If you’re up for a true adventure and are OK with getting a little dirty in the process, a trek in pursuit of seeing one of the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world would certainly be one for the books. At this point, Mountain Gorillas can be found in the Virunga Mountains in the… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Wildlife Tourism
This year marks the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day and this year we have a huge goal to reach. The Earth Day Network is asking us, the citizens of the world to make a pledge, to change our habits and become more Eco friendly. By making and acting upon this pledge together we can preserve… Continue reading Travellers, Lets Support a Billion Acts of Green!
Standing in the presence of ancient architectural ruins never fails to take the breath away or hold the mind in thrall. Coming up on ancient heritage sites is one of the things we love most about travel. While adventure, adrenaline, volunteer work, and sharing meals with locals are certainly humbling in their own way, few… Continue reading Celebrating the Sinagua During Indigenous Peoples
Volcanoes national park located in northwestern Rwanda is a unique wildlife safari destination with over 300 mountain gorillas and the best place where tourists can mountain in their forested habitats. They are covered with black fur and are the biggest apes species with a fully-grown silverback (male mountain gorilla) weighing over 200 pounds. Mountain gorillas… Continue reading How Gorilla Tourism is Saving Rwandan Community from Poverty
Categorized among the most endangered apes on the entire planet, mountain gorillas are very unique primates. They prefer living along the slopes of the forested mountains and today they can only be found in three countries that are Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic Of Congo. Being primates, mountain gorillas are among the wild animals… Continue reading Mountain Gorillas – the Tale of Endangered Apes
Elephant trekking is one of the most popular activities to do amoung tourists in Thailand and contributes ever important tourist dollars to local communities. But recently some disturbing realities of elephant trekking have come to light begging the question can elephant trekking ever really be ethical? Diana Edelman a blogger passionate about the ethical treatment… Continue reading Can Elephant Trekking Ever Really be Ethical?