Skwachàys urban boutique hotel and Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery provide an authentic Indigenous art and cultural experience in the heart of Vancouver. The profits from these social enterprises support artists-in-residence to advance their careers and transform the community.
Vancouver is a very art-and-culture focused city, and local artists have been able to transform many of the city's blank walls into kaleidoscopes of colourful and expressive works of art. Celebrating at the Vancouver Mural Festival or taking a cultural tour to appreciate the street art and enjoy some local food and drink is a great way to experience Vancouver's vibrant city soul.
Located in Vancouver B.C. on Canada's West Coast, the Capilano Bridge Park delivers an old-growth temperate rainforest experience for everyone, from every viewpoint, while preserving the natural environment in the best possible way. Just a short drive across the famous Lion's Gate Bridge from downtown, the 27-acre Capilano Park is an ideal escape from Vancouver city life.
Kariega Game Reserve and Safari Lodges is a warm and welcoming family-owned and operated conservation project situated on the Garden Route in South Africa's Eastern Cape. They're committed to responsible tourism, community welfare and social upliftment, the sustainable use of resources and rejuvenating the 10,000-hectare, malaria-free, wilderness reserve.
The Maasai in Tanzania were forced to move out of the Serengeti when it was declared a National Park and given rights to dwell freely in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Visitors pay an entrance fee at the Ngorongoro gate but it is not shared with the Maasai villagers. They benefit by hosting tours and sharing their culture.