Blog Posts - Ecotourism

Travel Bloggers Take Country Break in Northern Sweden

Nine travel bloggers at TBEX Europe 2016 board a flight for the Northern Swedish city of Umea, where they are divided into two groups. Five of them enjoy a country break in Vasterbotten. Four continue north to Lapland.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Aug 5, 2016

Holistic Health Retreat Opens in Phuket, Thailand

People travel to other countries for medical treatments for many reasons. Some people cross borders for drugs or medical therapies because of lower costs. Sometimes they think the treatments are better – or the care more caring.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Aug 3, 2016

Glamping Resort Opens in Northwestern Bali

A glamping resort opens in Northwestern Bali in mid-August 2016 - far from the popular travel destinations such as Kuta, Jimbaron Bay, Nusa Dua, and Seminyak. Will it find favour with ecotourists and active travelers?
by Accidental TravelWriter on Aug 1, 2016

Unexpected Benefits of Digital Detox (or All's Well That Ends Well)

Digital detox not only lowers stress, enhances human relationships, helps you stay focused, and intensifies your connection with your immediate envirionment, it can also lead to unexpected benefits. What would my benefits be?
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jul 21, 2016

A Novel Approach to Touring Stockholm: Read Books Set in the City's Neighborhoods!

Instead of taking guided tours of the cities you visit, why not explore them on your own? Along with your map and guidebook, take a good novel set in the city - and read a few pages when you stop for a rest at parks and cafes!
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jul 4, 2016

Lang Tengah Turtle Watch at Tanjong Jara

In an exclusive partnership with Lang Tengah Turtle Watch and Tanjong Jara Resort, a new conservation unit and turtle hatchery will be unveiled on 2 July 2016 with the launch marked by the release of turtle hatchlings at 9.00 pm at the main beach of...
by Malaysia Asia on Jul 1, 2016

New Malaysia One Million Hectare Marine Park

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers There’s now another reason to visit magnificent Malaysia! This May, Malaysia established Tun Mustapha Park, its newest–and biggest!–marine protected area, just off of Borneo’s norther...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 1, 2016

TRAVELLING FOR GOOD: If done right, ecotourism builds sustainable economies

The quest to climb to the top of the world at Mt. Everest has resulted in an overcrowded trash heap that is seemingly irreversible, despite […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living []...
by The Mindful Word on May 18, 2016

Stanley Park – Evergreen Oasis

Drive beyond the northwest outskirts of the City of Vancouver, and you find yourself in the beautiful near-wilderness area of Stanley Park amid a forest of towering cedar, hemlock and firtrees. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on May 6, 2016

Eco-Tourism Gets Trendy

For years, eco tourism was something that no one has heard of, but today thanks to increased pressure by world governments to reduce carbon emissions and become more environmentally friendly,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by Travel on Apr 18, 2016

Bornean Frog Race 2016

The Bornean Frog Race 2016 is back and this time around, it will be held at Lambir Hills National Park in North Sarawak near the resort city of Miri. This unique nature related event will also take place on the 30th April 2016 and will also see a hiv...
by Malaysia Asia on Mar 30, 2016

Places to See Fireflies in Malaysia

For the firefly lover, here is a list of Places to see Fireflies in Malaysia, compiled based on states and dated January 2016. Over the years, many tourist and even locals have been going to see fireflies (kelip-kelip) all over Malaysia and some of t...
by Malaysia Asia on Mar 10, 2016

A Green Planet Is a Clean Planet – Discovery of eco-tourism and its Impacts

Tourism is the largest industry in the world, Tourism has the potential to contribute to a high level of economic and social development. Tourism is an ever growing industry around the world with many countries now dependent on the tourism industry w...
by Journal Edge on Dec 2, 2015

Bali: Hotel Review, Nick’s Homestay Offers Peek at Balinese Family Life

Nick's Homestay offer comfortable, low cost accommodation in a traditional Balinese style compound, giving travelers an first hand look at family life in Bali...
by Accidental TravelWriter on Nov 11, 2015

Vietnam: Laguna Lang Co Marathon Set for 24 -25 October 2015

On the weekend of 24 and 25 October 2015, more than 500 runners and marathon enthusiasts from across Vietnam and around the world will gather at Lang Co in Central Vietnam to take part the first ever Laguna Lang Co Marathon.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Sep 28, 2015

Adventure: Top 10 Travel Suggestions for Adrenalin Junkies

Forget watching movies in your hotel room, lounging by the swimming pool, sipping signature cocktails at the lobby bar, or having a treatment at a luxurious spa. Here are 10 travel suggestions for serious adrenaline junkies.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Sep 8, 2015

The True Essence of Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism

There is now a strong push for sustainable tourism practices, with many people wishing to reconnect with nature and enjoy a more pristine holiday environment while having minimal impact on their destination’s ecological balance. With globalisation...
by Earth Sanctuary Blog on Aug 27, 2015

Macau: 44 Hours in Coloane, Itinerary for a 3 Day, 2 Night Stay

As Macau's largest land mass, Coloane offers a side of the enclave that many visitors are not aware of. There is a stylish resort, 2 swimming beaches, 2 pubic swimming pools, a golf course, and an excellent network of well maintained hiking trails.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Aug 10, 2015

Niah Caves, Sarawak

One of the must visit caves in Sarawak is the Niah Caves which is located at the Niah National Park. This is probably the oldest caves in Malaysia with some amazing history that dates back to the stone ages and it is also my first time visiting this...
by Malaysia Asia on Jul 2, 2015

China: Nature Reserve Offers Eco-tourism in the Shadow of Skyscapers

Futian Mangrove Reserve is a green oasis in the shadows of Shenzhen's soaring skyscrapers. Why to go, how to get there, where to eat, and what to do.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jun 7, 2015

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