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Choose ethical travel over voluntourism

Voluntourism can be damaging and exploitative. Whilst there are reputable organisations, often the money donated to participate in volunteer experiences doesn’t actually get put back into the communities you visit, … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Rotary International Responsible Business Award – Presented to Stephanie Woollard at the United Nations

The United Nations Headquarters sits on seven hectares of land in Manhattan, on the shores of East River. Since it opened its doors in 1952 it has hosted key talks … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Making the effort to buy from the farm

These days we are spoiled for choice when it comes to buying just about anything. This includes our daily fresh food. The options are seemingly limitless, and every day there … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

How To Shop for Ethical Clothing

With so many options on the market and so many stores offering cheaper and faster fashion, it is important that we stop and consider where our clothes are coming from. … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 easy ways to make ethical choices in Australia

With the wealth of information out there, and more being discovered every day, making conscious choices about the products we buy may seem all too hard sometimes. Not only does … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are You a Respectful Tourist?

It’s incredibly fun to visit new places and have adventures in faraway lands, but it is equally important that we, as tourists, understand and appreciate the local way of doing … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Research Perfect Holiday Tours

Going away has become more than a status symbol; it has become a hallmark of life and a near necessity for many, whether that’s going on a road trip or … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Much Waste Do You Leave Behind When You Travel?

The United Nations declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism, and according to the UN World Tourism Organisations, 1.8 billion people will travel abroad in 2030. And while going on holidays is a chance to relax, it is important to be mindful of the waste we produce in the process.

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Three Mistakes We All Make When Travelling

Have you ever thought about how much waste you create when you’re on holiday?

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Trip to Nepal

The following is an excerpt from Rotary District 9800’s The Networker. It was written by Matthew Scott, a past participant of a Hands On Development Tour. Being a young Rotarian, … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment
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