Once upon a time, there was only one reason I could really see to travel: to experience new things. To see with my own eyes the Eiffel Tower to be sure it was really there; to eat the deep-fried guinea pig to check if I’d been missing out on something spectacular all my life (I hadn’t). My itineraries were infamous for being packed to the brim with places to see; my preferred mode of travel was of the tasting plate variety rather than the house specialty - why dwell on one country/city/sight when you could dip into 12? This means skimming across the top, admittedly, but at least it rules out the possibility of dying without seeing it all - and there’s always the option to go back, once you have run out of new places to explore.Read More
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Hi! It's been awhile since we've done some formal introductions so I wanted to say aloha!
My name is Aimée and I make up one half of the dream team that is Wanderlust People!
Obviously my favourite thing in the world to do is travel. But here are a few little personal insights into my world....Read More
By it's very nature, travel undeniably impacts on the environment and the people and cultures who are part of the travel process. You can't get from one side of the world to the other without leaving some form of footprint and so as responsible global citizens, there is plenty of room for us to learn how to travel "lighter" and minimise our global footprint. There are loads of buzzwords being thrown around on this topic - from eco travel to green travel and responsible travel to sustainable travel - but what travellers really want to know is how can we implement simple but effective changes to the way we travel in order to really make a difference.
We hear you! That's why we have come up with this list of things you can do to start travelling lightly.Read More