When it comes to globetrotting with the planet in the mind, most of us know the basics. Stay local, avoid plastic, don’t touch the coral. As with most things sustainable, a lot of travelling consciously is about doing less and researching more. Here are some reminders about key changes you can make, plus a few tips you might not have thought about before.
In the past 10 years alone, National Geographic photographers have taken images in the quest to document life on this planet. Of the 21,613,329 captivating and powerful images published throughout the last 10 years by National Geographic, here are a handful of the top selections that prove a picture is worth a 1,000 words.
If you’re dreaming of a luxurious getaway, the wind in your hair and nothing but clear blue seas for miles around you, why not consider a sailing trip? The good news is that you can find a ship for every taste, either you are travelling solo, with your best friends or family. Some of the most beautiful locations in the world are easily navigable by sea and we have narrowed down the best places to go for the trip of a lifetime!
A host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their COVID-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back. As of June 15, the international tourism period began in Greece, with seasonal hotels allowed to open their doors again. Direct international flights to tourist destinations will gradually resume from July 1.
On May 13th, the European Commission issued guidance on how to resume travel safely, thereby rebooting Europe’s tourism industry. From Italy to Spain, countries around the world are slowly relaxing their lockdowns, easing into a new normal. Greece will allow direct international flights from 29 countries starting June 15.
It’s nice to remind ourselves that there are truly kind and generous companies, institutions and people out there willing to make a difference, stepping out of their way to help their fellow man without asking anything in return. As the coronavirus outbreak spreads to more countries, so does solidarity among people around the world.