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Visual Storytelling: Photography Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofits are incredible organizations that support a variety of different causes and hope to make an impact in the world. These organizations tell meaningful stories to inspire others to support their cause. In addition, photos have the power to tell stories as well. Visual storytelling (using photos to tell a story) is a powerful way for nonprofits to increase engagement…

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Travel for a Cause: Celebrate the Year of Sustainable Tourism

At Visit.org, we are passionate about making an impact on the world through sustainable travel. And we’re not alone. In fact, the United Nations named 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. While conscious travelers are eager to impact local communities through sustainable travel, it can be daunting to plan. Furthermore, there are so many incredible destinations and…

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Expert Advice: Why Sustainable Tourism Matters

Jean-Philippe Platroz is one of the most-travelled people in the world. Having visited 170 countries and territories, he ranks #3 in his home country of France. Recently retired, he spent the past 38 years working in the travel industry. Now, his foremost priority is spreading the word about sustainable tourism. He spends his time on Adamandia, a passion project to…

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How does Visit.org serve social impact organizations?

Visit.org is the leading online platform for sustainable travel experiences with social impact organizations. With over 600 tours in more than 70 countries, we offer a wide range of social impact experiences. Moreover, our tours work for every type of visitor, from the animal lover to the environmentalist and everyone in between. Visitors are able to have immersive and authentic…

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International Yoga Day: Find a Yoga Studio While Traveling

Every June, we celebrate International Yoga Day, and this year is no different. We know that many travelers are eager to keep up their practice on the road, but may have some trouble finding the time and space to fit it in. But don’t worry — we’ve gathered a short list of yoga studios all over the world. What makes…

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Instagram for Nonprofits: Tips on how to use Instagram to increase followers and engagement

Instagram is among one of the most popular social media platforms in existence today. With 600 million active users per month, and 400 million active users per day, it is one of the best ways to grow your audience! One of the strengths of Instagram is its simplicity. Primarily a tool for sharing images (with an optional caption), it is…

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What to do in Puerto Princesa: Hike Cleopatra’s Needle

Palawan, Philippines is an island very well known around the world for its white sands and turquoise waters. But here also lies a city within a forest. Just a few hours’ drive from the popular resort of El Nido, Palawan’s capital of Puerto Princesa is home of 88,000 hectares of pristine unprotected forest, the center of this large forest is…

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How Tourism Supports Indigenous Mapuche Artisans in Chile

Paula Vlamings visited the Chol-Chol Foundation in Chile, which allowed her to contribute to a project that promotes sustainable economic development for hundreds of indigenous artisans in the Mapuche community. Let’s get to know a little more about Chol-Chol through Paula’s experience. Paula is part of our ambassador program*. 1. Could you tell us a little bit more about your…

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Unique Destinations that Deserve More Visitors: #6 Laos

Laos Officially known as the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Laos is a landlocked country in South East Asia, which, due to its burgeoning mining industry, is one of the fastest growing economies in the region. However, because of its history of corruption, widespread poverty, and poor human rights record, the beautiful culture of Laos has been overlooked by travelers. We at…

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Unique Destinations that Deserve More Visitors: #4 Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Visit Kyrgyzstan for an unforgettable adventure! Bordered by China on the southeast, and Russia in the north, Kyrgyzstan is a remote, naturally beautiful country to travel to. The Kyrgyzstan people’s heritage is deeply-rooted in Russian history. Traditionally pastoral nomads, locals speak Kyrgyz and Russian. Immediately after Russian colonization in the 1900s, the locals in Kyrgyzstan were forced to abandon nomadic culture and…

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