It’s no secret that natural beauty and historical sites are being ruined by tourism. But at the same time, many countries and communities depend on tourism for survival. So the question is, how can tourists help the country they visit and not hurt it? These are 25 endangered historical sites being destroyed by tourists.
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There’s nothing like a tropical getaway. And if you have your sights set on the Caribbean, there are plenty of stunning islands to choose from. Whether you’re looking for incredible food, a thrilling adventure, or fun activities for the kids, here are the best Caribbean islands for each type of traveler.
Traveling aboard a luxury cruise ship is often the best way to explore new places, but some cruise lines offer experiences that are just a notch above the rest. In its most recent issue, National Geographic Traveler put together a list of the 21 best cruises in the world, highlighting ships that include perks like “snow rooms” and spa services, and others that offer travelers unparalleled experiences. From the Mediterranean Sea to the Nile River, here are some of the best river and ocean cruises in the world.
Earth Day isn’t officially until April 22 this year, but it doesn’t have to be Earth Day to admire this beautiful rock we live on. Despite being approximately 4.5 billion years old, the Earth proves age is just a number. No amount of photos can capture the full scope of it’s geodiversity and beauty, with its oceans, mountains, and skies. From the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland to the pink sand beaches of The Bahamas, our planet proves everyday that it’s one made for adventure. We pulled together 35 stunning photos of Earth that will take your breath away.
Spring is here, and with it comes the innate desire for us to break out from winter’s hibernation and embrace the fresh outdoors. Not only are road trips an American pastime, but they also satisfy this Spring-induced spontaneous travel urge we encounter around this time of year. And, thankfully, you don’t need to travel far to enjoy some of the country’s loveliest scenic drives. No matter what route you travel and no matter how many detours you take, spring into action this season by road-tripping through some of America’s most awe-inspiring Spring drives we have mapped out here.
The world has a whole lot of beautiful, jaw-dropping places—this you know. But pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime. However, we think that these 50 regal landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. Between the majestic waterfalls found throughout South America, to Spain’s gorgeous beaches, to the colorful cherry blossom fields in Japan, here are 50 of the most insanely beautiful places in the world you should try to visit in your lifetime.
Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations. But unfortunately, some of the most stunning landscapes, natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change, air pollution, deforestation, and human carelessness. We sadly will be some of the last generations to see some of the Earth’s most cherished places. As such, the trend of visiting these places before they disappear is fast catching on. From Venice, Italy, to the Florida Everglades, here are some of the most famous sites and places travelers should visit before it’s too late.
America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. And it’s undeniably all of those and more. Whether you’re driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or waiting for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone National Park, the US is full of incredible surprises. From the East Coast to the West and everywhere in between, here are 50 majestic trips in the U.S. everyone should take in their lifetime.
We’re in the home stretch, people: Spring, in all her bird-chirping, flower-blooming glory is on the horizon. As temperatures warm, wildflowers will pop up across the country, from California’s deserts to the hills of New Hampshire. Some areas lay claim to a specific kind of wildflower, like the bluebonnets of the Texas Hill Country, while others will feature a diverse medley of colorful blooms. Because there are so many places to enjoy the flowers, so we rounded up the very best locations for you. Here are 15 of the prettiest spots in American where you can break out of your winter doldrums and take in Mother Nature’s most beautiful colorful flowers in all their glory.
Looking to mix up this summer’s beach vacation? To help you choose a new destination, TripAdvisor has just released its 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards, revealing the world’s best beaches. The travel site also worked out the cheapest month of the year to travel to each destination, and the average rate for a hotel room there during that month, to help you plan a trip. The ranking is based on millions of reviews from the website’s users collected between 2015 and 2016. It spotlights coastal stretches all over the world, including a white sand beach in the Caribbean and a beach in a scenic national park in Costa Rica. Check out these 25 winning beaches, and start dreaming.
With hundreds of cruises crisscrossing the seven seas this year, we set out to find the very best. Here a round-up of 2017’s cream of the crop upcoming cruise destinations and voyages—ships that are heading to far-flung and fascinating places this year, and that have set new standards for luxury travel. Prepare to revise your bucket list with any of these remarkable journeys by sea.
The Caribbean islands are beloved for their adventurous activities, clear waters, and stunning natural sites. Though each island has its own unique appeal, some have advantages over the others. “Business Insider” recently ranked the best islands in the Caribbean, based on the costs of hotel bookings, their accessibility, and the range of activities they offer. Scroll through the following slides to see which 25 Caribbean islands “Business Insider” ranked as the best places to visit.