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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 […]
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 […]
You don’t have to spend the earth, or travel to its farthest corners, to fulfil your craving for nature – there’s plenty of wonderful wildlife to discover just on your doorstep, right here in the U.K. Here’s my selection of some of Britain’s most iconic and well-loved species, as well as a couple of ‘wild-cards’ […]
This week we look at some of the most spectacular wildlife migrations from around the world. Certain wildlife migrations are the stuff of legend. Hearing David Attenborough describe the Wildebeest’s annual journey was a childhood highlight and the sheer scale is impressive, they are definitely an eco travel bucket list contender! This week I take […]
Get hyped for 2019! Let’s make a deal…this will be our best year yet. All those travel plans you’ve been making and telling yourself you will get to one day. It’s now or never so let’s make this the year. Here is some inspiration to get you started. Costa Rica: Volcanoes, Nature and Beaches The […]
We put a lot of focus into the big cats, great apes and other poster children of many a conservation project. But, this is the tip of the iceberg and does a disservice to the breadth of wildlife you can encounter through Eco Companion. So my post this week focuses on some of the unsung […]
What is the best – and most eco way of exploring a country? Walking! Use your own two feet to beat the fumes and see the rural idylls and hidden gems that you won’t get to by car. You may think that’s not an option for every tourist destination…but we believe it is! Check out […]
Heady in its beauty, Mexico is one magnetising place. It is home to a plethora of bucket-list worthy experiences, from swimming in cenotes, being awed by Chichen Itza, and tasting the mouth-watering treats in Oaxaca. Of course, it is no longer a secret treasure in the travel world. Mexico is an adventurer’s favourite which has […]
Last week we posted a blog post by the wonderful Sarah, about heading out to South Africa and working with some fantastic training projects. See the video and read the post here. Sometimes giving up the hours spent each day working on your computer, and the early morning commute in rush hour, to travel the world […]