Cruise Shore Excursions

By Nellie Grant

At all ports of call, cruise ships offer a variety of cruise shore excursions or tours for passengers to explore the region. Before choosing a shore excursion, however, cruisers should investigate different options and verify that the tour is worth the added expense and that it will be appropriate to their interests and abilities. If no particular excursion is…

Eight Benefits Of Installing A Home Water Filtration System

By Nellie Grant

The delivery of clean water through municipal water supply systems to our homes is one of the hallmarks of modern civilization. Modern water supply systems test and treat water to ensure it’s safe for all of our needs — drinking, cooking, cleaning, and more. You want to be sure that the water we use is…

10 Tips for Being a Good Tour Guide

By Nellie Grant

In the spring of 2013, when a hint of warmer weather got us ready to think about being outside, we put together a toolkit with ideas to help you organize a tour in your community. But don’t let the current chilly winter season stop you from giving―or going on―tours. Instead, use these 10 tips, compiled by…

How Accountability Brings Communities Clean Water

By Nellie Grant

WaterAid/Remissa Mak In Cambodia, government water quality monitoring systems are weak, meaning quality cannot be guaranteed and people are not receiving safe and reliable water. It is commonplace for private suppliers to provide 20L bottles of water to community members, yet the water in these bottles is not subject to rigorous water quality testing due…