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Stylish, stunning and chic – and now cheap too

Stylish, stunning and chic – and now cheap too

Stunning Cape Town – now ranked as one of the world’s cheapest cities. Photo: Cape Town Tourism

If you’re looking for a cheap holiday, Cape Town has probably never topped your travel agenda. This gloriously swanky South African city has …

4 Skywalks to Scream About

4 Skywalks to Scream About

CLIFFWALK Image courtesy of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When you think of somewhere stunning that you want to visit or a unique place you want to see, what comes to mind? How often have you thought about standing on a …

Grenada – 5 Eco-Luxuriant Oceanfront Hideaways on the Spice Isle

Grenada – 5 Eco-Luxuriant Oceanfront Hideaways on the Spice Isle

Entryway – Spice Island Beach Resort (credit: Hal Peat)

While many other Caribbean island destinations have become dominated in recent decades by all-inclusive resort and large scale hotel presences, little Grenada has managed to prove that a thriving independent and …

Going green (really green) on the Emerald Isle for St. Patty’s Day

Going green (really green) on the Emerald Isle for St. Patty’s Day

As Ireland’s national holiday approaches, visions of all things green will sweep over the island, as well as fill the minds of Irish descendents spread across the globe, many of whom make pilgrimages back to their motherland on the ever-popular …

5 Ways to “Go Green” This Backpacking Trip

5 Ways to “Go Green” This Backpacking Trip

The term “Going Green” is one we’ve all heard. Reduce, reuse, and recycle, right? Well ,what about when you have a 20kg weight allowance and a very shallow pocket? I don’t know about you, but sorting plastic bottles and hauling …

Ecotourism – an introduction

Ecotourism – an introduction

Green or sustainable tourism has been described as managing tourism’s impact on the environment, communities and the economy to make sure that the effects are positive rather than negative for the benefit of future generations. English Tourism Council, 2003

The …

12 Steps to becoming an eco-friendly tourist

12 Steps to becoming an eco-friendly tourist

Photo by Patricia Perez de Viveros, Creative Commons

Vacations are a time when we tend to throw out the rules and relax, but that doesn’t mean we should stop being eco-friendly. Green tourism, (sometimes dubbed sustainable or responsible tourism) is …

Costa Rica for less: no artificial ingredients

Costa Rica for less: no artificial ingredients

Costa Rica is a land teeming with the paradoxes of its geographical location, bridging North and South America and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The resulting climate makes it ideal for year-round travel. The forces of nature are at their …

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