Everything You Need to Know About The Cholitas Wrestlers Fighting the Racist Patriarchy in Bolivia
Cholitas wrestlers are fighting against systematic discrimination in all its forms - classism, racism, sexism - in the rink and throughout daily life in Bolivia.
Discovering Peruvian History: How to Get to the Pumamarca Ruins from Ollantaytambo
The remote ruins of Pumamarca remain a well kept secret compared to the famous neighboring ruins of Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. Click here for the history behind the ruins & a hiking guide.
Here's Why Cabo Polonio is the Ideal Destination for Nature Lovers
Cabo Polonio is one of the increasingly scarce places where you can get completely lost in nature, with only the wind, ocean, and sand dunes to limit you.
Where to Find the Best Veggie Burger in Montevideo
Determined to uncover Uruguay’s slowly growing vegetarian/vegan food movement, I explored the capital city to discover Montevideo’s most delicious veggie burgers - eating 10 different veggie burgers in 10 days and gaining about 10 pounds (five kilos).
Awesome Things To Do Any Day of the Year to Support Women Around the World
Since women should be celebrated every day of the year, here are some awesome things you can do to support women around the world, to help lift women out of difficult situations caused by gender bias, and to give them the credit they deserve.
Hiking Guide to the Solidão Waterfall in Florianopolis, Brazil
Hidden below the canopy of the Atlantic Forest is a small waterfall known as Cachoeira da Solidão, which means Lonely Waterfall in English. Cachoeira da Solidão is beautiful and offers hikers the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of the forest while bathing in a natural freshwater pool below the fall.
5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint on Your Next Vacation
Many of us tend to overlook the negative impact of traveling on the environment. Scientists and activists around the world are speaking out about the detrimental repercussions of long distance travel on our planet. Follow these five simple steps to become a more eco-friendly traveler.
The Secret History of the World’s First and Only Cactarium
A legacy of Patricia and Chester “Cactus Slim” Moorten, who were pioneers of the early Palm Springs, Moorten's Botanical Garden is a family owned living museum inspired by the extraordinary variety and beauty of desert plants from around the world.
Top Things to Do in Ciego de Avila City, Cuba
If you find yourself in Ciego de Avila, Cuba for whatever reason, here is a complete list of things to do that will keep you busy during your stay.
A Nature Lover’s Paradise: Vacationing in a Summer Cottage in Finland
So what is a typical Finnish summer cottage vacation like? Mostly it is about doing the things that get lost in a busy work schedule: spending quality time with the family, reading the books you have been meaning to read for years, getting daily exercise, steaming in the saunas, picking summer berries, and taking time to reflect.
11 Pictures of Baby Sloths That Will Make You Want to Visit Costa Rica's Sloth Sanctuary
This sanctuary on Costa Rica’s caribbean coast seems to be doing its best to solve the complicated problem of protecting sloths in a world where their natural habitat is being increasingly compromised by humans.
Popular Nature and Landscape Hashtags for Nature Lovers Using Instagram
Posts dealing with nature and conservation issues do not usually get the attention they deserve on Instagram, so I have compiled a list of the most popular nature related hashtags to help those trying to bring these issues to center stage on social media.
13 Genius Travel Accessories for Visiting Europe
Whether you’re planning to spend a semester abroad in Spain, a long weekend in Amsterdam, or an entire summer traveling around Europe with your friends, don’t start packing your bags without making sure you have some of these essential travel accessories and gadgets.