To celebrate ye olde Christmas tradition of giving books chock full of useless facts – usually only read on the loo – we thought we’d share a video on some curious geographical factoids. You never know when the info will come in handy! Enjoy.
The fabulous Elephant Pepper Camp in Kenya is the definition of relaxed isolation. Situated in the heart of the great African wilderness that attracts millions of tourists a year, the lodge is the perfect place for a stress-free getaway.
If you are frustrated with the cultural and environmental depreciation caused by tourism, Mekong Responsible Tourism have produced an e-guide for the region, which should certainly offer you something to cheer about.
The regions getting a major rail investment include Washington, Connecticut, Missouri, New York and New Jersey. All in all, the total amount committed by the government so far towards rail development is a whopping $5.7 billion.
You may have been wondering why I’ve been incommunicado over the past few weeks… apart from a week of enforced cyber lockdown as the internet connection went AWOL, there was one other little reason:
Lately, as Eco Traveller is still pretty new on the scene, I’ve been contemplating posting content written by certain ecotourism companies, for a few reasons. Little did I know that there would be such strong opinions in the travel blogging world that this practice is totally frowned upon.
Meet the new Cara Boat. It’s a caravan. But it’s also a boat. You can tour your favourite country for a few weeks and then, when you get bored, sail off into the sunset in search of pastures new. The Sealander is the modern take on the caravan, designed by a German engineer, which lets you adapt the nation’s favourite holiday accessory into a boat.
The River Cottage brand has become known in organic circles as a pioneer of the ‘grow your own’ movement. The practises adopted at River Cottage have been so successful that the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has awarded the business the highest award possible, making it the most sustainable restaurant in the UK.
While trying to figure out how I can make this blog/website slightly more personal I thought I’d try a new move – a blog within a blog. So here we are… welcome to the first post of Ed’s blog, and that’s Ed as in editor, I haven’t just taken to calling myself Edward!
Credit cards issued by banks that believe in environmental responsibility exist, giving customers a chance to use an eco-friendly credit card that offers donations to environmental charities rather than offering airline miles or cash back. Check out the 5 top credit cards linked with environmental charities and start to live a more eco-friendly life.