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How to Help Protect Endangered Wildlife Through Travel.

A recent report by the WWF showed that shockingly, wildlife populations have declined by as much as 60% since 1970. In this article we look at what role tourism has to play – and if indeed travel can be compatible – with conservation of endangered species. Read on for tips on how to support wildlife protection on your travels and for finding the best wildlife holidays that are responsible.

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Moving Continents: How we Ended Up in Toronto, Canada!

In a (partly) unexpected pivot of life, we found ourselves moving across oceans this summer to Toronto, Canada our new home. Here's the back story to what brought us to Canada and a little advice for those considering moving to Toronto too. Plus.. what's next for us!...

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Responsible Travel in Goa: Is It “Too Late” to Visit??

Once a hippy-paradise with swaying palms and the occasional coco-hut, Goa is one of India's highlights. Over recent years, though it has become a victim of its own success, and we'd heard many reports saying that Goa had been ruined by over tourism and over...

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Why you Should Visit Northern Jordan.

We’d come to Pella – a small and remote village in the north of Jordan to stay at Beit-al-Fannan, the House of the Artist. Over the next two days we’d spend time at both Pella and a small town called Umm Qais, getting a bit more familiar with Jordanian culture and hospitality, and learning about

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The Maitree Express: Kolkata to Dhaka by Train.

Travelling from Kolkata to Dhaka by train on the Maitree Express: what you need to know. Maitree express schedule, pricing, how to buy a ticket and everything you need to travel from India to Bangladesh by train.

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How to Reduce your Carbon Footprint while Travelling.

When it comes to making travel more environmentally sustainable, and low carbon travel, this much is true: Carbon Emissions continue to rise. So, what can we do to clean up our travel-act? Here are some of our top tips for low-carbon-footprint travel.

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In Search of Swimming Tigers: Exploring Bangladesh’s Sundarbans.

Punting down narrow, muddy creeks, as the sun rose in the background, our eyes were peeled. Watching for any sign of movement or a noise that was different from the muted splosh of water around the boat, or the tweeting kingfishers. As we watched the dense jungle, we wondered..

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The Year of Sustainable Tourism is Over. Now What?

What's Next for Sustainable Tourism in 2018? Tagged #IY2017, 2017 was named the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. The growing realisation that the world cannot cope with the projected growth in tourism (in its current form) saw an awareness campaign lead by...

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The Reality of Solo Female Travel in Bangladesh.

After my time in Bangladesh was over, I couldn’t help but look back on my time there and feel two strong emotions. One was how surprised and overwhelmed I had been by the friendliness and hospitality of people there. But the other was that

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Best Places for Eco Friendly Travel in The Philippines.

The Smallprint: Some of the organisations mentioned in this post hosted me or gave me a discount. As always, the stories, experiences and opinions expressed here are purely my own. This post contains affiliate links. For more information on affiliates and what type of...

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The Best of Sustainable Travel in Amsterdam: A Guide.

A guide to sustainable travel in Amsterdam: including eco hotels in Amsterdam, things to do and how to escape the crowds in this beautiful city! Amsterdam’s visitor numbers have been booming of late, so is it still possible to visit responsibly?

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7 Easy Tips for Responsible Travel in Ladakh.

Why the need for responsible travel in Ladakh? What used to be the preserve of the most intrepid traveller is much more accessible than it was. The increase in tourism of recent years is putting a new level of pressure on Ladakh and her resources. This beautiful mountain desert is open and safe for all, but in order to

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