Tag: Community Based Tourism

The Beautiful Nizamuddin Basti Walk in Delhi: a hidden gem

The Beautiful Nizamuddin Basti Walk in Delhi: a hidden gem

This post is about Nizamuddin Basti and the Nizamuddin Basti heritage walk organized by the Hope project in Delhi. The Hope project is an excellent NGO providing social welfare services for the people in Nizamuddin Basti. They have also developed the Nizamuddin Basti walk for 

Delwara: a beautiful heritage walk by Seva Mandir

Delwara: a beautiful heritage walk by Seva Mandir

This post is about Delwara and the Delwara Heritage walk that is run by Seva Mandir. Delwara is a small town in the Aravalli Hills near Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan. The town is known for its magnificent Jain temples and scenic surroundings. It’s 

Jyrgalan, Kyrgyzstan: the ultimate travel guide

Jyrgalan, Kyrgyzstan: the ultimate travel guide

This post is about Jyrgalan in Kyrgyzstan. In 2014 when I first visited Karakol nobody knew about Jyrgalan. However, when I returned to Kyrgyzstan in 2019 it was one of the most popular destinations for those that love outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding and 

Xinaliq: the best travel guide to Azerbaijans mountains

Xinaliq: the best travel guide to Azerbaijans mountains

This post is all about Xinaliq, or Khinaluq, and how to visit this remote part of Azerbaijan. Xinaliq is not the easiest village to visit and getting there as an independent traveller is a bit of an adventure in itself. But Xinaliq is one of 

Via Verde de la Sierra: how to cycle the Sierra Greenway

Via Verde de la Sierra: how to cycle the Sierra Greenway

This post is about cycling the Via Verde de la Sierra or the Sierra greenway in Andalucia Spain. The Via Verde de la Sierra follows the old railway track that runs for 36 kilometers from the white village of Olvera to Puerto Serrano in the 

Via Verde del Aceite: how to cycle the Olive Oil Greenway

Via Verde del Aceite: how to cycle the Olive Oil Greenway

This post is about cycling the Via Verde del Aceite or the Olive Oil greenway in Andalucia Spain. The via verde del Aceite follows the old railway track that runs for 120 kilometers from Jaen to Puente Genil. Cycling the Via Verde del Aceite allows 

As Salt Jordan: a beautiful day trip from Amman

As Salt Jordan: a beautiful day trip from Amman

You might not have heard about As Salt in Jordan yet. Despite its scenic location in the hills of the Jordan valley and its beautiful Ottoman architecture, As Salt is a town that is often overlooked by travellers. What makes this even more of a 

Koh Panyee Thailand: the ultimate travel guide

Koh Panyee Thailand: the ultimate travel guide

This post is about Koh Panyee. Koh Panyee is a small traditional fishing village in the Phang Nga Bay in Southern Thailand. It is an island that is surrounded by stunning natural scenery, including towering limestone cliffs and crystal-clear waters. Koh Panyee was one of 

Muang Sing: the beautiful hill tribe villages of Laos

Muang Sing: the beautiful hill tribe villages of Laos

This post is a travel guide about Muang Sing in Laos. Muang sing is a small town in northwestern Laos close to the border with Myanmar and Yunnan in China. The surrounding mountains are dotted with traditional hill tribe villages and it is one of 

Cycling the Beautiful Mekong Discovery Trail in Cambodia

Cycling the Beautiful Mekong Discovery Trail in Cambodia

This post is about the Mekong Discovery trail in Cambodia. The Mekong Discovery trail is a community based tourism initiative to promote the beautiful places along the Mekong river. The 180 kilometer trail runs from Kratie all the way up north to the border with 

The Mondulkiri Project in Cambodia: a great jungle experience

The Mondulkiri Project in Cambodia: a great jungle experience

This post is about the Mondulkiri Project in Cambodia. The Mondulkiri Project in the town of Sen Monorom seeks to promote conservation and responsible development through ecotourism and agroforestry in the Mondulkiri province.  What is the Mondulkiri project in Cambodia Mondulkiri is a remote part