Ethical Travel: Latest Articles

How do you navigate sensitive topics respectfully when local attitudes and beliefs are far different from your own?
Being able to travel is a privilege we sometimes take for granted. How can we develop a keener awareness of how we’re perceived abroad?
Has the global pandemic hit the tourism reset button? Industry insiders weigh in on what post-pandemic travel could—or should—look like.
Gone are the days of bustling beach crowds, surfer-saturated waves, and bumper-to-bumper motorbike traffic in Bali. Is this how tourism should be?
A native of India weighs in on the cultural appropriation and commodification of an ancient Hindu spiritual practice.
Whether it's a quest for self-awareness, a cure for mental maladies or just the next big high, travellers are turning a traditional Amazonian healing ceremony into a multi-million dollar industry.
Operating on a shoestring budget, this non-profit is working to improve conditions for porters in Tanzania.
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