For a great weekend outing, take your family and friends out on one of the many hiking trips available

Keywords: Business trip

Hiking trips will give you a chance to explore the beauty of the countryside and see some of the wonders of life, both good and bad. Your mind and body will thank you for taking the time to indulge yourself. It is well worth the time spent if you are dedicated to enjoying the outdoors and get in shape at the same time.

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Support Local Businesses, but Who Gets to be the Local?

Responsible Tourism, responsible traveler, Tourist Money, travel

Gita Natalia

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, local as an adjective means “from, existing in, serving, or responsible for a smallarea, especially of a country

If you travel to another country and you have this passion to be an impactful traveler, the simplest thing you can do is track where your tourist money goes to avoid what is called the ‘Tourism Leakage’. It simply means that a huge chunk of your tourist dollar leaves the country to where you travel instead of doing its magic to the locals. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 70% of tourist money in Thailand ended up leaving the country. That is also 80% of the Caribbean’s and 40% of India’s tourist money that left their countries instead of contributing to the local economy.

Why does this happen? World Travel & Tourism Council stated that the multinational company is mostly responsible for…

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Going Solo and the social stigma attached to it

Backpacking, solo, Solotravel, vacation, wanderlust, zostel

Compass N' Diaries

Traveling solo can be one of the most exciting and eye-opening experiences. It offers ample opportunities for self-reflection, self-reliance, growth and boundless freedom.

It can also be horrible and tiresome, especially if you’ve never traveled solo before. And also attached to it, is the social stigma.

The Social Stigma

Its not you, its them – The Society! It always wants you to be one of them and looking down upon you condescendingly. Solo travelers are actually seen as Introverts or reticent people who are wanderers. Though 2019 did brought in a wave of people traveling solo. So much so that businesses and places now offer special crafted packages for Solo travelers.

You can never explain the travel to your family or friends. Here are some of the questions I get to answer every time I say the holy word “Solo”:

  • Why Alone?
  • So there’s a secret friend, ah?
  • Are you…

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