Fieldnotes is a space for travellers, development practitioners, travel agents and anyone who is genuinely interested in sharing their thoughts, ideas and experiences of community-based tourism. Blogs may cover a wide range of issues and themes, but please keep the focus on responsible tourism, community development, culture and the environment.
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April 25, 2012 by Mathew Tasker
Back in July 2011 Linda and I were lucky enough to experience a small-scale community ecotourism initiative in Loita Hills, Kenya. So here is my belated account of a truly great experience! Walking with Maasai is a non-profit organisation established by and for the Maasai communities in the Olorte region of southern Kenya. As...Read more
April 16, 2012 by Linus Blomqvist
How off-grid solar shortcuts government and leapfrogs fossil fuels Today, one in five people on the planet are trapped in energy poverty — that is, lacking even minimal access to modern forms of energy, including electricity. I say trapped, because on the one hand, these people tend to live in rural areas of countries...Read more
February 21, 2011 by Mathew Tasker
You know those great places you hear about from a friend of a friend? Independent, individual and personal. Run by friendly people who live locally, breathe your passion for a certain activity and know the best spots. Hard to find aren’t they? If you have been lucky enough to find one, then join Much Better Adventures...Read more
December 13, 2010 by Mathew Tasker
Report provided by Shams Uddin of Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism (CAMAT). For further information please email: email@example.com International Day of Climate Change was celebrated in Booni, Chitral, Pakistan, through the facilitation of Destination Management Organization (DMO) Chitral and 350.org. The...Read more
October 5, 2010 by Shanti
When I first went to Ecuador in 2007, I was absolutely amazed by the diversity of the country—diversity in people, ecological environments, cultures, and landscape. Being from the flat midwest of the United States, the Andes mountains surrouding Quito took my breath away each morning. And then I went to the jungle, or what...Read more