Joao Mendes of NoFootprintNomads shares how to travel the world with a better impact with these ethical travel tips. Travelling is such a devastating force that I don’t understand why the subject is not on the main agenda of all elections and public discussions around the world. When you look at the number of people crossing borders now compared to… Read More
Many people are looking for ways to make their travels more meaningful. People want more than just a party on the resort or a lounge on the beach.
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
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
We are gay couple Stefan and Sebastien and have been travelling in Asia for nearly 2 years. Asia is not the most gay friendly of places to visit in the world, with most countries criminalising homosexuality. So should gay couples travel to Asia? Yes, and here’s why. Why Gay Couples Should Travel to Asia We were ourselves quite tentative about… Read More
We have never taken for granted how lucky we are to have the freedom to travel and how lucky we were to have our first opportunity to visit a faraway land in 2000. Dave and I often talk about how strange life can be. Who decides who has access to opportunity and how were we so lucky to be born where we… Read More
Just picture a world drained of wildlife. Your first reaction may be this is impossible or unimaginable, isn’t it? It is a shocking truth. Several animals and birds are standing on the verge of destruction because of excessive poaching, illegal trading, loss of habitat, pollution and deforestation. One of the biggest challenges that the government, environmentalists and private organizations are… Read More