Category: Travel

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

By Indiana Lee The ideals of sustainable travel and ecotourism have grown in popularity as the world’s oceans continue to rise and the environmental impact of the world’s population continues to be felt. Around the globe, people are becoming more conscious of the ongoing environmental crisis and are looking for solutions to relieve it. Opponents...

The Ultimate Guide for Ethical Travel Accessories and Products (for Stylish Travelers)

The Ultimate Guide for Ethical Travel Accessories and Products (for Stylish Travelers)

Heading away on another exciting adventure and in search of some stylish travel accessories and useful essentials that are eco-friendly or ethically-produced or both? Congrats, you’ve landed on the right page! From responsibly-made travel wallets to travel pouches, bumbags to sustainably-made backpacks, we have you covered so you can focus on using your time to...

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...