Campervanning; Turnberry lighthouse, Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland at dusk on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_dumfries-04

Responsible Campervanning

At last years World Travel Market in London, I had a useful conversation with the people at the Visit Iceland stand. I suggested the idea of writing an article on responsible campervanning around Iceland. There are numerous issues on the island with the local population not too happy. I’m glad to see that they obviously thought it a good idea, …

Last Chance Tourism; Mountain gorillas of the Titus troop on a gorilla trekking safari in Volcano National Park in north Rwanda in east Africa on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel iain_mallory_rwanda-9616a

Last Chance Tourism

Tomorrow’s topic for popular Twitter travel chat #TToT is ‘Last Chance Tourism‘. I’ve already been asked on several occasions what it actually means, so an explanatory post seems appropriate. By this very definition it means that the opportunities to visit these destinations and encounter with cultures or wildlife are diminishing and eventually will cease to exist. Time could be running …

Sustainable Travel – The Traveller’s Viewpoint

Those that read this site regularly will be aware that the topics of sustainable travel and the environment are close to my heart. Therefore it was particularly interesting to take part in the regular social media hashtag meet, Travel Talk on Twitter (TToT) which was about this subject. The social media travel community is extremely knowledgeable and insightful. The expertise, …