Social consciousness is travelling with awareness and thought.
It’s about knowing and trying to understand the country, (socially, politically, culturally and historically) and not dismissing it for its faults or limitations but understanding why it has them.
It’s also about wanting to be a responsible traveler – impacting positively on local communities. It’s not about selfishly ‘doing’ something but working out the best way to go about it, and questioning if it justifiable to do it at all.
Becki Enright is a socially conscious traveler and shares her insider tips on how you can become one too in this interview…