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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...

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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...

Famous Big Dog in São Tomé, Africa, Lonely Planet

Things to do in São Tomé City & North São Tomé

One of Africa’s smallest country comprises two main islands — São Tomé and Principe. As you all know, I was lucky enough to visit this unique destination recently, and let me tell you one thing: São Tomé may be small but there’s A LOT to do here. The dense rainforests teeming with dozens of endemic species, wild cocoa and coffee plantations, magnificent...

Turtle hatching Sao Tome

Exploring the Hidden Paradise of São Tomé

I entered 2019 with a vow to myself, I would explore and travel to more countries. And during the first month, I was able to do my first out of the country trip for the year. And guess where I went? Well, the place is considered as one of the world’s hidden paradise. Not lost, because it had always been there. Hidden, yes, because it hasn’t never been...

Streetfood Sao Tome City - Places to eat in Sao Tome

WHERE TO EAT IN SÃO TOMÉ

São Tomé – a place where each sense is evoked in the best way possible, a place where you remember to breathe, a place where you can feel life emanating from within. The motto of Santomeans is leve leve, which loosely translates to ‘easy, easy’, and it gently seeps into everything they do – including what and how they eat. Yes, food is a large part of the São Tomé...

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What are the travel trends of 2019? Here are some tips from travel blogger Charlotte Noël – A.S. Adventure interviews TravelRebel

The new year calls for new journeys. But which destinations are a must during the next 12 months? Travel blogger Charlotte Noël shares with you six fun travel trends! Originally published on A.S. Adventure 1. Sustainability as a standard According to Charlotte, sustainability is not so much a trend, but the norm for all trips she undertakes. As the face behind...

Sao Tome Hotels

WHERE TO STAY IN SAO TOME

São Tomé – what an incredible experience, and made even better by the excellent places I stayed at. As any seasoned traveller will tell you, lodgings make a big difference. It’s not about luxury or comfort… it’s about finding a place that gives you a sense of belonging.   So, if you’re planning your own adventure to a place that has shunned over tourism until...