2017: The UN’s – and my – Year of Sustainable Tourism
Being the Change / Community Tourism / Responsible Travel Tips

2017: The UN’s – and my – Year of Sustainable Tourism

2017 is the UN’s Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and today, 27th September, is World Tourism Day. It’s inspired me to look back over the year so far, and reflect on some of my top sustainable tourism encounters and achievements, working with animals, companies and NGOs from across the globe. Continue reading

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5 tips for finding the perfect room on Airbnb
Europe / Responsible Travel Tips

5 tips for finding the perfect room on Airbnb

As Britain’s favourite holiday destination, Spain, now reports more private rentals than hotel accommodation, it’s an excellent time to think about stepping away from the Costa resorts, and into… well, what, exactly? That’s the difficulty with Airbnb, there are just so many options. Room or whole apartment? Rural farmhouse or urban studio? Quirky or mainstream? Continue reading