I went to Ubud, escaped the crowds, and found zen (well, almost). This is a one-day conscious travel guide to having a different experience in the Eat Pray Love epicentre of Bali. Bali I love you, but you’re bringing me down.
This week: COP25 came to a disappointing conclusion. Greenpeace releases a report showing the fishing industry is rife with modern-day slavery. The Ocean Clean Up project returns its first haul of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to shore.
We caught up with Glenn Maguire, Principal Asia-Pacific Economist at Visa, to chat travel, overtourism, slowing down, and why we should all be mindful when planning a vacation. Here are some staggering stats for you: in 2018, the tourism industry generated
2020 is just around the corner, and many of us are beginning to think of our New Year's resolutions. One of the most common choices always seems to be to travel more and see the world. This year, recognising the
Today, there are over 100,000 hotel rooms in Bali. In 2011, that number was closer to 25,000. There are also thousands of restaurants, beach clubs, homestays, amusement parks, and 730 Balinese villages — and all of them are competing for
This week: We catch you up on the COP25 climate summit (if you haven't been following). We find out what Generation Z's biggest fear is, and also about the accuracy of climate simulations. There's a new star-studded coalition calling for
High season in Asia means low temperatures, lots of sun and an abundance of festivals every other weekend. But shopping for festival wear can often see people turning to fast fashion because who wants to spend a lot of money
Let's face it; Christmas is expensive. And it can be difficult to fill stockings for your loved ones with meaningful things that aren't just cheap plastic rubbish that you know they're going to throw away. So this year we're getting you
The Conscious Scoop: Hottest Decade Ever, EU Declares Climate Emergency, and UK Businesses Leading the Way
This week, we find out that we're living in the hottest decade ever. The EU becomes the first continent to declare a climate emergency. And UK businesses are leading the way in sustainability
In Review: Our Super Transparent Sustainability Report From The Conscious Festival in Singapore 2019
The Conscious Festival has been around since 2015 when we debuted the event in Singapore. Since then we’re grown and evolved in so many ways, especially in our journey to become as sustainable as we possibly can. With each incarnation
Ahh, it's the most wonderful time of the year (again!). There are gifts and cards and tags to be made and things to wrap and give to the ones we love. But before you go nuts buying ribbon, gift bows,