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Yokohama to Port Louis: reflecting on the first leg of the voyage

After three weeks at sea with Peace Boat, charting a westerly course around the world, time has become a slippery concept. Every few days we hit a new longitude and gain an hour – an anomaly I’m told will be resolved somewhere beyond Easter Island, when we shoot through 24 of them in sixty minutes.…

Sustainable Sun in Costa Rica, India, and the Virgin Islands

Nearly 200 sustainable tourism experts are gathered today at National Geographic for the second annual Geotourism Change Summit. Coming out of the summit is a trustworthy list of top sustainable-travel destinations and providers. So, if you are planning a midwinter escape, consider: • Nature Air. It is a 100 percent carbon-neutral airline in Costa Rica…

Take a Trip: NatGeo Ranks Sustainable Travel Hotspots

Geographic Society’s Center for Sustainable Destinations and National Geographic Traveler magazine have teamed up again this year to rate the world’s most popular destinations on environmental and ecological quality, social and cultural integrity and outlook for the future, among several other categories. The big winner this year is Norway’s fjord region, which topped the chart…