Category: <span>Travel</span>

5 Animal Attractions to Avoid As We Return to Travel

5 Animal Attractions to Avoid As We Return to Travel

The world is cautiously opening back up: as vaccination programmes are rolled out worldwide, travel looks like it might soon be on the cards again. But as we prepare to take off towards new destinations, all giddy with post-lockdown excitement, let’s take with us the knowledge that, hopefully, the pandemic has imparted upon us. The...

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

A sustainable home, no matter how minimalistic its aesthetic, needs some texture to add some warmth and interesting visual points. Textiles make the perfect addition to any home as it captures cultural stories, honours ancient techniques and the item itself enhances any room or space. Thus textiles are the perfect keepsake to collect when you’re...

A Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Travel Packing Cubes

A Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Travel Packing Cubes

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Packing cubes are a game changer for any traveller as it takes away the hassle of trying to neatly fold and fit everything into a suitcase or sustainable backpack and remembering where you packed everything. You can place small accessories...

10 Eco Travel Destinations in Africa to Tick Off Your Bucket List

10 Eco Travel Destinations in Africa to Tick Off Your Bucket List

Africa is a traveler’s absolute delight not just because the continent permits an enjoyment of complete anonymity but also because of its very many unfamiliar territories and cultures. A vast and highly diverse continent full of fascinating cultures, dramatic scenery and extraordinary wildlife, Africa offers incredible travel experiences that can’t be found elsewhere in the...

Enjoy Them While You Can? The Ecotourism Challenge Facing Australia’s Favourite Islands

Enjoy Them While You Can? The Ecotourism Challenge Facing Australia’s Favourite Islands

I fell for Kangaroo Island from my first visit. I recall standing on a headland on the island’s southern coast, near Remarkable Rocks (a popular tourist site), and being awestruck by the Southern Ocean. The island (Australia’s third-largest after Tasmania and Melville Island) is one of 16 designated National Landscapes and arguably South Australia’s greatest...

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Van Life Essentials: Gadgets, Gear and Accessories

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Van Life Essentials: Gadgets, Gear and Accessories

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. For more than six years, our beloved second-hand Volkswagen van has been there for us as we travelled through drought-ridden agricultural regions, escaped to serene coastal towns, road-tripped Australia’s east coast, and spent many days sleeping under its solid steel frame...

Planning an Adventure-Packed 2021? Reduce Your Eco Footprint with our Zero Waste Travel Checklist

Planning an Adventure-Packed 2021? Reduce Your Eco Footprint with our Zero Waste Travel Checklist

After 2020’s pandemic clipped our travel wings, no doubt many of you will be planning an adventure-filled 2021, whether your travel itinerary involves jet-setting to a remote eco travel destination in the Philippines, a local staycation or even travelling the coastline #vanlife style. Don’t have any travel plans per se but do a daily commute...

Give Stories Not Stuff: Why Tinggly is the Perfect Experience Gift for Christmas

Give Stories Not Stuff: Why Tinggly is the Perfect Experience Gift for Christmas

This post was sponsored by Tinggly.  As Christmas approaches, consumerism reaches a frenzied peak egged on by societal expectations, peer pressure and clever marketing. With the purchase of gifts, food and drinks, decorations and single-use drinkware and tableware, Christmas is undoubtedly the most wasteful holiday of the year. However, pushing back on gift giving particularly...

These Are the Best Eco-Friendly, Vegan and Ethical Camera Bags and Accessories

These Are the Best Eco-Friendly, Vegan and Ethical Camera Bags and Accessories

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Whether you’ve just picked up photography as a hobby, are starting your own ethical and sustainable fashion blog and need some camera gear or just need one for a weekend trip away, these conscious brands are making ethical and eco-friendly camera bags...

Africa is Not a Country: Dispelling Common Stereotypes and Western Narratives of Africa

Africa is Not a Country: Dispelling Common Stereotypes and Western Narratives of Africa

In the year 2014, the African Students Association of Ithaca College in New York launched a photo campaign called ‘The Real Africa: Fight the Stereotype’. The purpose of this social media initiative was to educate and raise awareness about the common stereotypes surrounding Africa and its people; misunderstandings like Africa being a country rather than...