resorts make for environmentally-friendly and educational family travel. Wouldn’t it be fun and educational to expose your child to kid-friendly eco-resorts? Any hotel can claim to be ‘green,’ but the following best eco-lodges for families have all been … Read more

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Sleep Sack Liner Review ~ Grand Trunk Goods Sleep Sack

Updated: February 20th, 2020If your green travel journeys find you in non-traditional overnight accommodations where crisp clean sheets may not always be in the cards (think yurts, huts, hostels, or the occasional couch via couch-surfing site), it’s essential to have a high-quality organic sleep sack. I thought I was getting by just fine hauling around my heavy-duty backpacking mummy bag in all seasons, until I recently tried out Grand Trunk’s Bamboo Sleep Sack. Read more … Read more

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Green Days in San Francisco with Kids

Updated: February 15th, 2020I’ll start with a disclosure statement: three days in San Francisco with kids is nowhere near enough. However, if three days is all you have, as was the case for us last week, you can make the most of your time by organizing things to do in the city and touring with kids by neighborhood. On our last morning in San Francisco California, my husband and I chatted with a local couple … Read more

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Iceland with Kids: Travel with a Baby, Children or Teenagers

Updated: February 15th, 2020Iceland with kids – We were excited to take our first international trip with our son, who will be 9 months old when we go. I’ve scoured the internet to learn about travel to Iceland with kids — what to do, where to stay, and how to get around. Here’s what I’ve found before going and what I learned after going to Iceland with a baby. Iceland with Kids: What Should We … Read more

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Least Crowded National Parks You Should Visit

Updated: February 15th, 2020Least Crowded National Parks, There is much to see and explore in our mighty United States, and visiting national parks tops my list. My top five picks among the least crowded US national parks are no less worthy of visiting than the big Y’s: Yosemite and Yellowstone. They are simply more remote than the top US national parks, perhaps smaller, or in some cases, vastly larger and often harder to access. What … Read more

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Best Jobs with Travel Perks and Travel Discounts

Updated: February 22nd, 2020Best jobs with travel perks – No matter where you are going, travel is usually expensive. Whether it is purchasing camping gear, or booking flights—it seems to add up quickly. Thankfully, there are several jobs that offer great travel discounts and perks for frequent travelers. If you’re a frequent traveler, then these may be the jobs for you. Here are some of the best jobs with travel perks and discounts to enjoy. … Read more

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Best Travel Water Bottle for Kids

Updated: February 15th, 2020Best Travel Water Bottle for Kids – Parents who travel green are among the most responsible consumers: not only are they committed to eco-friendly products, but they demand the highest standards when it comes to the safety of their kids. I’d like to think I’m no exception, which is why I did extensive research before purchasing stainless steel water bottles for my children. The good news is that there are so many … Read more

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Best Vegan Shoes for Walking and Travel

Updated: February 22nd, 2020Best Vegan Shoes for Walking and Travel – As a vegetarian, I am always looking for great vegan and vegetarian travel gear. I also like packing light, which means that I can only bring a couple of pairs of shoes when I am traveling. So I love vegan shoes I can wear whether I am walking on the beach or exploring a new city. Here are a few of my favorite vegan … Read more

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Yurt Camping Guide: Year-Round Yurts in State Parks

Updated: February 22nd, 2020Thanks to yurt camping, the newest camping craze taking off across the U.S., you don’t need to own a gas guzzling RV or camping trailer to enjoy state parks and campgrounds all year long. Park systems in nearly every state now feature these fun, functional, and cozy shelters in at least a handful of their state parks. Some states, such as Oregon and Washington, offer yurts in nearly all their coastal state … Read more