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Dr Harold Goodwin has worked on 4 continents with local communities, their governments and the inbound and outbound tourism industry. He is a Professor Emeritus and  Responsible Tourism Director at the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Managing Director of the Responsible Tourism Partnership and adviser to the World Travel Market on its Responsible Tourism programme at WTM London, which attracts 4000 participants each year, and WTM Africa and Latin America and Arabian Travel Market. He chairs the panels of judges for the World Responsible Tourism Awards and the other Awards in the family, Africa, India and Latin America. Harold founded the ICRTD series of International Conferences on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in 2002, he co-chairs the conferences with the local host organisation. He is also Founder Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism which he founded in 2002 and which promotes the principles of the Cape Town Declaration.

12 April 2021

What can we learn from Starbucks?

Back in the late 1990s a Masters student at the Durrell Insitute of Conservation and Ecology, where I was teaching, analysed the images in UK travel […]
12 April 2021

Today is National Liquorice Day

Liquorice. Lakrits. Lakrids. Something I hated as a child and the type of candy I love now. The black gold of the Nordics, and this time […]
7 April 2021

10 Travel-themed cocktails to escape with

Whether you’re having a COVID-safe outdoor gathering with friends, celebrating the end of lockdown where you are, or staying at home and dreaming of a holiday, […]
6 April 2021

Why Tofu is so underrated

Sigh, yes Tofu, that wobbly white thing that unfortunately too often tastes very bland and why the hell is it so hard to get it crispy […]
1 April 2021

Belgium: Place Lux in Covid times

Place du Luxembourg, or Place Lux, is an iconic square in Brussels. It may not boast the impressive architecture of the Grand Place, but it is […]
25 March 2021

5 Restaurants in Copenhagen you should try

Copenhagen isn’t a huge city, but the restaurant scene is. One might think of Smørrebrød when thinking about Copenhagen, and that’s certainly something you should try, […]
19 March 2021

What and where to eat in Braga?

We all dream of travelling right now and even more, of fun food and dishes that we can’t get in our hometowns. One destination you should […]
17 March 2021

10 fun facts about Saint Patrick’s Day

Whether you call it St. Patrick’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day or St. Patty’s Day, March 17th is that day of the year where half the world […]
15 March 2021

Cheers to Gudule Winery, the first urban winery in Belgium

Ah, wine. One of the many treats life has on offer. A drink as multifunctional as a utility knife – always to be enjoyed with moderation, […]
12 March 2021

Belgian restaurant hailed the best destination for beer lovers in the world

For a country with an outstanding reputation for its beer, this doesn’t seem all that surprising at first glance, but spectacular it most definitely is. In […]
12 March 2021

How is Veganism influencing travel?

Our diet choices and requirements, especially ones like Veganism which are arguably a choice of lifestyle not just food, can affect many parts of our lives. […]
12 March 2021

5 Baking accessories you should have

There is nothing more annoying than an insufficiently equipped kitchen. I’ve been through it all. Kitchens without any cake tins, mixing bowls or mixers. Kitchens without […]
11 March 2021

Where to eat in London? 5 places you shouldn’t miss!

Oh London. Such a city full of buzz and energy. I love travelling to London and usually my to-do list is packed with restaurants to go […]
8 March 2021

Illy is not only a coffee brand, you can also try their wine

When you hear the name Illy, you most probably immediately think about a nice Italian cup of coffee. For me, the brand is directly connected with […]
4 March 2021

Where to eat in Barcelona? – 10 Places You Shouldn’t Miss!

Some people say Barcelona has become touristy and overcrowded, and the fight between Barcelona-lovers and Madrid-admirers about which is the nicer city, is ongoing. I spent […]
25 February 2021

The perfect scrambled eggs

There are as many versions of scrambled eggs as there are families on this planet. Ok, maybe that’s a bit exaggerated, but there are many many […]
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