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BikeHike Adventures: Reasons Why Patagonia is A Must See


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Patagonia: A Must for Active Explorers

Breaking away from the common aspiration to travel in a warm and tropical destination can be difficult – but Patagonia makes it EASY. Mixing immense natural beauty, rich wildlife and satisfying activities makes Patagonia a must for active travellers.

Kabani Bamboo Village: Ethical Homestays, Empowered Communities

By Amy McLoughlin

 

In the beautiful region of Wayanad in Kerala, India, where dense jungle carpets rolling mountains in the Western Ghats, lies a magical hidden gem. The quiet village of Thrikkaipetta in the heart of this breathtaking region is a beacon for community spirit and an inspiration for ethical tourism.

 

Fernando de Noronha: Popular Island Vacation Spot in Brazil Joins a Growing List of Accessible Tourism Destinations

By Adriana Braun

 

*This article was originally written by Adriana in Portuguese, and has been edited and translated by Julio Bin, O VIAJENTE ESPECIAL project partner.

 

Accessible Ecotourism: Brazil Eco-Adventures for Everyone

By Adriana Braun and Julio Bin

 

Ecotourism for people in wheelchairs? You may wonder what that looks like, how it’s done. You’d be pleasantly surprised to learn that in many destinations there are efforts in place to improve tourism infrastructure to better serve people with disabilities. Brazil is one such example.

Tribewanted’s Second Eco-Village Project in Sierra Leone Aims to Support Sustainable Community Development

Tribewanted Sierra Leone

"Tribewanted Sierra Leone is your chance to play a part in kick-starting the right kind of tourism in a country that needs it. It will be an amazing adventure, so don’t miss this opportunity to be one of the pioneering visitors." – Ben Keene, Founder, Tribewanted

 

Edge of Africa: Volunteering in South Africa

By Jo Lancaster, Edge of Africa

 

If you are considering joining a volunteer program in South Africa, then you are likely the kind of person who wants to make a positive contribution, be it to conservation or to a community in need. However, before deciding which project you want to join, there are a few things that you may want to consider.

Traveling Mexico’s Mountainside Like a Local

By Michelle Rodrigues

 

Tourism in Mexico has seen a drastic drop since the swine flu fright and the recent economic downturn experienced throughout the world, but this doesn't stop everyone. Mexico is still optimistic and thriving with the continuation of its beautiful colors, traditions and cultures.

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