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Delicious Ways To Support The Local Economy While Traveling

Are you a responsible traveler wondering how to effectively support local economies while traveling? Epicure & Culture caught up with Richard McCarthy, the executive director of Slow Food USA, to learn some delicious ways to do this on the road […]

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Give Your 2015 Bucket List A Responsible Makeover With These Essential Tips

January is the perfect time to revamp your 2015 bucket list. According to ResponsibleTravel.com, however, some of the biggest bucket list travel experiences are in fact big travel faux pas. Epicure & Culture caught up with the tour company to […]

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Responsible Travel: A Unique Approach To Sustainable Marine Tourism

This is a guest post by Sarah Martin and Mark J. Spaulding of The Ocean Foundation Sustainable tourism goes beyond reusing towels and sheets, hotels with LED lighting and some locally sourced food. In our work looking at coastal sustainable […]

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Conscious Travel: 10 Myths About Responsible Tourism

There are many myths floating around about responsible tourism and what travelers should or shouldn’t be doing when they hit the road. To set the record straight, Epicure & Culture caught up with Olivia Ruggles Brise, Director of Policy and […]

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Sustainable Tourism: Tips For The Savvy Traveler

Relaxing retreats. Exotic adventures. Romantic getaways. When planning your summer vacations, do you consider the impact of your travels on the environment and communities you are visiting? Some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations are now being managed sustainably, which […]

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Ethical Intentions: Why Giving Isn’t Always Good

For many people, the words “giving” and “good” are almost synonymous. Giving is a selfless act. It helps others. It makes both parties feel, well, good. Even when your intentions are in the right place, there are times when the […]

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Gift Guide: Top 12 Sustainable Food & Wine Finds For A Delicious Holiday

From savvy home cooks to serious gourmands, food and wine holidays gifts from sustainable or charitable companies are always appealing. Here’s our suggestion list of goodies and delights that keep on giving year-round.   1. Papa Ben’s Kitchen Papa Ben’s […]