Eco-Friendly Resorts: Into the Woods

More and more travelers are forsaking the usual five-star trappings in favor of nature's greatest luxury: eco-friendly resorts in the most amazing locations

Snacking on green ants is not everyone's idea of the most delicious holiday indulgence. But on a recent walk through the Daintree rain forest in Far North Queensland, Australia, Aboriginal guide Keely Naden assured a group of uncertain guests that the traditional food source of her Kuku Yalanji tribe was worth a try.

"Lemon, tangy and full of vitamin C," she promised, picking a squirming insect from the trunk of a tree fern. She might have been right—but luckily for the native ants and the tourists, drops of rain came streaming down through the canopy, sending the tangy fare scurrying for...

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