Looking for meaningful & sustainable gift ideas for travelers? 30+ holiday gift ideas that support small businesses, are eco-friendly, or help travelers connect with culture–for any budget!
In the past year, I’ve attended several travel conferences that dove deep into sustainable travel. While this post may be more aimed at those of us “in” the travel industry–from media to business owners–I think you’ll find the insights inspiring if you’re any type of traveler who wants to to “journey for good.” At the…
Ecuador is a country with a stunning and diverse landscape, but many people planning a trip there think only of the Galápagos Islands—with a stopover in Quito being a logistical afterthought. But there’s far more to Ecuador than these famous islands—and even more to discover beyond the Amazon jungle or gorgeous beaches. Check out these 4 lesser-known (but just as incredible) places to visit in Ecuador!
Google My Maps is a tool that lets you create a custom travel map with location pins. Use it for everything from brainstorming to creating a trip itinerary to navigating on the go. Here’s an overview of how to use Google My Maps to plan a trip, plus a tutorial (and video!) of how to set it up.
Getting ready to head off on a Maine summer adventure? Head here for my tips on all the essentials to pack for a Maine vacation!
While the main part of Acadia National Park has enough hiking trails, scenic views, and harbor towns to keep you busy for a week, there are other sections of the park nearby that are much quieter. Whether you want to take a day trip from Bar Harbor or skip it altogether to explore other coastal villages, I think you’ll love these ideas for getting off the well-worn tourist path while visiting Acadia.
Valley Forge National Park is a great way to escape the city, and there are plenty of other fun, non-touristy things to do nearby—from sustainable coffee shops to quirky museums to beautiful nature trails. Here are 7 fun ideas to round out your day trip from Philadelphia!