PHOTO GALLERY: The Beauty of Galapagos Birds

Green Global Travel - PHOTO GALLERY: The Beauty of Galapagos Birds originally appeared on Green Global Travel. The Beauty of Galapagos Birds We had no idea what to expect when Ecoventura invited us to join their small ship eco-cruise to the Galapagos Islands back in 2011. The archipelago has been famous for its remarkable array of endemic species ever since Charles Darwin made his famous Voyage of the Beagle back in the 1830s. But the Galapagos was a dream destination we didn’t expect … [Read more...]

Are Backpackers Destroying the World? Q&A With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail

Green Global Travel - Are Backpackers Destroying the World? Q&A With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail originally appeared on Green Global Travel.Pegi Vail & Co-Producer Melvin Estrella in Bolivia Are Backpackers Destroying the World? An Interview With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail “Tourism is really about selling nature and cultural heritage,” says National Geographic Traveler editor Costas Christ during an interview near the beginning of the Gringo Trails documentary. The rest of … [Read more...]

Green Travel Tips- The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Travel

Green Global Travel - Green Travel Tips- The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Travel originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Green Travel Tips The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Travel  If you took a poll asking people whether they’d prefer to be responsible or irresponsible travelers, most would choose the former over the latter. But what does Green Travel even mean? How do you do it? Do you have to sleep in a tent and cook on a solar-powered camp stove to be considered eco-friendly?  … [Read more...]

Boost for wildlife tourism in the Hebrides

- Description: Wildlife tourism in the Scottish Hebrides has received a boost thanks to a major grant from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund. Wildlife tourism in the Scottish Hebrides has received a boost thanks to a major grant from the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund to develop a community based ecotourism scheme.Recent research has revealed an exciting diversity of marine life in the Hebrides. Photo: … [Read more...]