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Our amazing Langkawi Mangrove Tour in Kilim Geoforest Park.

During our stay on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, we sought a responsible tour company to take us to the Kilim Geoforest Park for a mangrove tour and cave exploring. It was an amazing day out, and we were very impressed with our chosen company’s efforts to preserve Langkawi’s natural beauty and educate...

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Fun & sustainable activities in Chiang Mai! The Elephant PooPooPaper Park & Elephant Parade Land reviewed.

Chiang Mai is an amazing and beautiful city, and is one of the places in Thailand where tourists flock to see elephants. The town has elephant decorations and references everywhere and is pretty much obsessed with the largest pachyderms. Not surprisingly, elephants have inspired many businesses and initiatives, including the...

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Uluru for kids! Activities, food and family travel tips.

Uluru (formerly Ayers Rock) is the one major Australian tourist attraction that I had never been to but always wanted to visit. We were also keen to take our kids to Uluru as part of their childhoods, almost as a pilgrimage to the centre of our country. We were keen...

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Books and resources to prepare kids for worldschooling, or any family travels

What is the best school in the world? Ask a worldschooler and they’ll answer “the whole world is a school!” Many families, including ours, are choosing family travel to give our kids the best education we can provide. Whether as dedicated worldschoolers, travelling long-term around the globe, or by including...

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Merry ECO Christmas! 10 green gift ideas for home and travel.

That time of year is upon us again! Giving a gift to a loved one can be a beautiful way to demonstrate your feelings… or a stressful and expensive exercise in consumerism. The season of giving should be about thoughtfulness and gratitude, and it doesn’t need to cost the earth....