Soul Travel Blog - A responsible travel and sustainable travel blog.

Welcome to Soul Travel Blog!

Hi! My name is Ellie. I’m another wanderer and traveller, trying to make a positive difference along the way.  You can find out more about me and how I came to be writing this blog here.

Soul Travel Blog is a responsible travel blog, sharing my journeys where I try to travel sustainably. Find me well off the beaten path, or on it, looking for sustainable travel solutions. The goal of this blog? To make responsible travel easy. Here you won’t find “greenwashing” or fluff, you’ll find responsible travel information, inspiration and practical tips.

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Great Rail Journeys – Where you won’t Forget the View!

Great rail journeys from around the world. From Bulgaria, to Cuba to Iran, here are some of the best train journeys with views you won’t want to miss!

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Why I’m Dreaming of Maharashtra, India.

As one of the less visited states of India (if we don’t count Mumbai for a second) Maharashtra does not have many options for group tours or organised trips. It especially does not have many options for responsible tourism.   Until now.

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Discovering Nubra, Ladakh – Part Two: Nubra Valley to Pangong.

Saddled between the Ladakhi and Karakoram mountain ranges, Shyok valley and Shyok River Lodge sit on an ancient caravan routes connected to the Silk Road

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Discovering Nubra, Ladakh – Part One: Leh to Sumur.

The road from Leh to Nubra Valley is around 115km and usually takes about 5-6 hours from Leh. The route takes you over the spectacular Khardung La Pass – along the highest motor able road in the world – and up to heights of

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Trekking the Sham Valley Ladakh: Really a “Baby Trek”?!

I’m not an experienced trekker. In fact, I’m the kind of walker who likes a short stroll around the countryside on a Sunday afternoon followed by a longer visit to the pub. But on occasion, I have been persuaded to venture out for a little longer – all in the name of a good view.

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Responsible Travel Tips for Iran.

Iran is a country that is just opening up for tourism. Here’s how to ensure tourism benefits locals and top tips for responsible travel in Iran.

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August 2017 Summary & September Travel Plans.

This is my monthly summary post with high points of the month, not-so-high-points and what’s next for Soul Travel Blog.

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Half the World: The Other Half of Isfahan, Iran

Things to do in Isfahan are not confined to the Naqsh-e Jahan square. Isfahan history can be found all over the city.

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