The ethics of vacations

Why not spend your tourist dollars in countries that are striving to improve their records of human rights, environmentalism and social welfare? The nonprofit Bay Area-based Ethical Traveler group has just released its 2014 list of best ethical destinations for 2014. Making great strides (and thus back on the list) are the Bahamas, Chile and Dominica. Find the full report at http://ethicaltraveler.org. The top 10, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Bahamas

  • Barbados

  • Cape Verde

  • Chile

  • Dominica

  • Latvia

  • Lithuania

  • Mauritius

  • Palau

  • Uruguay

    -- Linda Zavoral, travel@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/buh_byeTravel.