Eco Travel

Find Eco Travel solutions for your upcoming travels with your family all over the world.

From eco-friendly lodges to eco-friendly tours and restaurants.

A Night Acatenango Volcano Hike

If you read my last post you know that I have hiked the Acatenango trails and been to its summit more than 15 times. That is because it is gorgeous of course but mainly because it is the closest one … Continue reading

Insider’s Guide to Adventure Travel in Guatemala

Now that I have been around the touristic industry in Guatemala I noticed that most travelers seem to think that the country is all about Antigua, Tikal, Atitlan, and Pacaya Volcano, some also go to Lanquin and Semuc Champey which … Continue reading

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

All About the Wilderness Tours and ArborTrek Canopy Adventures

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

A Visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens in Costa Rica

When Ramon gave me the news, I was enjoying the last of an early morning coffee. It was a mix of news and had everything to do with a visit to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and 600 steps. Amigos, when … Continue reading

Favorite Things to Do in Costa Rica – A Trip to Tortuguero

Tortuguero is, in my opinion, one of those Can’t-Miss-This Things to Do in Costa Rica. It is a place covered by jungles and mangroves that hide a large number of animal species. It is also a place that still isn’t … Continue reading