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21 simple tips to be a responsible traveller

Reduce the impact of your travels on the environment and communities around you with these simple tips and tricks. 2,042 more words

Episode 77: Overtourism with Chris Bottrill

For many people, travel is something they look forward to all year. It occupies daydreams, shapes savings plans and hopefully exceeds expectations when in the destination. 561 more words

Expert Insight

Ecotourism in Zanzibar

I imagine many readers who have travelled in a developing country will have had a similar experience to that which I’m about to describe.

I spent the summer of 2016 in Tanzania as part of my medical degree. 579 more words


San Juan la Laguna - The Town of Artists

Lake Atitlan is a volcanic lake high in the Sierra Madre mountains of Guatemala. Its lovely shores are sprinkled with towns, many have distinct personalities, some due to ex-pat gringos and others, like San Juan, due to the Mayan people themselves. 1,080 more words

Travelling Crone

Episode 76: Travel Light & Responsible

Travel, as we say in our intro, is one of life’s great pleasures. But with visiting other countries comes waste we generate and impact as guests. 1,422 more words

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Unexpressed Amends

I hate f**king up, I really do. I especially hate f**king up when it hurts a kid or an animal. It hurts to have to sit with it and not have the opportunity to make amends. 692 more words
Travelling Crone

Tourist Towns

It is early morning, mist rising to clear the view from a small wooden lodge in the heart of Guatemala. Nestled in farmland, the 10 other guests and I drown in green, an ocean of it swelling up and around this hostel nestled in river valley. 1,243 more words