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London, Responsible tourism, Travel tips

5 Hidden Gems in London

Year after year, London is one of the most visited tourist destinations. And with good reason: from Big Ben to Kensington Palace, there are an impressive number of attractions. In fact, the number of foreign visitors to London in the last 3 months of 2016 surpassed 19 million, a record for the city. While visiting popular tourist sites might be…

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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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Visit Ecuador: A Cheap and Easy Traveling Option for Friends

Oftentimes it’s hard to get a group of friends together or to even agree upon a place to go. Whether that be just for a dinner or a more daunting extravaganza: vacationing together. Picking a place that’s both cheap and convenient for everyone is a tough thing to do. But finding a destination that does just that is not impossible….

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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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Mass Tourism Vs. Sustainable Tourism

As extreme traveler and sustainable tourism advocate Jean-Philippe Platroz says, we as a society “cannot continue to develop mass tourism.” This seems like a radical statement. Especially with the consistent popularity (and convenience) of cruise liners, hotel tour packages, and international beach parties. In fact, mass tourism has doubled in twenty years despite the economic crisis. However, travel experts are now claiming…

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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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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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