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Why now is the time to visit Burma

“Now’s the time to visit Burma – because soon it will have changed.” Such has been the sentiment so often expressed since Burma opened its doors to the outside world in 2010. 631 more words

Burma

Responsible Travel Issues

In John’s hometown, there is a small Oxfam shop selling second hand books that we always visit when we are there, as it always seems to have what we are looking for at any given moment. 1,016 more words

World Premiere Video: Responsible Travel Week 2015

Everyone’s invited to 2015’s Responsible Travel Week!

Video by Ron Mader and Kevin Scuiller
Editing by Kevin Scuiller

Web 2.0 In Action

The Bulgarian ‘good life’

“So Daddy, what exactly is a compost toilet?”

Anaiya, my ten-year-old daughter isn’t quite sure about our latest ‘adventure’ as a family. A week-long stay on an eco-farm in the mountains of Bulgaria isn’t ‘adventurous’ in the traditional sense, that wouldn’t be a problem for an active girl like Anaiya. 1,077 more words

Islam In Europe

Hilltribe Exploitation in Northern Thailand and Laos

While visiting Chiang Mai, my driver stopped by the Hilltribe Education Village , which is ostensibly a snapshot of hilltribe life featuring representative from the Akha, Lau, and Karen (long necks) tribes.   617 more words

Southeast Asia

Travel tips for Myanmar

As I lay by the pool at the hotel in Yangon, I thought these tips might be of use to anyone considering travel to Myanmar, but also will apply to many developing countries. 396 more words

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The lost childhood of the beautiful children of Myanmar

Cherubic with round faces and streaks of thanaka across their cheeks, the children of Myanmar can be shy and curious like children across the world are. 735 more words

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