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How Far Should CouchSurfing Go to Ensure Women’s Safety?

by Mandy Van Deven –USA– When I began to understand the immensity of the world, I felt a visceral inclination to discover all that it possessed […]

Feature Articles, Laws & Legislation, Sexual Assault, Technology, Travel

A Tourist at Home and Abroad: The House on an Irish Hillside

by Emily Herzlin –USA– A few years ago I became obsessed with the 19th century Irish playwright John Millington Synge. He was raised near Dublin, but […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Ireland, Language, Travel

Advocacy Tours Transform Local Development Issues into Tourist Spectacles

by Katie Palmer –Canada– Recently I partnered with a colleague from OneChild, a children’s rights organization, to travel throughout Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand for several weeks […]

Business & Economy, Economic Inequality, Feature Articles, NGO's, Poverty, Southeast Asia, Travel

Generation ‘Y’ Leads the Way in the Rise of Active Global Citizenship

by Katie Palmer –Canada– In recent years, there has been a slight yet noticeable shift among many Western young adult travelers. Once adventurously backpacking across Northern […]

Feature Articles, Human Rights, NGO's, Poverty, Social Change, The World, Travel

New Integrated Resorts Source of Social and Environmental Problems in Singapore

by Katie Palmer –Canada– At first glance, it seems as if the Government of Singapore has developed a brilliant plan to create jobs for local Singaporeans, […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Government, Singapore, Travel

Costa Rica’s Peaceful Environment Has Not Occurred by Chance

by María Suárez Toro – Costa Rica/Puerto Rico – Millions of tourists have visited Costa Rica, affectionately know as “ticolandia,” for decades, attracted to it largely […]

Activism, Business & Economy, Central America, Costa Rica, Elections, Feature Articles, Feminism, Latin America, Politics & Democracy, Travel