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; […]

5 mins with: Blood Lions South Africa

Blood Lions South Africa

This week’s responsible tourism interview is with the amazing team behind the film Blood Lions. The film highlights the plight of captive Lions that are bred for canned hunting. Shockingly over 800 captive lions were shot in South Africa last year, mostly by wealthy international hunters under conditions that are anything but sporting or fare. […]

Top 10 eco countries to visit in 2016

Top 10 eco countries to visit in 2016

As you plan your next holiday, are you looking for a destination that is both beautiful and offers a wide range of sustainable and responsible activities? Well look no further. We’ve compiled our top 10 list of countries that encourage responsible tourism practices. We hope you get to visit some of these amazing places in 2016. […]

5 minutes with: Footsteps Eco Lodge, Gambia

Footsteps Eco Lodge Gambia

Responsible Travel This week’s responsible travel interview is with the wonderful Footsteps Eco Lodge, Gambia. How many of us have visited a destination, realised that the cheap vacation we’re on is the result of overworked, underpaid staff, and by the end of the trip wanted to do something about it? Well, David the owner of Footsteps […]

5 minutes with: The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance

5 minutes with: The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance This weeks responsible travel interview is with the brilliant South African Sanctuary Alliance. Their mission says it all: The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) provides wild animals in our care with a stable environment, one with permanence and where there is no exploitation. We aggressively oppose any […]

5 minutes with: Chole Mjini

Chole Mjini

5 minutes with: Chole Mjini Welcome to our new blog series. Every week we will be highlighting the unsung heroes of the responsible travel world. These companies and charities all have one thing common, they put in a great deal of effort to make our world a better place. Whether it’s protecting the environment, supporting the […]

Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides Today is the anniversary of the very first hot air balloon flight. Way back in 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d’Arlandes boldly went where nobody ventured before and became the first humans that ascended to the heavens without a tether. In honour of their achievement here are some of […]

The Friday Photo Project | Camel Riding in Morocco

Camel Riding in Morocco

  Morocco was the second trip that Karen and I ever took. We had a wonderful time visiting Marrakech, The Atlas Mountains, and Essaouira. It’s amazing how different a country can be even though it’s only 2 hours flight time away from your own country. That’s what we found with wonderful Morocco. It felt so […]