Monthly Archives: March 2012

Responsible Giving

This excellent article  by Jessica Lockhart -about the dangers and challenges of gift giving was first published in Verge Magazine important advice for anyone planning to give or send gifts to their host family, projects or friends made whilst volunteering? … Continue reading

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Tourists: curse or saviours?

Megahn Barr writes in today's Huffington Post “The clash between tourists and congregants plays out every Sunday at Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, the oldest black church in New York state. It's one of many Harlem churches that have … Continue reading

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The number of Chinese tourists who go to Paris is five times the number who go to London.

Today's China Daily explains why fewer Chinese torusts come to Britian than go to Paris. As Birtain “is not a signatory to the 26-country Schengen Agreement, those wanting to enter Britain as tourists need to apply for a separate visa. … Continue reading

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Choosing between flying to Los Angeles for the Oscars, or driving to Blackpool

Back in November I wrote about finding the exotic in York. A theme may be developing – I spotted this in the New Statesman and thought that it was worth sharing. Seaside treatsLast weekend I had to choose between flying … Continue reading

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An inspiring week with CoaSTies

I have just has the privilege of spending a week in Cornwall staying with CoaST  members and running a series of workshops on the ways in which tourism contributes to local economic development. It was a stimulating week of engaged discussion, … Continue reading

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Harold Goodwin