10 Principles to Make Responsible Tourists

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10 Principles to Make Responsible Tourists
10 Principles to Make Responsible Tourists

When you get trouble in the life or stress with your work, it is the best time for taking your backpack and travel to the new place. Therefore, traveling is becoming the new trend with almost people. Furthermore, traveling is also the best way to enjoy the life and learn more about the new land which can help you so much in the real life. Whether you watch the sunset on Halong Bay in Vietnam, dive at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or immerse yourself in local culture … are all invaluable assets of the earth, inspirational and memorable experience. However, everyone needs the training to travel in a culture that is kind, responsible to the community. Before starting the next adventure, you should keep in mind 10 things below

1 Say no to elephant riding

Welfare for animals is a serious problem in many countries. A half-hour elephant back visit in Thailand can contribute to “adding fuel to the fire” to the elephant’s miserable life. Therefore, you should avoid tourist traps that promote exploitation and exploitation of animals.

Say no to elephant riding
Say no to elephant riding

2 Thrown in the right place

Whenever you see junk dropping across the street in some cities, you should not take a hand. If you do not find the trash, you should try to keep your rubbish until there is a dump.

3 Do not give children money begging

In some countries, there are a lot of children stand on the street to beg money, you should avoid giving baby beggars money. These children are often exploited and do not go to school to be. Therefore, if you give them money, it just makes matters worse. You should raise money for a local charity to help disadvantaged children.

Do not give children money begging
Do not give children money begging

4 Make purchases from indigenous people

When you visit the abroad, stores like McDonald’s or chain stores can be very attractive. However, you should eat, shop at local stores to benefit the economy where you are. They are the people who make a living based on the development of tourism.

5 Reduce Carbon

Have you to choose a 2-hour flight or an 8-hour bus ride? The first option seems more attractive. However, taking local buses and trains is not only better for the environment, but you can also enjoy the scenery along the way.

6 Get permission before taking a picture

Not everyone likes to take pictures of them. In some places, voluntarily taking pictures of people or places of worship also means disrespect or blasphemy. Be sure to ask permission before you press the button.

Get permission before taking a picture
Get permission before taking a picture

7 Do not damage the coral

Over the past 30 years, half of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia) has disappeared. You may be tempted by the thought of keeping a piece of coral as a souvenir, or just to satisfy your curiosity. However, your actions will harm the environment, contributing to ruining the wonders of the Earth.

8 Oppose the service lion walks

Like elephant riding in Thailand, you should not play lion walks. A unique experience for you also means complicity in the exploitation, exploitation of endangered species for the purpose of entertainment.

Oppose the service lion walks
Oppose the service lion walks

9 Suitable clothes

Some religious sites or tourist attractions provide dress code for visitors. Even more, countries have enacted legislation on proper dress requirements. Respect local customs, learn thoroughly you can wear and should not wear anything.

10 Use of reasonable resources

Many countries now face major problems like lack of clean water or lack of natural resources that we can surpass. Therefore, you should get rid of the 30-minute shower routine every morning. You should be more aware of the resources you use during your trip.

Besides these things, before traveling, you should find useful tips and travel experience to have wonderful and best trip. If you need more information about agency or travel tips, Asia Day Tours will help you.