Travel for Good

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On the archipelago off the coast of British Columbia, carvers and cooks, boat captains and botanists are helping revive Haida culture and history.
You’ll find delicious food and wonderful walks in Bornholm—but also lots of seriously impressive eco efforts.
When traveling to Taos Ski Valley, skiers can fly on a carbon-neutral private airline to get to the first and only B-corporation certified ski resort in the world.
We just have to travel smarter. The travel industry needs to unite for a greener future.
Talk ship-shop and sustainability with the 80 cadets of the “Danmark” during Climate Week NYC 2022.
A guide on how to apply lessons from travel to daily life.
Guided by the ambitious goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, this global airline is shaping a more sustainable future for aviation.
In our fourth episode of “Unpacked by AFAR,” we define and demystify what “regenerative travel” is and explore how travelers can integrate sustainability into their journeys beyond carbon offsets.
The new 3,000-acre idyll will be socially and environmentally conscious, a town and a travel destination in one.
Deep-sea mappers. Activists. Record-setting climbers, podcasters, and polar explorers. All are changing the world—and the ways we think about travel.
Travel can be used as a force for positive change.
After the year we’ve had, who couldn’t do with a bit more joy? Many countries have their own secrets to contentment, so if you’re tired of videos of dogs on skateboards and feel there’s an element of kalsarikannit missing from your life, read on for the global pursuit of happiness.
In our third episode of “Unpacked by AFAR,” tips on how to be a better observer, and how embracing our “outsider” status can help us travel better—and empathize more.
The newly launched platform connects points and miles holders with nonprofits coordinating travel for critical abortion care to help offset costs.
In our second episode of “Unpacked by AFAR,” wildlife journalist Byron Pace shares tips on how to have magical animal encounters that protect the creatures (and places) we visit.
Travel is transformative, but we also have a duty to leave places we visit better than we find them—and with a better understanding of the destination and the people who call it home.
In the first episode of “Unpacked by AFAR,” a traveler explores how we can be better to the places we visit (and why we should save the concept of revenge for the movies).
The renowned oceanographer wants humanity to look below the surface.
Visitors to the Pacific island nation will be offered unique, exclusive experiences based on how they behave.
Phones are meant to help us connect, but they can also get in the way. One writer on traveling and allowing her phone to pick up the slack—as long as it’s to a point.
A number of new initiatives in the Maldives aim to protect the islands’ biodiverse ecosystem for generations to come.
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