Category: Ecotourism

Lessons Learned From Backpacking Southeast Asia

El-nido, Palawan, Philippines

What an incredible journey! Join me as I look back on my six-month trip backpacking Southeast Asia and explore the lessons learned from this adventure.

Angkor Wat Transportation Guide

The centre of Angkor Wat

Simply put, Angkor Wat is massive! In Transportation Guide, we explore the best ways to get around the largest religious structure in the world.

Top 3 Ecotourism Activities in Bali

Sunset over hindu temple, Tanah Lot in Bali

Come and explore this beautiful island and check out our top ecotourism activities in Bali, including hiking, dolphin watching and lots more!

Vang Vieng – Party Town turned Ecotourist’s Haven

Long tail boats on Nam Song River, Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng in Northern Laos was once a party town packed with backpackers, after a series of tragedies, the town is now reinvented as an ecotourist's haven.

Discover Ha Long Bay & Sapa in Northern Vietnam

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Two of the most beautiful locations in Northern Vietnam, Ha Long Bay and Sapa are two can't miss locations in South East Asia.

Langkawi – Malaysia’s Eco Paradise

Sunset in Langkawi

One of Malaysia's many beautiful locations, Langkawi is an ecotourist's dream. Take a closer look at the Sky Bridge, the Eagle Sanctuary and lots more.

Eating Local – Creating a healthier planet

Harvesting rice in Vietnam

Eating local is incredibly important for a variety of reasons. From the impact it has on the local community to the reduction in your carbon footprint.

Botanical Ecotourism – The World’s Spectacular Flora

Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama, Kyoto

When it comes to the world of Ecotourism, animals usually steal the show! Dive a little deeper and you'll find Botanical Ecotourism is just as spectacular.

Ecological Volunteering – Lend a Hand While Traveling

Farm in Vietnam

For those travelling for long periods of time, Ecological Volunteering work for an organization is a great way to get involved in the local community.

Aquatic Eco Systems – Diving & Cruises

Liberty Shipwreck, Bali Indonesia

For the conservational minded traveller, aquatic ecosystems provide an array of different activities both underwater and from the comfort of dry land.

Why You Should Go Camping For Your Next Adventure

Camping under the Northern Lights

Camping is one of the most immersive forms of Ecotourism. There's nothing quite like enjoying nature and relaxing without the stresses of the modern world.

Agritourism – The Benefits of Agricultural Tourism

Farm sunset in rural England

A quickly developing ecotourism niche, Agritourism is based around the farming industry and provides a fascinating hands-on insight into the food we eat.

Why you should visit National Parks

National Park in Sarawak Malaysia

If you practice ecotourism, chances are you like to visit National Parks. Join us as we explore a few reasons to do it more often and how to contribute.

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Footprints in the Sand Dunes – Murzuq Desert, Sahara, Libya

If you're a fan of Ecotourism, the question of How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is an important one to answer, and a lot less complicated than you think.

Urban Ecotourism & the Kuala Lumpur Ecopark

Sunset over Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ecotourism is most associated with remote, untouched settings, however you'll be pleased to know that Urban Ecotourism is growing and its simply beautiful.

Roaming the Rainforest & The Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

Discover one of the most fascinating ecosystems in the world and watch the Proboscis Monkey swing from tree to tree in Bako National Park, Malaysia.

Indigenous Ecotourism & The Giant Rafflesia

Giant Rafflesia Plant

This week we explore the world's largest flower, the Giant Rafflesia and Indigenous Ecotourism, which focuses on contributing to a region's local economy.

Sepilok – An Ecotourist’s Dream

Sepilok Orangutan Center, Malaysia

Sepilok is home to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre and the incredible Rainforest Discovery Center.

Responsible Tourism, What not to do

Beautiful Landscape in Phuket, Thailand

While travelling can be fun and rewarding it's important to remember a few important principles to make sure you're engaging in ethical responsible tourism.

The People Effect – Koh Phi Phi

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Join us as we explore the beaches of Koh Phi Phi in Thailand and dig a littler deeper into the philosophy of tourism and the impact it has on destinations.

Working with the Land – Northern Thailand

Rice fields in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Join us on a trip exploring farming in Pai, Northern Thailand. Learn about modern-day problems faced by farmers and possible solutions to these problems.

Chiang Mai to Pai, Northern Thailand

Terraced rice field in Chiangmai, Thailand

Join Jack as he sets off to explore Northern Thailand, reaching Chiang Mai and the elusive town of Pai discovering rainbow eucalyptus trees and lots more.

Ecotourism Travel Packing Tips

Setting off on your adventure!

Packing is one part of preparing for a trip that seems simple, yet ultimately leaves many people feeling frustrated. Here's some handy Travel Packing Tips.

How to Plan a Trip – Research for Ecotourism

It’s time to start planning!

Whether you've travelled before or not, tip preparation is key. How to plan a trip includes researching Safety Considerations, the location and the culture.

World’s Top 5 Ecotourism Destinations

Komodo Island National Park

The world's best Ecotourism Destinations can be found on every continent from the wild savannahs of Africa to the dense jungles of South America and Asia.

What is Ecotourism? A Journey Across South East Asia

River in the Amazon Rainforest, Peru

What is ecotourism? Enjoy the first in a 6 month series exploring the world of Ecotourism, following Jack through the biodiverse area of South East Asia.