Sayan Nath, the founder of Not on Map, some insights on how to explore a new place in a more responsible way so that it benefits the ecology and the demography of that place in the long run.
An interview with Julie Kagti on her her thoughts on making responsible travel in North East India more community driven.
Once the lockdown is lifted slowly, the idea of travelling will still be far-fetched. Flying, coming in contact of strangers will not be safe for the next few months. One a plus side, the local tourist spots of every city will be comparatively emptier because of low tourist footfall.
It feels like the market won’t revive itself before 2021 so the situation is not good for those who had limited resources and were dependent on the market to meet their livelihood. But there are certain ways to support the individuals who rely on travel industry. Without travelling, we can support the jobs that were dependent on travel industry.
As a responsible traveller, you can help resolve these issues on your personal level. Small steps will help improve the condition of this pristine state of India and its aura will remain alive in times to come.
With the rising popularity of air travel a lot of problems have started to find spotlight that usually comes from the side of travellers. Misbehavior with ground staff as well as the flight attendants has been really common and this needs to be eradicated. Here are a couple of practices that you should follow while travelling in flights.
Volunteering with a local NGO is a very unique experience for travellers. Nothing can be more rewarding than making a difference in the lives of the locals. Today, there are a number of NGOs operating in various districts of Himachal Pradesh that work in fields of cleanup to education.
As a responsible traveller with a heart, you can support women in a number of ways. I am trying to do that and I hope these tips will help you figure out what else can be done.