10 places to make you fall in love with the earth

10 places to make you fall in love with the earth

As Lennon and McCartney said all you need is love and as this is the month of love we thought we would share 10 places to make you fall in love with the earth. Now, this is no scientific experiment and we can’t say we have seen all of the planet either but these 10 […]

Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

The Baltic Sea in January. Normally in Helsinki it is frozen over but tonight I am “lucky” as it is not quite so cold. As I gingerly walk towards the steps leading down to the inky blackness, steam is coming off me. Dave my companion in this mad adventure is already in the sea and […]

Why 2017 will be the most important year in travel

Why 2017 will be the most important year in travel

Goodbye 2016, most people will be glad to see the back of you. Hello 2017, what do you have in store for us then? 2016 brought some seismic changes around the world and no matter what side of the political debate you are on, we can all see that a lot of communities are divided. […]

Four Tips for Choosing a Sustainable Safari Camp

Four Tips for Choosing a Sustainable Safari Camp

Taking a safari is a dream experience for many people. But, if you’re someone that wants to make sure your travel choices are not only meaningful but environmentally friendly you’ll want to do a little homework before selecting the safari camp you stay with. When you decide to take a safari you have two choices; […]

Things to do on on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan

Ishigaki Island Okinawa

Kanpai! (cheers in Japanese) we all shouted in unison as our 3rd Awamori (Okinawan Sake) went down in one shot. It was only 09:00 and I was starting to feel that familiar tipsy buzz after having 3 shots of straight alcohol. We had a full day of exploring Ishigaki Island ahead of us and I […]

Shipwrecked on Bamboo Island, Cambodia

Bamboo Island, Cambodia

Karen ran towards a bungalow, I on the other had wisely ran into the ocean knowing that our hunter would not dare go in there. My decision proved to be the right course of action as the beast chased Karen. Luckily for her, the hunter stopped at the steps of the bungalow and did not […]

5 mins with: The East African Safari Company

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Today’s Responsible Tourism interview is with the amazing East African Safari Company. EASTCO (as it’s known) has been operating safaris in Tanzania, and throughout Uganda and Kenya since 1993. It is a small family owned company that takes pride on how it runs its tours with the wildlife and local communities always at the forefront of […]

5 mins with: Viaggi Solidali

5 mins with: Viaggi Solidali

Today’s Responsible Tourism interview is with the wonderful Viaggi Solidali, a tour operator based in Italy that is really making a difference in all the areas they work in around the world. If you want to see the impact that responsible travel has then read the interview below. 1.        Congratulations on being nominated for the […]

The Best Beach To See Turtles In Costa Rica

The Best Beach To See Turtles In Costa Rica

She lay there exhausted from her exertion but her work was only just beginning. She slowly started to dig a pit that would accommodate her and her precious cargo. In the darkness a hush descended all around us as we knew that what we were about to witness would be magical. One by one they dropped […]