info@greenloons.com

Ecotourism Blog

Environmental Issue Solution_Bhutan_MyBhutan

Bhutan’s Environmental Challenge & Solutions

My name is Gembo and I am a senior guide with MyBhutan with a personal story about Bhutan’s environmental challenge.  Given that I have been a cultural guide for the...
Read More
Unique Family Vacation

3 Unique Family Vacation Destinations

Longing to get away from the crowds while also providing a unique family vacation experience?  Fortunately, we’ve selected three destinations where you don’t have to sacrifice your sustainable values.  These...
Read More
Sydney Great Barrier Reef_Australia

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: A Perfect Week for Families

In youth, I dreamed about exploring the Great Barrier Reef.  As the world’s largest coral reef system, I marveled at how it was composed from over 2,900 individual reefs and...
Read More
photo of mondragon palace2

Insider’s View of Ronda Spain: More Than a Day Trip

Ronda is a small mountain town in Andalusia, Spain known for its beautiful surrounding scenery and the famous Puente Nuevo.  This bridge separates the Old and New Towns with stunning...
Read More
Orcas Attack Blue Whale_4

Wildlife Encounters: Ever Seen Orcas Attack a Blue Whale?

Over the years, I have experienced many wildlife encounters.  Whether it was observing elephants in Namibia, caiman in Peru, horses in Iceland, turtles in Greece, or penguins in South Africa. ...
Read More
Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Swimming

Australia Wildlife Encounters: Ever Swam with a Whale Shark?

It is said that Ningaloo Reef is where Australia’s outback meets the Indian Ocean.  In fact, it is the only large reef ecosystem in the world found so close to...
Read More
Perfect Week in Tasmania_kangaroo

A Perfect Week in Tasmania: Family Travel Itinerary

Tasmania is a land that time forgot! Accordingly, my colleague had anticipated my feelings perfectly as we traversed through the beautiful vistas that make up this island state off the...
Read More
Mangrove Environmental Impact of Mass Tourism Mahahual Mexico

Environmental Impact of Mass Tourism on Mahahual, Mexico

Mexico is a popular destination due to its amazing natural heritage. In fact, Mexico is one of the world’s most popular destinations as visitor numbers have grown by 4% since...
Read More
Adventure Family Travel Summer European Destinations

Best Summer European Destinations for Families

Longing to discover Europe beyond the beaten path? Luckily, we have selected the best summer European destinations for families to discover history, adventure, and culture as well as magnificent places...
Read More
Visting Iceland

How to Avoid the Crowds When Visiting Iceland

In the last decade, the Iceland tourism board has worked hard to cultivate interest in Iceland as a year-round travel destination. Unfortunately, the result of its rapid advancement on the...
Read More
Spring Break Lux Travel Belize

Spring Break Lux Travel for Family Ecotourists

A responsible global citizen is more than someone who ditches plastic straws or re-uses hotel towels.  It means someone who takes social, economic, and environmental actions that benefit local communities.  These...
Read More
Cuba Meaningful Travel Tips

Cuba Travel Tips: Making Meaningful Connections

For American travelers, it’s hard to imagine living in a country where you couldn’t own a personal computer until 2006; couldn’t access the internet until 2014 and the cost of...
Read More