Sintra remains relatively untouched by the large numbers of visitors and sustainable tourism is a watchword for this UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a variety of hiking trails – from the coastal paths to tracks that allow visitors to discover the wide range of botanic species and the mysterious monuments that inspired Lord Byron when he lived here.
Photographer Genevieve Hathaway takes us on another visual adventure, this time through the Kimberley region of north western Australia, along the Gibb River Road.
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.
During a trip to Mooloolaba late last year, on the only day of our trip it rained, we decided to take the kiddies to Underwater World Sea Life thinking we could while away the hours looking at wet things instead of being wet.
From lush green paddy fields to coastal limestone mountains, delicious smelling street stalls to colonial influenced architecture, Vietnam offers travellers a distinctly different experience.
Looptail is really important because I want people to understand our story; where we come from. Our company comes from pure intention. Pure intention has a positive impact in the world using tourism as a vehicle. And I want people to know that.
Dozens of European cities now have bicycle sharing systems, making it possible to enjoy the cities in environmentally-friendly way by reducing your carbon footprint. It’s also an excellent way to see a city at ground level and is faster than walking.
Snow sports holidays take place in a very delicate environment and although we love the natural exhilaration of whizzing through the mountains, there is no doubt that mountain resorts can be damaging to the very environment they celebrate.
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.
With many new buildings, especially those a community hold dear, there is always a settling period before people grow fond of them. I didn’t need that.