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Global Ethics / Travel Tips / Volunteer

To Be Honest, I Just Want To Volunteer: Common Voluntourism Mistakes And How To Fix Them

That’s great – honesty is the best place to start – without honesty there are so many pitfalls – so many mistakes that well-meaning volunteers can make. My organization, People & Places, has been campaigning for better volunteer experiences for volunteers and the communities they seek to serve for over […]

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Conservation Issues / Ecotourism / Global Ethics / Travel Tips

Wildlife Experiences: A Humane Holiday Or Torturous Tourism?

Do you want to know more about responsible wildlife tourism? Epicure & Culture caught up with Adam M. Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA, to learn more about what’s ethical and what’s not when it comes to animal experiences. In your travels, you may have encountered a photo opportunity with […]

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5 Common Travel Practices That Are Detrimental For The Environment (And How You Can Easily Change Them)
Conservation Issues / Ecotourism / Global Ethics / Travel Tips

5 Common Travel Practices That Are Detrimental For The Environment (And How You Can Easily Change Them)

The idea of going on vacation is probably one of the most appealing concepts we have as human beings. It can mean anything from jet setting off to a sunny beach and sipping tropical drinks to trekking through remote and exotic jungles. While there’s a type of travel to entice […]

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The Wheel Deal / Travel / Travel Tips

The Wheel Deal: The Secret To Navigating Public Transportation With A Disability

“You cant understand a city without using its public transportation system”- Erol Ozan Growing up in Southern California, more specifically the Inland Empire, public transportation has never been a big part of my daily life. With everything being spread out, cars were a necessity to get from one destination to […]

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Who Else Wants To Explore Italy’s Amalfi Coast Like A Local?

To many travel is about escaping reality. Here at Epicure & Culture, we’re  tweaking this notion. Instead of getting away, we’re making it easy for travelers to put themselves in someone else’s reality: the reality of a local. Newly launched in June 2014, Epicure & Culture — in partnership with […]

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