Things to do in Lleida, Spain

Things to do in Lleida

Magical nature in the Pyrenees. Everybody thinks they know Spain. From big cities like Barcelona and Madrid to islands like Ibiza to Tenerife, we all have our own version of Spain in our minds. The more I visit this wonderful country the more I realise how diverse it is. I recently visited the Pyrenees for […]

5 mins with: Village Ways

Village Ways

This weeks responsible tourism interview is with the inspiring Village Ways. Village Ways create award-winning sustainable walking holidays in India, Nepal and Ethiopia.  If you want to see if Responsible Tourism works please read the following interview. 1. Congratulations on winning a World Responsible Tourism Award. What was your reaction when you won? It is […]

Green Sri Lanka: Jetwing Vil Uyana Eco Resort

Jetwing Vil Uyana Eco Resort

Responsible Travel Green Sri Lanka – Accommodation Getting personal and respecting mother earth in a luxury eco resort. There are many luxury hotels in the world. From the frozen north of Canada to the sweltering south of Namibia, you will find top class hotels with excellent service. The trouble with a lot of these places […]

Barcelona Sightseeing by Bicycle

Barcelona Sightseeing

There are some cities that you instantly fall in love with. London, San Francisco and Paris were my early loves. More recent additions are Istanbul, Luang Prabang and Barcelona. I first discovered Barcelona in 2008 and vowed that I would live there at some point. That is still to happen but it will one day. […]

Enjoy New York City Like A Local

Enjoy New York City Like A Local

A few years ago Karen and I finally visited New York. It had been on our hit list for many years so it was great to finally discover the big apple. Instead of writing about our experiences myself (we were there way back in 2009 and things change fast) I asked our good friend Zach […]

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: 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 […]