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Dominican Republic: more than just sun and sand, but the sun and sand sure are fabulous

We’ve just returned from our fourth winter get-away trip to the Dominican Republic (aka the DR), four trips spread over nearly 40 years. Each visit was special, but this time was particularly so because we spent a week in the glorious DR sun … Continue reading

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Haiti: There’s more to sun destinations than just sun, and sometimes it’s heartbreaking

As we watch from afar as the extraordinarily impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti gets pummeled by Hurricane Matthew, it’s hard to take in just how many forces of destruction have hit the Haitian people throughout their existence. Most recently, the … Continue reading

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Sustainable tourism and travel, then and now

How are sustainable tourism and a long-ago trip to Greece related?  It probably seems like a stretch.  Forty years ago there was no such thing as sustainable tourism because there weren’t enough tourists to cause concern about their impact on historical artifacts … Continue reading

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