Europe Italy

Lake Garda, Italy: Welcome to Paradise

30 September, 2017   Lake Garda, Lago di Garda in Italian, is both a big beautiful lake as well as a tri-provincial community of several lakeshore towns. The towns span the provinces of Verona (region of Veneto), Brescia (region of Lombardy), and Trento (region of Trentino-Alto Adige). These tri-provincial towns encircling the lake include such beauties as […]

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Ecotourism in Ghana

20 April, 2012 Ghana is a small equatorial country on the western coast of Africa with a long history of kings and chiefs, and gold and cocoa, and colonial rule and human exploitation, and…green riches. That Ghana is endowed with not just yellow gold but green gold too is not as well-appreciated as it should […]

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Five Ways to Be an Ecotourist in Montreal, Quebec

20 April, 2012: What does it mean to be an ecotourist in Montreal?  Ecotourism is defined by the International Ecotourism Society as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” Ecotourism doesn’t always have to involve traipsing through large national parks, going on safari, or braving old rainforests. […]

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Three Great Ecotourism Destinations in Italy

20 April, 2012: There are many great ecotourism destinations in Italy. If you don’t know what ecotourism is, it is defined by the International Ecotourism Society as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” Italy—the birthplace of modern civilization, the centre of the ancient Roman Empire, the land that […]