Tag: responsible tourism

Posted on: January 8, 2016 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

2015 at PEPY Empowering Youth

What a year 2015 has been! There have been so many great moments, but we’d like to share just a few highlights with you now. A number of organizational changes took place this year, perhaps the biggest and most significant being our transformation into a fully registered Local NGO: PEPY …

Posted on: January 9, 2014 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Rethinking Volunteer Travel

International volunteering has grown in popularity, and with so many people going abroad to “serve”, we worry that we are often forgetting a really important step: we have to learn before we can help. If we don’t research our options thoroughly, understand the context and culture of the communities we …

Posted on: June 10, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

PEPY Coverage in the Press

We are thrilled to the toes about all the media coverage PEPY has received in the last few months. Much thanks to all the PEPY champions who make this possible! ..SPACER.. Wild Asia: Chuah Ee Chia describes her first-hand experiences with PEPY. Join the conversation on responsible tourism! The Phnom …

Posted on: May 3, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Texas Youths Learn About Education and Development with PEPY Tours

By Anna Baranova, Kendra Campbell, Chor Choch, Ashton Paetzold Photo credit: John Lubker “Destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.” -Henry Miller At PEPY Tours, our goal is not only to introduce guests to the history and culture of Cambodia, but also to educate travelers …

Posted on: February 8, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Riding to Break the Cycle

This is a reflection from Anna about her cycle trip across Cambodia with PEPY and Global  Agents of Change. Anna shares with us the lessons she has learned, who she wants to be, how she wants to get there, and how we can all use similar shifts in mindset to …

Posted on: December 21, 2010 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

PEPY Tours Top 10 Changes (in people!)

For our “Top 10” this month, the PEPY Tours team had planned on sharing ten highlights from our 2010 tours. This list would have included news about our school trips, study-abroad partnerships, and educator’s courses among other things…. but then we realized that it isn’t just what happens ON our …