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The PachaMama Project is launching today! Way back during our South American adventures, we not only discovered the amazing lands and people of this stunning continent, but we also got to know a bit about their arts, culture and traditions. That’s where the idea of our new venture The…
Condor Travel has helped implement a community-based rural tourism project in Andean communities. Read more about it here: SustainableTrip.org Blog.
Travel+Leisure have published 10 new eco-friendly travel gadgets here.
On 5 February 1836, a young explorer, by the name of Charles arrived ashore at Hobart town on the ship by the name of the HMS Beagle. This wasn’t just your ordinary explorer, young Charles was on a five-year mission for Robert Fitzroy, commander of the Beagle. When Charles Darwin set foot on Hobart’s Eastern … Continue reading
Emerging Markets have been forecasted to take over advanced economies as prefered tourism destinations in a few years. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) told beyondbrics: “The rise of the emerging destination is a natural consequence of the changing attitudes and profiles of travellers, who are seeking different and more authentic experiences that … Continue reading
The PachaMama Project is launching today! Way back during our South American adventures, we not only discovered the amazing lands and people of this stunning continent, but we also got to know a bit about their arts, culture and traditions. That’s where the idea of our new venture The PachaMama Project started. Pachamama is the … Continue reading
An indigenous Brazilian tribe is the first indigenous community to be certified under two global carbon market standards. Read more here: Suruí Forest Carbon Project Achieves Climate Validation | Rainforest Alliance.
Is fair trade tourism the next ethical buzzword, or will it make a real difference in responsible and sustainable tourism? Read this article by Express Travel World.
In February, we visited what is arguably one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders – Iguazú Falls. Our visit marked the perfect end to an amazing journey in South America, filled with wonderful memories and some of the most mind-blowing experiences one could ever hope for. Perhaps the absolute awe of this occasion led … Continue reading
Australia’s Indigenous Peoples have a long and rich history in this country. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are the original and rightful Custodians of the land. Aboriginal Australia is one of the world’s oldest living cultures. The Aboriginal People express their culture through dance, art, music, storytelling and a connection to the land … Continue reading