How To Be a Better Traveller – 18 Ways to Travel Responsibly in 2018

2018-09-29T18:39:36+07:00By |

How to be a better traveller is something I constantly ponder, particularly after a year in travel that saw a rise in anti-tourism sentiment across Europe, the emergence of beg-packing in Asia, and an explosion of naked tourism and public pooping. No wonder locals have been hoisting “tourists go home!” banners across buildings everywhere from …

Travelling Responsibly in Cambodia – Here’s Why It Matters

2017-08-25T14:53:43+07:00By |

Travelling responsibly in Cambodia matters. No, it's not okay to wear your bikinis and shorts to Angkor Wat or on tours to villages and visits to local homes. But travelling responsibly in Cambodia is about more than what you wear. Here's why... Travelling responsibly in Cambodia matters more than anything else you do as a visitor to one of …

Green Hua Hin, An Eco-Friendly Escape in Thailand

2018-02-21T12:58:37+07:00By |

Green Hua Hin offers an eco-friendly escape from Bangkok with restaurants serving organic farm to table cuisine, nature conservation projects, community beach clean-up days, and a handful of sustainable resorts, spas, and a winery in Thailand’s Hua Hin are doing their bit to save the planet. Most tourists who are in Thailand for a beach …

It’s Not Where To Travel in 2015 It’s How To Travel in 2015

2015-03-24T00:03:06+07:00By |

Cuba, Colombia, Sri Lanka, and Jakarta are some of the destinations travellers are being told they'll be heading to this year. But it’s not where to travel in 2015, it is how to travel in 2015 that’s important — and it’s more important than it’s ever been. Why Where You Travel in 2015 Is Not Important …

Meet the Locals behind My Local Guide to Venice

2018-11-26T11:08:48+07:00By |

I first spotted My Local Guide to Venice in June 2009 when we were in town for the opening of the Art Biennale. It was actually our last day of a weeklong stay at the Novecento Hotel and we’d been using another excellent local guide produced by the hotel’s owners, the Romanelli family, so we …

Sustainable Travel — Buying Local Produce and Local Products

2018-12-26T10:55:51+07:00By |

Sustainable travel will be a big focus of our grand tour of the world this year. Whenever we settle into a place we'll be buying local produce and local products wherever we go. We want to inspire you to do the same on your travels. As we’ve travelled the globe over the past few years we’ve …