5 mins with: Chambal Safari

Chambal Safari

Responsible Travel Welcome to our 5 mins with series. In this series we highlight and promote the unsung heroes of the travel world. The people and business’ that are truly practicing responsible tourism. This week’s interview is with the inspiring Chambal Safari team. If you are heading to India we highly recommend you contact these guys. […]

Top 5 Unexplored Travel Destinations in India

Top 5 Unexplored Travel Destinations in India

Local Travel Guest Post by Rohit Agarwal India is the land of diverse religions, cultures, natural landscapes with 1.2 billion people and has the 7th largest area in the world. There are a number of interesting travel destinations across different parts of the country, spanning from Kashmir in the North to Kanyakumari in the South and West Bengal […]

Finding peace in Mardin, Turkey

Mardin, Turkey

Authentic Travel Eastern Turkey. You can’t turn on the news these days without Eastern Turkey being mentioned. From refugees fleeing Syria and entering Turkey to Isis slowly creeping nearer and nearer to the Turkish border. This region has the eyes of the world on it. But are those eyes just focused on one thing? I […]

5 mins with: Adventure Alternative

5 mins with: Adventure Alternative

Responsible Travel This weeks responsible tourism interview is with a company and man who matches our philosophies on life and travel completely. Adventure Alternative is a responsible travel company started in 1991 by mountaineer and adventurer Gavin Bate. They create wonderful adventure travel trips from trekking in Borneo to Yoga retreats in the Himalayas. They take […]

Building International Relations in Laos

International Relations

Ahhh, bed. After a long hot river journey we were more than happy to be snuggled up in our (very) small room in Nong Khiaw, Laos. As we slowly drifted off to the land of make-believe we were suddenly disturbed by someone putting keys in our door. “Hello?” we shouted in unison. There was no […]

Travel book of the month: On the road

Travel Book of the month: On the road

Great reads: Travel books we’ve read and loved “It changed my life like it changed everyone else’s” – Bob Dylan Need I say more? If Bob Dylan thinks that about this book you know you are in good hands. On the road by Jack Kerouac is a modern-day classic set in 1950’s America. Revered by […]

Green Sri Lanka: Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana

Green Sri Lanka: Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana

  Responsible Travel Green Sri Lanka – Accommodation On our recent trip to Sri Lanka we were lucky enough to stay in some wonderful hotels and guesthouses. These places went out of their way to make us feel welcome, all served wonderful food and more importantly they all practised responsible tourism. Welcome to our new […]

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 […]

Things to do in Kyoto, Japan

Things to do in Kyoto

    Authentic Travel There are some cities around the world that you have to see at least once in your life. Paris, London, Rome, Istanbul and New York instantly come to mind. Kyoto is one of those cities. With over 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, 1600 Buddhist temples and countless Shinto shrines, Kyoto is […]

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Responsible Travel   Discovering a home from home in Nuwara Eliya I must admit that I had never heard of Nuwara Eliya before visiting Sri Lanka. Colombo, Galle and Jaffna were the places I had heard of. After discussing our itinerary for our trip around Sri Lanka with locals, Nuwara Eliya soon went high up […]