Articles Tagged ‘caves’

12 Incredible Cave Cities

12 Incredible Cave Cities September 8, 2011 | Featured | Read More
There were two recurring themes that surprised us while researching cave dwelling cultures from around the world: 1. Mongols. 2. George Lucas. Read on to see where we’re going with this. 1. Cappadocia, Turkey Image: Curious Expeditions/Flickr Image: sputnik 57/Flickr The Cappadocia region of central...

American Caves Closing to Tourists to Save Bats

American Caves Closing to Tourists to Save Bats October 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Cave lovers might be disappointed by this news, but will hopefully understand the intention. As reported by Wired, a fungus dubbed White Nose Syndrome (for the Geomyces destructans fungus that grows on the noses of afflicted bats) has been affecting the populations of at least six cave-dwelling bats....

Cliffs, Canyons, and Ice: Adventure Tourism in Canada

Cliffs, Canyons, and Ice: Adventure Tourism in Canada July 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Recently, George Washington University’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management released the 2009 Adventure Tourism Development Index, a comprehensive list of the best places on Earth to visit for adventure travel. You can read NileGuide’s write-up of the ADTI here. It’s an...

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites June 24, 2010 | Featured | Read More
While most travelers tend to explore traditional landmarks and monuments typically found above ground, there’s something special about discovering a hidden spot that lies underground. After all, while the streets of a city pulse with a unique urban beat, whether you’re in New York, Tokyo...