“Think Smart. Travel Slow.”


That’s the motto of Planeta.com, the Global Journal of Practical Ecotourism. This superb site is an astounding treasure chest of practical information for exploring the world in a conscientious manner. They offer online workshops, web seminars, and countless news items, stories, and practical links. On a similar note, TransitionsAbroad.com (also a print magazine) is THE portal for information on working, studying, volunteering, and living abroad. They refer to these activities as “alternative travel.” Gadling.com calls it “engaged travel.” I call it “tranquilo.” It all means the same thing: exploring the world, “smart and slow.”

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