Category: Africa & The Middle East

Top 7 Winter Ecotourism Destinations

Please note: due to COVID-19, some destinations may not be open for tourism or may have entry restrictions in 2021 and 2022. With the change of seasons from summer to autumn, travelers start to plan their winter vacations. This year, where do you picture yourself? Will warm sand and brilliant sunsets be enough? The NEI traveler imagines upscale ecotourism adventures in places like Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,  Indo-China, Patagonia and India, where you’ll enjoy unique cultures, active “soft” adventures (hiking, kayaking, rafting, bicycling), incredible wildlife and meaningful educational lectures. Here, learn more about NEI’s seven top upscale ecotourism destinations.

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Voluntourism: 7 ways to make the world a better place

Voluntourism, or volunteering while on holiday, is an opportunity many travelers seek out when visiting another country. It first gained popularity in the early 1960s, when the United States Peace Corps was formed, and according to recent data from the the Travel Industry Association of America, more than 55 million Americans have included volunteer experiences in their vacation. From contributing specialized skills like medical care to helping serve meals to children, there are opportunities for travelers of all ages and abilities to help make the world a better place. At Nature Expeditions International, we are proud to include optional volunteer

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