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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 2019

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...

A boat on a Langkawi Mangrove Tour

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...