||Going Local: Travel Tools and a Travel Philosophy from Nicholas Kontis by Amy E. Robertson
Transitions Abroad reviews and discusses Nicholas Kontis' new book, Going Local, and the author's responsible travel philosophy. Transitions Abroad has been a trailblazing advocate for responsible travel and finds in Nicholas Kontis' book a very interesting and good read.
Travel Can Change the World: One Journey
at a Time by Dr. Jessica Voigts
Experienced travelers and experts illustrate and
agree that in travel there is a false choice between
ethics and pleasure.
to be a Practical Eco Traveler by
Victor Paul Borg
As a lifelong lover of sustainable travel, the author
cuts through the hype and jargon to get to the
core of what is involved in being a conscientious
yet practical eco traveler...
Travel: Voting With Our Wings by
The executive director of EthicalTraveler.org describes
the methodology used to select the "The World’s
10 Best Ethical Destinations" every year,
and why they are chosen.
||Experts Demand an End to Elephants Suffering for Tourism
Elephant tourism causes untold suffering that must be addressed. Experts have written an important ebook on the subject, and here is an illustrated overview of the key issues by Matthew Barker of Horizon Guides.
Jobs, Sustainable Living and Endless Travel by
Over the past decade, there has been an enormous
growth in interest and activities relating to permaculture
jobs as a means of farming abroad, sustainable
living, and the endless travel this enables.
Ways to Experience a Culture Authentically
While Traveling by Jonathon
For many fellow travelers, “experiencing another
culture,” means something far different from visiting
museums, archeological ruins, and national monuments.
While trying to visit the Pyramids and Colosseums
of the world, these ancient icons do little in
the way of illuminating the culture in another
Steps to Vacations and Travel with Purpose by
Amy E. Robertson
How to enjoy and create purpose in your travels
while meeting and contributing financially to the
local community. Travels with purpose is another
way of describing a form of responsible tourism.
||A Realistic Guide to Small Group Travel by
If you are considering an responsible tour to an otherwise inaccessible location, here is a guide to let you know what to expect.
to Connect Locally while Traveling Internationally:
Budget-Friendly Destinations in Central America
How to visit budget destinations in Central America
while connecting to the local people and culture
Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating
An Interview with Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas D. Kristof discusses an important new
book cowritten with his wife, "A Path Appears:
Transforming Lives, Creating Community," with
John Dwyer and TransitionsAbroad.com. Nicholas
goes on to discuss related issues such as volunteering
abroad, and other ways individuals can make a positive
impact around the world in terms of changing lives
and tackling huge issues of inequality.
A 2 megabyte PDF by various authors, many who have written from Transitions Abroad as well as guest contributions, discussing many important evergreen issues relating to Responsible Travel, and produced by Ron Mader and Sherry Schwartz.