Category: Travel

The Rise of Veganism in the Philippines

The Rise of Veganism in the Philippines

Filipinos love their meat.  A traditional fiesta won’t be complete without the usual Filipino party fare such as the lechon (roasted pig) which is dipped in liver sauce, lumpia (fried spring rolls stuffed with ground pork), menudo (pork and liver stew in tomato sauce with sliced potatoes and carrots), steamed lapu-lapu (grouper fish) etc. Except...

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

You’re here because you’re looking for a sturdy, stylish and sustainable backpack to take with you on your travel adventures. You’ve landed on the right page. We’ve curated this comprehensive list of ethically-made and eco-friendly travel backpacks just for you! We hope it makes shopping for one that much easier. 1. WAYKS Travel Backpacks For...

Sustainable Wildlife Conservation: The Challenges of Preserving Nature and Animal Species in Africa

Sustainable Wildlife Conservation: The Challenges of Preserving Nature and Animal Species in Africa

Abuja, Nigeria: The African continent is regarded by many as the cradle of wildlife, and rightly so. From the most beautiful sunsets to powerful rainstorms, the continent is surrounded by the perfect meld of bushvelds, rivers, unspoilt beaches, wet coastlands and an amazing array of forests and animal safaris. In fact, the most popular images...

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

I have long since considered myself an outdoorsman. From hiking to hunting, I have at different times engaged in all of that. But living in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, I often have to be contented with short hikes up surrounding hills and the occasional visits to the streams or fountains in the suburbs. At the end...

This Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To (Consciously) Travel the World: “The Less You Spend, The More Experiences You’ll Have…”

This Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To (Consciously) Travel the World: “The Less You Spend, The More Experiences You’ll Have…”

Manila, Philippines: Back in 2001, a new TV show aired on the travel channel here that changed the landscape of how I viewed traveling forever. The TV program originally called Lonely Planet later changed to Globe Trekker, featured different travelers trekking across the world (my favorite was Ian Wright), each toeing the line between tourism...

Researchers, Set an Example: Fly Less

Researchers, Set an Example: Fly Less

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors:Xavier Anglaret, Université de Bordeaux; Chris Wymant, University of Oxford, and Kévin Jean, Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM). The world is warming and ecosystems are dying. To avoid disastrous climatic change, massive reductions in CO2 emissions are required in all sectors, reaching net-zero...