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With habitats that span from tropical rainforests to arctic tundras, Asia is home to many global biodiversity hotspots and popular tourism hubs. Along with a booming tourism industry, this region has some of the highest deforestation rates in the world along with rampant market for the illegal animal trade, threatening a number of vulnerable species and habitats. As Earth's largest and most populous continent with nearly 4.5 billion people living across this diverse landscape, Asia is also home to incredible conservation efforts and ecotourism opportunities.
Explore the content below to learn more about traveling throughout Southeast Asia, the Asian Pacific, and the Middle East. Explore topics like ecotourism, vegan travel, gender issues, and ethical adventures from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and more.
Balancing adventure with environmental consciousness might require a bit more effort from you, but it will make for spectacularly memorable encounters that leave a lasting positive impact. To help you plan your next green vacation, we’ve rated the BEST ecotourism experiences around the globe - why not add them to your bucket list?
It’s nearly impossible to capture the immense complexity and beauty of Myanmar in a photograph, but over the past 7 years as a Media Director for Build a School in Burma, I’ve tried my best to do it justice through the lens of my camera.
Just 25 incredibly inspiring quotes about saving out planet from the worlds most important environmentalists, activists, and scientists.
Since women should be celebrated every day of the year, here are some awesome things you can do to support women around the world, to help lift women out of difficult situations caused by gender bias, and to give them the credit they deserve.
Although many Burmese dishes are influenced by neighboring countries, like Thailand or India, pumpkin curry is a uniquely Burmese dish filled with a distinct blend of sweet and savory flavors. Click here for the recipe.
Luang Prabang is an oasis of tourist friendly (and safe) places to eat, with dishes sourced from the Mekong & Nam Khan rivers, as well as plenty of vegetarian and vegan dishes from the lush farmland that surrounds the city.
In order to make life a little easier for aspiring travel bloggers, I have compiled a list of some of the best travel hashtags of 2017, as well as popular travel hashtags by continent that I have found to be successful on Instagram
Thai green curry is one of my FAVORITE curries of all time (and its also one of the spiciest). I discovered this fabulous vegan and gluten free thai green curry recipe in a cooking class in Bangkok, Thailand.