Entries by Lise Tyrrell

Are Eco-Resorts safe? An update on the pandemic

People are asking are eco-resorts safe? The Pandemics Impact on some of our EcoLodges has varied. Tourists are planning travel again, and I thought people might be interested in how the Lodges are doing. Some of the lodges are closed, though hopefully they will re-open once tourism gets going again. But some of the EcoLodges […]

Sustainable and Renewable Energy

What’s the Difference between Sustainable and Renewable Energy? Some people use sustainable and renewable Energy interchangeably. But there’s actually a difference. Sustainable energy comes from sources that don’t need to be renewed. Think solar and wind, which are 2 sources that are endless. Renewable Energy isn’t endless but can be renewed with certain actions. Think […]


Ecohelpline is celebrating it’s 5th year this month. It has been a lot of fun for me working with Jem Winston of 3 Rivers Dominica and Rosalie Forest Eco Lodge who I had the pleasure of spending 2 weeks with in Dominica at his eco lodge. This really helped me see first hand all the fun […]

Eco and Community Tourism in a Post Coronavirus World

With the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic in our lives, the concept of tourism is changing. Therefore we need to address tourism in a post Coronavirus World.Most countries still have some form of travel restrictions in place. And it seems that at least some of those restrictions, and probably some new ones, may be with […]

Adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Habituation Adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National park Table of contents Gorilla Habituation Experience When Mountain Gorillas are habituated Batwa pygmies in trouble Batwa Development Program Start your adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with gorilla habituation. The Uganda Wildlife Authority introduced the mountain gorillas’ habituation experience in January 2014. The habituation adventure will cost […]

Gorilla Trekking FAQs Part 4

More gorilla Trekking FAQs Frequently asked questions (FAQS) about Gorilla Trekking Below are some Gorilla Trekking FAQs submitted by Green World Safaris What time of the year should I travel to see the gorillas? The gorillas can be visited any time of the year. Be aware that it can rain any day of the year […]

5 Reasons to Choose a Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel When you are planning a trip there are many factors to consider. From initial packing and asking for time off of work, to transportation and budget, it can quickly become overwhelming. One choice that can be both exciting and easy is picking out your accommodation.  When it comes to picking your hotel, consider […]

Bali Eco Stay Indonesia

Find the Bali of your dreams at Bali Eco Stay Indonesia: villagers that believe in karma and don’t lock their doors; untouched tropical island beauty; vast rice terraces and mountain spring water that tastes far better than anything bottled. Discover Bali Eco Stay Indonesia: a haven for conscious travelers and nature lovers. Nestled in its […]

Gorilla Trekking Regulations and Permits Part 3

Gorilla Trekking Regulations and Permits Reasons for trekking in Uganda Gorilla trekking regulations and permits in Uganda.  The “Pearl of Africa” is a very scenic country with lush landscapes, flowing rivers, and lots of wildlife. The lakes and mountains of Uganda are covered with dense rain forest. Friendly people and a safe country to travel […]