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Plitvice National Park, Croatia

20 of the Most Beautiful National Parks in the World

National Parks are natural areas protected and subject to specific regulation. They represent real treasures of our cultural and natural heritage. Among these some 4,000 exceptional sites, the lunar landscape of the Grand Canyon, the wonderful waterfalls of Iguaçu in South America, the Mercantour in France, Plitvice in Croatia and many other destinations. So much […] Read More

7 amazing eco-friendly hotels

We take for granted that environmentally friendly hotels are not luxury hotels. But eco-tourism can also be a luxurious experience.  More and more tourists are opting for hotels that recycle waste, follow bio-architectural standards, provide meals "km 0" (food produced within a radius of 100 to 250 km maximum), seek to conserve energy in all […] Read More

10 reasons to visit Iceland

We found 10 very good reasons for you to visit Iceland as soon as you can ;-) I guess you'll agree on this after watching these amazing pictures:  roaring volcanoes, monolithic glaciers, icy mountains and deep fjords, where the nature itself is animated by a sort of mystical power.   […] Read More

vorarlberg

Vorarlberg: the first geographical region with ecological citizenship

In the west of Austria, there is a region -the Voralberg- which has become a prime example of eco-responsibility and environmental citizenship and a place of experimentation for a possible, more sustainable type of society. Langenegg, a small town located in the heart of Vorarlberg, is at the centre of this environmental and sustainable approach based on […] Read More

Lake Sørvágsvatn

Lake Sørvágsvatn: a lake that overlooks the ocean

Lake Sørvágsvatn is the biggest lake of the Faroe Islands, the small islands situated northwest of Scotland and halfway between Norway and Iceland. More precisely, the lake is located on the island of Vágar and the feature that is making it a photographer's favorite is easily understandable watching the following picture: Lake Sørvágsvatn looks like […] Read More

10 best bike routes in the world

10 of the best cycle routes in the world

Travelling by bicycle has earned quite a following: discovering a region, a country or crossing a continent by bicycle, is a captivating experience for an increasing number of people. If you also want to try travelling by bike, here is our selection of 10 among the best cycle routes in the world. EuroVélo: is a European […] Read More

isle of eigg

The Isle of Eigg: an energetically self-sufficient green island

The Isle of Eigg is located off the west coast of Scotland. This small island, inhabited by less than one hundred souls, became the perfect example of autonomy and self-sufficiency in power, thanks to the goodwill of its inhabitants, who bought the island as a group in the late 90s  and decided to set up a […] Read More

swimming piglets

The island of the swimming piglets!

A few years back, some sailors abandoned few little pigs on the island of Big Major Cay (Bahamas) with the plan of coming back at a later stage and use them for food. Since then, the animals have made themselves at home in the island and have become accustomed to human contact. Having picked up the […] Read More

bioluminescence

A sea of stars: the phenomenon of bioluminescence

A beach that shimmers, with a strange electric blue light shining in the dark: the phenomenon seems surreal, but it is actually completely natural. The glowing effect is due to the reaction between millions of bioluminescent phytoplanktons called Lingulodinium polyedrum and the oxygen present in the water, in fact these micro-organisms become particularly visible along […] Read More

waitomo glowworm cave

Waitomo: New Zealand’s glowworm cave

The word “Waitomo” in Maori is composed of two parts: ‘wai’ meaning ‘water’, and ‘tomo’, meaning entrance or hole. The word could be translated as “water that flows into the ground” and brilliantly summarizes the essence of a region located in the norhern island of New Zealand. About 300 limestone caves are located in this […] Read More