• Why Haiti Needs Sustainable Tourism More than Ever Before

    Twenty five years ago Haiti was a popular destination for travelers in the Caribbean. However, decades of an unstable government combined with a series of natural disasters have left Haiti struggling to survive. Despite the immense poverty and potholed roads, beauty does exist writes Nicole Melancon of Third Eye Mom. In fact, sustainable tourism has

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  • Changing Lives One Trip at a Time

    In this post, Immersion Travel Magazine interviews Kelly Campbell, founder and partner at The Village Experience (a community-tourism organization that brings travelers and community members together to make a difference). Check it out below.  Kelly Campbell is passionate about connecting with communities around the world and spreading awareness about human rights issues. Even though Kelly started

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  • A Responsible Guide To Travel In Hanoi

    Hanoi is a city brimming with life. Fast paced and full of energy Hanoi has so much to offer, especially for the responsible traveller writes Bianca Caruana of the Altruistic Traveler. Check out Bianca’s amazing guide to sustainable travel in Hanoi.  Inside this energetic city are many socially conscious organisations giving tourists the opportunity to

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  • The Village Experience: Changing Lives One Trip at a Time

    Check out this exclusive interview on Immersion Travel Magazine with Kelly Campbell, of The Village Experience, a community-tourism organization that brings travelers and community members together to make a difference.  Founder and partner at The Village Experience Kelly Campbell is passionate about connecting with communities around the world and spreading awareness about human rights issues. Even though

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  • Responsible Media for a Sustainable Development

    In the 21st century, the term ‘media’ accounts itself as the most valued tools to receive any information and awareness. In a fraction of seconds, a trekker at the Everest Region will read the news over the heavy snowfall at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in seven years. Information are floating, literally, in the clouds, and all

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  • Cooking Across Borders: Deep Travel in Berlin

    In this lovely piece, Uncorned Market discusses a new tour offered in Berlin called “Cooking Across Borders”. Partnering with Context Travel, “Cooking Across Borders” aims to help refugees integrate in Berlin, while providing travelers a human lens through which to view a complex and often misunderstood issue.  “Add a little sugar to the saffron,” Farzane said as she

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  • 6 Fabulous Websites That Help You Travel Like a Local

    Engaging in local culture brings a whole new level to traveling around the world. In this engaging post,  Bianca Caruana of The Altruistic Traveller shares 6 amazing websites that help you travel like a local while supporting local communities.  They say when in Rome, do as the Roman’s do. I try to employ this philosophy

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  • How to Make Your Next Trip More Responsible

    Ethical travel has become a buzzword in recent years. Tourists are becoming more aware of the impact their travel choices can have on the environment and local communities. Meanwhile, tourism companies have been exploiting the ethical travel niche, which has led to a rise in greenwashing and false environmental claims. In this post, Daniela Frendo of Epicure

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  • Brazilian Street Dogs Immigrate To Loving Homes Oversees

    In this delightful post, Sucheta Rawal of the blog Go Eat Give spent a morning in Brazil visiting a wonderful place that helps provide a loving home to street dogs. Read about her experience below.   Vivian Denise Mauro is an American lady I met at the Casa Dom Inacio De Loyola in Brazil. On a sunny warm

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  • Rajasthan: An Ethical Travel Guide

    Ellie Cleary of the Soul Travel Blog spent three weeks in Rajasthan, India. Here is her excellent sustainable guide to where to go, what to see and do in this amazing place.  Rajasthan is a true state of contrasts. From desert scrub to holy lakes, one thing that is hard to grasp for the first-time (or

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