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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]