Lonely Planet Features Beach Cleaning Holidays

Beach Clean Holidays

Sun Sea and …Sustainable Volunteering!

Interesting to see Lonely Planet offering an insight into the ‘Voluntourism’ of Beach Cleans where you’ll be welcomed as a tourist from ‘Bali to Barcelona’! A Nice idea to give something back when on holiday What do you think?

Travelling to pick up litter. On the face of it, this could be a tough sell to your average holidaymaker… But for eco-conscious globetrotters keen to have a positive impact on the destinations they visit, opting to take part in a beach clean during their trip could make for a rewarding experience; a volunteering project that avoids the pitfalls of ‘voluntourism’ schemes and also provides an opportunity to meet like-minded local people. Perhaps not such a rubbish idea after all?

Read the full article: www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/beach-clean-ups-around-the-world