This southernmost continent is the site of the South Pole and is virtually uninhabited.
Every summer, tourists travel to Antarctica to glimpse at its exotic wonders. To ensure responsible tourism practices, the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators promotes environmentally-conscious and sustainable practices.
With its capital at Jakarta, this Southeast Asian country is known for the presence of Komodo dragons.
One of the most biodiverse places in the world, Indonesia's ecotourism spots include the Gunung Leuser National Park, which is home to a large number of orangutans, Sumatran tigers, and Sumatran rhinoceros.
This South Asian island country is located in the Indian Ocean and was called Ceylon by the British.
The Yala National Park in Sri Lanka spans across nearly 130,000 hectares comprising scrubs, grasslands, light forests, and lagoons. It is home to countless animals, and varieties of reptiles and birds.
The iconic Petronas Twin Towers are located in this Southeast Asian country .
Sandakan and Pulau Tioman are two of the most popular ecotourism destinations with natural reserves and projects to protect endangered turtle species, orangutans, Bornean pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys, and rare birds.
The iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho, and the Emerald Buddha Temple are in this Southeast Asian country.
With the dwindling population of its national animal, the elephant, Thailand's Elephant Nature Park in the jungles of Chiang Mai has been working towards the conservation and rescue of wild as well as domesticated elephants.
Its capital city is Manila and this Southeast Asian country shares borders with Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
One of the top ecotourism spots in the Philippines is Apo Island, where tourists can snorkel and swim with turtles. The island has numerous eco-luxury resorts that take measures to protect the environment and give back to the local communities.
This country is famous for the paella, Sagrada Familia, and La Liga; the Spanish Soccer League.
Galicia, in the northwest region of Spain surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Cantabri Sea, is an off-the-beaten-path eco destination. The Way of Saint James is a Christian pilgrimage route popular for its wonderful natural environment and sustainable initiatives.
This country is home to Port wine and the star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Green Destinations, a non-profit foundation for sustainable tourism, has distinguished nearly seven spots in Portugal for being the most sustainable tourist destinations in Europe. These include Águeda, Oeste-Region, Azores, Cascais, and Lagos.
With its capital being called Hanoi, this Southeast Asian country is known for Buddhist pagodas and a mausoleum dedicated to Ho Chi Minh.
Vietnam offers numerous ecotourism experiences which include boating along the Ngô Đồng River in Ninh Bình, trekking through Cát Tiên National Park and Ha Giang, boating on Ba Bể Lake, and biking through Mai Châu Town and Sa Pa.
This country is known for its sprawling Mayan ruins and being the place where Tequila was first produced.
Mexico's ecotourism spots include Cabo Pulmo National Park, Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Akumal in Riviera Maya, Xilitla, Nevado de Toluca National Park, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, and Lagunas de Montebello National Park.
Located on the eastern bank of the Jordan river, this Arab country is home to the famous archaeological site of Petra.
The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature has developed a network of ecotourism-focused spots in Jordan; these include Jerash, Mujib Biosphere Reserve, Ajloun Forest Reserve, Dibeen Forest Reserve, Dana Biosphere Reserve, and Azraq Wetland Reserve among others.
Nelson Mandela was the former President of this country and is also considered the Father of the Nation.
South Africa is famous for its beautiful ecotourism spots such as Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Agulhas National Park, and the ?Ai-?Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.
With Santiago as its capital city, this South American country was home to the famous poet Pablo Neruda.
Chile has one of the most active ecotourism policies. The Chilean government has created the National System for Distinction of Sustainable Tourism to certify and award sustainable tourism ventures in the country.
This is the world’s largest coral reef system and is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with numerous eco resorts, eco tour companies, and ecotourism spots including Pumpkin Island, Ocean Safari, Heron Island Resort, Green Island and so on.
Called “the Outback”, this nation is home to Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, and Simon Baker.
Ecotourism thrives in Australia with some of the most well-known spots including the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Fraser Island, Phillip Island, Tasmania, Kangaroo Island, Ningaloo Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and Taronga Zoo.
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Cartoons have always defined and influenced our childhood in many ways. Some can relate to the gentle comedy of the Looney Tunes while others watched shows like Ninja Turtles and X-Men. These cartoon serials became an integral part of our lives which is why we can still recall some of the most obvious and iconic instances of our favorite shows. Take this quiz to find out exactly how well can you associate the cartoon to their iconic catchphrase.
About 50 countries in the world have English as their native language. But did you know that some of the commonly-used English words or phrases are from a foreign language? Well, you can take this test and find out how well you know your daily-used English words' origin.
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