Elephant Riding Has No Place In Travel


Parts of this post were taken from the article “Why Elephant Riding Should Be Removed From Your List.” There is an air of romance and magic around riding an elephant and people tend to follow this when they travel. Sitting a top the back of the giant beast slowly meandering through the rain forest, thinking … Continue reading Elephant Riding Has No Place In Travel

5 Tips To Make Your Travel Photography Ethical And Compassionate


When we are preparing to travel and daydreaming of the adventures we will have, we all have visions of the photographs we will get and what we will capture with our cameras. Which, in itself, is a very positive thing. Photographs are a powerful method of storytelling and when done with care and skill, can … Continue reading 5 Tips To Make Your Travel Photography Ethical And Compassionate

The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: Who NOT To Be When You Travel


We have all seen bad behavior when we travel. That person who tosses their trash on the ground or looks disgusted at the local cuisine. There are degrees of bad behavior, so we took some inspiration from a recent Outside Magazine post and created The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: How Not To Travel.   … Continue reading The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: Who NOT To Be When You Travel

We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind


Right now in the travel industry and among travelers there is more and more discussion about the topic of over-tourism. Some argue it isn’t really happening, others argue its not bad, others say there is nothing we can do about it To me this is not really a debate, it is happening and it is … Continue reading We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind

7 Easy Ways To Travel More Consciously And Decrease Your Impact


Today in the era of Instagram, Facebook and other forms of social media there are people posting about their last exciting trip, sparking a new movement of “wanderlust.” That ideas has become a daydream for many, packing it all up and seeing the world. Pretty photos only capture the most amazing moments, influencing how we … Continue reading 7 Easy Ways To Travel More Consciously And Decrease Your Impact

What Can Fashion Designer Angel Chang Teach Us About Ethical Tourism?


If you know me you know I am the last person who should be talking about fashion. I only own 4 shirts and it’s only partly because we live in a micro-studio. My style is Goodwill-chic meets Am-I-Going-Hiking-Or-To-Work, so I am in no position to speak on fashion in any way. But when I came … Continue reading What Can Fashion Designer Angel Chang Teach Us About Ethical Tourism?