Ecotourism

impact travel

How A Trip Mishap Led To The Birth Of A Positive Impact Travel Organization

A travel mishap in New Zealand led road warrior Ryan Brennell to help those in need in Samoa, and to start a positive impact travel organization.

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Beyond The Big Five: Notes From A South African Safari

Going on safari in South Africa is much more than just viewing wildlife, but also immersing yourself in the bush and learning about conservation issues.

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Global Good: Your Ultimate Guide To Responsible Voluntourism

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 […]

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Azores Exploration: An Epic São Miguel Road Trip

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 […]

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Exploring Hydroelectricity Through Hiking On São Miguel In The Azores [Photo Essay]

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 […]