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What is eco tourism? I’m sure that you have heard the term ‘eco tourism‘. However, you may find yourself asking the question: ‘what is ecotourism?’ Let’s start by looking at expert definitions: The International Eco tourism Society (TIES) describes eco tourism as: “Travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of […]
Costa Rica Max on beach eco companion
Costa Rica is one of few destinations with a strong claim to be the EC team’s favourite destination – offering more opportunities for wildlife per square mile than anywhere else in the world. It is literally the most biologically intense place on earth! Does ecotourism work? Costa Rica has tried to answer that question on […]
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Many travellers dream of their chance to see what is probably the most well-known natural phenomenon in the world: the Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights. And for good reason. I too had seen the images online of these grand green flashes and flowing shapes filling up the sky. I too had doubted the reality […]
Imagine snuggling up in an igloo, curling up in front of the fire after an epic hike, or an intimate dinner high above the rainforest in your own private pod. That’s right, going eco doesn’t mean you lose out on any romance. In fact, some of our sustainable cottages and lodges in enchanting spots are […]
The trend of outdoor adventure through experiential travel is becoming ever more popular. But when thinking of an active holiday in nature people often think of mountains, diving spots and safaris. But what about lakes? Lakes offer an almost immediate sense of tranquillity, mixed with the excitement that comes with knowing that you can do […]
All of our elephant tours and projects put conservation front and centre, as we believe that all eco travel should. Globally, the elephant is listed as vulnerable at best and it’s in no small part thanks to the efforts of dedicated elephant lovers that the species is holding it’s own in some places. Sadly, elephants […]
Knowing when to book a trip is just as important as knowing when to take it. Certain destinations require booking in advance to ensure you have your choice of accommodations, and some of nature’s greatest natural phenomena are seasonal – so if you don’t want to miss out you better start planning now!   With […]
There is a freshness that comes about in autumn, and along with it, the growing need for adventure. With the summer months at an end and a set routine in full force, it is no wonder we have this growing urgency to pack our bags and go on an adventure. Luckily, autumn is one of […]
Winter is coming – let’s find you a way out of this one! Those lovely hot summer days are behind us, and soon enough we’ll all be back to slapping on layers upon layers of clothing and having early nights in, as opposed to sun lotion and migrating between beer gardens. On the bright side, […]