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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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Let’s Ride: Cycling together to ‘Share the miles’

Our previous blog post detailed one of the best ways you could explore a place – walking. A close second would have to be cycling. We recently met up with the HSBC UK Participation Programmes Officer at Scottish Cycling Melanie Toner. Melanie supports the development of the Let’s Ride programmes in Scotland – Breeze and Ride Social. Breeze supports more women to …

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The Wise Travellers: Sharing a mindful way of travel

Meet Tiago and Sandrina in our latest post. Tiago is a web designer and videographer and Sandrina a writer and photographer from Portugal. Their love for travel and nature, an eagerness to know other countries and other cultures, drove them to create something mindful – a platform to raise awareness of people of the environment and promote responsible ways of travel. So future generations can enjoy our planet …

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Unsettle Down: Collecting experiences, not things

In our last post, we met Joychasers – a family that gave up a ‘dream life’ to pursue a journey to chase their joy. Our latest blog takes a look at another family which has chosen to ‘live and work on the road’. Meet Chelsea, Matt & Kai from Unsettle Down on their move to collecting experiences and not things. Read on as Matt and Chelsea share their …

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Joychasers: Travelling the world seeking connections and adventure

We recently spoke to the team behind Joychasers – this family of five has opted to travel the world searching for strong connections, kind hearts and adventure. Read on as they share why they gave up a ‘dream life‘ including a big house and two cars to a journey to chase their joy. Pictured are Aaron and Naima and their daughters Amélie, Indi, and Lucienne …

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Greencustomers: Promoting green and responsible accommodation

How often are we not aware of the daily environmental impact of our actions? At home, it’s easy – We pay higher bills if we abuse energy supplies. But that may not be the case when we travel. When we spend a night in an external accommodation, many of us have been guilty of playing the “I pay and I spend” card, which feeds …

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Upcoming Destination: Hara House, India

Hara House is a zero waste guesthouse and social enterprise investing 20% of profits into environmental action and education projects in north India. The idea was inspired by Jazzmine Raine and Manoj’s work with an Indian NGO in the villages of Gajner and Chandasar (just outside of Bikaner) back in 2015 where they were developing community-led projects that focused on waste management and microfinance. Their love …

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Sea Going Green: Enabling Green Transition Strategies for Tourism Companies

We recently met Aleksandra Dragozet, founder and CEO at Sea Going Green. Providing consultation services, SGG aims to alleviate the negative impacts of the tourism industry on the marine environment. Born in Serbia, raised in Canada, and spending her childhood summers on the coasts of Croatia, Ally’s international background sparked an early passion for travelling and ocean conservation. Read on as Ally shares her journey, combining a …

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Joon + Co.: Letting you shop consciously and conveniently

A recent report entitled ‘Sustainable Fashion Blueprint Report 2018‘ underlines evidence to the claim that the fashion industry is the second worst polluting industries in the world today. 350,000 km2 of land, roughly the size of Germany, is dedicated to cotton production while an estimated 93 billion m3 of water, enough to support 5 million people to survive, is used …

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