Editions

Edition 2 – 2017

Filed in 2017, Uncategorized by on May 31, 2017
Edition 2 – 2017

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we celebrate Africa… And more specifically the winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 held at WTM Africa in April. With winners from a number of African countries, we get to ‘travel’ far and wide and experience their best practice examples of how to […]

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Escape to Brahman Hills

Escape to Brahman Hills

The second thing I noticed was the sign ‘Recycling Garden’, the walls of rusted corrugated iron and weathered farm implements – the first was the almost life-size Brahman herd ‘grazing’ at the entrance gate. ‘So cool’, I thought to myself… followed by ‘can’t wait to explore’. This set the scene for what was to be […]

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Voluntourism – the issues…

Voluntourism – the issues…

The tourism industry, both locally and internationally, received the news of Paul Mediema’s unexpected passing with much sadness – this passionate man who stood for so much taken too soon. Written below are his thoughts and words… as an industry let us continue to ‘do’ tourism, and volunteering specifically, in a manner that he would […]

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Zululand Conservation Experience

Zululand Conservation Experience

This hands-on conservation volunteer programme covers two unique conservation areas located in the Zululand and Maputaland regions of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and the seaside village of Ponto Do Oura in Mozambique.  This region falls within one of the top 21 Hot Spots for biodiversity on Earth and this unique programme is designed so that participants […]

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International Marine Volunteers

International Marine Volunteers

“At International Marine Volunteers our mission is to inspire our volunteers to make a difference in the world around them by providing them with life-changing opportunities and experiences, and creating awareness that eco-tourism, conservation, community, research and education can all dovetail into a sustainable and mutually beneficial relationship.” – Meredith Thornton, IMV Manager The legendary […]

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Edition 1 – 2017

Filed in 2017, Uncategorized by on March 31, 2017
Edition 1 – 2017

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we celebrate Travel in Africa… And more specifically responsible tourism in Africa. A visit to Africa is on many people’s bucket list, with it’s glorious weather, azure blue seas and safari opportunities. Many young people choose Africa for a ‘gap year’ , feeling the need […]

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Edition 5 – 2016

Filed in 2016, Uncategorized by on December 23, 2016
Edition 5 – 2016

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller…. in this edition we celebrate SUMMER. 2016 has been a challenging time for many, but despite the hardships and heartache (for those who have lost loved ones) we consider our blessings and look back with gratitude. I am so very grateful for the opportunities I get to travel, […]

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10 Reasons why you just have to #GoToReunion… and why I so have to go back!

10 Reasons why you just have to #GoToReunion… and why I so have to go back!

Whether you refer to this magical place as Ile Bourbon, Ile de la Reunion or even La Petite France as it is sometimes referred to as, you will fall in love with its volcanic landscapes and clear blue lagoons, the wild adventures, colourful cuisine and the wonderful Creole people that call this island home. If […]

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Edition 4 – 2016

Filed in 2016, Uncategorized by on September 30, 2016
Edition 4 – 2016

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we continue our road tripping… To say that I have loved compiling this edition would almost be an understatement. I am blown away by the wonderful stories of conservation and responsible tourism that are to be found throughout Africa… From the people behind the success […]

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Edition 3 – 2016

Filed in 2016, Uncategorized by on June 29, 2016
Edition 3 – 2016

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we go road tripping… My hubby and I spend time at Mount Camdeboo in the Eastern Cape, in Stellenbosh, Cape Town and the Elgin Valley. Here we get to appreciate history and art, fine wines, fabulous food and epic adventures; wonderful wildlife and conservation initiatives […]

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