Ethical Travel: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Faced with insurmountable poverty, there's little that many Nepalis can do to elevate themselves. Against the odds, Vishu Sijali is trying to change that.
After 15 years, Aung San Suu Kyi’s call for a tourism boycott has been lifted. But debate around travelling in Burma remains relevant.
A recent graduate explores developments in tourism in a nearly-forgotten part of Central Asia.
As volunteering overseas takes off, growing pains lead to new challenges for the field and for volunteers.
Today is national coffee day! While you sip your decaf, non-fat soy latte, think about the fact that over 80 percent of Canadians drink coffee regularly, according to the Coffee Association of Canada, and in 2008 sales of coffee amounted to 16 percent of non-alcoholic beverage sales in Canada. So this just leaves the question: do you know where your coffee comes from?
There seemed to be a flood of bad news for everyone at Verge on Monday. 
Volunteering abroad can be extremely rewarding—but how can you be sure you're really helping?
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