Be a responsible traveler. Learn about what activities cause more harm than good.

Lucky elephant
June 1, 2014, 6 Comments

“Responsible tourism” isn’t just the latest catch phrase in the travel universe. These two words are slowly changing the way people travel. With more attention being placed on the environment, [...]

Street art in Florentin

The “Get F*cked Up Lifestyle” of a traveler: more harm than good?

January 8, 2014, 49 Comments

I’m no angel. Hell, I don’t even come close. I’ve done my fair share of partying all over the world. But, today I saw the new Matado ...

Varnasi India photo

My To Do list

April 15, 2013, 16 Comments

What’s in a bucket list? Or, on a bucket list? I mean … I’ve never really had a bucket list. I’ve tried to have one, but the a ...

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The truth about child labor in Cambodia

March 19, 2013, 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from travel writer Kristin Addis.  The piping hot day in Siem Reap, Cambodia, becomes ever more noticeable ...

  • Thailand sex industry
    Fact vs. Fiction: the Thailand Sex Industry
    January 7, 2013, 21 Comments

    The sex industry in Thailand is a vast and complex organism -- something that cannot be defined in concrete terms. Also, the concept of ‘pay-to-play’ relations in regards to morality is subjective to the individual and their social and ...

  • Elephant Nature Park
    Join the #ethicaltravel chat April 6
    April 2, 2012, 12 Comments

    Player for Blog with bigger dimensions. Share functions on, ads on, autoplay off, not geo-gated. Would you still go through with an item on your bucket list if it hurt [...]