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Niina's Volunteering in Candelaria

Candelaria is a small community on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, some 8km from Monterrico. As the village is on the coast and near canals, fishing is one of the main industries here. 532 more words

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Thailand's Tiger Temple Is Reopening.

After being shut down and having the full extent of it’s abuse and illegality put on full display for the world to see last year, now the infamous Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi is to reopen with a new name.  1,076 more words

Responsible Travel

Roger's Volunteering with Bikes at Maya Pedal

I spent four weeks volunteering at Maya Pedal, a bicycle workshop complete with on site volunteer accommodation. Based in the small town of San Andrés Itzapa, it is an NGO accepting bikes donated from the USA and Canada which are either reconditioned to sell or used as components to build a range of pedal powered machines (or… 430 more words

Destinations

Defining and Developing Nature Tourism

I recently spoke to Arkansas’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism about nature tourism. Here are notes from my comments.

Nature tourism is a huge component in the tourism economy of every state. 1,014 more words

A sustainable trip to Kauai, Hawaii

When you go to a pristine paradise like Hawaii, it is easy to see how our travel decisions can make a place better or worse. 139 more words

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Bhomechowk, Lamjung District

I had a bit of trouble formatting this one from the mobile account, but I want to get this out there for all of you! I’ll keep learning about this blogging stuff… 1,755 more words

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Travel with Purpose

This Faraway Friday is a special one because I am highlighting my #1 favorite company that does so much good for women around the world: … 543 more words