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Turtles vs Tourists – How Mass Tourism Affects Ostional Wildlife Reserve

Sea turtle nesting in Ostional, Costa Rica, has become the next big eco-tourism attraction. The turtles used to struggle against vultures and dogs. Are tourists their next threat?

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To See Or Not To See – The Impact of Indigenous Tourism

For those seeking a meaningful interaction with other cultures, ethnic tourism can be very rewarding. However, with volumes of visitors increasing rapidly, issues have been raised about its consequences for indigenous lifestyles and traditions.

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Ecotourism in Granada, Nicaragua – Blending Culture and the Great Outdoors

Nicaragua is a strong competitor for the title of the new ecotourism hotspot. It’s jewel – Granada – is the perfect blend of nature and culture. No trip to the “Land of Lakes and Volcanoes” is complete without a few days of soaking up the colonial charms of the city.

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A Tale of a Whale – Is Whale Watching Doing More Harm Than Good?

Whale watching is growing in popularity. It’s claimed to be a way of raising awareness of the giant mammals, but are we causing more harm than good?

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Conquering Conquistadors with Crafts – Ethnic Tourism in Boruca, Costa Rica

Once you’ve had your fill of Costa Rican wildlife, consider what’s increasingly known as ‘indigenous tourism’ – visit the Boruca people and their village as they are among the only remaining native tribes in Costa Rica today.

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The Ultimate List of Travel Movies to Get You Inspired in 2018

A journey through the best travel movies ever made. They’ll have you packing sooner than you think. Spoiler alert: Eat Pray Love not included.

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Eco Las Vegas – Fact or Fantasy? A Guide to Going Green in Sin City

From hotels implementing cutting edge energy-saving technologies and environmental policies, to world class vegan and locally sourced food options, there is a green side to Las Vegas that few know about.

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The European UNESCO Heritage Sites You Never Heard Of

Let’s help end ‘tourism phobia’, Venice and Barcelona need a break. Discover lesser known but equally fascinating European destinations. Update your 2018 bucket list with these awe inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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A Social Business – Finding Refuge in Hotels

The definition of hospitality as ‘making newcomers feel welcome’ has been taken to new heights as hotels begin to offer employment and/or shelter to refugees.

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Unique Travel Destinations For Bicycle Lovers

These bike-friendly destinations across all continents boast good infrastructure, beautiful views and plenty of services to keep bike culture moving forward – a list of our favorite less talked-about places to explore on two wheels as a visitor.

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