This week we celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, and on Friday, June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day. Around the world, there are a dedicated number of activists and conservationists out there fighting for our right to a sustainable world. Even with the odds stacked against them. To skip directly to 10 Ways to Save the Ocean, Click Here When… Read More
This series of articles will help you travel more responsibly. The world is in more turmoil than ever and we need to do our part as travelers.
Many people travel to Thailand to see elephants. But many people don’t think about visiting in a responsible way. Elephants are often abused for the amusement of tourists to ride, but you can make a difference and visit an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai instead. Elephant Sanctuary Chiang Mai As people who once rode an elephant many years ago before we knew better, we… Read More
Born Free, As Free as the wind blows….. Those were the words going through my head when we stopped at the Elsamere Home in Kenya. If you are old enough to remember (which I am not) Born Free was a popular movie in the 60’s based on the lives of Joy and George Adamson. You can buy Born Free on… Read More
A small town Canadian girl (yes I call myself a girl even at 46) gets a chance to go to a Central American country to build a school not once but twice! How sweet was that. It was even better this second time as I brought my 16 year old son Joey. We were joined by 10 other people making up our team of twelve.