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7 of Our Favourite Things to in Amman (+ Where to Stay)

Amman was one of the highlights on our Jordan route. Despite being a bustling city, it is not overwhelming, and there are plenty of things to do in Amman. From history to culture, to shopping and cafe culture, Amman’s highlight has got to be the Ammanis themselves.

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A Guide to the Best Eco Lodges in Costa Rica by Region

There are few countries in the world that conjure a stronger image of ecotourism, perhaps, than Costa Rica. Our guide to Costa Rica eco lodges and sustainable accommodation is all you need to find the right accommodation in Costa Rica for the (sustainable) trip of a lifetime!

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How to be a Positive Impact Traveller in 2019.

Positive Impact Travel is travel that is enriching for the traveller as well as for the people of the host country / destination, as well as doing as little harm as possible environmentally. Positive Impact Travel is the enabler of possibility, supporter of local initiatives, and gives voice to the stories of a place that are less heard. Here’s how you can get involved!

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First Time India: How to Plan Travel (and What to Expect!)

Editorial Disclosure: This post contains compensated affiliate links. For more information on what type of organisations I work with, you can read my Editorial Policy. First Time India: A Complete Guide to Travel in India. Updated August 2018 I'd dreamed of travelling...

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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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