Tag Archives: Galapagos

Sea Lions at Rest, Do Not Disturb

“Advice from a Sea Lion: Soak up some sun. Keep your whiskers clean. Spend time at the beach. Have a playful spirit. Make a Splash!” –YourTrueNature.com Landings from the exploration boats to the islands of the Galapagos are made by … Continue reading

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Movies and Books Which Inspired Your Travel

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” –Jhumpa Lahiri In a recent post I asked which books and movies had inspired you to travel. Your responses were wonderful and numerous. In the quick and … Continue reading

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What Are Your Dream Destinations?

Actually, I was the seventh private explorer but the first Canadian ‘space clown.’ I never dreamed of going into space; I just dreamed of traveling. But I admit that space is an incredible destination and the absolute traveling experience. — … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Ecuador

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher What does it mean for a national government to actively support tourism? How does that play out, and what … Continue reading

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Holiday Trips of a Lifetime

A holiday vacation can be the gift of a lifetime, for yourself as well as for those with whom you travel. Many people have a tradition of spending holidays with the same people in the same places every year. There … Continue reading

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What Is Ecotourism?

Many terms are used these days to refer to similar overlapping ideas about responsible tourism.  Wikipedia defines Ecotourism as “tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas….Ecotourism focuses on socially responsible travel, personal growth, and environmental sustainability. (It) … Continue reading

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