Packed the Pencils and Soccer Ball?

Ever gone on vacation to a farflung destination and wished you'd filled up that extra space in your suitcase with something the locals could have used? Those old clothes. Or that laptop you never...

Virgin Ideas

When you think about it, airlines have a captive audience. There you are in the airplane cabin for up to 12 hours or more. The things they could teach you! Virgin Atlantic has noticed...

Singita Pamushana, Zimbabwe

Who They Are Singita Pamushana is situated in one of the last remaining pristine game reserves in the southeast corner of Zimbabwe, the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. The reserve boasts some of the greatest varieties of...
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Bird Island, Seychelles

Bird Island is a coral cay of 101 hectares surrounded by five kilometers of beach and is the most northerly island of the Seychelles archipelago, situated 100 kilometers north of the capital Mahé. Bird Island Lodge,...

Water Bottles for the Desert

It's such a simple thing to do that most travelers probably don't even notice it. The Atacama property of explora has just joined Tswalu Kalahari and Nimmo Bay Resort in Canada in cutting down on...

Branson for Wildlife!

Richard Branson helps hundreds of thousands of travelers reach their destinations every year, through his airline Virgin. But he's also a businessman who is visibly, audibly, and persistently trying to make a difference, whether it...

Micato Safaris

On A World Different we have, until now, focused mostly on lodges and hotels and camps that make a difference to the world, but there are others in the travel industry that do it...
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Nomad Tanzania

Nomad Tanzania is a small owner-run safari company, based just outside Arusha. It has an eclectic mix of 10 luxury camps spread across the country, north, west and south. Greystoke Mahale, at the foot of...

Pushing Art

Long known for its collection of art, much of it by local masters, the exemplary small hotel Ellerman House in Cape Town has recently opened a gallery to showcase young and upcoming South African...

Adrère Amellal, Egypt

Siwa Oasis, located about 70 kilometers east of the Libyan border, has been inhabited since 10,000 BC but was re-created just a few years ago by Environmental Quality International, an environmental consulting company. EQI’s president,...

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