Why is Slow Travel Important?
We all know that feeling. You've just arrived in a new city, barely have time to unpack your suitcase and you're already out exploring. As the hours fly by, you start to realize that you're not really getting to know
The 12 Top Things to Do in Guadeloupe to Make the Most of Your Visit
Located in the Eastern Caribbean Sea and consisting of more than a dozen islands, Guadeloupe is a French archipelago whose rich heritage and natural beauty make it the perfect fit for those planning an exciting holiday away from the crowds.
THE MOST SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAY PACKING LIST
Maybe you start packing everything weeks before your holiday. Or maybe you prefer to throw everything together in your suitcase hours before departure. But it is definitely a good idea to really think about what you’re packing and how sustainable
THE NEW NORMAL: TRAVEL IN A POST-COVID-19 WORLD
It’s hard to believe that just a few short months ago, most of our conversations were about overtourism. Disgustingly crowded beaches. Depleting resources. Litter scattered everywhere. Exasperated locals. Today, those very beaches are empty and pristine and the air is
GOING ZERO PLASTIC TIPS
Tips and tricks to help you reduce your plastic waste drastically More than 5,000,000,000,000,000,000 pieces (or, in short, 5 trillion pieces) of plastic float in our oceans. Around 80% of these pieces come from the 1,000 most polluted rivers. Hallucinatory numbers,
7 BEST REEF-SAFE SUNSCREENS
Did you know that ordinary sunscreen, the kind we liberally apply without a second thought, is actually an enemy of the beautiful oceans we claim to love? I’m not exaggerating, hear me out! So here’s the issue: if you apply sunscreen
WHAT ARE THE TOP TRAVEL TRENDS OF 2020?
We list down six important travel trends you must take note of this year New beginnings bring new journeys. But which destinations are a must in 2020? What should you keep in mind before planning these upcoming trips? Read on to
Interview with Plan International – TravelRebel’s Charlotte talks about the importance of education, gender equality, and her recent trip to Senegal
Travel Rebel’s Charlotte talks about the importance of education, gender equality, and her recent trip to Senegal Charlotte, 28, is the founder of TravelRebel, a multimedia blog that highlights sustainable travel and female entrepreneurship. In November 2019, she traveled from Belgium
Tips and Tricks to Travel Sustainably in Aruba
"Take a deep breath, breathe into your stomach, and exhale slowly," says yoga instructor Dani. As the gentle wind caresses my hair, I take a deep breath of the salty, pure air. Even though my eyes are closed, I can
5 Tips to Fly in an Eco-Friendly Manner
Aruba, a sun-drenched island in the Caribbean, is a part of the well-known ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao). It's an amazing place to visit, full of adventure and sunshine
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE HOMESTAYS A SHOT!
My most unique travel memories can often be linked to the homestays I have experienced. Whether it was in Laos or in Cuba, homestays gave my trip an authenticity I could not have gained otherwise. Since homestays are also a component
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
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
INSTAGRAM GEOTAGGING: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
We’ve all discovered lots of supposedly ‘secret’ places that we fell in love with because someone wrote about them on social media. I, for one, love to get off the beaten path and find relatively unknown spots far from the
31 Movies Every Travel Enthusiast Must Watch
In these crazy pandemic-fueled times, we may no longer be able to travel much, but we can live vicariously through our favorite movie characters. If you think about it, it's actually the perfect time to kick back and enjoy some
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
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
Discovering Nicaraguas Flor de Caῆa Rum
Nicaragua is not only home to a lot of adventure activities and beautiful sightings. This is also where the famous 100% eco-friendly rum is being produced. Yes, I’m talking about Flor de Caῆa – the premium rum brand manufactured by Compania
One Planet Rating interviewing Travel Rebel: Be a bit adventurous and you will be surprised
This interview was published on One Planet Rating “Don’t limit yourself by sticking to mainstream destinations that you’ve already heard a ton about. Be a bit adventurous and venture into the relatively unknown lands. You will be surprised, in the best way. Trust me!”,
Nicaragua’s Sustainable Tourism: How is it doing?
Where to go next? Where to go next? I get this question a lot from other travelers. You might as well be asking the same question. I know how difficult it is to find the perfect place for our next