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Does this city have the best Sustainable Transportation system?

Paris is regarded as one of the most visited cities in the world. It's home to some of the greatest artists and designers the world has known and also has some truly prominent museums. In fact, the city is also visited extensively to test the ‘French gastronomy’, listed since 2010 as ...
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On The Go Tours: Committed to authentic and accessible cultural travel

From grand palaces to historic temples, hot desert plains to snowy mountain peaks, cosmopolitan high rise to safaris at sunrise; On The Go Tours has been offering travelers world over with the finest sights and adventures on offer for over 20 years now. Promising to take you through the richness of local cultural experiences, ...
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If you’re visting Cape Town, don’t miss the Open Streets movement

Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT). OSCT was founded in 2012 and is now a registered non-profit organization supported by the City of Cape Town, the WWF Green Trust, the Greater Tygerberg Partnership and the Millenium Trust. Open Streets is when a few times a year, on a Sunday, a stretch ...
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Zero Waste Bali: Teaching Bali to shop consciously

For our latest post, we caught up with Silvija Rumiha, founder of Zero Waste Bali- Bali's first zero waste bulk store (watch the video down below to know what that is).  Living in Bali since 2011, Silvija grew increasingly concerned with the plastic problem the island has faced, a large ...
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Featured destination: Evolve Back Resorts, India

Our latest featured destination comes from India. The Evolve Back Resorts with three properties located in Coorg, Kabini and Hampi in South India have been built to offer luxury with responsibility. Built on the theme of Coffee, Spice & Plantation Life to reflect the true spirit of Coorg, the Evolve ...
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One Planet Rating celebrates White Monday

On November 23, it is once again time for the Black Friday. However, today the 19th November One Planet Rating joins over 130 companies, organizations & influencers in celebrating White Monday - a counterpoint to that day. A day to showcase the circular economy. And these efforts are supported by ...
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Deer Traveler: Discovering the world needs a ‘love for life’

In our latest blog, we meet  the young traveler couple Zsuzsi and Dante. While Zsuzsi hails from a small town called Komárom in Slovakia, Dante was born in what he calls one of the most colorful countries of the world, Mexico. As fate would have it they met during an exchange semester ...
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“Sustainability Prevails” – 6 of the greenest cities you could visit

Here's a quick look at some of the greenest cities across the world. We've put together the top cities across continents based on the percentage of land covered by trees across the cities (excluding Antartica). Do you know you can rate cities based on how satisfied you feel with available ...
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Contes Asia – Responsible travel is a shared responsibility

It's unbelievable, the interest in green travel we are seeing across the world. Our last post covering I Like Local spelt out how travel can be used as a vital tool in emerging markets to aid the local population. Today we look at Asia centric - Contes Asia. Based in ...
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I Like Local: Travel your way. Support their way

Meet Sanne Meijboom. An avid traveler, a passion for other cultures and the desire to create a social impact drove her to quit her full time job and launch I Like Local. I Like Local is an impact travel marketplace that provides travelers the opportunity to book authentic travel experiences from and ...
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