Travel Explorer Blog 2019

An Exploration of Egyptian Vegetarian Food

16 Oct 2019

One of the most common questions I get about traveling is “isn’t it hard to travel as a vegetarian?” People are often surprised when I tell them about all of the options out there for us veggies. No matter where in the world I am, I can always find delicious, local, vegetarian options. It’s easier and more varied in some countries than in others, but so far the absolute best place I’ve visited for vegetarians is Egypt. Read more »

How travel can improve your mental health

10 Oct 2019

When we think about the benefits of travel, we often look past the effect it has on our mental health. While travel can mean different things to each of us; you might be interested in learning about a new culture, seeing an extraordinary landscape or simply wanting to relax, no matter your motivation there is a collective benefit when we take a break from our day to day lives. This October 10 is World Mental Health Day, where we can come together to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against a social stigma. While there’s no shortage of scientific research that suggests that travel is good for our physical, emotional and mental well-being. What’s difficult to know is, when and how travel can benefit us. Read more »

Australia's Unique Wildlife and Vibrant Cities

03 Oct 2019

Located at the bottom of the world, Australia is hiding some incredible travel gems, both natural and human-made. There is no other country in the world that can boast such a diverse array of wildlife as well as world famous, vibrant cities. A trip to Australia is a trip that will give you the best of both the natural world and modern life. Traveling this stunning country is an adventure not to be missed. Read more »

5 eco-experiences in Nepal

27 Sep 2019

From the bustling streets of Kathmandu, across the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas and throughout the misty jungles of Chitwan, there is something to be enjoyed in all corners of Nepal. Read more »

Eco-friendly businesses in Borneo

20 Sep 2019

Borneo is a rugged, adventurous, nature wonderland split between Malaysia, Indonesia, and the small nation of Brunei. All across the massive island you can find ancient rainforests, towering mountains, crystal clear beaches, diverse and exciting wildlife, and so much more. Borneo offers something for every nature loving traveller, but with great beauty comes great responsibility. Read more »

Romania: Natural Beauty and Quirky Sights

13 Sep 2019

When people think of traveling in Europe, places like London, Paris, Italy and Spain usually come to mind. The top traveled places on the continent are famous for good reason. They all have impressive landscapes, delicious food and endless things to see and do. That being said, travellers who stick to the big name destinations miss some of the greatest gems Europe has to offer. One of those often overlooked but brightly shining gems is Romania. Read more »

6 Types Of Eco-Holidays In Vietnam

06 Sep 2019

Eco-travellers seeking an experience rich in culture, history and stunning scenery, will find it hard to resist the appeal of Vietnam. Stretching down the southeast coast of Asia, Vietnam is full of dramatic mountain ranges, bustling cities, luscious jungles and relaxed river villages that all embody a rich historical heritage. With so many experiences to be had, there are plenty of ways to immerse yourself in this spectacular country in an eco-conscious way. Read more »

How To: Adventure Holidays With Ecological Benefits

30 Aug 2019

We all have different intentions when we travel; whether your purpose is to relax, learn about a new culture, seek an adventure or all of the above. Whatever your purpose, there are many alternate types of transport available that impact the places you’re going and the people you’ll meet. Read more »

Mass Tourism And How To Avoid It

19 Jul 2019

Imagine you’ve been saving for your holiday all year, you’ve taken the leave off work, you’ve travelled hundreds of miles from home and when you finally arrive at your destination you come to realise that thousands of others have decided on the exact same location, at the exact same time. This can be defined as mass tourism and in recent years has become detrimental to local communities, small businesses and our environment. Read more »

Why eco friendly travel?

31 May 2019

Travellers are taking a more conscious thought towards eco-friendly places, but what exactly is eco-friendly tourism? Nowadays, powerful messages can be sent through the world via social media. For example, messages such as how certain species of animals are being pushed to extinction. These messages hit the hearts of many travellers and it can trigger action to stop or think about how tourism is affecting certain areas. Read more »