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Responsible tourism, sustainable travel, Travel tips

How to Heal Yourself and the World through Travel

You might think that healing and traveling are two separate activities that don’t naturally connect. However, these seemingly disparate things come together perfectly. Through travel, people not only have the opportunity to heal themselves, but the world as well. Travel can heal people personally through liberation and discovery. But it can also heal the world socially through cultural preservation, economic…

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Responsible tourism, voluntourism

What is Voluntourism & Is it as Good as it Seems?

Voluntourism is one of the fastest-growing trends in the tourism industry — but it might not be as helpful as previously thought. In 2015, 10 million people spent $2 billion on short-term volunteer trips. However, it has its skeptics — and for good reason. Although people should continue traveling the world to share their skills freely with others, there are a…

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Fun Facts, Inspiration, Travel tips

5 Best Staycation Tips

Going on a vacation is one of the best ways to explore new places and have some time to relax. But, who says you need to travel the world to experience something new? That’s where a staycation comes in. A staycation allows you to enjoy all the benefits of a vacation without venturing too far from home. When is the…

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Tips for Traveling with Friends

July 30 is the United Nation’s International Day of Friendship. This day celebrates the importance of friendship and particularly, its ability to build bridges between different communities. This week Visit.org is celebrating our friends near and far. We love to share our passion for social impact travel. So, who better to travel, and make an impact, with than your friends? While…

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You’ve got to go to Togo

Although Togo is one of the smallest countries in Africa, it is still referred to as the “land of small miracles” to some and to others “miniature Africa”. And this isn’t because of stuff it’s lacking, but rather what it’s packing. Why Togo? In Togo you can find beaches, on the Gulf of Guinea, lined with coconut and palm trees….

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Israel Itinerary: From the Sea of Galilee to Haifa

From the Sea of Galilee to Haifa, take the high road as you travel through the north-west of Israel. This Israel itinerary will allow travelers to explore this incredibly diverse and beautiful country.  From hiking to historic synagogues to white sand beaches, there is truly something for every type of traveler in Israel. So, check out Visit.org‘s Israel itinerary for the…

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#MoreThanATourist, Culture, Food, Travel tips

5 Tips for How to Eat Like a Local While Traveling

Many travelers are looking to have an immersive and authentic trip and experience life like a local. So, what better way than by eating the local foods? Instead of heading to big chains or restaurants that tourists flock to, get the real experience. Eat like a local and discover the local culture through food. Read on to find Visit.org’s 5…

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Fun Facts, Inspiration, Travel tips, Uncategorized

Seasonal Travel: Best Trips to Fit Your Adventure Needs

Every person has a different schedule with work and other various factors that impede their freetime. So, while most families utilize school breaks or the summer for family travel, many other people book trips during other seasons to avoid high season prices and crowds. If you’re looking for a seasonal travel experience further abroad or closer to home, with cold…

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Animals, Travel tips

How To Be On Team Wildlife While You Travel

It’s no secret that various animal populations around the world are in decline, with a growing number currently fighting extinction. As Sea World vows to no longer capture Orcas from the wild, we see a rise of consciousness and compassion in the animal entertainment industry. Yet many will still ride an elephant in Thailand or stroke Tigers in Nepal, completely…

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