Mindblowing Images of the Milky Way [TIMELAPSE]

Melbourne resident Alex Cherney has spent years capturing the beauty of the Milky Way over southern Australia in a series of photographs and timelapse videos, showing just how impressive the skies can be in this part of the world.

Visual Adventure: National Parks of the Canadian Rockies

Photographer Genevieve Hathaway recently visited Alberta and British Colombia with G Adventures, here she shares some of her favourite images of the trip with Eco Traveller readers.

Fungi and Flowers on Sheoak Nature Walk

The walk is just a few kilometres long, looping around from the picnic area at the car park and back again, so it’s great for small children with lots to explore, pick and prod along the way.

5 Eco-friendly Holiday Ideas

With so many holiday options for travellers these days, it’s hard to narrow down your choices. Do you go beach or mountain? Adventure or cultural? If you’re not sure what you want to do, here are five great eco-friendly holiday options to consider.

Turkeys, Soup, Bike Trails and Beer

Two hours south west of Melbourne is the hinterland hamlet of Forrest. We visit for the day and discover why this little community nestled in the Otway Ranges is so popular.

View Back Along the Great Ocean Road from Mount Defiance Lookout

Built from 1919 to 1932 as a memorial to those who served in WWI, the Great Ocean Road wends its way through quaint seaside towns and ports for 243kms, offering the chance to fossick in rock pools, hike to hidden waterfalls, marvel at the rugged shoreline, or simply stop, sit back and relax in one of the pubs or restaurants along the way.

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    Discover Sweden’s Most Primitive Ecolodge

    Dubbed as the country’s most primitive hotel, Kolarbyn Ecolodge in Sweden gives “roughing it” a whole new meaning.

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    Llamas, Lodges and Peruvian Luxury

    As hotels around the globe vie amongst themselves to provide guests with the latest in luxury travel, all too often opulence comes at the expense of their environmental and social responsibilities. However, Peruvian boutique hotel chain Inkaterra turns that idea on its head.

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    Hidden Greenwashing: 3 Tell-Tale Signs

    A majority of travellers (73%) say they don’t feel they have the necessary information to decide whether a hotel is eco-friendly. Here, we give you a few pointers to help you decide for yourself.

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    Turkeys, Soup, Bike Trails and Beer

    Two hours south west of Melbourne is the hinterland hamlet of Forrest. We visit for the day and discover why this little community nestled in the Otway Ranges is so popular.

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    Discover Melbourne on a Dumpling Walking Tour

    We were sitting in Shanghai Street dumpling house savouring their infamous Xiao Long Bao, which have had a cult following since day one. It was our third restaurant on the dumpling discovery tour and I was quickly developing a whole new appreciation for these little morsels of goodness.

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    Meson Don Felipe and Mar I Terra, near Southwark tube station, serve up a taste of the Iberian Peninsula in Central London.

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