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Vietnam Travel: The Joy of the Unexpected – A Personal and Life-Changing Experience

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson with one of the outstanding students from the Planterra Foundation's "Oodles of Noodles" Project, helping students to have brighter futures through sustainable and life-changing Vietnam travel

I have just returned from my G Adventures Vietnam travel as an #AmbassadorofChange2017 where I was sent “on assignment” to Vietnam on one of the most eye-opening and life-changing trips. Although I have many great partners with whom I had worked for Vietnam trips for my clients, this was my first time there. So I was expecting a deeply cultural exploration from the journey, especially since this was a National Geographic trip, and boy, did I ever experience that!

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A Luxury Eco Safari Can Save The World – How You Can Choose to Travel for Good

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson with national park rangers in the Kruger national park on her luxury eco safari tour

Did you ever go on a luxury eco safari? I used to love to primitive camp. Put me out in the woods with barely a tent, and I was happy to be connected to nature. I learned the principles of Leave No Trace which taught me more than I wanted about minimal impact on the land and to flora and fauna. My favorite experience was a backcountry backpacking trip in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming when I was 16.

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Responsible Tourism: Four Tips to Kick Your Travels Up a Notch for You and the Places You Visit

a group of tourists visit with the locals on their responsible tourism travel tourWhat is responsible tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. I am so excited! It’s an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism is not only about seeing destinations. It’s about connecting with local people and local cultures. The goal is to minimize our impact on the environment, and to grow local economies, creating peace through understanding.

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Ethical Tourism: How Luxury Travel Leads the Way to Making the World Better Place

At Singita Grumeti, a 350,000-acre reserve in Tanzania, the Environmental Education Centre that educates the community’s next generation of leaders on the importance of a balanced, sustainable ecosystem and from it a viable economic option through controlled and ethical tourism. Courtesy of Singita

Courtesy of Singita

What is ethical tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development — an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism just isn’t about seeing the sites: it’s about connecting with local people and local cultures, minimizing our impact on the environment, and growing local economies It is about growing peace through understanding.. Basically, we can make a difference in each other’s lives no matter where we are in the world.

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Sustainable Tourism: How Luxury Travel Can Make the World a Better Place – Travel for Good

Theresa Jackson and a local guide, on her sustainable tourism tour traveling for good, how luxury travel can make the world a better placeWhat is sustainable tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development — an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism just isn’t about seeing the sites: it’s about traveling and connecting with local people and local cultures, minimizing our impact on the environment, and growing local economies It is about growing peace through understanding.

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