Archive for 'Naturally beautiful destinations' Category
Time to get in one last ski run before spring arrives. Instead of trekking all the way to Europe, we looked in our very own backyard for the greenest (and the whitest!) ski slopes around. Though we’ve never been, we hear the newest addition to Lake Tahoe, 968 Park, is positively pure.
In addition to its its [...]
Have your very own private eco-adventure this Valentine’s Day at Tabacon in Costa Rica. Located in the dramatic shadow of the Arenal Volcano and surrounded by 700 acres of pristine rain forest and lush greenery, this romantic five-star hideaway boasts 12 natural hot springs, mangrove jungles and wild monkeys. Getting there is not that difficult when you [...]
It’s not February yet, but it’s never too soon to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day. If you are eco-lovers like us, the Galapagos Islands are the place to go. The Galapagos constitute a group of volcanic islands off the coast of Ecuador with rare species and unspoiled beaches. Fly thru Quito to Baltra Island and [...]
Adventure Philantrhopy in Peru
You may know Peru for its pure silver (we have gorgeous pure silver earrings handmade by Artisans of Peru), but there is so much to Peru unexplored. There is also so much to do there. Why not combine the two with ”adventure philanthropy”, otherwise known as adventure travel combined with organized volunteer work, and [...]
This fall, the 218-year-old Woodstock Inn & Resort introduced an eco-friendly LEED-certified spa to capture the beauty and charm of New England. Located in rural Vermont, the spa encourages guests to connect with nature through its variety of organic products and unique nature-inspired seasonal treatments performed in ten rooms. Natural light pours in through its dramatically high ceilings and [...]
For a real awakening, serious travelers to Ecuador seek to go beyond viewing the beautiful wildlife and instead come face-to-face with the soul of its rain forest, its indigenous tribes. Start your trip with a visit to Quito, Ecuador’s capital, Quito and stay at La Casa Sol in the touristy neighborhood of Mariscal Scure, known [...]
It is worth a mention because it added a little difficulty to our traveling in and out of Bogota. In order to eliminate congestion, there is a law in place that says if your license plate has an even last number you can not drive your car on Monday Wednesday and Friday; the alternating remaining [...]
This past weekend Tribal Societe were guests at a lovely little shop on Candle Street called Nalu to sell some hand crafted goodies. Nantucket charm and a warm summer afternoon made for a perfect backdrop for an afternoon of shopping and greeting fellow would be eternal Nantucket Islanders islanders. Most favorite choice was nantucket blanc necklace.
If I had to write a short list of what one is able to see and do in Ecuador it would start something like this. Downtown city center, unbelievable churches, amazing street vendors, and many many Ecuadorian Indians proudly displaying their traditional dress. Of course, to be tried… sopa de locro, a potato and cheese [...]
Designers ‘going green’ should think…buttons, buttons, buttons. It is a fact that plastic destroys rainforests and its production harms animals. Tribal Societe is encouraging designers of the world to embody something entirely green. It is as simple as buttons, literally! Tagua is vegetable ivory that exists naturally in the Amazons. It can be molded into [...]