Created out of the dreams of the previous government, the new settlement of Mahogany Heights was supposed to represent new hope and a new life for Belize City dwellers whose impoverished living conditions left them struggling to survive. A bureaucratic mess up regarding land rights and a change of government later, the now dilapidated village has an air of ghost towns past. Over the past 5 years resident nurse, Rachel Vega, has set out to singlehandedly change this.
Vast unbroken stretches of golden sand, a wide range of beach accommodation, family friendly atmosphere and many of Thailand’s true gems within exploring distance. Find out what you can do in Khao Lak, Thailand.
Whilst the Romanian government considers lifting a year-long ban on hunting brown bears, I discover the heart breaking stories behind Europe’s largest bear sanctuary.
This week The Joyner Journal was the proud winner of the Daily Telegraph’s “Just Back” travel writing competition.
Almost 90 years ago it Inspired Gerald Durrell’s “My family and other animals”, and in many areas, Corfu’s natural beauty and charm has remained intact despite the invasion of tourism. You can still happen across the unspoiled corners which inspired Durrell and with its wooded mountainous interior, irresistible bays and olive groves, Corfu provides a great balance of culture, fun, and relaxation even with little’uns in tow.
Functioning at high altitude: tips on altitude sickness from the world’s highest capital city, La Paz.
La Paz is not a city hot on most travellers “must see” list.
Here are some reasons to linger in the world’s highest de-facto capital rather than rushing through it.
Nearly 40% of Ecuadorians live in rural areas where poverty rates are double those in urban centres. Since access to often impossible, how will rural Ecuador break this cycle?
The idiosyncrasies of Indian culture include incredible warmth to strangers and providing an actual toilet for your dog..
Whilst visiting the Galapagos for work trip in late 2014 I discovered some astounding plans for development.
Tiny Swaziland suffers from the shadow of it’s big-5 neighbour, South Africa but it’s long conservation heritage has left a legacy of impressive yet intimate game reserves..
The stunning Bazaruto Archipelago and Mozambique’s other natural attractions are threatened by politically motivated violence.
Hidden deep in the forests of central Mozambique, tourism beckons for struggling communities in the Chimanimani Forest Reserve. Local NGO, MICACA, is working on this and other sustainable livelihoods in the area.
Tiny Swaziland suffers from the shadow of it’s big-5 neighbour, South Africa but it’s long conservation heritage has left a legacy of impressive yet intimate game reserves. Bumping along through the dense…
6 months post Lumbar Fusion surgery, was it worth it?
Spectacular views are not the only draw card to New York’s newest attraction, the 541m high One World Observatory.