Category Archives: Eco Travel

Find information about places to visit and eco lodges for Eco-Friendly Travel.

Bike Touring – The Best Way to Explore Burlington, Vermont

Who would have thought that my 11 year old boy could pull off 26 miles of biking in one day. Especially since biking isn’t something we do on a regular basis back home. As a matter of fact, last time … Continue reading

Can Kids Enjoy Wilderness Tours and Canopy Adventures with ArborTrek?

While planning my family’s day trip to Smuggler’s Notch Resort in Vermont, I was lucky enough to get the best advice from Karen Boushie, Smuggs.com PR director. Thanks to her recommendation she directed us to check out ArborTrek Canopy Adventures. … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tikal Guatemala Experience

Tikal Maya Ruins is one of the most special places in the world to my family and me. Why? Because this is where my husband and I met thirteen years ago. Since then we have taken our sons to visit … Continue reading

Gringo Perdido Ecological Inn on El Remate Guatemala – A Luxurious Family Adventure

Every time we visit Flores / Tikal area, we end up staying in the town of Flores. Which is super adorable, colorful and on Lake Peten Itza. However, it was time for a change. I’ve heard about El Remate which … Continue reading

Family Friendly Guide to Staying at Finca Ixobel – Eco Lodge

One of the rarest things for my family to do is to return to a place that we’ve visited once before. With the world being so large and with so much to see, the place has to be extra, extra … Continue reading

Dolphins Plus – Amazing Swimming with Dolphins Adventure

When visiting the Florida Keys there are certain things that everyone must do. Ride a motorcycle across the 7 – mile bridge, go for a sunset party on Mallory Square, enjoy the nightlife on Duval Street and go swimming with … Continue reading

Where is the Best Place in the World to Swim with Manatee? Florida’s Nature Coast

If you are reading this article before How To Swim with Manatee, I recommend to first read that one, and then come back for the conclusion. Once we learned how to play nice with the Manatee it was time for our … Continue reading

How to Swim with Manatee – 5 Important Facts To Know Before You Go

To swim with Manatee you first need to understand who and what these docile, social animals are all about. Then you need to learn how to swim with them so that no one gets hurt, frightened and most importantly the … Continue reading

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park – Not Your Typical Park

While visiting Crystal River on Florida’s Nature Coast I kept on bumping into fun info about Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. From what I gathered the park had a lot of opportunities for wildlife sightings. Let me tell you, not … Continue reading

St. Augustine Alligator Farm – Over 100 Years of Love and Care

St. Augustine, Florida is simply brewing with history on every turn. This doesn’t stop with just historic sites and buildings but also zoos. St. Augustine Alligator Farm is over 100 years old and has a story that needs to be … Continue reading

Japanese Gardens in South Florida – Morikami Gardens

South Florida and Japan have a long history together – much to my surprise. I have always found the Japanese culture to be truly different and intriguing, and have been pulled many times to visiting Japanese Gardens wherever I visit. … Continue reading

Florida’s Everglades – The Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

If you look on the map of Southern Florida, you’ll be amazed as to how large the Everglades really are. It’s been a long dream of mine to visit the park and really sink my teeth into all it has … Continue reading

Flamingos, Gators and So Much More – Flamingo Gardens, Fort Lauderdale Florida

Kids and animal parks seem to be a synonymous thing these days.  Kids simply can’t get enough of animals. However, after being to so many zoos, I am constantly on the look out for something different and fun – I think more … Continue reading

Swimming with Sharks in Belize – Video of the Week

While visiting the Cayes of Belize, snorkeling is definitely one of the top attractions.  But the best part is without a doubt Shark Ray Alley! Here you get to swim with sharks and stingrays. For More Great Info Get Your … Continue reading

Eco Friendly Hotel Overlooking the Caribbean Sea – Life is Good!

To find an eco friendly hotel or losge is difficult in Central America, so when an opportunity arises, I try all I can to work it into my traveling itinerary. Tranquilseas in Sandy Bay on Roatan Island, was a must … Continue reading

Tortuguero – Costa Rica’s Amazon – Photo Essay

Tortuguero National Park of Costa Rica is called the Amazon of Costa Rica and for good reason. The only way to get here is via canals and the amount of wildlife welcoming you into the village is outstanding. Plus, it’s … Continue reading

Eco Lodge Adventure on Ometepe Nicaragua – Totoco Lodge

Did you know that Ometepe Nicaragua is the largest fresh water island in the world? And I bet you didn’t know it was the only freshwater island in the world with TWO volcanoes on it! With that said, you know … Continue reading

Tortuguero Costa Rica – The Village

After a delicious buffet lunch at Mawamba Lodge and a quick dip in the pool, our guide gathered us around to take a quick boat ride to Tortuguero Village. Since there were no cars, the majority of the walkways were … Continue reading

The Trip to Tortuguero Costa Rica

Tortuguero is one of those Can’t-Miss-This adventures of Costa Rica. Our trip was so great and chock-full of fun, I couldn’t possibly have written just one post about it! Find more jungle lodges of Costa Rica.   Mawamba Lodge picked … Continue reading

Mawamba Lodge in Tortuguero Costa Rica

Mawamba Lodge, in Tortuguero was so awesome, I decided to dedicate a whole blog post to it. Even though the tour was three days and two nights long which gave me a great feel for the park and village, I … Continue reading

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