Eco-Travel

Take the pressure down: Swelling crowds in Venice. Image: iStock

Take the pressure down: reducing overtourism

Some of the world’s most popular destinations are facing damage and overcrowding from an influx of visitors. Here, we discuss the concept of ‘overtourism’ and what to consider when planning your travels.

Family day trip in Switzerland

Swiss playground: family day trips to the Alps

With trails full of playground pit stops and exciting activities, hiking the Alps in Switzerland has never been more family-friendly.

Lindis mirrored pods New Zealand

Lindis mirrored pods: New Zealand’s new ultra-sleek accommodation

Built with double-glazed mirrored walls that reflect the area’s stunning scenery, these new Lindis pods make for the perfect eco escape.

Lindblad Expeditions to become 100% carbon neutral

Lindblad Expeditions becomes carbon neutral

Expedition company Lindblad Expeditions will be carbon neutral from 2019, offsetting emissions from its ships and land-based operations.

Goby the Fish: Meet the only fish that should eat plastic

Meet the only fish that should eat plastic

Meet Goby the Fish; the only fish that should plastic. Goby is an initiative by W Bali – Seminyak to help reduce plastic waste in Indonesia’s oceans.

10 tips on how to be an animal-friendly traveller

10 tips on how to be an animal-friendly traveller

Ahead of World Wildlife Day on Sunday 3 March, the Travel Corporation have given us a few tips on how to be an animal-friendly traveller.

4Ocean makes plastic fantastic

Made from recycled plastic, 4Ocean Bracelets help remove rubbish from our oceans and encourage people to gather plastic from the shores

Whale watching in South Australia

South Australia is one of the best places in the country to go whale watching with a number of excellent lookouts

Top 5 Islands you should see in the Galapagos

One of the world’s most sought-after ‘bucket list’ destinations, the Galapagos Islands offer a plethora of remarkable wildlife and scenery to explore

There's something in the water in Vanuatu

While a stay on Vanuatu’s main island, Efate, is always exceptional, add a few days on Espiritu Santo for the icing on the cake

Great Migration, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa, hot air balloon

Joining the Great Migration? Read this

Fraught with drama and danger, the journey highlights the majesty of nature and observing it is an experience like no other

Norway, Glamping, Off The Map Travel

Go glamping in the fjords of Norway

There is no longer any need to choose between a calm coastal escape and a stunning Scandinavian adventure thanks to Off the Map Travel’s arctic glamping experience