With one rhino dying by the hands of poachers every seven hours, there isn’t time to waste, and with everyone’s help, the #JustOneRhino campaign might just make a difference. 2015 is set to be an incredible year for the endangered rhino. The largest blogger-driven fundraiser ever assembled has started making waves in the fight against poaching. Two organizations, Travelers Building […]
Traveling Responsibly? Yes, You Can!
With the summer holidays around the corner in the northern hemisphere, many of us are already dreaming about discovering new places, taste new dishes and enjoy the local culture of our next vacation spot. In the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, whether your trip takes you to a tropical beach, a bustling city or a tranquil village, […]
Looking for an easy way to give back to the communities you travel to? Pack for a Purpose has you covered. With an extensive database of humanitarian projects and supportive accommodations, Pack for a Purpose makes it is easier than ever for travelers to learn what a community needs, pack those items in with their luggage, and have it delivered […]
Talking Sustainable Tourism with Megan Epler Wood
What is Sustainable Tourism? According to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” This definition became widely used in the 90s as TIES worked to influence travel lodges and tours to adopt sustainable methodologies. Over the last few years however, the definition […]