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Perpignan on Ride A Bicycle

Perpignan on Ride A Bicycle: A Healthy and Pollution Free Way of Exploring the City

This guest post is by Shaiya Ong of http://frenchairportguide.com. If the only places you know in France are Paris, Lyons, and Nice; then you will be missing out on much of the historical places offered by the country. Most of these places will not rob you of your budget, yet provide you with a very […]

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Green Up Your Travel

Green Up Your Travel!

This guest post is by Felicia Baratz of Eat Breathe Blog. Green Up Your Travel If you’re committed to being green, vacation should be no exception. While you may not be able to bike to your destination, and you don’t have complete control over the green practices of your hotel, you can do your best […]

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Ibiza Joins the Green Movement

Ibiza Joins the Green Movement

This guest post is by Shay of http://www.ibizaairport.org. An estimated two million tourists visit Ibiza in a year. This is no surprise, since the place has long been declared as the entertainment or clubbing capital of the world. People from different corners of the globe make early reservations to beach resorts for a chance to […]

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10 Can’t Miss Thailand Experiences

Discover a deeper understanding of Thailand culture with these 10 can't miss Thailand experiences. From exploring the north to snorkeling from long boat to getting a Thai massage, Thailand offers a rich cultural experience for any sustainable traveler. This is a guest post by Global Basecamps, a sustainable tourism and socially responsible travel resource. If […]

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Roadmonkey Combines a 270-mile Bicycling Adventure with the Volunteer Opportunity of Building a Children’s Playground

Help build a children’s playground after completing a 270-mile Central Highlands cycling adventure in picturesque Vietnam. For more information on the Roadmonkey Vietnam Expedition 2010, click here. Roadmonkey’s Vietnam Expedition 2010 combines the adventure of bicycling the rolling and picturesque Central Highlands of Vietnam with humanitarian efforts in building a playground that’s sure to bring […]

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Combine an Adventure Expedition Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with a Hands-On Volunteer Project this August

This August Roadmonkey combines a 7-day climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and a 4-day hands-on volunteer project building an Earth friendly kitchen and goat shed at a local school in Babati. Learn more about how you can join this trek here. The expedition will last two-weeks, August 1 to August 14, and costs […]

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3 Easy Ways to Make Your Holiday More Earth Friendly

The holidays are just around the corner. It's a fun time of year when we get to celebrate with family and friends, the lights are festive, the decorations are elaborate and the presents abound. The only downfall to the holiday season is the effect it has on the environment with adding tons of wrapping paper […]

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Mark Your Calendars – Roadmonkey’s Latest Expedition Announced for Patagonia Wine Country in January 2011

A first trip to Patagonia, Roadmonkey recently announced it’s January 2011 Patagonia Expedition will combine horseback riding, bicycling, and a local volunteer project. This expedition will be Roadmonkey’s second trip to Latin America and will include some of the most breathtaking landscape on the planet. Located in Argentina and Chile, the Patagonia Expedition will take […]

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2010 Wildlife Expeditions Connecting People with Nature

In an effort to help protect wildlife National Wildlife Federation (NWF) understands that people feel more willing to help when they connect with nature and wildlife. Seeing animals that you've only seen on television or in the local zoo up close can be a mesmorizing experience that few people are privileged to experience. Part of […]

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Eco Tourism Can Be So Much More than Earth Friendly Alerternative Transportation

True ecotourism can be simply defined as a trip or vacation that leaves minimal impact on the destination's environment. Why then, do many environmentally conscious people fail to consider the actual policies and practices of hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts when making reservations for their “eco-friendly” vacations? Many travelers do take part in environmentally […]

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