Wednesday, April 24, 2019
More and more people are travelling and increasingly the effects of tourism are felt on a local level. Your journey also has positive influences however! Think about local employment and the boost to the overall economy; the creation of national parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites and learning and appreciating other cultures through special encounters with different peoples.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Our colleague Arbel (Koning Aap travel specialist) was travelling in Azerbaijan. Local tour leader Elnur led her journey. He knows everything about this beautiful and varied country and immediately fills you with enthusiasm with his stories and top tips!
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Our colleague Katinka (Koning Aap - Client Services) joined a very special walking tour during her study trip through the 'Land of Smiles'. Surrounded by beautiful nature, she met a local family from the Karen tribe in northern Thailand. An experience that left a deep impression...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Protection against the rays of the sun is necessary but also harmful to marine ecosystems. Fortunately, nowadays there are alternative creams that are kinder on the environment (less harmful to the sea). Is your sunscreen coral-friendly?
Thursday, January 16, 2020
From now on, single-use plastic bags are no longer allowed in Thailand. That is clearly a good decision and it will encourage many local people to change their habits, an important step!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Food has an important place in all cultures. If you really want to experience a country, you should literally take a look in the kitchen. Families the world over are opening their doors to you. Prepare a meal together before eating with the family. This way you get to know the real culture, away from the well-beaten tourist paths!