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Gap Years, Overtourism, And How Travel Is Ruining The Destinations We Love.

Travel in general is a very positive thing, both for the traveller and for the destinations they visit, but what happens when the sheer level of tourism threatens the very places travellers love? What happens when overtourism becomes a burden to a destination? And what can travellers do to help solve the problem of overtourism?

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Posted in Responsible Travel

Is Airbnb Unethical And Irresponsible?

Airbnb is now a staple fixture in any travellers accommodation choices, but is the company really as ethical or responsible as it says it is? Are travellers unwittingly contributing to unsustainable tourism practices by using Airbnb and helping to destroy the places they are visiting? With the company facing such a huge backlash, the question really needs to be asked should travellers be using Airbnb at all?

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Posted in Responsible Travel, Travel Talk

What Is The Sharing Economy And What Does It Mean For Travellers?

How you can use the sharing economy to travel the world in a unique and often cheaper way.

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Posted in Travel Talk

Backpacker Accommodation Alternatives; Beyond The Hostel.

accommodation options for backpackers on a gap year have widened significantly in recent years, this article explores some of the best places you can find a bed for the night when travelling the world.

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Posted in Travel Talk

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