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