Month: November 2018

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 of road is cut off to regular motorised traffic. The main …

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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 Back Chikkana Halli Estate resort’s target is the discerning …

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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 WWF, Nature Conservation Association and Cradle. The White Monday campaign discards the …

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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 in the city of Riga (read on to see what they recommend for travelers …

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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 green spaces on our platform? We’ve used a number …

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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 India, this team of passionate travel experts believes traveling and learning should …

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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 with local people in Asia and Africa. The goal is to provide local …

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