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Cassie, a modern day female explorer who is the first documented local!
TripIt is one of my fav travel apps for keeping travel plans organized.
I love Tripit and Rome2Rio. Both must‐have apps for travel
What has inspired you to travel the world sustainably, especially during Expedition 196?
Our future generations. Thinking of them as I aimed to offset my carbon footprint and promote
How can regular travelers offset their carbon footprints? What did you do?
Google is a great resource to provide sustainable hotel and responsible tour recommendations based on your destination.
Focus on companies that are locally‐owned/hire local guides!
I think too many people are unaware of the damage they can do as travelers. Education is always the key!
There are so many ways to travel sustainably! Here are 7 ways that we love:
Tips on preserving local culture and heritage when traveling to a new country?
Engage in local activities, respect the people, partner with donation organizations in that region/donate to their projects.
Start by learning about and respecting the local culture. Use homestays, visit authentic places, rather than touristy ones.
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