Responsible Travel..
A positive experience to all parties involved

Fiesta de las Cruces. Cajamarca, Peru
Peru: Cajamarca, Fiesta de las Cruces - PromPeru

Responsible travel is simply treating others with the same respect you would ask for in your own community.

Earth is our homeland and responsible travel is the way to go.

Whether you are planning the trip of a lifetime, a gap year abroad or just a holiday break, you can make a difference when you travel, not only for yourself but for the people and places you visit.

Tourism has its downsides but it doesn't have to be this way.

Responsible travel is not only respecting local people and the environment, it's about traveling with your eyes and ears open and making sure your visit has a positive social, environmental and economical impact.

Here are some useful tips to help you become a responsible traveler...

Before you go:

While you are there:

To learn more about this and other aspects of traveling, let me introduce you to this excellent compilation by Sherry Schwarz (Editor of Transitions Abroad Magazine).

It's named Responsible Travel Handbook and you can, of course, download it for free.

Have a superb South America vacation and don't forget to visit South America Travel Wise for some advice regarding your personal and property safety.


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