Inspire me
Inspire me

Don’t be afraid to follow your dreams, because that’s your path!

A life not wasted - keeping Corbett clean

A personal essay by Minakshi Pandey, Initiator and

After a glorious childhood in Shillong (Meghalaya), with my ‘teacher’ parents, college ...
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Case Study - Jetwing Vil Uyana, Sri Lanka

A look at the responsible tourism practices followed

We think of Responsible Travel stays as small stand-alone boutique hotels or homestays. However, ...
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Making a photograph speak a thousand words

Homestay and small hotel owners and experiential tours

In our age of social media, photographs are a vital tool for Responsible Tourism practitioners to ...
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How to become a successful homestay owner

A primer to setting up your homestay venture

You might be living in a beautiful region with a diverse ecology or in an area known for its ...
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Reimagining and celebrating Indian food

Creating a food identity that is authentic, local and

Many of us travel to eat! Trying out new cuisines and eating local have become the highlights of ...
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Creating eco-alternatives: from water harvesting to waste management

How to choose the right eco alternative for all

Starting a Responsible Tourism property can be daunting. One of the primary areas that ...
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How to build a community-led tourism project that truly benefits all

An interview with Manisha Pande, Managing Director,

Manisha Pande is Managing Director of Village Ways, a rural and community focused experiential ...
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Responsible Tourism works when visitors come but don’t take over the landscape

Malika Virdi, Mountaineer, Farmer & Sarpanch of the

Malika Virdi moved to Sarmoli village in Uttarakhand over two decades ago to make a life close to ...
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7 stays across India for immersive and enjoyable city escapes

Urban holidays

When urbanites think of ‘escaping’ from daily stresses we think about going to the ...
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Tourism needs to be a sustainable development tool for local communities and destinations

Paras Loomba, Founder, Global Himalayan Expedition

Zanskar is one of the most beautiful regions in Ladakh with some of the best trekking routes. This ...
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6 cosy mountain getaways in Uttarakhand

Holidays in the hills

Uttarakhand’s magical mountain landscapes offer numerous getaways for those seeking quiet ...
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6 farmstays in Maharashtra to experience rural living

Rural Maharashtra

Maharashtra is much more than its mega metropolis of Mumbai or its Maratha stronghold of Pune. ...
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