Surviving Train Travel in India

IT’S ALL IN THE ATTITUDE! Gone are the days of those crazy pics we’ve all seen with a million and one Indians hanging off the side and top of suburban trains. You can now expect something somewhat more civilised, especially if travelling on a higher class ticket. For some it is fun and for some, … Continue reading Surviving Train Travel in India

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Would you think twice if you knew just how cruel these animal attractions are?

We so get it! Holidays are about trying new things, exploring new cultures, and experiencing or seeing things never seen or done before. But what we see is not always what we get. Here at Trailblazers Travel, we specialise in responsible, sustainable and eco tourism. We believe responsible travel is not just about treating the … Continue reading Would you think twice if you knew just how cruel these animal attractions are?

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What type of traveller are you? 3 minute quiz

Finally have the time and budget, and are ready to reward yourself with a holiday but don’t know where to start? Not even sure what type of holiday suits you and what you’d enjoy doing? Most of us don’t have the luxury of time and spare cash often, so when the opportunity comes up we … Continue reading What type of traveller are you? 3 minute quiz

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Be amazed at the wonders of Mother Nature: spot these amazing animals when you travel with us!

OK Travel-blazers, this week’s article comes packed with the beauty and glory of some of the finest offspring Mother Nature has to offer! We’re sure you know about these animals, and you’ve probably seen heaps of photographs of them across the web, you might even have watched them on a National Geographic documentary or two … Continue reading Be amazed at the wonders of Mother Nature: spot these amazing animals when you travel with us!

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How to Travel Cheaper, Better & Change the World Along the Way

  We get it! Going on holidays is the freakin’ bomb, but how awesome would it be if you could take a holiday and do something good for the environment at the same time? Responsible tourism has been getting a lot of attention lately… Hello? The United Nations even declared 2017 as the year of … Continue reading How to Travel Cheaper, Better & Change the World Along the Way

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7 Cool Facts You May Not Know About Borneo

Borneo is well known for many things – its rich wildlife and biodiverse rainforest, the majestic Mount Kinabalu, and the world famous dive site Sipadan Island being just a few of them. Nature lovers might have heard about the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, which is famous for its work with orphaned and injured orangutans, but … Continue reading 7 Cool Facts You May Not Know About Borneo

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What is the Holi Festival in India?

There is no better way to get involved and understand our global neighbours than by immersing ourselves in their culture. And one of the best ways to experience a new culture is to celebrate a local traditional festival – with a local family and all the new friends that we’ve made! Have you heard about … Continue reading What is the Holi Festival in India?

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Meet Albert Teo, an ecotourism ninja who is making a huge impact in Borneo

Over here at Trailblazers Travel HQ, we believe in providing our clients with responsible, ethical and authentic travel experiences. That means showing respect to the locals and engaging them in a dignified way, reducing environmental impact and supporting the local economy to name just a few. A big part of supporting the local economy is … Continue reading Meet Albert Teo, an ecotourism ninja who is making a huge impact in Borneo

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The places you must visit when travelling to Borneo

Well known for its beautiful beaches, rich wildlife and biodiverse rainforest, Borneo is definitely one of the region’s tourism highlights. The third-largest island in the world and the largest island in Asia, it is actually shared by the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, Indonesia’s Kalimantan, and the tiny nation of Brunei. In addition to … Continue reading The places you must visit when travelling to Borneo

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Why we must start to consider responsible travel

  You might be well versed in the benefits of travelling – expanding your horizons, seeing the beauty that the world has to offer, learning about other cultures, etc. – but have you heard of the phrase “responsible travel”? What does it mean and how can you be a part of it? Well, read on … Continue reading Why we must start to consider responsible travel

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