In 1995, I worked in the lost luggage center for an airline at Portland International Airport (PDX). Eileen was a fiery redhead standing next to me, and we worked the swing shift — a time of day when baggage tended to go missing. Passengers weary from travel would burst into the office with unpredictable coping attitudes. One evening, a frequent traveler was so upset … [Read more...] about Why grounding in nature is essential to travel well.
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This article about visiting Newport, Oregon, in one day is for you if: You may be new to the Oregon Coast. This day trip to Newport, Oregon, is terrific because you can experience the "greatest hits" in a concentrated area. Enjoy a vibrant harbor, a world-class Aquarium, two lighthouses, a historic beach, and ancient forests in a nature-forward manner that's great for the … [Read more...] about How to see Newport, Oregon, in one day
This article is for you if: Experiencing a more profound connection with the Natural World transforms how you enjoy vacations. Nature-forward immersions can change your entire outlook in as little as 30 minutes daily. By connecting with the rock, trees, birds, and bees while on vacation, you can see yourself, your companions, and the wonders of travel more … [Read more...] about How to nature forward on vacations
This article about nature-forward vacations is for you if: A solution to all the above is grounding in the trees, plants, rocks, and water -- or adopting a nature-forward philosophy to your travel. But don't worry, a nature-forward focus won't usurp your hopes and dreams to see the sites, learn about culture, and enjoy delectable food & drink. Instead, it simply … [Read more...] about How to transform your travel experience with nature forward vacations