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Overtoerisme in Rome - Colosseum

ROME: CAUGHT IN THE CROWD AT THE COLOSSEUM

Why over-tourism is threatening the authenticity of a beautiful historic city of Rome I  still hadn’t checked off Rome, one of the biggest attractions in Europe, from my list. This destination, a historic city full of proud monuments that all exude history, is touted to be a must-see. Moreover, with the Colosseum, you can actually observe one of the seven...

Female Founder Charlotte Noël TravelRebel

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 find out the latest travel trends! As long-term A.S. Adventure ambassador, I keep track of the upcoming travel trends for 2020. 1...

Massatoerisme - rebel against overtourism

MASS TOURISM: WE’RE STILL JUST ANIMALS, FOLLOWING THE HERD

In many ways, we  remain herd animals to this day, especially when it comes to travel. We often journey to the same places. Take the same photos. Do the same activities. And then leave quickly. Why, though?   With this kind of attitude, it’s pertinent to wonder about the repercussions of mass tourism — is it bound to make the world unlivable? This is...

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 maddening crowds. Of course, it is tempting to share these spots so that others can enjoy them, too – but what if that means they are not secret...

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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!”, says our latest featured travel blogger – Charlotte from Travel Rebel. So read on if you’re...

Firenze - overtouristy

Florence, an overburdened gem

How to make your trip to Firenze a more mindful and sustainable one Each place has its very own character, its very own personality. No matter what happens externally, that remains in place… right? Well, the answer isn’t quite that simple. Regardless of what the character of a place may be, our ability to experience it can greatly be affected by external factors...

Italië

PUGLIA PART II: AN UNFORGETTABLE ITALIAN ROADTRIP

And I’m back with the rest of my Puglia details. Just like part I , this blog is also jam-packed with information that will hopefully make it easier for you to plan your very own Italian roadtrip adventure… or, at the very least, make you brush off the dust from those suitcases. Prefer to travel around by train? Check now ItaliaRail train tickets. Santa Caterina ...

Roadmap Puglia

PUGLIA PART I: AN UNFORGETTABLE ITALIAN SUMMER

Puglia, hidden in the boot of Italy’s heel, is an emerging region that’s ideal as a road trip destination. If you are looking to spend some quality sun-drenched time on phenomenal beaches and in beautiful cities, look no further. Perfect road trip in Italy During our one-month road trip through Italy, we simply could not skip Puglia. However, it is also the ideal...