Tag: ethical tourism

Bali Animals: How to Find Ethical Tourism Experiences

Bali; it’s haven for surfers, culture seekers, beach bums and adrenalin-pumpers. There’s so many activities to participate in all over the island, including volcano trekking, temple trawling, rice terrace hiking, scuba diving and snorkeling, drinking, dining and relaxing in the most idyllic of locations. But the animal tourism industries in…

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100 Quick Sustainable Travel Tips

Travelling is great for a lot of things. Open-mindedness, confidence, education.. travel is in many ways the greatest teacher and biggest personality builder. But one thing travel isn’t naturally amazing for is the environment. From the actual act of travelling, to staying in hotels and making use of their often…

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Lentil As Anything – Melbourne’s Most Sustainable Restaurant that you need to be supporting

Although Melbourne is a HUGE city, complete with skyscrapers you’d expect to find in New York or Shanghai, it’s still got an amazing community feel. I’m not quite sure how it intertwines booming modernism and personal closeness so seamlessly, but I guess this is why it’s the world’s most liveable…

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Is the Chengdu Panda Base Ethical?

As soon as I arrived in Chengdu, my line of vision was somewhat invaded by… pandas. Bears don’t actually roam the city, but the streets are bursting with shops selling panda souvenirs, there are posters of pandas over buildings and all public transport has pandas painted on it…. Once you…

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Green Travel Products and Gear for the Eco-Conscious Backpacker

In the last couple of years we’ve learnt lots about the importance of eco-travel. What with flying, the resulting need for chain restaurants and hotels and certain tourists who leave their footprint wherever they visit, travelling isn’t always the most eco-friendly of hobbies. But there’s lots of ways to be…

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