Thought Provoking

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Thought provoking articles

As life-changing and wonderful as travel is, sometimes we need to reevaluate the effect we’re having on the world and how we can make it a better place for all.

Everest and Tourism

The climbing season on Everest is about to start, but the mountain and the effects of tourism have come under the spotlight again, recently. Everest and tourism have always been a dynamic and dangerous mix. Summiting Everest is the holy grail of mountain climbing and has drawn in many adventurers and thrill seekers over the years. Yet as often as there has been triumph there has also been disaster and death…Tourism and Everest

Stop the selfish selfies 

Those who are lucky enough to spend their days bathing in magnificent destinations already know the excitement of the world around them and many have taken to documenting their travels in a variety of selfies, plastered all over their social media accounts. Every day new pictures of beautifully bronzed twenty-somethings standing next to exotic wildlife and in remote places appear on Instagram, coaxing people to like, comment and share. But, are this seemingly innocuous images as innocent as we originally thought?  It’s time to sit down and reevaluate selfies, particularly as a new trend is starting to emerge, putting wildlife at risk and this trend is growing fast. It’s something I like to call the ‘selfish selfie.’

Tiger selfish selfie

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