5 mins with: Bahia Bustamante

Bahia Bustamante

This week’s responsible tourism interview is with Bahia Bustamante and amazing village/ guesthouse/sheep farm/ wildlife haven set in a National Park in Patagonia, Argentina. As one guest said: “A seaside village surrounded by 360° of nature. Inside a National Park and declared one of Argentina’s Important Birding Areas, only a few places in the world […]

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. […]

Getting local in Peru: my very lonely hike to Marcahuasi

hike to Marcahuasi

Local Travel Guest Post Many are those who like to point out that they are “travellers, not tourists”. I don’t really care for such a distinction. What I am interested in is seeing beautiful places, that transmit a positive energy, and if they do so, I really can’t be bothered if there are a million […]

5 mins with: Reserva do Ibitipoca

Reserva do Ibitipoca

Responsible Travel This weeks responsible tourism interview is with the inspiring Reserva do Ibitipoca in Brazil. It all started in 1981 with the purchase of an abandoned farm. Fast forward 34 years later and that single farm purchase has become 100 properties scattered over 4,000 hectares of protected land. In 2009, the Reserva do Ibitipoca was […]

Guest Post: Visiting an Arawak Community in Guyana, South America

Visiting an Awarak Community in Guyana, South America

Visiting an Arawak Community in Guyana, South America   Visiting an Arawak Community in Guyana, South America by Karin-Marijke Vis. Photos by Coen Wubbels. The music stops. Silence takes over, only interrupted by the twittering of birds. In her new coat of snow-white paint the recently restored Santa Rosa Church is outlined against a green landscape of […]