Sustainable travel

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18 January 2021
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An experience in Mount Kailash, I could never forget

Back in 2005, I couldn’t resist the urge to capture this click with my Tibetan host. Needless to say, it was the days of KODAK films. […]
18 January 2021

Mental Health Guidelines to aid the recovery of Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new mental health guidelines for the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support […]
13 January 2021

Azores elected as a safe holiday destination in 2021

The European Best Destinations elected the Azores as a safe holiday destination in 2021. “When, in 2020, the travel and life habits of all of us […]
12 January 2021

In all humility

It is time for us humans to act with a little humility As 2021 dawned, and we entered this critical decade for our species to address […]
11 January 2021

Amazon lost almost 8,500 square kilometers of forest in Brazil in 2020

Nearly 8,500 square kilometers of Amazonian forest were destroyed in Brazil in 2020, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). This has been the […]
11 January 2021

Why is taking a trip good for you and the world?

Are you desperately waiting to hit the road?  There may be a valid explanation for that desire. Recently I came across a friend who just returned […]
7 January 2021

New study: The Amazon rainforest may become completely arid by 2064

Global warming, droughts, deforestation, fires: these phenomena are a constant all over the world, but more so in the Amazon and it may lead to the […]
5 January 2021

5 Sustainable holidays for 2021

It’s the start of a New Year, and although travel is still looking difficult as the pandemic continues, we will one day be able to resume […]
5 January 2021

Saving the Scottish Reindeer

The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, located near Aviemore in the Highlands of Scotland, cares for Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer. Although reindeer were originally native to Scotland, […]
5 January 2021

Telling Stories

Many of us will recall being accused, as children, by frustrated and sometimes angry parents of “telling stories”, of making things up, of fibbing, a less […]
4 January 2021

Destination Nepal didn’t fail, it learned a great deal.

Exactly a year ago ‘Visit Nepal 2020 campaign’ was kicked off amidst huge fanfare in a stadium in Kathmandu. One hundred and eight larger than life […]
29 December 2020

We need to take the stories we tell seriously, they embody power

It is through stories that we make sense of the world. We use stories to understand our lives and those of others. Anthropologists tell us that […]
24 December 2020

Renting a Christmas tree?

Since a few years, a new trend has become more and more popular: Renting a Christmas tree. The idea behind this is to reduce waste and […]
23 December 2020

Global carbon emissions down by 7% in 2020

Carbon dioxide emissions in 2020 fell by 7% given that many countries around the world have imposed travel restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 contagion […]
22 December 2020

A look-back at 2020:
Happy holidays

The year comes to an end and we take a moment to look back and review what has been lived, what has been accomplished. What do […]
22 December 2020

Governance Matters

Back in 1623 the poet and Church of England cleric John Donne wrote in his Devotions upon Emergent Occasions “No man is an Island, entire of itself; every […]
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