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What is Eco-Tourism?

You’ll hear plenty of tour operators and conservationists talk a lot about eco-tourism, but what actually is it and why is it important? Well, simply put, eco-tourism is using the money generated from tourism to conserve a specific area or habitat. Sounds simple enough right? Well it is, and it’s a brilliant and effective form of conservation. A great example of eco-tourism would be Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, home to nearly half of the world’s population of

Why I Love Uganda

When I first started to tell friends and family that I was starting a business in Uganda, one of the questions I got most frequently asked was “Is it safe?”. The more I spoke to them the more I realised people seemed to have a preconception of what Uganda would be like; a war-torn and poverty filled nation. And fair enough, I probably had the same preconceptions before I first visited, maybe because of the media portrayal, maybe the fact that Uganda is heavily featured on pro