Creating Change

If you don't like the way the world is, you change it.

You just do it one step at a time.

-Marian Wright Edelman

Colorado Takes a Stance: Business is NOT at Odds with Sustainability

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force,” as a famous green Jedi once quoted, “As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror… I fear something terrible has happened.” On June 1st, tremors echoed through the entire world with the formal announcement for the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. […]

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Hiking South Korea’s Seoraksan National Park

I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that Seoraksan National Park wasn’t one of the main reasons we went to South Korea. Before flying into Japan, we had to plan out our exit. A quick search on Skyscanner pulled up a flight form Tokyo, Japan to Seoul, South Korea for less than $80 USD. […]

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Fighting Zika with Fashion

Currently wandering across Asia, I have to admit it crossed my mind to venture out to South America. For years now Peru has topped the list of must hit places. When in the region, why not explore neighboring Ecuador as well? It was all very tempting.   Yet, when faced with the growing Zika presence […]

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Exploring the Mosques of Malaysia

If exploring mosques tops your agenda, then Malaysia will need to make it onto your travel itinerary. This country celebrates an incredible display of mosques. In fact, in many cities you can visit multiple mosques.   If you are visiting a mosque for the first time Here are a few things to know before you go. […]

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Visiting the Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sitting on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, the Batu Caves weave through a limestone hill creating an intriguing Hindu temple experience. First you will be greeted by a wide-open space leading toward the main temple area. Don’t walk too fast otherwise you’ll miss the statues and décor leading up the finale.   How to Get […]

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Visiting a Mosque for the First Time

I didn’t know what to expect visiting a mosque. Despite hitting countless temples throughout Asia, suffering from temple fatigue at times, the thought of visiting a mosque intimidated me slightly. I didn’t know what to expect or rules for tourists.   What do I wear? Am I even allowed to visit? What if I don’t […]

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Responsible Snacking On The Go

-Guest post by Ben Kanellitsas from Play Hard-Give Back Travelers in 2016 are looking more than ever towards socially responsible lodging options. While jet setting around the globe, they want to pair their responsible travel with a socially conscious snacking option. Their desire to purchase with a purpose has created an opportunity for companies looking to […]

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Ecotourism – Three Things to Consider

-Guest post by Evan Delahanty, Founder of Peaceful Fruits   Hmmm so roomy in this blog – I feel like I’m on the beach in Thailand! Or is it South Korea? Guam? I’m not sure, but thanks for inviting me over, Alex!   Alex has taken her show on the road and, I have to […]

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Cultural Significance of Removing Your Shoes in Asia

I made a major cultural mistake early on in my Asia adventure. It was in Thailand and I started blazing across the foyer to the reception desk in our small off the beaten path lodging. It had been a long day and I was more than ready to claim my room and curl up for […]

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5 Tips to Make the Most of Business Boutique

If you have made the decision to attend Business Boutique this year, congratulations! You signed up for an incredible business and life changing experience. You are in store for a powerful weekend. The speakers will inspire you. The Ramsey production team will go above and beyond to make the event extraordinary. Connecting with like-minded women […]

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