Author Archives: Sarah Lafontaine

One woman who’s changing everything

Posted on 2016-03-28 Sarah Lafontaine

  In 2004, Heilwig Jones found herself in Thailand at the tail end of a two-year career sabbatical. It was two days after a devastating tsunami had destroyed islands, cities, and villages. Seeing the staggering loss of lives, and community-wide destruction, Heilwig was compelled to stand up and help. She joined a local Thai organization […]

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Best Wildlife Photo Safaris on the Planet!

Posted on 2016-03-18 Sarah Lafontaine

  If you’re a lot like I am, you could stare at wildlife photos for hours. My Instagram feed is roughly 20% Travel Photography, 5% people and 75% animals. Who doesn’t want to look at Earth’s stunning creatures? Also, if you’re a lot like I am, you’ve imagined yourself taking amazing photos, travelling the globe […]

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Best Spots for Eco-Friendly Stays in Ireland

Posted on 2016-03-17 Sarah Lafontaine

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! We’re feeling inspired by all of the excitement happening in the city today and put together a quick list of the 3 best eco-friendly stays on the Emerald Isle. For some added fun, we’ve added some Irish slang to kick-start your St. Paddy’s Day celebrations. Ard Nahoo Eco Retreat Photo […]

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Changing Lives One Wave at a Time

Posted on 2016-03-11 Sarah Lafontaine

In 2011, Neil Christiansen decided to change his life.  A decision that would drive him to follow his heart and his surfboard, to Bocas del Toro, Panama. It’s here that he created Give & Surf, an organization that provides meaningful experiences to volunteers and long-lasting, sustainable change to the communities of Bocas del Toro. We […]

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