SAPA, Vietnam: Ethical Travel Guide

Paula Martinelli Ethical Traveling, Sapa, Travel, Vietnam 11 Comments

ETHICAL TRAVEL IN SAPA AND WHY I RECOMMEND BOOKING AN INDEPENDENT HOMESTAY Trekking and homestay in Sapa with a local H’mong hill tribe was the top of my bucket list when I decided to visit Vietnam. But my very first question was how ethical or responsible it was, and how I could not only have an authentic experience, but also …

People of Tibet – Faces of a strong spirit (Photojournalism)

Paula Martinelli Blog, Ethical Traveling, Gallery, Image, Travel 34 Comments

Have you ever wondered what a proud and strong spirit looks like in the face of adversity? Travel to Tibet through my pictures and stories of these religious, devoted, compassionate, and giving people, and discover more about the people of Tibet. PEOPLE OF TIBET – AN AMAZING PHOTOJOURNALISM OPPORTUNITY The best definition I found to describe Tibetans is “people with …

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Ethical & Responsible Travel – 15 Tips every world traveler should follow

Paula Martinelli Blog, Ethical Traveling, Responsible Traveler, Travel 20 Comments

  Ethical and Responsible tourism can be a very sensitive and confusing topic, but with these simple 15 Travel Tips every world traveler should follow, we can all encourage ethical and responsible tourism and make a positive mark on our planet. 15 simple tips on how to be an Ethical & Responsible traveler   While the big question for some …

Nepal: 25 Pictures to inspire you

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Discover the amazing NEPAL Nepal is a land full of centuries-old culture, customs and gestures, influenced by the high altitudes in the Himalayas and the prevalence of Hinduism and Buddhism religion. The land of yaks, temples, stupas, beautiful countryside, prayers flags and prayer wheels, amazing mountains and with a strong influence of diverse people from neighboring countries such as India …