Don’t miss Bhutan’s Phobjikha Valley, a beautiful destination for hiking and spotting the rare Black-necked Crane.
No matter the name, the intent is the same: travel with the lightest environmental and socio-cultural footprint possible to maintain or improve conditions in all communities around the world and ensure their health for years to come.
There are many myths floating around about responsible tourism and what travelers should or shouldn’t be doing when they hit the road. To set the record straight, I caught up with Olivia Ruggles Brise, Director of Policy and Research at […]
In the USA, the Union of Concerned Scientists has found that 40% of the country’s fossil fuel related carbon dioxide emissions come from the transportation sector. Since travel — especially on an international level — involves taking at least a […]
Dear Potential Volunteers, Do you want a great volunteer travel experience and truly want to help? But you don’t want to get involved with unethical practices or bad “voluntourism?” You want to “volunteer abroad” and that’s different, right? Unfortunately, it’s […]
The first thing you’ll notice is the bright emerald green, lush flora coating mountains and plains, flowers adding a colorful contrast. What makes the scene extra striking is the steam that rises seemingly without reason from the ground, as if […]
There are over 20 designated hiking trails — not to mention 10+ unofficial ones — on the Azorean island of São Miguel. If you enjoy the outdoors, it’s recommended to do at least one, even if you only have a […]