UNESCO-backed Heritage Tourism vs. Government-backed Gold Mining Corporation, who will win in Rosia Montana, Romania? balkaninsight.com/2021/07/27/ancient-romanian-gold…

Ancient Romanian Gold Mine Given UNESCO Protection | Balkan Insight

A Roman-era gold mine in Rosia Montana in central Romania has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, making it more difficult for companies…

Thank you for sharing your commendable efforts of how to make your hotel more accessible. I believe technology will enable owners to circumvent strict regulations on listed buildings. In terms of lifts, there are already some solutions and specialist

Imagine a world where all rebels and guerrillas would become eco guides.... for the time being, go on a tour and support those who already have! www.npr.org/2021/07/19/1014651382/tourists-in-colo…

Tourists In Colombia Can Now Take Jungle Hikes With Ex-FARC Guerrilla Guides

FARC rebels used to chain their kidnap victims in the jungle until they received ransom. Now tourists pay ex-guerrillas hundreds of dollars to take them…

One of many innovative, circular economy ideas: quality leather made from fish skins discarded by restaurants ecoclub.com/eco-living/1388-210718-salmon-leather

So if you are unable to splash out $37K you cannot be 'responsible'?.. It takes ages and it is far more expensive to travel overland around the world, thus this is only suitable for a tiny travel minority, probably bloggers. nypost.com/2021/06/16/responsible-no-fly-world-tou…

‘Responsible’ no-fly world tour features trains, cargo ships for $37K

The 80-day trip is billed as a greener, more carbon-footprint-minimizing mode of transportation compared to air travel.

Thank you very much for this post! Solid, common sense solutions that can be replicated in small accommodation facilities in all remote destinations: solar for electricity and hot water instead of diesel generators, water filters instead of plastic b