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5 Myths About Ecotourism

5 Myths About Ecotourism

You always have an image in your head whenever you hear “ecotourism”: camping in absolute wilderness, long days of strenuous hiking, cooking meals on a camp stove. However, there is a lot more about ecotourism than enjoying nature on the barest of necessities. For the International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to […]

Anti-Valentine’s Day Getaway Spots

Museum of Broken Relationships

We feel you, single people. You abhor the cheesiness of Valentine’s Day, which you prefer calling “Single Awareness Day,” and you just want to get away from the romantic madness. If you have the resources to travel abroad, you can take a break at these places for the perpetual singles, the romantic cynics, and even […]

Best Winter Festivals in United States

Best Winter Festivals in United States

Is spending winter in your area a bit bland? Add some excitement to your cold days by spending it with other merrymakers during festive winter festivals. You do not even have to travel far, as here are some of the most recommended winter festivals within the United States. Saranac Lake Winter Carnival (Saranac Lake, New […]

Planning an Ecotourism Trip

Planning an Ecotourism Trip

In the age of “going green,” vacations are now evolving to fit with the changing times. Not only do travelers become interested about the next best white-sand beach or the most luxurious hotel, they have also become intrigued about the wild safari, virgin rainforests, and other majestic locations that have been unspoiled by commercialism.Ecotourism has become a popular getaway among tourists that some companies have taken advantage of this market trend with the introduction of ecotours. These to…

Voluntourism: A New Way to Travel

Voluntourism: A New Way to Travel

Travel enriches the soul. Travellers often return from trips abroad refreshed and feeling wiser for travelling to unfamiliar places, meeting new people, and experiencing cultures very different to their own. What strikes many of them most, however, is the poverty that denies people from less developed countries basic services such as healthcare, education, and housing. If you love travelling and care about these people at the same time, then consider becoming a voluntourist. What is voluntourism…

Winter-Only Hotels: Bunk In Now Before They Thaw!

Winter-Only Hotels: Bunk In Now Before They Thaw!

Many seasonal hotels around the world have their doors open during summer and happily close them come winter time. But fun is not all about summer. Winter, too is fun. We’re giving winter-only hotels some love today. Read on as we describe four famous lodgings that thrive on snow and ice. Literally.Ice Hotel (Jukkasjarvi, Sweden)Many travellers complain about the outdated hotel accommodations. With Ice Hotel, however, there’s no need to worry. Located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle in the Lap…

Ivindo National Park, The Pride of Gabon

Ivindo National Park, The Pride of Gabon

The west-central African nation of Gabon has been put into the tourism spotlight as it became the location of the latest season of reality show “Survivor: Gabon – Earth’s Last Eden,” which was ended about a day ago.Beyond the outwitting and the outplaying, the show displayed Gabon’s rich natural wonders that the country has been proud about.  This small nation is literally dotted with different ecodestinations that provide tourists with opportunities to see the majestic untouched forests, vast s…

Best US Destinations for Christmas

Best US Destinations for Christmas

There are many great Christmas destinations in the US for a lot of visitors to try out this holiday season. Whether for a family, a couple, or any other type of vacation this coming Christmas, the United States have several great choices available. Here are some of them. Disney World Orlando, FloridaFor a family getaway this Christmas, nothing beats visiting the wonderful and exciting Disney World. A popular theme park, this destination may be the safest bet for a family still not decided on whe…

World's Top Eco Friendly Destinations

World's Top Eco Friendly Destinations

Eco-friendly vacations have become quite popular among people. With putting high regard towards protecting the environment, many people are opting for vacations that aim to preserve and keep the natural environment as part of its main attraction. Another reason why eco-tourism may have grown as well is that many people may find themselves getting to see some of the last remaining pristine natural surroundings on Earth before it’s too late. With that in mind, here are some of those parts of the w…

Top Nude Beaches in Europe

Top Nude Beaches in Europe

Europeans are the best people to do some pretty exciting things like say, go to nude beaches. Forbes has compiled 10 of the best Topless Beaches. Not surprisingly three of them are found in Europe. Plage de Tahiti – Tahiti Beach in Saint Tropez, FranceIf the fact that it’s in the French Riviera is not enough, the beautiful bodies of jetsetters will surely make you want to go. Saint Tropez is famous for its beaches. There are plenty of options for families to go to during vacations. The Côte d’Az…