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 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.
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
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
During my many years of traveling, I have come across a number of amazing projects and organizations. Yet, what I experienced in Namibia recently – at a place called “N/a’ankuse” – far surpassed them all, both in charitable concept and wildlife travel experience! My Walk with Cheetahs, Learning from the Bushmen & Exploring one of the Most Amazing Conservation Projects… Read More
It’s been 10 years since Dave and I started ThePlanetD and it’s been the most exciting and fulfilling time of our lives. We found our purpose, we reached our goal of working and traveling together, and we turned something we loved into a full-time career. But just because you found your purpose, you shouldn’t let it consume you. Find your… Read More