What is Ethical Tourism.. and why it matters for everyone!

Hey there, wanderers! The past few decades have seen the tourism industry sky rocket and grow at exponential rates, seeing many travel trends rise and fall. Among these travel trends is the growing demand for responsible tourism, seeing many companies incorporate ‘responsible travel’ within their businesses in an attempt to make big dollars while remaining…

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Re-thinking Volunteer travel: The Learning Service Mindset

Millions of people travel abroad each year, some seeking a break from their busy lives, some for work and perhaps others as a means for an adventure. Many however, (around 2 million people each year), travel with the desire to ‘give back’ and choose to volunteer as a means to do so. These volunteer trips…

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Why I became an advocate against orphanage care

I remember it like it was yesterday. Back in 2013 I had just graduated high school, I had no real purpose, no interest in university and no idea what I wanted to do in life. All that seemed desirable was travel, but of course, on a fresh year 12 graduates budget, it only got me…

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Balance for Better || Celebrating International Women’s Day

What does International Women’s Day mean to me? to you? For me International Women’s Day means celebrating our successes as Women in overcoming challenges of which we inherited, simply because we were Women. It means taking the time to reflect on where we were 100 years ago and where we are now and giving credit…

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The only ten-year challenge we should really care about

We’re only a few weeks into the new year and already we’ve been treated with glorious new memes and trends. My favorite yet is the #TenYear challenge that’s popping up all over social media. The trend has also captured celebrity attention, seeing some of our ‘hottest stars’ participating in the before VS now pictures and…

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How to minimize your waste this Valentines Day!

Valentine’s day is meant to be a day and an opportunity to celebrate love in all its forms, whether that be Self-love, platonic and/or romantic love. It is also the one day in a year that is often known to be socially acceptable to use really, (really), bad puns as a way to tell everyone…

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