Take a trip to one of Malaysia’s most gorgeous destinations, Perhentian Islands. Just off the East Coast are two islands, Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil. Beyond their crystalline waters, lie exotic, sandy beaches leading to lush jungles in the heart of the islands.
Europe is endowed with numerous fascinating green cities. And if you are looking to visit one any time soon, the following are ten of the best:
Amsterdam is the most populous city in the Netherlands, and is also its capital. Though more popular for its liberal drug laws and hippie culture, it is also a city that has very environmentally-conscious citizens. Not surprisingly, it makes extensive use of solar panels and wind turbines to generate energy.
The Masurian Lake District in the north-east of Poland is the most sought-after destination in this part of Europe for lake lovers, nature lovers and sailors. Fans of ecotourism and green travel will find themselves in paradise! The region has over 2000 lakes of different sizes, most of which are connected by canals and waterways. If you wish to explore the region properly you will need to dedicate several months of full-time travel!
Made up of series of sharp jagged mountain peaks, the Alps are arguably one of the most spectacular mountain ranges on Earth. About 1,200 kilometers long, they are spread across no less than eight European countries—France, Monaco, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein and Slovenia. A region of rugged snowcapped mountains and lush green valleys dotted with cows and lakes, the Alps are a spectacular place to explore on foot.
Discovering the incredible Armenian History Museum in Yerevan is an essential part of your journey through a country that has yet to be flooded by a wave of tourism and few know about its history or even where it is. Anyone interesting in historical, adventure and cultural tourism, Armenia is a must! Armenia has stone circles older than UK’s Stonehenge with a story filled with thousands of years of Paganism.
I consider hiking to be the purest form of traveling. After all, it’s the oldest form of traveling, dating back millions of years to the time when our ancient ancestors first raised their backs and began walking on their legs. Hiking allows you to smell the air, feel the wind, enjoy the sunshine after a soaking rain shower,… to take in everything to its fullest extent.
With only about one third of its surface area below 500 meters, Austria is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. The Alps dominate the Austrian landscape, with their jagged peaks permanently covered with snow, their green meadows and valleys, and their numerous alpine lakes. While road trips and train rides in Austria can be incredibly scenic, the natural wonders of this magnificent country are best explored on foot or on a bicycle.
Crete is the 5th biggest Mediterranean island located in the southern frontier of Europe and is one of the most popular Greek tourism destinations. Due to its strategic geographical position, the island not only boasts an abundance of wildlife, but it combines the new alongside with the old and ancient with contemporary history.
There is no continent on Earth so suited for bicycle travel than Europe. The immense variety of landscapes, coastlines and cultures, as well as the superb quality of the bike paths and detailed sign posting contribute to the increasing popularity of cycling holidays in Europe.
The Virgin Islands are an archipelago in the Lesser Antilles, which includes more well-known beach destinations like Barbados and St. Lucia. The Virgin Islands archipelago is actually made up of territories from two countries: the western islands are part of the United States; the eastern ones are the British Virgin Islands. We will focus on the largest islands of the Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix, Saint Thomas and Saint John.