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ASIA



Vietnam




Red Dragon Junk, Halong Bay, Vietnam
Red Dragon Junk, Halong Bay

by Bridget McNulty

For 24 hours of adventure, excitement and extraordinary beauty, you canít beat the Red Dragon Junk that sails around Halong Bay. Bridget McNulty climbed on board, and loved every second of it... read more


Mango Bay, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
Mango Bay Resort

by Bridget McNulty

Bridget McNulty decided to do the environment a favour, and gave herself a few days off from the real world at the Mango Bay Resort, an eco-friendly spot on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam... read more


Indonesia




Java Banana, Wonotoro, Java, Indonesia
Java Banana

by Bridget McNulty

Itís all about the extraordinary Gunung Bromo volcano in this part of the worldÖ But stay at Java Banana and youíll have even more to write home about. Bridget McNulty spends a few days soaking it all up... read more


Thailand




Koh Talu Island Resort, Ban Saphan, Thailand
Koh Talu Island Resort

by Bridget McNulty

Itís a picture postcard come to life: powdery white sand that stretches as far as the eye can see, crystal clear turquoise water lapping the shore, shells scattered along the tide line and a fringe of palm trees leading to a low swell of forested mountains that rise to a bright blue sky filled with puffy white clouds. Itís so beautiful it could be Photoshopped. But what makes Koh Talu Island remarkable is not, in fact, what you can see with the naked eye, but what lies unseen below the surface of the ocean: the coral ... read more


Chiang Dao Nest, Chiang Dao, Thailand
Chiang Dao Nest

by Bridget McNulty

Take my advice: when youíre deciding how much time to spend in Chiang Dao, book two days more than you think you need. Then you wonít have to go to the bother of changing your travel plans when you arrive and realise just how extraordinary this place is, and how impossible it will be to say goodbye ... read more


Cambodia




Shinta Mani Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Shinta Mani Hotel

by Bridget McNulty

When next youíre in Cambodia, choose a hotel with more than just soft sheets and slippers. Bridget McNulty discovers a hotel in Siem Reap that comes with a conscience, too ... read more

TRAVEL

 
WITH A CONSCIENCE
We all have a choice when we travel - to select destinations, modes of transport and experiences that create less stress, have less impact and that generally show more respect for our planet ...

We call this 'travel with a conscience'.


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SOUTH AMERICA



Brazil




Solar Da Ponte Verde, Petropolis, Brazil
Solar da Ponte Verde

by Bridget McNulty

A haven of peace, tranquillity and great food, lies hidden just an hour and a half out of Rio. Bridget McNulty spends a few days recharging her batteries at the Green Bridge House ... read more