Many travelers worry about the environmental footprint of their wanderlust. Costa Rica wants to make it nonexistent, or even beneficial.
Brandon Withrow is a Midwest-based travel writer, whose past life was as a religious studies professor. His byline appears in Sierra Magazine, Business Insider, The Religion News Service, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other places. He's the author/co-author of nine books, including (co-authored with Menachem Wecker) Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in Religious Higher Education. Find him at brandonwithrow.com. Follow him at @bwithrow (Twitter) and @bgwithrow (Instagram).
It’s quite possible to check out the wild spaces that elk, moose, and wolves call home and still fall into a comfortable bed at night. But watch out for the flies.
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With vaccinations increasing, more and more Americans are heading abroad. To get back, they need to get tested—and some are finding out how tough it can be if you test positive.
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Long overlooked on the I-95 corridor, travelers may want to take a closer look.