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Eco-tourism

The best way to enjoy nature is to travel to natural areas conserving the environment and improving the well-being of local people!

Eco-tourism

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better

Ecotourism is all about the conservation of the environment and creating a positive experience for visitors and hosts. Many benefits come from it, like raising cultural awareness and respect, financial benefits for conservation and empowerment for local... more »

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Things to Do in Guanica: An Adventurous Stopover

Things to Do in Guanica: An Adventurous Stopover

Tucked away in the southwestern region of Puerto Rico, a little over two hours from San Juan, lies the unpretentious beach town of Guanica. Quite close to Cabo Rojo, it is the perfect addition to any Porta Del Sol itinerary, offering an ...more »

Homes with sea views in the North Alicante region

Homes with sea views in the North Alicante region

When people move to Spain or are looking for a holiday home, most are looking for beach properties. So imagine the chance to live in a brand-new apartment or town house with pool and gardens plus direct, private access to the beach. ...more »

A THING TO DO FOR FREE IN SICILY

A THING TO DO FOR FREE IN SICILY

On a sunny day in Autumn or Spring an excursion to the lower part of the only river-park in Sicily, the Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara, makes for a great day out. The Alcantara river is one of the most important rivers in Sicily. It ...more »

Iceland DIY (Drive-It-Yourself): The Golden Circle

Iceland DIY (Drive-It-Yourself): The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is the iconic, most popular Icelandic day tour. It is probably the most touristic thing you could do in Iceland, but there's also a reason why it's popular: There are some unique and amazing things to see/do there. The ...more »

Škocjan Caves - UNESCO Heritage

Škocjan Caves - UNESCO Heritage

Although we could debate the deep meaning of the quote stated above, we'll use its shallow version to express our excitement about UNESCO protected heritage – The Škocjan Caves. Treasure hunt begins with a short and delightful walk ...more »

Bali Retreats - Floating Leaf

Bali Retreats - Floating Leaf

Floating Leaf Eco Retreat’s Wellness and Yoga Retreats at Sukawati, north of Sanur on the Bali South-East Coast, are unlike others in that they combine authentic Balinese culture, traditional healing, expert spa treatments, ...more »

My Bali Holiday

My Bali Holiday

Angela Quarrington from Australia contacted My Destination Bali about the itinerary for her trip with daughter Lucy, and we gave her some hints and advice. Here are some of her tips if you intend holidaying in beautiful Bali.   My ...more »

Health Safaris Are All The Rage Now

Health Safaris Are All The Rage Now

Choosing a safari itinerary where you can keep in shape is becoming increasingly popular among discerning travelers who don’t want to arrive back home carrying excess baggage.  At least that’s what our clients are constantly telling ...more »

Bali to Sumbawa

Bali to Sumbawa

The rugged island of Sumbawa in West Nusa Tengarra is a remote yet beautiful place. Located to the east of Lombok, Sumbawa is just waiting to be discovered. It may take longer to reach but once you get to Sumbawa you’ll be rewarded with ...more »

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Retreats and Relaxation Articles

When a gigantic compendium of chocolate truffles won't soothe the perennial pain in your life, it's time to get pampered. No matter where you are in the world, or what type of budget you're on, there's always a little room for some personal relaxation. Whether it's a soothing soak in a Turkish Hammam, a rejuvenating dip in a Sicilian mud bath, a spiritual awakening at a Spanish yoga retreat, or a devilishly indulgent Indian head massage, My Destination have got it covered.

So if you are someone whose body aches to be massaged, buffed, preened or pampered, or simply curious to know what a 'microdermabrasion' or 'hot stone massage' actually entails, have a peruse of the following selection of Retreats and Relaxation articles. Here you should be able to find every type of salubrious, detoxifying, and stress-relieving spa, fitness and wellness programme that you could possible need. And if you don't, well, then there's always the chocolate to turn to...

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