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Here’s why I rally against overtourism – and why you should, too

Travel POST-COVID-19

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 definitely clearer. As people stay home, Mother Earth is repairing herself. At this point, it’s more...

Sleep in a tipi in France! It's possible in Savoie Mont Blanc, Massif des Bauges

SUSTAINABLE SNOW SPORTS IN THE FRENCH SAVOIE MONT BLANC REGION

Les Saisies is cradled at the foot of the Mont Blanc and counts 192 kilometers of ski slopes, 120 kilometers of cross-country ski runs and rises up to 2070 meters high. They have a load of sustainable initiatives like snow stocking, nature protection, animal protection, water retention and cooperation with local farmers. The Massif des Bauges is a regional park and...

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...

Hochkönig Austria by Travel Rebel

HOCHKÖNIG, SKI AMADÉ: A SUSTAINABLE AND DELICIOUS EXPERIENCE IN AUSTRIA

The Ski Amadé, Austria’s biggest network of ski resorts, boasts over 760 km of slopes, 270 lifts and 260 ski huts. It is divided into five regions: Hochkönig, Gastein, Grossarltal, Salzburger Sportwelt and Schladming-Dachtstein. I explored three cozy villages in Hochkönig: Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach. They’re ideal for you if the Austrian mountain air, creaking...

TravelRebel - Duurzaam Reizen - Waddeneilanden - Terschelling - Reisblog

A WONDERFUL WEEKEND OUT IN TERSCHELLING – THE NETHERLANDS

Reset and relax on this amazing island in the Wadden Sea Terschelling is one of the five inhabited Wadden Islands in Friesland, a province located to the north in the Netherlands. It is so far removed from light pollution that it has received official recognition as one of the only two ‘Dark Sky Parks’ in the country.   Visiting this unique, stunning island is...

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 a question...