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So far Karen Leiva has created 17 blog entries.

Travel with Purpose in Curacao

By |2020-03-02T20:05:37-05:00February 25th, 2020|Family Travel, News, Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

Looking for recommendations on how to travel with purpose on your beach break in Curacao? Over the Christmas break, my husband and I brought our four-year-old son to Curacao for some R&R beach/ family time. We stayed in the northern

Ecolodge in Egypt Preserving Nubian Traditions

By |2020-03-02T20:06:03-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Egypt, Jordan, Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

Located on The Nile overlooking an ancient temple, Eco Nubia is an ecolodge in Egypt - the first of its kind in Aswan with a focus on preserving ancient Nubian history and culture. On an upcoming Social Impact Traveller trip

Al Dwyer’s Fogo Island Walking Tour

By |2020-03-02T20:06:43-05:00January 24th, 2020|Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

Fiddle music, a rich culture of storytelling, iconic landscapes – and cod. These are some of the things that come to mind when I think of Fogo Island, Newfoundland. I’ve had the good fortune to visit Fogo Island twice now,

Travel in Peru Beyond Machu Picchu

By |2020-03-02T15:33:28-05:00November 25th, 2019|Peru, Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

In this blog,  Peru travel guide of nearly 15 years, Fernando Figueroa, shares a local perspective on how things have changed in Peru and what those changes mean to communities. As more people travel to Peru, locals are trying

Social Impact Traveller Carbon Offset

By |2019-10-30T10:41:03-04:00October 29th, 2019|Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

Social Impact Traveller Carbon Offset When it comes to the environment, I am, by no means, an eco-warrior. Nor am I an expert on the topic of carbon offsets or the impact airplanes are having on the environment. I certainly

Travel with Purpose: Local Perspective

By |2020-03-02T15:32:05-05:00October 7th, 2019|Peru, Social Impact Traveller, Travel with Purpose, Uncategorized|

In this blog, I asked Peru travel guide of nearly 15 years, Fernando Figueroa, for a local perspective on how things have changed at Machu Picchu and what those changes mean to the community. There is no question that Machu

Prince Edward Island for Families

By |2020-03-02T15:28:15-05:00September 1st, 2019|Family Travel, Social Impact Traveller, Uncategorized|

Ice cream, goats on a beach, lighthouses to explore and campfire marshmallows – it’s the kind of stuff that little kid dreams are made of. This is why Prince Edward Island (PEI) is great for family vacations. My husband and