What is a good tourist?

What is a good tourist?

A lot of the changes needed to create a sustainable, ethical and responsible tourist industry will need to come from within the country, from the government and local people, but there are still things that tourists can do to ensure they are supporting this idea of tourism. I chatted with EXO Travel and these are some of the ideas we discussed about how we can all be good tourists! 

How to be a Green Tourist

How to be a Green Tourist

After talking with EXO Travel and reading their tips on how to be an environmentally conscious traveler here are some ideas for you on how to be more green when you travel. It's a lot of info, so choose the options that are realistic for you and do what feels right! 

Giving back in .... Phnom Penh

Giving back in .... Phnom Penh

How to give back and support social businesses in Phnom Penh when you do not have time to volunteer!

The future of CSR in Vietnam

The future of CSR in Vietnam

A CSR case study: Lin Oi, Where Are We Going?

What can we learn about the future of CSR in Vietnam, or in general from LIN's newest project.

What I Learned from Three Cups of Deceit

What I Learned from Three Cups of Deceit

I am a little late to the party with this, but I recently read John Krakaurer's Three Cups of Deceit which is a take down of the popular memoir Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. This is what I learned from it. (Banner photo is taken from Flickr Creative Commons and all credit goes to Flickr user Stuart Orford)

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

Reposting this post because GBS is currently in the midst of fundraising drive in order to stay open! Please consider making a donation if you can! I have worked with the Green Bamboo Boys Shelter in Vietnam for four years and it is an amazing organization that does great work for disadvantaged boys in Saigon.