Ethical Travel: Latest Articles

Perceived to be an accessible climb, summiting Africa's highest peak is still no walk in the park, and most climbing parties rely on porters. Insisting that they are treated fairly is part of the deal.
Long-standing Spanish tradition or nothing more than animal cruelty? Colin Moore checks out a bullfight in Madrid for a taste of the debate.
An experienced hustler in Cuba's capital gets more than she bargained for.
Tourism in Burma is on the rise and it's not hard to see why—the land is diverse and beautiful and feels undiscovered. But there are serious ethical issues associated with travel to this country.
Are you doing the right thing or acting like a sucker? Some tips on how much to pay at the market.
Attention eco-conscious travellers! This special destination section scans the map for the planet's top biological hotspots. From historical landmarks to reefs and forests, here are 13 eco hotspots you need to see—and ways you can make your travels contribute to their conservation.
Faced with myriad choices, how do you find a credible volunteer abroad organization?
Buses aren't only an eco-friendly way to travel: When it comes to adventure, airplanes just don't compare.  
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