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Edition 4 – 2018

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Edition 4 – 2018

In this edition we celebrate Culture, Communities & Conservation… We travel to Botswana’s Chobe Game Lodge to experience elephants and eco-initiatives and to Ponto Malongane in southern Mozambique to experience the tranquility of Tartaruga Maritima. We find out about the great conservation initiatives of the African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary and encourage you to be […]

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Bangkok – Getting off the Beaten Track

Filed in Asia, Destination World, Thailand, Uncategorized by on January 10, 2020
Bangkok – Getting off the Beaten Track

Getting off the beaten track in Bangkok is one way to say ‘NO’ to over-tourism. There’s much to be said about over-tourism, and a quick google search will reveal posts about irate locals protesting their overcrowded cities, island beaches being closed to allow the natural environment to recover and city officials moving Instagram-worthy branding in […]

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Edition 1 – 2020

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Edition 1 – 2020

In this edition we get off the beaten track and show that great experiences can be had without contributing to over-tourism at iconic, popular sites and destinations. Experience the wonderful city of Bangkok differently – as the locals do… take commuter trains, buses and water taxis, walk side streets and alleyways, visit local temples and […]

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Mauritius – Travel Like a Local with Attitude Hotels

Mauritius – Travel Like a Local with Attitude Hotels

There is a hotel group in Mauritius that enables its guests to experience the Mauritian ‘art de vivre’, the authentic Mauritian way of life. The team at Attitude Hotels, led from the front by CEO Jean Michel Pitot and COO Vincent Desvaux de Marigny, promote their ‘Otentik Attitude’ by doing things differently, authentically… From the […]

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Edition 1 – 2018

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Edition 1 – 2018

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we consider responsible tourism as a vehicle for realising peoples’ hopes and dreams… We explore the coastal splendour of southern Mozambique and northern KwaZulu-Natal and discover how the dream of a few good men and women makes a difference to both individuals and their communities. […]

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Edition 2 – 2018

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Edition 2 – 2018

In this edition we celebrate those that ‘Make a Difference’ … From the winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2018 to the tourism industry’s commitment to greening and sustainability – be inspired by their stories and encouraged to take responsibility for your impact on communites, conservation and the environment. We visit Three Tree Hill […]

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Edition 4 – 2017

Filed in 2017, Uncategorized by on December 15, 2017
Edition 4 – 2017

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we celebrate Experiential Travel… We explore some wonderful destinations and experience what they have to offer – from the culture and traditions of the Zululand coast, to the wonders of slack packing the Crayfish Trail and exploring Italy and Austria the sustainable way. We discover […]

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Amakhosi Safari Lodge – Sipho’s story

Amakhosi Safari Lodge – Sipho’s story

We’re on an open game viewing vehicle on our last day at Amakhosi Safari Lodge listening to game ranger Sipho Ntombela tell yet another wonderful story. “My grandfather was Magqubu Ntombela” he says… this alone speaks volumes, especially if you’re familiar with KwaZulu-Natal conservation history. Not only was Magqubu Ntombela ‘beloved friend, mentor and wilderness […]

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Edition 3 – 2017

Filed in 2017, Uncategorized by on August 31, 2017
Edition 3 – 2017

Welcome to another edition of Responsible Traveller. In this edition we celebrate People & Places… And intricately linked to people and places is conservation and communities. Meet Sipho Ntombela at Amakhosi Safari Lodge and be inspired by his (and his grandfathers) stories of Zulu culture and traditions… and Pie Blight who on a visit to […]

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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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