12 Things I’d Tell Any New Traveler

Updated: 7/10/20 | July 10th, 2020 (Originally published 3/30/15) Hope. Fear. Excitement. Traveling for the first time produced a wave of emotions. When I left to travel the world on my first round-the-world trip, I didn’t know what to expect. Now, with fifteen years of travel experience under my belt, I know better. Traveling is second nature to me now. I land in an airport and I just go...

Europe Travel: US Banned But Here’s 54 Countries Who Can Visit

Americans remain banned from Europe travel as the EU opens its borders to international Tour in July. A draft list of 54 low-risk Covid-19 countries to be welcome includes Australia, Canada and Costa Rica. The US along with Brazil, Russia and Qatar are not included. Details are to come this week.Want to know more on Europe Travel: US Banned But Here’s 54 Countries Who Can Visit click here...

Top 10 most fabulous National Geographic lodges in the world

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (June 8, 2020): Top 10 best National Geographic lodges in the world. The National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World is a collection of lodges that invite guests to discover some of the planet’s most treasured places, while helping to protect those places for generations to come. These properties – each handpicked by National Geographic – share a strong commitment to...

In Costa Rica, the absence of tourists means a greater need for food banks

Holidaymakers are the lifeforce of coastal town Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and not having them has repercussions for livelihoods and for the environment‘It’s everything. Tour feeds me and my daughter. It lets me give jobs to 22 people. It goes into the whole community,” says Naima Montejo, owner of Surf Meds Caribe, the only female-run surf school on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.“We’ve been planting, growing food, trying to...

Life in Lockdown – from Keswick to Kathmandu and San Jose to Chamonix

We are very lucky at KE to be based in Keswick in the beautiful Lake District. Usually it is a bustling tourist town full of keen walkers, fell runners, swimmers and cyclists, many who like to pop into the KE office/shop on their way between Market Square and Derwentwater to discuss their next adventure. Of course we have had to close our office for now and stop welcoming...

Earth’s top 5 eco-luxury places to stay

Further to my last post about travelling sustainably when we can travel again, this post highlights my Top 5 favourite accommodation providers that take sustainability seriously, both in their design and construction, and their daily practices. Kasiiya Tented Camp, Costa Rica The latest eco-luxe camp in the Americas, the forest and wildlife have top priority […] The post Earth’s top 5 eco-luxury places to stay appeared first on...

Costa Rica travel: Hang out in an eco paradise

I AM whizzing through the air at 40mph above a lush canopy of trees in every shade of green imaginable. My face is splattered with mud, the mascara is running down my cheeks and I'm gulping rain by the gob-full. Because zip-lining between mountains in the Monteverde Cloud Forest is such unbridled joy that I can't stop screaming "pura vida!"Want to know more on Costa Rica travel: Hang...

Costa Rica Tour Board welcomes uptick in UK guests

Some 78,562 visitors from the UK travelled to the destination in 2019 – representing an increase of 5.7 per cent on the previous year. In total, Costa Rica welcomed 3,139,008 worldwide visitors in 2019, a 4.1 per cent upsurge compared to 2018.Want to know more on Costa Rica Tour Board welcomes uptick in UK guests click here go to tour news source. Travel and tour information summary from...
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