Five Top Destinations Off The Travel Radar

Kelimutu - Five Top Destinations Off The Travel Radar

Do you avoid being around crowds of people, especially tourists, when you travel? Many travelers have places they considered “hidden gems.” These spots are generally off the traditional travel radar. Either they have not been discovered by the mass or on the verge of being discovered. Travel blogger BackpackerBen offered some recommendations from his travels.  […]

National Geographic Announces the Best and Worst Destinations

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National Geographic Society’s Center for Sustainable Destinations‘ 6th annual survey highlights 133 worldwide destinations and how they rate in sustainability, social and cultural integrity, aesthetic appeal, tourism management, and future outlook. The Center gathered a panel of “437 travel experts from various fields — historic preservation, site management, geography, sustainable tourism, ecology, indigenous cultures, travel […]

Budget Voluntourism: Turtle Conservation at Malaysia’s Tropical Redang Island

White sandy beaches, crystal clear blue sea, brilliant underwater world… Spend a week at this tropical paradise and participate in a worthy effort to conserve and monitor threatened species like hawksbill and green turtles. Redang Island in Malaysia is located in the South China Sea, approximately 45 km North Northeast of Kuala Terengganu and 22.5 […]