11 beautiful places to visit for a green holiday

Ecotourism can simply be defined as an environmentally responsible travel directed towards exotic natural habitat for enjoying and appreciating nature. It promotes conservation and provides a favourable active socio-economic participation of the locals. Ecotourism destinations allow travellers to experience some of the most extreme and gorgeous natural wonders across the globe but on a responsible note. The money spent by travellers on visiting these destinations is put back for maintaining and protecting its natural environment. Following are the top 11 eco-friendly destinations around the globe for your next green vacation!…

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From Colmar to Prague: 5 cities to visit for the best of the European spring

From chocolate egg hunts to Easter farmer’s markets, Europe offers picture postcard perfect destinations that explode in a kaleidoscope of colours during the annual miracle that is spring. From chocolate egg hunts to Easter farmer’s markets, Europe offers picture postcard perfect destinations that explode in a kaleidoscope of colours during the annual miracle that is spring. For travellers looking for a long weekend getaway that showcases the best of spring, Brussels-based outfit European Best Destinations, which works to promote culture and tourism on the continent, has released a list of…

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Research and training top the agenda in Australian state visit to India

In his first trip to the country since he entered office, Malcolm Turnbull was accompanied by Australian education minister, Simon Birmingham, who led a delegation of 120 representatives from Australian universities, industry and training institutions. Turnbull said in a speech that in the fields of education, training, science and innovation, “our dynamic and growing knowledge partnership can be truly transformative.” “We will continue to ensure that we provide outstanding opportunities for Indian students,” he said. “And also that Australian students learn more about India by visiting and studying here including through…

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11 reasons to visit the beautiful islands of Fiji now

WHILE you might think the devastation wrecked by Tropical Cyclone Winston would make Fiji a no-go zone, there’s never been a better time to travel to our beautiful island neighbours. Many resorts are back up and running, Fiji Airways are offering special deals and the locals need Australians to visit now more than ever. While my visit was prior to the cyclone, I feel it’s now even more important to share — for the beautiful people of Fiji, and to provide a glimpse of what you can experience just a…

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Cuba sending Americans to the beach during Obama visit

Americans travelling to Cuba later this month are being moved out of Havana hotels to make room for President Barack Obama’s entourage and being sent tantalisingly close to a place U.S. law effectively forbids them from visiting: the beach. Obama will make his historic trip to the Communist-ruled Caribbean island on March 21-22 with hundreds of people in tow, crowning 15 months of warming relations after more than half a century of Cold War animosity. Cuba is already experiencing a tourism boom and March is traditionally its busiest month. The…

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Visit Indonesia records 262,000 Indian tourist arrivals in 2015

The Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia is targeting 350,000 Indian visitor arrivals in 2016 after managed to attract 262,000 visitors in 2015. It continues to aggressively promote “Wonderful Indonesia” in the Indian market which is considered as one of potential markets for Indonesian tourism. India is the 9th major market for Indonesia, said Vinsensius Jemadu, Assistant Deputy for Market Development for the Asia Pacific Region. Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, Indonesia took the initiative to ask the Ministry of Transportation authorities to open direct flights from and to the pockets…

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Nepal safe to visit, report claims

Four months after an earthquake destroyed major heritage sites in Nepal, attractions and Everest climbing trails have been declared safe to visit, a report claims. After a period of rebuilding and uncertainty, tour companies are resuming trips to the country after an assessment of Everest concluded that there was “minimal damage” to the majority of accommodation and trails. April’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake caused major destruction to hotels, landmarks and attractions such as the city’s 61m-high Bhimsen Tower, which collapsed, and the country’s most important Hindu shrine Pashupatinat, which was also…

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Fascinating Attractions to Visit in Samui Islands

About the islands of Koh Samui: Around eighty four kilometres to the east of Thailand’s Surat Thani province lies Koh Samui. Better known as the Coconut Islands, this is one of Thailand’s most renowned tourist attractions. Spread over an area of two hundred and forty seven square kilometres, Koh Samui ranks as the third largest island in Thailand with Koh Chang and Phuket up front in the rankings. In a group of forty-eight islets, Koh Samui is regarded as the largest island. This archipelago is both a natural habitat for…

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In Summer Vacation One Of The Best Places To Visit Muskoka Cottage Country, Ontario, Canada

In Eastern Canada, “cottage country” covers any lake destination within easy driving distance for a quick weekend getaway. Central Ontario’s Muskoka district is close to Toronto—about two hours north via Highways 400 and 11—while still offering an unplugged pace that’s a world away from Canada’s largest city. The 2,500-square-mile natural playground includes 8,699 miles of shoreline; 17 historic towns and villages; and countless waterfalls and lakes bordered by the granite peaks of Algonquin Provincial Park to the east and the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay Islands National Park to the…

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Best places to visit Maldives Beaches

The Maldives are a perfect destination whether your dream beach trip consists of spending a few pampered nights in a four-star resort or swimming among tropical fish some 80 feet underwater. Whether your dream beach trip consists of spending a few pampered nights in a four-star resort or swimming among tropical fish some 80 feet (24 meters) underwater, the Maldives are the sort of islands where either—or both—can come true. Straddling the Equator southwest of Sri Lanka, the 1,102 islands that make up the Maldives form 26 atolls. The soft…

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