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Street art in Florentin
January 8, 2014, 47 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 Matador book that was [...]

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 ...

  • 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 [...]

  • Mae Tee and her best friend, Mae Kham Geao
    Feeding elephants
    October 23, 2011, 37 Comments

    Within an hour of arriving to the park, I have met my first elephants. Our van is the first to arrive at Elephant Nature Park, so we drop our bags, [...]