• FREE HOLIDAYS
    FREE HOLIDAYS
    Win 5 magical nights for 2 people sharing at Kurisa Moya Nature Lodge
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  • Share your stories of inspiration with the world
    Share your stories of inspiration with the world
    We welcome creative contributions from all over the world. Share your stories of travel experiences that made you want to live closer to the earth and fellow human beings!
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  • MEDITATE IN IXOPO
    MEDITATE IN IXOPO
    Meditate in the lush greenery of Ixopo, South Africa. Our regular The Good Holiday contributor Verushka, shares images and details about this place that facilitates many a individual's introspection
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  • NKWICHI LODGE LAKE MALAWI
    NKWICHI LODGE LAKE MALAWI
    Discover a place that is often referred to as one of Africa’s ‘best kept secrets’: Nkwichi Lodge on the shores of Lake Niassa (more commonly referred to as Lake Malawi).
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  • KURISA MOYA IN LIMPOPO
    KURISA MOYA IN LIMPOPO
    Contributor Daréll Lourens visits the very special Kurisa Moya Nature Lodge in the Woodbush Forest of South Africa's Limpopo province.
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  • Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge
    Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge
    Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge symbolises a new era in African safari lodges; an understated yet sumptuous luxury lodge that exists in symbiosis with the surrounding bushveld. Nature is allowed to play the leading role with sights, smells and sounds entering into the space through open structures.
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  • Get Featured on The Good Holiday
    Get Featured on The Good Holiday
    TGH a platform specifically created to assist responsible tourism establishment owners and tourists alike to join a wider community of likeminded citizens believing in a sustainable future.
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  • ANDRES AMADOR IN SAN FRANSISCO
    ANDRES AMADOR IN SAN FRANSISCO
    We meet the world famous land artist, Andres Amador, in San Francisco and get reminded of the beauty in impermanence.
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  • TREADING LIGHTLY ON THE LANDSCAPE
    TREADING LIGHTLY ON THE LANDSCAPE
    Sometimes we associate sustainability and green development with a slap-dash hippie approach and discomfort, but this just showed us that you can dramatically reduce your impact on the world and still have a beautiful and comforting experience.
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  • Heartwarming Homestays
    Heartwarming Homestays
    A getaway to the Mekong Delta was exactly what was needed after a couple of days wrestling tourists and traffic in Phnom Penh. Over a slow couple of days made our way to the capital of the delta in Vietnam, Can Tho. Read about this heart warming home stay.
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  • TAKING GOOD HOLIDAYS HOME
    TAKING GOOD HOLIDAYS HOME
    A ‘Good Holiday’ is an experience that shifts perspective, that inspires a lighter tread, that facilitates respect and wonder for other cultures. A ‘Good Holiday’ makes you want to take the holiday home, try it there and most importantly, share it with others.
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  • TUESDAY TRAVEL STORIES
    TUESDAY TRAVEL STORIES
    Here at The Good Holiday we inspire lifestyles lived closer to the earth and each other - one travel story at a time. Every week we have a new story shared by someone. Subscribe to the TUESDAY TRAVEL STORIES by submitting your email to get the latest posts.
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  • MADAGASCAN BEACH
    MADAGASCAN BEACH
    Contributor Daréll Lourens shares one of her 'best beaches' with us and contemplates why the long-term benefits of vacationing near the beach are huge.
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  • ENJOY THE REAL CITY TOUR!
    ENJOY THE REAL CITY TOUR!
    We visit the town of Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape in South Africa with our contributor to The Good Holiday's community: Louise de Waal from Green Girls in Africa! ENJOY THE REAL CITY TOUR!
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  • Benin amid the National Voodoo Festival
    Benin amid the National Voodoo Festival
    Contributor Linda Markovina from Moving Sushi visits the Slave Arch in Benin amid the National Voodoo Festival and shares with us why she thinks we "should not be afraid of what people call the dark historical sites of this world."
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  • snorkeling safari in the beautiful Ballito
    snorkeling safari in the beautiful Ballito
    Did you know it is possible to see the underwater world without expensive equipment or being a strong swimmer? Our contributor Duncan takes us on a underwater snorkeling safari in the beautiful Ballito, South Africa and introduces us to Tidal Tao, who make it both easy and memorable for anyone.
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  • Saguaro National Park
    Saguaro National Park
    Contributor Daréll Lourens visits Saguaro National Park where she encounters beings who inspire her to do one thing at a time, to do it slowly and deliberately and completely, to do less, to leave space between things, to think about what is really necessary and in turn live more simply.
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  • Constitutional Court of South Africa
    Constitutional Court of South Africa
    Contributor Katarina Mancama visits the Constitutional Court of South Africa - bringing out raw emotions at the injustices of the past, but also inspiring awe at how South Africa has put this behind her.
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The Good Holiday (TGH) is a community of writers, photographers and filmmakers sharing first hand experiences of holidays so good you’ll want to take them home with you. TGH celebrates global front-runners in eco- responsible tourism by focusing on their best practices around conservation and local community empowerment. Tourists and online visitors alike are inspired to not only adopt these principles, but to return home with them.