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Stay home and Experience Norway!

During the time of COVID-19, we need to stay home and be safe, for ourself and our surroundings. It is time to dream where you want to go and travel when the time is right. There are many ways of exploring digital. Here we have collected a few slow tv options - a virtual tour for you to experience Norway from home. These are some of the main attractions people...

5 Travel Tips to Do from Home

For many of us, we are facing a completely new situation ever since a few weeks back. One country after the other is putting down restrictions due to the fight of the coronavirus. We have had our lives turned around, and you are probably spending more time at home than you usually would have! Maybe your holiday has been postponed or even cancelled? Or, you've been stranded in a foreign...

Tourism Declares A Climate Emergency!

14/01/2020   Already the world has witnessed dramatic changes to our ecosystems in early 2020. To help combat this crisis, a group of travel professionals, organisations and industry professionals from the tourism sector are officially declaring a climate emergency! A 12-month global initiative striving to instigate change. Likewise, with hopes of other industries leading similar campaigns. Those who have signed this campaign, fully dedicate their actions to decrease their carbon emissions and overall...

8 Places to Visit in Lviv

Tourists come to visit Ukraine for its capital Kyiv, Chernobyl and Pripyat. A city many often seem to skip is the romantic European esque city of Lviv also commonly referred to as ‘The Little Paris’. It’s also been listed as a UNESCO heritage city and is the largest city in western Ukraine. You can also see a great deal of Austrian, Polish and Jewish influence here, due to it formerly...

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Climate Emergency Declaration

The world of tourism is considered one of the high contributors to emissions affecting climate change. This also means of course that changes brought about in Tourism Practice will also influence positive change the most. We are committed to making that change and will collaborate actively to make this measurable, and positive. At Ethical Travel Portal, we work with several hand-picked partners around the world, renown for their best practices in...

The Gift of Presence

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why homestays are the best way to experience authentic Filipino warmth and hospitality   The following post is written by Tom Graham, co-founder of MAD Travel, an Ethical Travel Portal partner. It is an edited extract from his book, “The Genius of the Poor,” which recounts the author’s one-year journey living in the communities of a local NGO, Gawad Kalinga. Last year, the venue for my Christmas celebration was a glitzy night club...