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How to Ensure Your Holiday to Morocco is Sustainable AND Fun!

A family holiday to Morocco is one of the first things on our travel list for once COVID-19 is over! We’re planning to visit many countries in Africa, on a slow and sustainable trip that gives us plenty of time to explore, meet new friends, and support responsible tourism operators....

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Visiting Elephant Parade Land in Chiang Mai: creativity + conservation.

We were looking for some family-friendly activities during our stay in Chiang Mai, and loved finding two that were sustainable, ethical and elephant-based. They were also very colourful and a lot of fun, and were suitable for both kids and adults to visit. This is the account of our time spent at...

Riding an ox-cart in Battambang, Cambodia

Things to do in Battambang with kids + the many benefits of supporting local people

Krong Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city; second only to the capital Phnom Penh, which makes it larger than the better-known Siem Reap. After our three weeks responsibly exploring Siem Reap, we took the bus to Battambang to stay in a family-run guesthouse. Battambang has a very different feel to Siem...

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Sustainable gift ideas: the ultimate guide for home and travel 2020

The holiday season 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. Sustainable...

Visiting Langkawi with your kids? We spent a month there and tried 3 different accommodation providers, lots of activities and food options. We also tried 3 different medical clinics until finding an outstanding doctor! All the info and recommendations here + responsible travel tips. #malaysia #langkawi #pulaulangkawi #responsibletravel #travelwithkids #familytravel #sustainabletravel

Langkawi with kids! Top things to do and responsible travel tips.

Visiting Langkawi with kids can be fun and enjoyable, as long as you don’t make the same mistake we did with our first hotel! I explain everything below, and luckily there’s a huge range of places to stay in Langkawi to choose from. Pulau Langkawi was our last destination of...