responsible tourism

How To Take A Sustainable Foodie Field Trip From NYC

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Stop by any of the plethora of farm-to-fork restaurants, farmer’s markets and organic grocery stores that dot the city and you’ll realize how many New Yorkers are passionate about local, ethically-sourced food. Tour company RootedNY, which just launched in May […]

Global Good: Your Ultimate Guide To Responsible Voluntourism

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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 […]

Exploring Sustainable Adventure In The Resort Destination Of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic [Photo Essay]

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“Do I need a bike lock?” The girl checking me in laughs. “A bike lock? Oh, you don’t need to worry about those kinds of things here.” The Brooklyn girl inside begins to sweat. No bike lock? I’m currently in […]

Notes On Responsible Tourism And Inca Trail Porters

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“But I already paid $600 for the tour. Now I have to give more money? I don’t have it.” “Can I maybe give $20 instead? I know they suggested more, but I think this is fine.” “I already paid $70 […]