What Can Travellers Learn From Janteloven / the Law of Jante?

If you’ve spent any time travelling in Scandinavia, you probably heard of the concept of Janteloven or the Law of Jante. Known as Janteloven in both Danish and Norwegian, Jantelagen in Swedish, Jante laki in Finnish and Jantelögin in Icelandic, this concept illustrates a social code specific to the Nordic region. The concept originated in the 1930s through a satirical novel “A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks” (En […]

7 Ways How the Responsible Travel Movement Will Reshape the 2020s

To our luck, responsible tourism isn’t just a buzz word anymore. It is now a worldwide state of mind. However, the tourism sector is yet to face its negative impacts and make a greater contribution to resolving environmental & social issues. So, what are the things we can expect in the 2020s that will serve as […]

3 Most Sustainable Luxury Hotels

In the mood for both luxury and sustainable vacation? Perfect, we have a few suggestions for you. The luxury hotels on this list try their best to maximise their green credentials, so you can relax on your holiday safe in the knowledge that you’re not doing harm to the planet. 1.Whitepod eco-luxury hotel, Switzerland Since […]

EasyJet Plans to Offset Carbon Emissions From All Its Flights

The news that EasyJet, European budget carrier has unveiled plans to become the first big airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its network travelled across the globe faster than any plane would. Starting this Tuesday, offsetting all carbon emission from fuel will cost EasyJet around £25m in the next financial year through schemes to plant trees or avoid […]

Hoi An, Another Mass Tourism Victim

Hear ye, hear ye! Yet another victim of overtourism made the headlines. This time it’s Hoi An, a city on the coast of the South China Sea in the Vietnamese province of Kuangnam. The city is known as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th […]

China Allows Visa-Free Entry to 3 More Cities

Starting on December 1, transit passengers from a total of 53 countries may visit the Chinese cities of Chongqing, Xi’an, Ningbo, and Chengdu for up to six days without a visa. A prerequisite for this is that the traveller is in transit to a third country and only makes a stopover in China. The traveller must be […]

3 Best Value Destinations for 2020

Lonely Planet recently published its Best in Travel 2020 list.  The list contains top 10 countries, regions, cities and best-value destinations that were carefully chosen for their topicality, unique experiences and “wow” factor. Today we bring you the story of three best-value destinations, so sit back and soak up another round of travel inspo. 1. […]

The Republic of Kiribati: A New Untouched Tourism Potential

The Republic of Kiribati is a sovereign state situated in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. It comprises 32 atolls and reef islands, and one raised coral island, Banaba. As a tourism destination, Kiribati is for those with a passion for exploring, people who like adventure far off the tourist track in an untouched and […]

Climbing Uluru Becomes a Part of History

Uluru is the most iconic natural landform in Australia, sacred to the local Anangu people and admired by tourists from around the world. The climbing ban was announced in 2017 after a number of tourists failed to respect the wishes of the Anangu people and not climb the mountain. Ever since the ban was announced, […]

Collect Garbage and Get a Free Guided Tour in Berlin

Many cities in the world are coping with the negative impacts of overtourism. As a result, various creative initiatives started emerging, striving to make a positive impact on the everyday life of the city – be it a small or a big one. In Berlin, the city’s districts of Pankow and Mitte started taking action against […]