Posts Categorized: Hints and Tips

Travel Blogging Conferences 2017

Travel Blogging Conferences 2017

If you were lucky enough to attend some Travel Blogging Conferences in 2016, or alternatively you are kicking yourself because you missed out, then luckily I have compiled this list of the best travel blogging conferences in 2017 to keep you connected, motivated and travelling! January Matka Nordic Travel Fair. Helsinki, Finland (19-22 January) Promising… Read more »

How To Go Green In The Office

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We all want to be more eco-friendly, but sometimes forget that we can make some changes at work. Christy shares her tips for how to go green in the office – Thanks Christy! Every office can help protect the environment by going green, and many of them are doing exactly that. Some of them are… Read more »

7 Best Destinations in India for Spiritual Travel

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Rohit shares his insider tips on the best destinations in India for spiritual travel. Reading his guest post has made me start planning a trip to India! A big thank you to Rohit! No other place in the world offers as much grace of a spiritual experience as India. It is the root of major… Read more »

Volunteering in Chiang Mai – Tips from a Local

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In this guest post, Riya shares her tips and experiences for volunteering in Chiang Mai. Whether you are skilled in conservation, construction or working with stray animals, there is something for everyone in this city. Thanks Riya for this guest post about volunteering in Chiang Mai! As a woman with a concern for the world,… Read more »

Should you pay to volunteer?

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THANKS ANNA FOR THIS GUEST POST! WHO IS ANNA? Anna volunteered for 6 months with Humana People to People in rural Belize. While there, she pondered the pros and cons of foreign aid in developing countries. Her experience inspired an open-license book about the ways poverty affects the lives of people in developing countries (including… Read more »

Take A Green Trip: 10 Things To Avoid As An Eco-Traveller

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GUEST POST BY CLAIRE FROM TRAVELTIO! WHO IS CLAIRE? Claire is a self-confessed travel nut. She has been travelling around the world since her Mum farewelled her in a teary goodbye, and she hasn’t looked back since! You can read all about her adventures through 48 cities in 26 countries on 4 continents on her… Read more »

Homestays: An Authentic Experience Abroad

Homestays are a wonderful way to experience a new culture and even become part of a community while you are travelling. Most countries around the world offer homestay experiences either through websites, local language schools, or cultural exchange programs. Or even informal homestays through friends of friends! My experience: Homestay in Guatemala When I first… Read more »

Volunteering in Kenya – sustainable building

Thanks Erika for this guest post on volunteering in Kenya! Who is Erika? Erika has studied architecture and civil engineering, and her studies have focused on sustainable building. She has always loved traveling, and during her studies, she discovered how inspiring and rewarding traveling and volunteering can be from a professional point of view. She… Read more »

Volunteering WITH the community, not FOR it!

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Thanks Anna for this guest post! Who is Anna? Anna volunteered for 6 months with Humana People to People in rural Belize. While there, she pondered the pros and cons of foreign aid in developing countries. Her experience inspired an open-license book about the ways poverty affects the lives of people in developing countries (including… Read more »

Volunteering with refugees in ‘the Jungle’

Thanks Amanda for this guest post! Who is Amanda’s Wanderlust? Amanda Williams is the founder of the sustainable travel blog, Amanda’s Wanderlust. If you love travel but care about your carbon footprint, then check out the blog. Featuring adventure travel, wildlife experiences, ecotourism, festivals, UK travel and much more; Amanda invites her readers to join… Read more »