Posts categorized under Adventurous Living

05 August 2010 ~ 31 Comments

How do YOU define “Responsible Travel”?

I recently wrote a piece about PEPY Tours on World Nomad’s website.  I am reposting it below as it relates to a lot of the themes of this blog: Responsible Giving, voluntourism, Cambodia, etc Fast Five Profile: PEPY Tours One of the PEPY riders on her bike for Cambodian based PEPY Tours 1. Who are […]

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21 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Reasons to Photo-Fast

This is a guest post by Eric Lewis: “Take lots of pictures!” It’s something we hear just about every time we leave for someplace exotic. Family and friends want to experience our adventures vicariously, and who can blame them? Photographs preserve certain moments—priceless scenes and scenarios that evade verbal description. But every action has an […]

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13 September 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Learning (and thinking) Resources for Travelers

It’s exciting when people look past the bottom line of their own company and spend their time and resources to take action to improve the whole field in which they work.  Priscilla Macy of Global Sojourns is someone who does that on a regular basis.  Priscilla and her company offer a range of adventure travel […]

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24 August 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Voluntourists Volunteering to be Tourists! (an example)

In the last post,  I wrote about how voluntourism can be ineffective if the right match between traveler and program is not found. I suggested placing volunteers in a role they are a natural fit for: as tourists.  Here is how this example fits into our work at PEPY in Cambodia. I would be interested […]

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20 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

And another in Nepal

My friend Sweta is organizing a bike trip which will also support education programs in Nepal. She is a fabulous guide, is from the area, and says the biking will be AMAZING….. join in!

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18 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Want to join an educational service trip in Nepal?

My friend Ryan passed on this information about an awesome trek in the Everest Region coming up this April. You should consider joining him, as it sounds like a great cause! Also, if we can work out the technological logistics, The PEPY Ride School program might be joining the journey virtually via the Connecting Continents […]

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