Let's make your next trip an exotic, unique and eco-responsible experience!

The Blog of the Explor'Actors are articles where we offer you good ideas, information, inspiration (…) about sustainable tourism and ecotourism. The objective is that we may everyone, everywhere travel more responsibly

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Carnet de Voyage des Explor'acteurs: Slow Tourism in Touraine - a weekend 10 kilometers from home!

Ah the magic of social networks! It's thanks to them that I had the chance to meet Marie from the great account Perspectives de Voyage. Marie is both a travel planner, she will be happy to organize your next trip, and a travel blogger. Seeing her reg

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

Avion au sol dans une forêt entouré d'arbres

Offsetting the carbon footprint of your holiday: the solution to ease the conscience of travellers?

Who doesn’t dream of exploration? Who doesn’t want to get away from their routine for a while? Sip a cocktail on a heavenly beach under the Caribbean sun, go on an exotic road trip on the American west coast, explore the remote regions of Indonesia…

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

Van orange sur une route américaine au milieu d'un canyon

How to travel in a camper van in an eco-responsible way?

Vacations in vans or motorhomes have never been so popular since the start of the health crisis because they are synonymous with regained freedom. Indeed, 11,002 new registrations of this type of vehicle were recorded in 2020. This represents an incr

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

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5 questions to the Globes Bloggers

The Globes Bloggers are the essential bloggers when it comes to sustainable tourism. When I launched Ethik Hotels, I immediately started to follow Laura and Sébastien's adventures with attention. They started sharing their travel discoveries 8 years

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

Femme au cheveux long blond de dos habilée d'un jean et une chemise bleue. Elle est sur un chemin de terre entouré de champs avec une petite valise à la main

Weekend without a car: 10 ideas to get away in France and Europe

After a week of hard work at the office, there's nothing like a weekend away to recharge your batteries! Whether you're concerned about your carbon footprint, want to leave your car in the garage for the weekend or don't have a driving license, we've

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

Porte ouest pour entrer sur le site Angkor. Un chemin en terre battue et entouré d'arbres passe en dessous. La porte est soutenue par des échafaudage car en cours de rénovation et sur le dessus on voit distinctement les visages

Discover Cambodia differently, far from mass tourism

Few destinations are as authentic as Cambodia. World famous thanks to the archaeological site of Angkor, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992, the country offers its visitors a multitude of opportunities to awaken their senses. With

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

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An eco-responsible weekend in Hyères, it's possible!

As winter was coming, we felt the need to prolong the nice days before the cold weather. We regularly heard good things about the Toulon area but going there in the summer when the streets and beaches are crowded, very little for us. We don't particu

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

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The complete guide to cargo travel: an unusual and unforgettable adventure

Traveling by cargo ship is much more than a simple cruise. It means discovering a unique way of life, that of the sailors and officers who spend several months of the year traveling the globe by sea. It is also to choose to find oneself face to face

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Getaway in Florence: what to see? what to do?

The city that is considered the capital of the arts is a must for any road trip in Tuscany. Indeed, planning a trip to Florence is not without interest. It is in any case one of the unavoidable stops. However, not everyone wants to live in the city c

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

La batisse en pierre de Sant'Egle

Southern Tuscany: less touristy, more authentic

Do you want a break from time? Need to recharge your batteries and reconnect with nature? Discover with us Sant'Egle in the South of Tuscany. We stopped there after 7 days of road trip under the heat. It was for us a refreshing stopover.

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Our tips for discovering the Lac de Côme

Our advice to discover Lake ComoIf I tell you Riva boats, luxurious villas, Dolce vita, George Clooney, what do you think of? Yes, we had the chance to discover Lake Como at the end of our stay in Italy. By the way, did you know that it was named one

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

Discover the European Ecolabel

The European Ecolabel was born in 1992 under the impulse of the European community. Today, 24 categories of products and services are certifiable. Tourist accommodations have a dedicated certification. The objective is to highlight eco-responsible so

juin 24, 2022

Anne Chéné

L'ancienne prison du centre ville d'Annecy entourée de ces canaux aux eaux truquoises et sous un très beau ciel bleu

A week-end at Annecy in summer

Après notre premier week-end à Annecy en octobre, nous nous étions promis de revenir en été pour mieux profiter du lac. La première fois il faisait frais et plutôt pluvieux alors nous en avions seulement apprécié la beauté. Nous ne pensions pas reven

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

Un homme pose son sac à dos voyage par terre. Derrière lui une forêt de pins

Eco friendly travel: how to choose your transport and reduce your carbon footprint?

Spending your holidays in the countryside in the Creuse at grandma’s house, that’s for sure: it’s ecological. On the other hand, in terms of change of scenery, it’s far from being a dream… But do you have to give up all your desires for a getaway to

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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7 mythical train trip ideas to dream and escape

The train is more than a means of transportation, it is almost a state of mind. It’s a beautiful way to give as much or more importance to your journey as to your destination. The epitome of slow travel and ecological, rail transport has shaped histo

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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An eco safari in Tanzania is possible

Tanzania does not yet suffer from mass tourism as such. However, at certain times, such as the European school holidays, some places start to become crowded. This could very quickly have disastrous consequences for this rich wildlife. Far be it from

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

Cabane en bois claire entourée de grands arbres. Devant un hamac beige est tendu entre les arbres

11 ideas for unusual accommodation in France

Are you looking for a change of scenery close to home? Are standard camping or conventional hotel vacations not your cup of tea? Good news, you are in the right place! In this article, we give you 11 ideas for unusual accommodation in France, to get

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Holiday with a focus on soft mobility

We have already talked about it, it is sometimes difficult to choose a low-carbon mode of transportation to get to our vacation spot. Whether it is for questions of accessibility, practicality or cost.

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Our ideas, tips and best practices for green tourism in France

Are you a travel and adventure enthusiast and wondering how to limit the environmental impact of your trips? You’ve come to the right place! Today, we’re giving you all our advice on how to practice green tourism in France and have a responsible holi

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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11 ideas for winter activities in the mountains that are different from downhill skiing

Do you want to change from downhill skiing for your winter vacations? Whether it’s because you’re tired of waiting in line at the ski lifts, because you want a more eco-friendly vacation or just to introduce a bit of novelty, a winter vacation in the

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

Pulka Vercors - 2 skieurs entrain de randonner dans un paysage enneigé

Explorers’ travel diary: Pulka in the Vercors

Laëtitia is one of the beautiful people I met on Instagram. In addition to having created EkoVida, she participated last year in the writing of the Tao Guide, 2,000 ideas and addresses for committed travel. So I naturally thought of her when I launch

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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How to choose an ecological ski resort?

Skiing at full speed down the slopes, enjoying the warm atmosphere of a chalet in the evening, rediscovering your childlike spirit in the snow, a ski holiday is an adventure in itself. But when ecological awareness gets involved, questions arise. Is

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Choosing an eco-responsible hotel: what to look out for?

Deciding where to spend your nights during your next vacation is a headache in itself: how do I stay within my budget? Are there any accommodations available in my destination on the dates of my next vacation? What did past guests think? But then, wh

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné

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Explorers' travel diary - Tour of Europe by train

Jenny and Benoît are a couple of travel bloggers who, after the Covid, decided to go on a tour of Europe by train. They regularly give us on Instagram but also on their blog lots of tips for our next trips! I strongly invite you to discover them if y

juin 23, 2022

Anne Chéné