Blog - Responsible Travel

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.

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Responsible travel is more fun!

Responsible travel - it sounds a bit ‘sensible’ doesn’t it?  So what does this have to do with holidays and having fun? In fact, travelling responsibly is a positive experience which actually makes travelling more fun, not less.

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Sea turtle tracks on the beach at Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica © Shutterstock – JHVEPhoto

Magic in the moonlight

Lit by the full moon the beach had an eerie beauty, the waves glinting in the moonlight, the sand with a silvery tone.

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Meeting Darwin and Gremlin

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Water for Life, Zambia – we did it!

Last Friday, March 22, was UN World Water Day Most of us are lucky enough to be able to take fresh water for granted, not even thinking about it when we turn on a tap.

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A guest tent at Ngare Serian, Masai Mara, Kenya © Ngare Serian

Ngare Serian : A bridge too far?

I am sitting on the huge verandah of our vast and gorgeous tent, watching hippos and listening to the Mara River burble happily past the dark rocks and rush underneath the narrow rope swing bridge that we just crossed on foot to get into Ngare Serian camp.

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Responsible wildlife viewing

I have no doubt that most travellers who visit wildlife reserves and parks want to ensure that their visit does not cause any negatives impact to the environment or wildlife.

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Ethical travel questions

Tribes Travel is a founding member of the Ethical Tour Operators Group (ETOG)  Responsible, sustainable travel is key to Tribes.

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Rainforest with the Huaorani

Recently some of our clients came back from a trip to the Ecuadorian rainforest  Patrick and Diana have travelled with Tribes previously, and this time wanted something unique in terms of a rainforest experience.

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