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Focus on Tourism and International Animal Welfare in Central America

By |December 7th, 2011|

Last week in San Jose, Costa Rica, a group of dedicated organizations met to discuss how the tourism industry can promote animal welfare at the I Foro de Bienstar Animal y Turismo Sostenible. Hosted and sponsored by WSPA-World Society for the Protection of Animals, Ms. Humane Advisor (wearing her CANDi hat) was a featured […]

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    Snowbirds—Flying South for the Winter Means Warm Breezes, Good Times, and New Four-Legged Friends

Snowbirds—Flying South for the Winter Means Warm Breezes, Good Times, and New Four-Legged Friends

By |November 28th, 2011|

Millions of travelers from the United States, Canada, and other nations travel to warm weather destinations to escape the long cold months of freezing temperatures and snow storms. Nicknamed “snowbirds” these travelers, usually retired, come for extended periods of time and spend their days enjoying long walks on the beach, relaxing in a hammock, […]

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    Did You Know That Your Vacation Can Change the World? (Even with an umbrella drink in your hand!)

Did You Know That Your Vacation Can Change the World? (Even with an umbrella drink in your hand!)

By |November 16th, 2011|

If you’re like me while on vacation, you turn off the smartphone, avoid watching all that dreary news coverage or reading depressing newspapers, and instead grab a juicy paperback novel (Grisham? Kellerman?) to enjoy under a palapa near the gorgeous blue of Caribbean waters. Work? Forget about it. Guilt? What’s that? Saving the environment? […]

Fellow travelers and animal lovers

By |October 5th, 2011|

Why I Write About Humane Travel

For the majority of my many vacations, I have enjoyed sipping cold drinks by the pool, taking advantage of white sand beaches, shopping ‘til I dropped, and then eating a lovely dinner at a nice restaurant. About 5 years ago, however, my honey and I ventured out into the […]