Author: Amanda DiSilvestro

Jul
28

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Summer Series on Purposeful Travel: Costa Rica & The Galapagos Islands

Posted by on July 28, 2021 · Leave a Comment  

We continue our Summer Series on Purposeful Travel with a spotlight on two of our personal favorites: Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands. These Latin American locales are some of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. Costa Rica holds 6% of the world’s biodiversity and even abolished its military to contribute to the country’s stated goal of focusing its tax dollars on conservation and sustainability. To the south, the Galapagos Islands are home to over 2,900 known species of fish, invertebrates and marine mammals. 

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Apr
16

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[WEBINAR] Sunset Happy Hour Featuring Mexico!

Posted by on April 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment  

Episode #3 Featuring our partner in Oaxaca, Mexico, Rodolfo

This webinar launches a series where we speak with our guides in-country, in a relaxed environment, to discuss more about how their country is handling the pandemic specifically, and what this has meant for local businesses.

The purpose of this webinar is not to sell you future travel, but simply connect you with those around the world with a different story to tell and a different perspective on what COVID may mean for future travel in the country.

In case you missed it or would like to share with a friend, watch the recording below:

Apr
15

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Cultural Understanding and Why it is Important During the COVID Crisis

Posted by on April 15, 2020 · Leave a Comment  

In the modern day and age, there is a great push to have a better understanding of our unique cultural heritage, while at the same time celebrating the things that unite us as a nation and as a people. We live in an increasingly global society. Things like the global refugee crisis have created an entirely new class of people growing up in strange lands, speaking both their native language and the new language, but lacking in terms of cultural understanding and even to some degree, cultural sensitivity.

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Apr
9

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[WEBINAR] Sunset Happy Hour Featuring Cuba!

Posted by on April 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment  

Episode #2 Featuring our Cuban partner, Dayron.

This webinar launches a series where we speak with our guides in-country, in a relaxed environment, to discuss more about how their country is handling the pandemic specifically, and what this has meant for local businesses.

The purpose of this webinar is not to sell you future travel, but simply connect you with those around the world with a different story to tell and a different perspective on what COVID may mean for future travel in the country.

In case you missed it or would like to share with a friend, watch the recording below:

Apr
2

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[WEBINAR] Sunset Happy Hour LIVE from Costa Rica!

Posted by on April 2, 2020 · Leave a Comment  

Episode #1 Featuring our Costa Rican partner, Tara.

Our first episode was a success! This webinar launches a series where we speak with our guides in-country, in a relaxed environment, to discuss more about how their country is handling the pandemic specifically, and what this has meant for local businesses.

The purpose of this webinar is not to sell you future travel, but simply connect you with those around the world with a different story to tell and a different perspective on what COVID may mean for future travel in the country.

In case you missed it or would like to share with a friend, watch the recording below:

Mar
11

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Why Is Cuba Filled with Classic Cars?

Posted by on March 11, 2020 · 4 Comments  

One of the first things you notice as you enter Havana is the colorful vintage cars that line the streets. The classic car is as much of a Cuban icon as cigars and Che Guevara and thrills tourists and locals. But why does Cuba have so many old cars? Explore the history of Cuba’s vintage car industry and why the old cars in Cuba are so vital to the Cuban culture.

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11

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8 Things to Do in Thailand with Your Family (from Someone Who Has Lived There)

Posted by on March 11, 2020 · Leave a Comment  

Thailand is one of the top tourist destinations in South East Asia and lures an influx of tourists from all over the world. Synonymous with beautiful beaches and absolutely breathtaking temples, traveling to Thailand will give you the required break from your busy schedule, and visiting with your family will be a cherry on the cake.  Below are 11 things not to miss:

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