El Silencio Lodge

El Silencio Eco-Lodge • Reenergizing in the Costa Rican Cloud Forest

If you’ve followed our story for a while now you know we’re big on conservation and sustainable travel initiatives. So, it was only natural that our first stop in Costa Rica would be an eco-lodge dedicated to preserving a section of Cloud Forest. The lodge, El Silencio, lies in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica just …

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Elephants in the Crater

The Dark Side of Animal Tourism • 10 Unethical Animal Encounters to Avoid

In the last two years of our travels, we’ve found ourselves in many places famed for their wildlife like Africa and Asia. The travels on these two continents have been incredible; however, we’ve noticed a reoccurring theme of questionable animals encounters specifically designed for tourists. Recently it was promotions for elephant rides in Thailand, and …

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Idaho Ski Resorts

A Guide on How To Travel Sustainably

When we talk about sustainable travel we often refer to eco-conscious travel, but that’s only one half of the puzzle. There is an important part of sustainable travel that’s being left out and that’s societal element. We’ve seen a number of tour operators and tourism boards push a new element and that’s the social impact …

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