Alison Abbott is an award-winning travel writer and photographer with a focus on sustainable shades of green living. Her travels have taken her around the globe to off-the-beaten-path destinations, but India holds a special place in her heart. As a Baby Boomer who loves adventure, she has swum with pink dolphins in the Amazon, crossed paths with grizzlies in Alaska, and ventured to Chernobyl in Ukraine. Her passion for responsible travel has her singing the praises of keeping it local whether at home or abroad. When not searching out the best of artisans, growers and makers who make a destination unique, you can find her working as editor of the blog she founded, Green With Renvy. Alison is a regular contributor to many on-line publications and is a Local Expert with AFAR Media.