Inspiration, Responsible tourism

How does Visit.org serve social impact organizations?

Visit.org is the leading online platform for sustainable travel experiences with social impact organizations. With over 600 tours in more than 70 countries, we offer a wide range of social impact experiences. Moreover, our tours work for every type of visitor, from the animal lover to the environmentalist and everyone in between. Visitors are able to have immersive and authentic…

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Environment

Costa Rica Ecotourism: An Authentic Coffee Making Experience

Costa Rica has so much to offer: the history and culture of San José, the national parks full of incredible animals, and the white stunning beaches — all amaze people who visit this beautiful, eco-conscious country. In San Miguel de Sarapiqui, nestled among mountains and lush green forests, we, as discovered yet another Costa Rica ecotourism attraction: coffee-making! We decided to…

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Animals, Environment

5 Ways to Combat Ocean Pollution Through Travel

World Oceans Day has been extended! June 2017 is now National Ocean Month, and at Visit.org we are spending all month celebrating our oceans as well as working towards biodiversity conservation and minimizing ocean pollution through what we do best — sustainable travel! After the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, taking initiative to personally contribute to protecting…

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From our ambassadors: the potential is unlimited!

Katy Clarke is a Visit.org ambassador and an amazing Australian blogger who writes about trips, history and culture in Untold Morsels.   While in London, Katy visited the Camden neighborhood and, with the help of Unseen Tours, got to know the story of this iconic place. After her visit she wrote a lovely article in her blog, which has more…

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Travel tips

How to Travel on a Budget

So you’re going travelling but you only have limited funds – you want to make these last as long as possible, right? With a little planning and some thrifty thinking you can stretch your finances further allowing you to adventure for longer and experience more. Here are some tips on how to travel on a budget! Budget Travel Tip #1: Choose…

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Inspiration

Instagram for Nonprofits: Tips on how to use Instagram to increase followers and engagement

Instagram is among one of the most popular social media platforms in existence today. With 600 million active users per month, and 400 million active users per day, it is one of the best ways to grow your audience! One of the strengths of Instagram is its simplicity. Primarily a tool for sharing images (with an optional caption), it is…

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Travel tips

Unique Destinations that Deserve More Visitors: #7 Bulgaria

If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path European tour, you might want to consider visiting Bulgaria, its capital of Sofia, and the charming Plovdiv Oldtown. This ancient country has been around since prehistoric times, and has lots to offer in terms of culture and history. Because it suffered political unrest in the 20th century, this beautiful country has not been on every…

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Animals

Libearty and Justice for All

Read on to learn about one of the largest animal welfare projects in Europe, the Libearty Sanctuary Zarnesti. On a rainy day in Transylvania I ventured off to the sanctuary in hopes of meeting some European brown bears on behalf of Visit.org. During the hour long bus ride to the sanctuary from nearby Brasov, I kept wondering if we’d actually…

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