A team of youths in Uganda is using social media to voluntarily promote the country's tourism destinations through travel blogging. Traversing top attractions, their unique stories and experiences on the road have become popular and influential.
Vietnam’s north with the capital Hanoi is a draw for many tourists. The south is less crowded but offers some highlights: the bustling Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta and the alleged island paradise of Phu Quoc.
From gay-friendly honeymoon destinations to party escapes, tourism has long catered to LGBT travellers. But as acceptance grows, so do calls for the industry to broaden its offers, and avoid cliches.
Civil war, deforestation, disease and poaching have driven the mighty mountain gorilla to the brink of extinction. Conservation efforts have helped boost population numbers, but humans are still their greatest threat.
For months now, Iranian tourists have been able to enter Serbia visa-free. Once there, many hope to make their way through the Balkans to northern Europe. But for thousands of travelers, the dream ends in a refugee camp.
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