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Ecotourism in Australia: 5 Must Do Activities

Ecotourism in Australia: 5 Must Do Activities

May 20, 2016

in australia, Nature, outdoors

Are you an eco-tourist, or do you aspire to be one? And are you planning a trip to Australia? In case you’re unsure of what ecotourism is exactly, the International Ecotourism Society (TIES) defines it as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation […]

Mom and daughter sitting in trunk of SUV looking at mountains

7 Tips on Using Travel to Introduce Kids to Nature

November 5, 2015

in exploring, family travel, hiking, Nature, outdoors, parks

Today’s youth are increasingly connected to their electronic devices, which can result in children being disconnected from Mother Nature. According to data released by the Nature Conservancy, it is believed that only 10 percent of our children spend time outside everyday. Yet, 66 percent of our children report that a personal experience in nature has increased their […]