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

Giving a gift to a loved one can be a beautiful way to demonstrate your feelings… or a stressful and expensive exercise in consumerism. Giving should be about thoughtfulness and gratitude, and it doesn’t need to cost the earth. Sustainable gift ideas aim to use materials that already exist, support...

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...

Dante at Pattaya's Teddy Bear Museum

Things to do in Pattaya with kids! Fun activities and responsible travel tips.

We were happily surprised that there were some great things to do in Pattaya with kids! We found ourselves in Pattaya for a week because we had some accommodation already paid for with our family’s timeshare program. It was the only place in Southeast Asia that we could use our...

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...

A fun day at the Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park, Chiang Mai!

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...

Cycling around Uluru together

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...