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Tag: Conservation

Age Specific / Kids
Jun 20, 2019

Birding: Getting Your Child’s Interest in the Environment to Take Flight

Los Angeles native Benny Jacobs-Schwartz will admit his personal interest in bird watching took shape around 2011 while he was in Costa Rica on a study abroad program to support his university coursework in Tropical Rainforest Biology. “I started to see birds through high-powered binoculars and was wowed by colorful tropical birds I never knew existed,” he said on that discovery bringing out childlike wonder. “Earlier, I was into insects, and then tropical fish. However, the bird surveys I did with my instructors instilled my passion for birding.”

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Destinations / North America
Jun 9, 2019

Feting Alaska’s 60th With the Kids This Summer

Families looking to cool off in Alaska this summer can take advantage of increased air access, hotel packages and plenty of new high-adrenaline activities.

Travel Tips
Apr 18, 2019

Earth Day by the Bay

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Prepare to feel the cool bay breeze while joining earth-friendly activities and programs suitable for all ages.

Travel Tips
Jan 18, 2019

Teaching Children to Respect Animals Through Travel

Respect is a big lesson many parents focus on teaching kids, and, while respect for elders and other people usually takes priority, it is an excellent time to teach kids the importance of respecting animals as well.

Cruising
Sep 24, 2017

Family-Oriented Adventure Program

Lindblad Expeditions recently introduced the National Geographic Global Explorers Program to its roster of epic cruise adventures. The Global Explorers Program, led by National Geographic’s own field educators is part of the ongoing partnership with Lindblad itineraries and the National Geographic Society’s education division.