Cruises… some people love them, some people hate them. They are a great way to see bits and pieces of a lot of places in a short amount of time. But, the more I learn in my degree program, the more cruise travel has started to torment me. The statistics are alarming, and I feel […]
Pompeii, Italy is a critical, and well known, part of Western cultural history and the entire world. Many efforts have gone into preserving Pompeii, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Presently, there are six major conservation problems: ordinary decay, inadequate water management, damage from UV radiation, overgrown vegetation, incompatible conservation and restoration work from […]
It’s hard to believe I’m finishing up another class in grad school. It’s also hard to believe that by the end of my next class, I will be half way finished with my Master’s of Advanced Study in Sustainable Tourism! While it has be very involved and very time consuming, so far it has been manageable […]
In late August 2017 a total solar eclipse of the sun will be making its way across the United States. This is a significant astronomical and scientific event, as well as a tourist attraction. Directly on the center line of the eclipse’s path is our hometown! When the eclipse hits our city at 11:42am, we will […]
*New Blog Post* featuring Everglades National Park for Sustainable Sunday!
97% of the earth’s surface is made up of salt water and about 2.5% is fresh water. Of that, 68.9% is locked up in glaciers, leaving just over 30% available for all other needs and uses. It is a system in peril.