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Appreciating the Local Language
Appreciating the Local Language
Humans are compulsive communicators and language is the currency of communication. To appreciate local languages is to begin to understand the soul and cultural…...
Buying Local Produce on Holiday
Buying Local Produce on Holiday
The economic, ethical and environmental benefits that adopting a “buy local” approach to food and souvenirs can bring both to the host community and your own carbon…...
Care With Local Resources
Care With Local Resources
All green holiday-makers appreciate the general need to conserve the world’s resources, but it is not always easy to see just how important it is at a local level....
Community Based Tourism
Community Based Tourism
Community based tourism projects return the initiative to the local people themselves and allow them to benefit directly from being at the centre of an eco-tourist…...
Don't Spoil What You Came to See
Don't Spoil What You Came to See
The more popular any destination becomes, the greater the danger that its success will change it; how to make sure we don’t spoil what we came to see....
Exploring Local Languages
Exploring Local Languages
Language is the heart of a nation and even the simplest exploration of the local tongue can help you understand the soul of a country and its people....
Hire a Local Guide
Hire a Local Guide
Hiring a local guide not only ensures that you see things which you might otherwise have missed, but also directly supports both the area’s economy and community....
Learning About Local Conservation
Learning About Local Conservation
Although growing environmental awareness has made finding out about local conservation initiatives much easier to do, doing your homework properly remains the only way…...
Learning About Social Projects on Holiday
Learning About Social Projects on Holiday
The needs addressed by social projects can give you more of an insight into the real nature of a country than any number of guide-books....
Using Public Transport on Holiday
Using Public Transport on Holiday
We are all familiar with the general “green” credentials of public transport, but for the eco-conscious holiday traveller, the social and economic case is every bit as…...
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