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Becoming a conscious traveller

After booking my flight out of New Zealand, my spare time and lunchtimes at work has involved researching South East Asia. This is a well trodden backpacking route, and there are plenty of travel blogs and forums available online. 947 more words

Responsible Travel in Morocco, Your Morocco Tour Guide

With the expansion of routes from its international airports and the increase in low-cost airlines offering direct flights from European hubs, Morocco has become much more accessible in recent years. 1,361 more words

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More Dates (the edible sort), Sustainability and Eco Tourism - The connection Part 2

In the last blog, we described how one man is trying to improve life for the local Bedouin in his area.

In St Katherine’s, an hours drive away,  another ‘outsider’ is in the process of starting up a business to help the Bedouin. 1,344 more words

Kerala: the thing about houseboats

Kerala is famous for its sleepy and mysterious backwaters – and visitors can experience the mysteriousness up close, by staying on a traditional rice barge or ‘kettuvallom’ that has been turned into a houseboat – complete with ensuite bedroom, a viewing deck and colonial dark wood furniture. 1,334 more words


Hiking the Sierra Norte, Mexico

This is eco and ethical tourism at its very best. Many villages in parts of the Sierra Norte are well set up for hiking and there is no need to book in advance for guides or accommodation. 242 more words


I Will Never Go On An Elephant Ride Again

Before Phuket, I was naively excited and eager to sit atop elephants. It was number one on my list of activities in Thailand. I would look at photos and read stories about the different experiences people have riding them. 594 more words

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An Ethical Elephant Encounter in Thailand

After landing in Bangkok for our first time ever we had a whole host of unanswered questions about how we’d spend the next four months traveling around South East Asia. 898 more words


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