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?

10 Best Ecotourism Experiences Around the World

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.

Climb Kilimanjaro Responsibly: Everything You Need to Know About Fair Porter Treatment & Tipping

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.

50 Stunning Travel Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Myanmar

If You Love Nature, Here Are 6 Reasons NOT to Visit Agua Azul in Chiapas

Declared a natural reserve in the 1980s because of many endemic plant and animal species found in the area, Agua Azul is a perfect example of how mismanaged “ecotourism” projects with purely economic and political motives can have serious negative impacts on local communities and natural habitats

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.

Everything You Need to Know About The Cholitas Wrestlers Fighting the Racist Patriarchy in Bolivia

6 Eco-friendly Products to Make Your Next Trip More Sustainable

Traveling isn’t a very eco-friendly activity and most of the stuff we pack in our suitcases has a harmful effect on the environment - whether its wrapped in plastic, one-time use, full of damaging chemicals, or energy draining

6 Eco-friendly Products to Make Your Next Trip More Sustainable

Potaje Cubano: Mouthwatering Vegan Black Bean Stew Recipe from Cuba

This mouthwatering vegan potaje de frijoles negros (black bean stew) recipe is full of exciting flavors - perfect for a vegan diet! Beans are high in folate, B vitamins and iron, and heart-healthy.

Potaje Cubano: Mouthwatering Vegan Black Bean Stew Recipe from Cuba

The Best Free Hikes Near Bariloche

As my last stop in Patagonia, I was thrilled to finally find affordable access to nature that totally exceeded my expectations. Check out these beautiful hikes in the Bariloche area that are 100% free and absolutely worthwhile.

The Best Free Hikes Near Bariloche

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).

Where to Find the Best Veggie Burger in Montevideo

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.

Awesome Things To Do Any Day of the Year to Support Women Around the World

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.

Hiking Guide to the Solidão Waterfall in Florianopolis, Brazil

The Most Popular Instagram Travel Hashtags For Your Next Post

Attention all travel photographers, bloggers, and enthusiasts using Instagram! Listed below are the top 200+ travel related hashtags that will help you organically grow your following and connect with travel community on Instagram.

The Most Popular Instagram Travel Hashtags For Your Next Post

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

5 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint on Your Next Vacation

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.

The Secret History of the World’s First and Only Cactarium

Recipes from Myanmar: Burmese Pumpkin Curry (Vegan)

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. 

Recipes from Myanmar: Burmese Pumpkin Curry (Vegan)