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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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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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