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Signing Pledges to Be Better Tourists

Signing Pledges to Be Better Tourists

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2018 1

While travel has the potential to positively impact the places visited—infusing money into local economies, supporting local artisans and conservation projects, and promoting understanding across cultures—it also has the capability to destroy the very

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Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2018 2

Encircled in mists and surrounded by emerald, forested slopes, the long-ago Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru wears an even heavier cloak of mystery. Although this World Heritage site, built on a mountaintop

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Capybaras

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Capybaras

Kendal Bower October 12, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a moment from Brazil. Photographer Henry Jacoby came upon this duo on

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Anticipation Is the Happiest Part of a Travel Journey

Anticipation Is the Happiest Part of a Travel Journey

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 2, 2018 1

There’s a lot to be said for spontaneity. It allows you to take advantage of opportunities that pop up and opens the door for creativity, flexibility and freshness. But I prefer to operate in

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Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2018 1

One summer morning, while camping on an island far off the beaten path in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, naturalist Richard Nelson and a friend set off in kayaks and paddled toward the

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The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 25, 2018 0

If I asked you to name your favorite National Park Service (NPS) places, you’d probably immediately mention parks such as Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Zion National Park and

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Grizzly Bear Pals

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Grizzly Bear Pals

Kendal Bower September 14, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a couple a bear cubs in Yellowstone National Park. Photographer Scott Kalter

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