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Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 20, 2020 0

The human body was designed to walk. In fact, humans walk better than any other species on Earth. And very few things in our lives boost health, instill creativity and relieve stress more than taking

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Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2020 0

The first time I heard the expression “Eskimo roll,” I was standing on the deck of the M/V Sea Spirit, a small, polar-adapted, expedition ship that was my home for two weeks as I

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Update: Wildfires in Brazil

Update: Wildfires in Brazil

WWF July 30, 2020 0

The Pantanal has fascinated me since I first learned about it in a documentary ten years ago.  It is a world of contrasts with dramatically different wet and dry seasons, and a land of many uses spanning three countries. Home to the elusive jaguar, other varieties of wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and Brazil’s rich cowboy

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Feel Like Screaming? Iceland Wants to Help.

Feel Like Screaming? Iceland Wants to Help.

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2020 0

Shelter-in-place orders. Mask-wearing edicts. Quarantine guidelines. Social-distancing rules. Flatten-the-curve requirements. Temperature-taking regulations. Public-health travel restrictions. In-person, back-to-school mandates. The coronavirus pandemic, with all the unwanted stressors it’s brought into your life, can sometimes make

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Coronavirus: Good News for Air Quality? Yes—and No.

Coronavirus: Good News for Air Quality? Yes—and No.

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 19, 2020 0

Almost every aspect of life has changed dramatically since the coronavirus pandemic began months ago. Today, we are still social distancing from family and friends; learning via remote, online platforms; and attending conferences, music

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Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 5, 2020 0

The world that I look out upon from the window in my home office, here in Wisconsin, is pretty quiet right now. In other times, the interstate just beyond the woods that surrounds my

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20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2020 0

Mountains, seashores, grasslands, wetlands, coral reefs and glaciers. Our national parks protect a multitude of terrains for every taste. And with more than 400 national park units across the country to explore, it can be daunting

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How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 10, 2020 0

Like many of you, I suspect, I worry a lot about environmental issues: diminishing biodiversity, climate change, greenhouse gases and melting glaciers. Yet, about once a year, I book a flight. And even though

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