I failed. I had this great idea to promote ecotourism in a remote and developing part of the world, and I failed. I got an awesome team together. We launched a beautiful crowdfunding campaign to produce a documentary film, we ran out of time, and we lost all the money we had raised.
There is no better way to get away from all the city life and hustle than visiting a national park. Australia has a more than 500 national parks covering a remarkable 28 million hectares and 4 per cent of the total land area. You want to unwind. Go discover the wildlife in the Australian wild and take hikes in the rainforests and misty waterfalls or relax in the secluded beaches and magnificent cliff tops.
Here are some of the top national parks you can visit in Australia.
The Virgin Islands are an archipelago in the Lesser Antilles, which includes more well-known beach destinations like Barbados and St. Lucia. The Virgin Islands archipelago is actually made up of territories from two countries: the western islands are part of the United States; the eastern ones are the British Virgin Islands. We will focus on the largest islands of the Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix, Saint Thomas and Saint John.
Is it a calling or coincidence that some of the most marginalised communities, endangered animals and vulnerable habitats of the world are found in dream holiday destinations. Masai Mara tribe of Kenya are deprived of basics, Orangutans remain synonymous to Borneo and are threatened with the illegal pet trading and habitat destruction from illegal logging, and the Amazon rainforest is fast disappearing from booming industry in Latin America.
South Africa is home to majestic mountain ranges, scenic beaches, and some of the most unspoilt wilderness areas on the planet; it also has a diverse cultural heritage going back thousands, if not millions of years. It is therefore not surprising that South Africa is home to no less than eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, all of which are impressive in their beauty and their contribution to humanity.
Are you heading to Morocco and looking for that special place? There are plenty of possibilities for ecotourism in the Atlas mountains of Morocco: Why don't you head there, where life goes by deliciously slow?
Morocco is a country of contrasts and breathtaking landscapes: the arid desert in the southern part, the green, lush valleys and the Atlas ranges in the north, vibrant cities where the smell of spices inundates the nostrils.
While not always easy to find, the US offers an incredible range of eco-lodges, truly innovative green hotels, and dives in nature without harming the environment. So whether you are searching for a green hotel for your summer vacation, an eco-friendly resort of a corporate retreat, inspirational or romantic escape, or a learning adventure, explore these 10 top eco-lodges.
With a rich history and culture as well as plethora of natural resources, Turkey became the third most popular destination in the world last year. In 2013 alone, the country was visited by 39.7 million travelers from Europe and foreign nations, which was predicted to increase last year and in 2015 as reported by the Daily Sabah. If you’re visiting Turkey anytime soon, here are some of its hotspots to include in your list of must-see places.
Spring is knocking at the door and it is time to start thinking about planning your summer vacations. If you are bored with your usual travelling style, this year you can choose a different way to spend your vacations. Try ecotourism. And the perfect country to visit is Greece. I have selected for you the best 5 ecolodges in Greece. You will choose the one that satisfies all your travelling needs.