This week we celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, and on Friday, June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day. Around the world, there are a dedicated number of activists and conservationists out there fighting for our right to a sustainable world. Even with the odds stacked against them. To skip directly to 10 Ways to Save the Ocean, Click Here When… Read More
This series of articles will help you travel more responsibly. The world is in more turmoil than ever and we need to do our part as travelers.
Like most graduates, I followed the drumline into a full-time office position. Within the first few weeks, I knew it wasn’t what I wanted. What I needed was to expand my horizons, literally. I found that through volunteering abroad. There’s nothing more than a replica of cubicles to convince you that you are in fact, claustrophobic, and if you don’t escape… Read More
How can one person make a difference and save the planet? With oceans overflowing with plastic, pollution choking the air and water becoming more scarce each year, what can be done? “Is it too much to ask someone to follow a sustainable principle when they travel? When will people finally put the planet first over convenience?” These are some of the… Read More
Travel is becoming an integral part of many people’s lives. It’s a way for people to unwind, reconnect with the ones they love, and step away from the pressures of 21st century living. To us, a life well lived is a life well travelled, but that doesn’t mean it’s about visiting a lot of destinations and checking off countless bucket list… Read More
Many people travel to Thailand to see elephants. But many people don’t think about visiting in a responsible way. Elephants are often abused for the amusement of tourists to ride, but you can make a difference and visit an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai instead. Elephant Sanctuary Chiang Mai As people who once rode an elephant many years ago before we knew better, we… Read More
Sadie Redinger shares how volunteering in Africa changed her life. Volunteering Africa Africa was the place that I had always dreamed about visiting. Ever since I was a kid, I would watch different programs on Animal Planet or the Discovery Channel envisioning myself one day sitting in the bush viewing these beautiful creatures in person. To one day be able… Read More