10 Best Ecotourism Experiences Around the World
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?
Climb Kilimanjaro Responsibly: Everything You Need to Know About Fair Porter Treatment & Tipping
Unfortunately, many porters are underpaid and exploited by companies that serve international climbers who want to scale Africa’s highest mountain. In this article, we'll explain the porter treatment situation, what you can do to improve it, and what you can do to make a difference during your climb.
The Top Instagram Travel Hashtags of 2019
Utilizing hashtags on Instagram will not only get your photo seen, it will also help you build an online travel community for whatever your exploration niche may be: backpacking, ecotourism, vegan/vegetarian travel, or luxury escapes.
50 Stunning Travel Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Myanmar
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.
If You Love Nature, Here Are 6 Reasons NOT to Visit Agua Azul in Chiapas
Everything You Need to Know About The Cholitas Wrestlers Fighting the Racist Patriarchy in Bolivia
Cholitas wrestlers are fighting against systematic discrimination in all its forms - classism, racism, sexism - in the rink and throughout daily life in Bolivia.
Day Hikes in Peru: Trekking to the Pumamarca Ruins from Ollantaytambo
The remote ruins of Pumamarca remain a well kept secret compared to the famous neighboring ruins of Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. Click here for the history behind the ruins & a hiking guide.
Here's Why Cabo Polonio is the Ideal Destination for Nature Lovers
Cabo Polonio is one of the increasingly scarce places where you can get completely lost in nature, with only the wind, ocean, and sand dunes to limit you.
Where to Find the Best Veggie Burger in Montevideo
Determined to uncover Uruguay’s slowly growing vegetarian/vegan food movement, I explored the capital city to discover Montevideo’s most delicious veggie burgers - eating 10 different veggie burgers in 10 days and gaining about 10 pounds (five kilos).
Awesome Things To Do Any Day of the Year to Support Women Around the World
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.
Hiking Guide to the Solidão Waterfall in Florianopolis, Brazil
Hidden below the canopy of the Atlantic Forest is a small waterfall known as Cachoeira da Solidão, which means Lonely Waterfall in English. Cachoeira da Solidão is beautiful and offers hikers the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of the forest while bathing in a natural freshwater pool below the fall.
5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint on Your Next Vacation
Many of us tend to overlook the negative impact of traveling on the environment. Scientists and activists around the world are speaking out about the detrimental repercussions of long distance travel on our planet. Follow these five simple steps to become a more eco-friendly traveler.
The Secret History of the World’s First and Only Cactarium
A legacy of Patricia and Chester “Cactus Slim” Moorten, who were pioneers of the early Palm Springs, Moorten's Botanical Garden is a family owned living museum inspired by the extraordinary variety and beauty of desert plants from around the world.