The 10 Most Ethical Travel Destinations, 2013

Put your tourism dollars into the right countries this year

Jetting off this year? Good! But remember, where you touch down affects more than your next Facebook album—in fact, your travels can have a dramatic effect on the local economy. If you want to spend your hard-earned dough in countries that have values mirroring your own, look no further than this year’s installment of Berkley-based non-profit Ethical Traveler, which judges developing nations based on social welfare programs, environmental protection efforts and human rights records. [slideshow:590]

In the slideshow, you’ll find this year’s top 10 nations to visit—in alphabetical (not merit-based) order.