Bangkok, like all other big Asian Capitals, is a mix of many things: culture, chaos, dirty roads, skyscrapers, spicy, good and cheap food, huge shopping centers, historical sites, traffic jams, smiling people, and so on.
Paris city tours are on the rise as the city embraces ecotourism, coming tenth in the European Green City index and offering numerous green city tours.
Paris is famous for being the number one romantic destination in the world, but the city also has plenty to offer the genuine ecotourist with a number of guided Paris city tours as well as options for getting around the city alone.
This year is set to be a big one for the city of London, as the Olympic Games draw near and expected visitors to the English capital look set to achieve record-breaking figures. There are a number of options available to the dedicated ecotourist who is thinking of visiting the city either during the games or after.
Green Travel is not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about a trip to the USA, but it's equally (perhaps even more) important to ensure visitors take a responsible approach to travel as it is with anywhere else in the world. San Francisco offers a number of city tours that support the ecologically minded and is a city rich with both wildlife and culture.
Ghana, a former British colony on the west side of Africa, is an ecotourist's delight. Its 16 national parks and numerous other green sight-seeing destinations continue to receive increasing international attention. Thus, if two of such ecotourism destinations, submitted to the United Nations in January 2000 for UNESCO World Heritage Site certification, are approved, it would be a significant boon to the Ghanaian ecotourism industry.
Rapid and extensive development in the Dominican Republic has damaged a lot of the country's natural resources, wildlife reserves and tropical rainforests, with only 15% of its original forest cover remaining. Therefore the promotion and implementation of ecotourism in the Dominican Republic is vital if the country is to preserve its remaining environment.
Ecotourism in Europe is unrivalled when it comes to the diversity of the landscapes. The continent is home to vast expanses, dramatic mountains, heart-stopping beauty, and breath-taking experiences. You can do it all in Europe, from cycling to hiking, in the snow or in the hot, hot heat, from the Arctic Circle to the shores of the Mediterranean, ecotourism in Europe will keep you exploring forever.
Ecotourism in Latin America is exciting and progressive, as well as locally focused and sustainable minded. There's so much for the ecotourist to see and do that it can be tough to know where to start, so we've decided to make it easier and run through the top 10 ecotourism experiences in Central and South America.