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WHAT IS CO2 COMPENSATION ALL ABOUT?

The question I get most frequently is: “How can you travel sustainably if you take the plane?”   It’s a fair question but, like all things in life, the answer isn’t that straight-forward. You see, I believe that  sustainable travel encompasses much more than just ecologically gentle travel. You can travel sustainably in all sorts of ways. Hopefully, this blog...

Senegal - duurzaam reizen - Ondersteun de lokale economie

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL IN AFRICA

Imagine you’re in Senegal.   You find yourself inside a typical white tourist van, windows closed, air conditioning on. Secretly holding the camera, you carefully view everything from a distance as you wave at children passing by. But here’s the catch: you’d much rather be sitting in a rusty taxi, having a chat with the local driver. You’d rather be stopping at...

Africa

THE KENYA CHRONICLES: PART II

An adventure that merged travel, sustainability and social entrepreneurship As the first part of this blog made clear, my trip to Africa was chock full of adventure, excitement, brilliant human interactions, animal encounters, and a ton of growth opportunities. This blog recounts all that happened after part one ended. Enjoy! Change is in the offing   The...

Indonesië

A YEAR IN REVERSE

Thank you, 2018; Watch out, 2019!   Once again, the new year is knocking at our door, which means it’s time again — time for reflection. The last year ended with a tan, a backpack full of souvenirs from Indonesia and a broken heart. In some ways, you can say that I was at my lowest back then. I had a severe burn-out, no time and energy left for my close...

Women Empowerment

Social Media &nd Women Empowerment

Women empowerment – we may hear these terms often, but do we have the exact knowledge of what it really meant? Women empowerment is the process in which women are given the freedom to be what they can be and to do the things they previously were denied of. It is when women are able to access the opportunities available to them without drastic limitations and...

Duurzame cadeautjes

SUSTAINABLE CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

The temperature has dropped drastically, which means only one thing: it’s time to give free reign to that colourful Christmas spirit! Warm chocolate, mulled wine, &nd lots of lots of twinkling lights are just some of the things I adore about this festive season. One thing I’m not so crazy about? That intense (&nd often wasteful)  gift hunt. Well, today, I’m...