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.
If You Love Nature, Here Are 6 Reasons NOT to Visit Agua Azul in Chiapas
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.
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.
A Nature Lover’s Paradise: Vacationing in a Summer Cottage in Finland
So what is a typical Finnish summer cottage vacation like? Mostly it is about doing the things that get lost in a busy work schedule: spending quality time with the family, reading the books you have been meaning to read for years, getting daily exercise, steaming in the saunas, picking summer berries, and taking time to reflect.
11 Pictures of Baby Sloths That Will Make You Want to Visit Costa Rica's Sloth Sanctuary
This sanctuary on Costa Rica’s caribbean coast seems to be doing its best to solve the complicated problem of protecting sloths in a world where their natural habitat is being increasingly compromised by humans.
36 Tips on Traveling Green
Heads up explorers, travel isn't as sustainable as you may think. Follow these easy tips to help you decrease your carbon footprint on your next trip! From drinking locally brewed beer to packing a small suitcase, we have the top environmentally friendly travel tips that will change the way you vacation this holiday season.