Amazônia

A transformative experience in the Amazon

We never get tired of saying that every traveller needs to go to the Amazon once in a lifetime. The feeling of belonging to that immense tropical forest, surrounded by rivers, waters and freshwater beaches, is almost magical. But the experience gets even more enchanting when we have the opportunity get close to the traditional…

povo indígena | indigenous people

Visiting an indigenous people requires humility

                                article written by Marianne Costa to Folha de S. Paulo newspaper Chief of a Xavante village, in Mato Grosso, explains that tourist visitation is part of their strategy   I have recently returned from a trip to the Xavante indigenous village Etenhiritipá, and that was one of the most beautiful and special experiences of…

What is Sustainable Tourism

What is Sustainable Tourism and why should I care?

What is Sustainable Tourism? Well, let’s start with mass tourism. Mass tourism is usually characterized as a large-scale and relatively low-cost form of tourism for low and middle-income individuals, often sold as a package deal or an “all-inclusive” type holiday. In short a type of commodified tourism. Mass tourism owes its existence to mainly two…