How to be a sustainable traveller while doing an Orangutan tracking in Sumatra

Sumatra is the biggest island in Indonesia and is home to three of the nation’s national parks, including Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park, and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. Sumatra is the only place on Earth where orangutans, tigers, rhinos, and elephants coexist.In the eastern part of Gunung Leuser National Park, a favorite orangutan seeing area, Bukit …

Responsible tourism and the workers’ rights of porters in the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail is often considered to be among the most rewarding and enjoyable hiking adventures that can be had anywhere in the world. You could be contemplating walking in the footsteps of the ancient Incas or making your way inside Machu Picchu for the first time, but we should pay attention to the people who are helping to make …

Sustainable Food Tourism in Labuan Bajo

Any human activity has a specific impact on Earth. We tend to use more than the earth can provide. As one of the fastest-growing businesses in the world, tourism has a tremendous influence on natural resources, consumer habits, pollution, and socio-economic systems especially in Indonesia. With a total of 4 million visitors in 2020, Indonesia will be the 44th most …

Homestay over Hotel; A Sustainable Way to Travel

As it has been in recent times, a few of the experiences that motivate travelers the most are heritage, natural environment, art and crafts, history of the land, culture-rituals, language, customs, and cultures of people in other lands. These are all things that travelers seek to learn about when they travel. The opportunity to witness and experience with other people …