Ethical Travel

My mission is to encourage ETHICAL TRAVEL by giving back to the local communities & practice animal cruelty-free tourism.

My passions are for ETHICAL TRAVELING and ADVENTURE.

My focus is to explore each place as a local, staying in common neighborhood, sit with locals and share a meal while hearing to their stories and observing their life style.

As a World Traveler, I believe that my responsibility is based on treat each place I visit with respect to the culture, religion, customs and to give back to the local communities, not participating on any source of animal cruelty, and to help protect our Planet for our future generations.

We can have a great impact on the Planet in a positive way, by making good choices while on the road - Sometimes it’s hard to know what’s a good choice though, so I am here to share some stories with you.

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Ethical tourism in Halong Bay, Vietnam – 2019 Guide

By Paula Martinelli | September 17, 2019

Halong Bay is a perfect example of overtourism – But it is not all bad news! How to describe a perfect vacation in Vietnam without thinking about a cruise in …

Everything you need to know about Hire a Porter for Himalayas Trek

By Paula Martinelli | September 14, 2019

The lessons learnt from my trip to Tibet – The truth behind an occupied country

SAPA, Vietnam: 2019 Ethical Travel Guide

By Paula Martinelli | September 12, 2019

Ethical Tourism in Sapa and why I recommend booking an independent homestay Ethical travel is about creating better places to live and better places to visit – These 7 steps …

Nepal – An authentic Homestay in a rural village

By Paula Martinelli | August 7, 2019

Homestay – A humble experience to get out of my comfort zone I truly believe that any trip offers the opportunity for us to live outside our comfort zone – …

Iceland Travel Guide- What to know before you go

By Paula Martinelli | June 18, 2019

In this ultimate travel guide you will find all the essentials for your trip to Iceland In this Iceland travel guide, you will find all the things you should know …

Cambodia – 10 Lessons on Ethical Traveling

By Paula Martinelli | March 19, 2019

Lessons learned from my trip to Cambodia and how we can all be responsible travelers The smiling faces that welcome tourists display the optimism and contentment of a people grateful …

ETHICAL & RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER – A complete guideline every world traveler should follow

By Paula Martinelli | December 2, 2018

While the big question for some people is, “How can I change my life while traveling the world?”, for me this questions has become, “How can I make a difference …