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Redefining Travel Here’s another post from our time in Nicaragua. What is geotourism and is it possible? Read more here.

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Not So Far, Yet Worlds Away

The long-awaited time is finally here—we have embarked on our “world’s best internship” experience at the Cayuga Collection’s Nicaraguan and Costa Rican properties, an announcement I first made here. Our first blog is available on the Cayuga site — here’s … Continue reading

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The Armchair Traveler

Traveling isn’t always the easiest, most financially-feasible option for most of us. That’s where great travel writing fills a necessary gap. For armchair travelers, these two new anthologies are a fantastic way to explore the world from the comfort of home—and … Continue reading

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Beauty in Loss: Remembering Those Who Taught Us How

“To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept … Continue reading

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How We End Up Where We Are

Originally posted on thegoodshufu:
This week, I passed the 50,000-word mark on The Good Shufu, meaning (phew!) I’m still on track to get it to my editor at Putnam by my deadline in Jan. One of my main themes in…

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HIPPO Reads on the Go

As Cold Mountain Collective readers are likely aware, I’ve been busy lately with a new venture and sadly neglecting my duties as a blogger here on CMC. But all this work at HIPPO Reads has me realizing that there’s a … Continue reading

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HIPPO Reads — curating your online reading experience

I’m writing with deepest apologies for the long posting absence. A new venture has been taking up much of my time these days and I’m happy to announce it here: HIPPO Reads is a literary startup focused on curating and … Continue reading

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Carbon Emissions Fail: Air Travel

I knew it when I walked along Dockweiler Beach in Los Angeles on Saturday, the wide stretch of sand directly below the flight path of one of the world’s busiest airports: air travel is not good for the earth. Yes, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Common Wanderer:
Blue lobsters are about one in two million. And yesterday, my uncle caught one. Now, lobstermen are pretty squirrelly so I’m not going to tell you where he got it or even his name.…

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Thankful

Originally posted on The Common Wanderer:
I am so grateful to be able to walk outside and find beauty, every day. My life may not be as full of world travel as it once was, but I get to have…

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