tourism Tag Archive

Voluntourism

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Last July I carried out voluntary work in Sri Lanka, caring for baby turtles and rehabilitated elephants…I know…the typical ‘Gap Yah’! However, it is one of the most...

Taxing times for tourists

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Seshadhri Subramanian asks whether a tax on tourists should be implemented in Edinburgh...

Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly....

Amsterdam- worth the rave?

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We’ve all seen the pictures. Or rather the picture. Be it a group of ‘lads’, a cutesy couple, or the hen party- they’ve all had their photo taken on a bridge, canal in the...

The risks of mindful tourism

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We all assume that volunteering abroad, whether it be to help locals or the environment, is extremely beneficial to everyone involved. The tourist gains valuable experience, can...