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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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Pianosa: An Italian Island from the Palaeolithic Age, now a Natural Park maintained by detainees

Clicca qui per la versione in Italiano: Pianosa: un’isola del Paleolitico, oggi Parco Naturale mantenuto da detenuti Meet Mauro Mazzei Braschi, co-founder of the non-profit organization that works hard with passion to share over 10 000 years of Pianosa’s history with the island’s visitors. The members of the Association also share their memories as Pianosini (inhabitants of Pianosa), …

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Featured Destination: Nine Lives Bar, London

Last summer 2017, renowned drinks agency Sweet & Chilli launched the bar, Nine Lives in London. Set in a Victorian basement close to London Bridge, Nine Lives has brought some much-needed cocktail culture to the foodie district of Bermondsey Street, SE1. Driven by an ethos to ‘do some good in this world’, the brand’s aiming to bring sustainability to the bar business in general. …

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The Perennial, San Francisco: A restaurant fighting climate change

Started in January 2016, restaurant and bar, The Perennial in San Francisco, USA was setup with a mission to chart a more sustainable path for the restaurant industry. Over the last two years, it has continued on this path, underlining the message that the key to addressing – or even reversing – climate change lies in food system reform. As Co-founder, Karen Leibowitz shares, …

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Can a sporting mega-event be Sustainable? A closer look at the FIFA World Cup

With the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just over, what is the next big event for sports fans to look forward to? For many the answer is clear. It’s the FIFA World Cup which will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15 this year. Being the biggest single-sport competition in the world, it requires careful planning and allocation of massive …

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Jet Set, Peace with Sustainable Tourism

Today, tourism is being called the “world’s peace industry”, but how can tourism be a force towards peace? What can WE do as we travel, to make a difference? Read on… as our team member Ritika debates whether tourism exists because of peace or if it can, bring peace to post-conflict societies. While planning my winter holidays, I came across an interesting …

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