The Tiger Temple

It has been a while since I have talked about tourism related topics on this blog but after seeing the news from the Tiger Temple in Thailand I couldn’t ignore it. For those who aren’t familiar with the recent news or the Tiger Temple in general I will quickly recap. The Tiger Temple is aContinue reading “The Tiger Temple”

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is an agency of the United Nations with its purpose to contribute to peace and security by promoting science, culture and education.. UNESCO overseas many different projects but the one I want to concentrate on is their involvement in World Heritage Sites. UNESCO assists in protecting World HeritageContinue reading “UNESCO World Heritage Sites”

Nature Tourism

Nature tourism is an increasing segment of the tourism industry which encompasses many activities that centre on the participants engaging with nature. This segment takes place largely in a natural setting with emphasis on understanding and conservation of the natural environment. The places associated with nature tourism has always included forests, lakes, rivers, mountains andContinue reading “Nature Tourism”

The Academic Traveller

I have been studying Tourism at University for the last two years in Helsinki, Finland. The subject intrigues me and has opened my eyes to areas of the industry that I wasn’t before aware. Tourism is a large industry, one of the largest in the world, and it continues to grow as more and more ofContinue reading “The Academic Traveller”

Once Upon a Saga

A Danish man is hoping to visit every country in the world over the next few years. He is already over one year into his journey and at latest count he has visited 65 countries out of the 203 he will hope to visit. There is a twist. He is visiting these countries without flying!Continue reading “Once Upon a Saga”

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center opened for business this week, becoming both a landmark in the development of this area and also by becoming a huge landmark. The building is now the tallest building in the States and forth in the world. It stands at 1,776ft, a memorable number in American history. When this Photograph was taken the upperContinue reading “One World Trade Center”