6 Multi-Generational Stargazing Experiences

6 Multi-Generational Stargazing Experiences

One of the greatest memories extended families can create together is a special travel experience. Multi-generational travels makes up about 33-40% of the $270 billion leisure travel industry. With astrotourism on the rise, how can stargazing experiences enhance  your...
Albanian AstroTourism: Pristine Night Skies in Europe

Albanian AstroTourism: Pristine Night Skies in Europe

In June 1992, I stepped off a plane and made my way up the palm tree-lined walkway into Tirana International Airport in Albania. I was 18-years-old. Tirana International Airport 1992, walking from the plane to the terminal. ©1992 Vicky Derksen PAINS OF COMMUNISM Three...
Chaco Canyon: Best in ArchaeoAstronomy!

Chaco Canyon: Best in ArchaeoAstronomy!

Photo courtesy of Jamie Britt, all rights reserved. It’s hard to beat New Mexico for dark skies, ancient ruins, and outdoor adventure. It beckons night sky tourists with its spectacular treasures. Chaco Canyon National Historical Park is one of those extraordinary...
Flagstaff, Arizona: Best in Astrotourism!

Flagstaff, Arizona: Best in Astrotourism!

Milky Way over Buffalo Park in Flagstaff, Arizona. Photo courtesy of Flagstaff Dark Sky Coalition. Flagstaff, Arizona deserves the first place on my list of “Best in Astrotourism”. I love making a quick weekend getaway to the cool pines of Flagstaff to escape the...