"Responsibility is the process, practice and attitude, sustainability is the goal. Responsible practices lead to sustainability."
I shared in my previous blog post that this Blog would be all about how to use travel to do good and how it will provide you with information to EMPOWER you on how to make a positive impact on the environment, local communities and cultures of the destinations you visit. This type travel is good for the planet and good for people. However, before delving into this sustainable way of travelling, there are a few essentials you need to know. Interested in this type of travel and wanna be a boss at it??
Well, this post has just what you're looking for. It will show you how to become the best at this exciting and rewarding type of travel and after reading this you will be equipped to travel like a sustainable travel BOSS.
I;m gonna break it down for you and demystify this sustainable thing for you.
Ok, ready?? Let's do this! Here are the steps you have been looking for:
Now you know that sustainability begins at home BEFORE booking that flight, you can start implementing these responsible choices in your daily life and before you know it, they'll be like second nature.
Remember, if we become conscious of our choices at home, we can be the best conscious travellers.
Give these tips a try! Before you know it, you'll be travelling like a sustainable boss!
Sustainability is a journey, so take it step by step. The fact that you're reading this blog shows that you are curious or probably ready to start implementing sustainability into your life.
If there are any responsible practices at home that you would recommend, put them in the comments.
Eco Island Travel is a social enterprise travel company focused on helping travellers discover exploration and adventure through sustainable and cultural journeys. Eco Island Travel makes exploring and having new adventures in Bermuda easier by letting you know the best ways to explore and by creating experiences tailored around you, that all have a positive impact.
Thank you for the blog post about being a more responsible traveller. Those are some great tips. Especially because I often over look the simple things like carpooling more often and collecting rainwater. I need to be a more responsible explorer.
Those of us lucky enough to see the world have a responsibility to ensure that it is preserved for locals and future generations.
You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Responsible travel is not only better for our world, it’s also more interesting and memorable. Responsible tourism is the future of travel.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
When people travel, they make unlikely connections and shatter stereotypes.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Martin Luther King Jr
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.
Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they’re going.