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A Luxury Eco Safari Can Save The World – How You Can Choose to Travel for Good

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson with national park rangers in the Kruger national park on her luxury eco safari tour

Did you ever go on a luxury eco safari? I used to love to primitive camp. Put me out in the woods with barely a tent, and I was happy to be connected to nature. I learned the principles of Leave No Trace which taught me more than I wanted about minimal impact on the land and to flora and fauna. My favorite experience was a backcountry backpacking trip in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming when I was 16.

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Jordan Travel, Your Perfect Luxury Adventure Vacation and Destination

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson on her Jordan travel hiking trip

When I first went on a Jordan travel adventure 2 years ago, my imagination was filled with images of war, societal oppression, destruction, anti-Semitism, and a people hostile to Americans. This was fed by my own ignorance of the area, and frankly, by my own government and news media.

But, upon landing in Amman, I immediately realized Jordan is NOT what I had been watching on TV. I had already known this about other countries in which I lived: Bahrain, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Rather that situating it in the Middle east, I like to refer to Jordan as the Near East, because it is just over the border from Israel.

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10 Tantalizing Trip-Planning Must-Knows About South Africa

three lions on water in hole in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, picture taken by luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson on her South Africa vacation

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson in the Kruger National Park, South Africa

I just arrived back from my South Africa vacation and I am still amazed, about the land, its people, its wildlife, its culture. South Africa is a country you need to explore yourself to understand how it feels being right there.

There were moments on my luxury vacation in South Africa, it’s hard to describe, where the beauty of the land simply overwhelmed me.

If you are born and you live in the Western culture, visiting South Africa is entering a different world.

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Responsible Tourism: Four Tips to Kick Your Travels Up a Notch for You and the Places You Visit

a group of tourists visit with the locals on their responsible tourism travel tourWhat is responsible tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. I am so excited! It’s an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism is not only about seeing destinations. It’s about connecting with local people and local cultures. The goal is to minimize our impact on the environment, and to grow local economies, creating peace through understanding.

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Ethical Tourism: How Luxury Travel Leads the Way to Making the World Better Place

At Singita Grumeti, a 350,000-acre reserve in Tanzania, the Environmental Education Centre that educates the community’s next generation of leaders on the importance of a balanced, sustainable ecosystem and from it a viable economic option through controlled and ethical tourism. Courtesy of Singita

Courtesy of Singita

What is ethical tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development — an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism just isn’t about seeing the sites: it’s about connecting with local people and local cultures, minimizing our impact on the environment, and growing local economies It is about growing peace through understanding.. Basically, we can make a difference in each other’s lives no matter where we are in the world.

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