tourism Travel Articles
How To Prevent Hawkers and Touts From Spoiling Your Travels Hawkers, touts and tuk-tuk drivers. In some parts of the world, legions of them await, ready to haggle travelers into submission. Tom Shuttleworth loads up on patience and heads out to pave the way for smoother travels. 7 Reasons Why the World is Best Explored on Foot Making use of nature's own means of transport, her feet, Inka Piegsa discovers the delights of exploring holiday destinations putting in a lot of legwork. Cultural Tourism: Does it Help or Exploit Local Communities? Is cultural tourism a way to preserve indigenous cultures or does it simply exploit traditions for the sake of tourist dollars? JoAnna Haugen explores the fine line this type of tourism walks when travelers seek out opportunities to learn about the local culture. In Search of Savages – Gamo-Gofa, Ethiopia Outside Gamo-Gafa, K searches for members of the Mursi tribe, despite their rep for being, well, a bit mean. 48 Hours on Another Planet (1 of 2) – Alpha Farm, Deadwood Even a jaded New Yorker like Sarah Greenbaum finds much at a communal farm in rural Oregon. Alpha and its people weather time and trouble, and keep going. Baker City, Sumpter, Halfway – Rural Oregon Travel Guide … In her first entry Sarah Greenbaum crosses the Cascades into Eastern Oregon, where little-visited but friendly towns await. Local Services – Ashland & Medford – Southern Oregon Travel Guide … Newsletter. Sign up for any or all of BootsnAll's newsletters. Why should you sign-up? Newsletter Sign-Up (enter your e-mail) ... Bars and Dance Clubs – Eugene, Oregon Travel Guide Online travel guide to Eugene, Oregon. Tank up and get down with Eugene's online guide to local bars and dance clubs. Coffee Shops – Ashland – Southern Oregon Travel Guide From roadside coffee huts to sit-down hangouts, coffee consumption is a passionate pastime in Ashland. Columbia River Gorge & Hood River – Rural Oregon Travel Guide From amazing microbrews to more waterfalls than you have film in your camera, a drive through the Columbia River Gorge is mandatory, says Sarah Greenbaum.