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Easy ways to be a socially-conscious traveller in Thailand

It’s easy to make cultural faux pas when you’re in a different country. But armed with a little knowledge, it’s also easy to glide through your visit knowing you’re doing things exactly right to protect that country’s culture, economy and environment… 1,470 more words


Giving Back to Andean Communities: Apus Peru Student Sponsorship

Apus Peru ┬ástrives to be the kind of company that takes our responsibilities to the communities of Peru seriously. We feel that it is equally important that our hosts, whose home this is, benefit from our presence on their “turf,” as that visitors enjoy their time in this unique and vibrant country! 548 more words


Homestays in Hebron (Excellence Center)

The Excellence Center, set up to offer Arabic tuition to international visitors alongside volunteering, English teaching and other activities, also organises homestays with families in the Hebron area. 29 more words


Auberg-Inn, Jericho

Blessed with one of the cheesiest pun names ever bestowed on a guesthouse, the Auberg-Inn or House of Eggplants (to make it clear for Americans…) is a newish guesthouse in Jericho. 60 more words


Slumdog Voyeur?

As slum tours become increasingly popular in India and elsewhere around the world, tourists have to ask themselves is it ethical to exploit the poor to assuage some privileged curiosity? 859 more words

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How to Buenos Aires

While Buenos Aires — the Paris of South America — is very similar to Europe in many ways, there are some unexpected differences.

You know you’ll need to speak Spanish there, but did you know that you… 162 more words