Ecotourism

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Notable Greenway & Trail Systems in the US

Notable Greenway & Trail Systems in the US

In the aftermath of World War II, William Faulkner called the automobile the true “national sex symbol” of the United States. Yet it is here that only two decades later… Read More

Greenways: Linking People to the Landscape

Greenways: Linking People to the Landscape

Greenways are urban, suburban, or rural traffic-free routes mainly used for recreational use and often built along abandoned railway lines. Especially loved by runners, walkers, hikers, bikers, and sports enthusiasts… Read More

Discover the Unique Birdlife of New Zealand

New Zealand Birds: Fantails at Sunset

New Zealand has some of the most unique native wildlife in the world that consists mainly of birds. The New Zealand islands separated early from the other land masses of… Read More

Sustainable Tourism in Europe’s Nature

Sustainable Tourism in Europe's Nature

Our list of the Top 10 Eco Destinations largely relies on UNESCO’s World Heritage natural sites and the metrics provided by Yale’s EPI. Restricting the gaze to Europe, however, it… Read More

Natural Wonders: Top 10 Eco Destinations

eco destinations

Through our Alternative Travel Index, we spot the best destinations for Ecotourism and Active Travel. These countries are blessed with abundant natural wonders, but also strive to preserve them for… Read More

10 Ecotourism Tips for the Green Traveler

10 Ecotourism Tips for the Green Traveler

Traveling to a natural area does not automatically make you an eco tourist. A correct practice of ecotourism requires some more steps and an authentic sensitivity to environmental issues. So,… Read More