SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Together we create a new form of sustainable tourism where everyone benefits. We imagine tourism in such a way that the local community and the region as a whole benefit from it. To strengthen this development, we look for social and ecological projects with an impact on the region. Your stay supports the financing of their amazing projects and thus you have a positive impact on the region and the local community.


  • Things to know for your vacation in Malta
    Today we want to look with you at the beautiful Republic of Malta. Did you know that Malta is the smallest country in the European Union? Located about 97 kilometers south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta offers you not only summer temperatures, but also a fabulous panorama. So that you can enjoy your vacation in Malta to the fullest and don’t forget anything important, we have compiled a few important facts for you. Let’s go!
  • 5 tips for your trip in Austria
    City, country or rather river? Austria combines everything your vacation heart desires. Especially in terms of outdoor activities and active and recreational vacations, Austria and its beautiful regions stand out as a paradise for sports enthusiasts and nature lovers. We have 5 tips for you that will make your trip in Austria an unforgettable experience.
  • 10 insider tips for your Portugal vacation
    Whether it’s an exciting city trip, relaxing time on the beach or adventurous activities with new people – Portugal offers travelers an unforgettable vacation. But which activities are particularly worthwhile and should not be missing on your trip to Portugal? We have 10 insider tips for you that will make your vacation unforgettable.
  • Cheap last minute vacation in Europe
    The hot summer days are no longer ahead – they’re already here. You’re annoyed that you didn’t book a vacation in time? Say goodbye to your bad mood and check out our ideas for your last minute vacation. We’ve picked out three budget accommodations in Europe for you. So pack your bag and let the adventure begin!
  • Sustainable travel: your packing list
    In this guest post from Backpacker Trail, you will be given a packing list for your next sustainable trip. Learn which things are really worth taking along on your travels and which things are simply unnecessary for your vacation.
  • Your vacation with the 9-Euro-Ticket (Part II)
    Today, Part II of our socialbnb hopping in Germany follows. Here you’ll find Part I. A quick reminder: Since 1st June 2022, you’ve been able to take as many journeys as you like throughout Germany on all forms of public transport. And for just 9 euros a month, thanks to the 9-Euro-Ticket from Deutsche Bahn. So you’ve probably never been able to travel back and forth within Germany so cheaply and sustainably. We have a few tips for you on how you can make the most of the 9-Euro-Ticket and use it to travel to our unique socialbnbs.
  • Your vacation with the 9-Euro-Ticket (Part I)
    Since yesterday, 1st June 2022, it’s been possible for you to take as many journeys as you like throughout Germany on all means of public transport. And for just 9 euros a month, thanks to the 9-Euro-Ticket from Deutsche Bahn. So you’ve probably never been able to travel back and forth within Germany so cheaply and sustainably. We have a few tips for you on how you can make the most of the 9-Euro-Ticket and use it to travel to our unique socialbnbs.
  • Sustainable development with Lust auf besser leben
    Today we would like to introduce you to another company we really like: Lust auf besser Leben gGmbh. Lust auf besser Leben is based in Frankfurt am Main and its mission is to promote sustainable action in business and society and thus sustainable development with its offerings in the non-material and service sectors. We are pleased that the sustainability consultant and managing partner, Marlene, gives us an insight into her vision and work. Read more!
  • Is Gorilla Trekking ethically correct?
    Uganda is one of the last countries on earth where mountain gorillas live. Today, the threatened species can only be found in the border areas of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than half of all mountain gorillas live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwestern Uganda. Gorilla trekking is therefore one of the most popular activities for tourists in the region – because only here they have the chance to look these fascinating animals in the eye and observe their natural habitat.
  • Sustainable travel + doing good = social travel
    You would like to travel more and discover the world, but you can’t really agree with your conscience? Then you’re like many other travelers. Your next trip is coming up, but you want to do things a little differently. You want to travel in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way and at the same time make a positive difference? We have good news for you: that’s possible! Find out what social travel means, how it relates to sustainable travel and how you can do good while traveling. Feel free to sign up for our newsletter to get specific tips for your next sustainable trip.
  • The perfect travel photo – and why we always take the same pictures
    This post is about how you can take ‘better’ photos on your trip. Better in the sense of ethically correct and realistic. Images convey strong messages and reinforce existing thought patterns in our minds. As travelers, we therefore have a special responsibility when taking and using these images. Today, we will explain to you the behavioral patterns of travelers when it comes to taking pictures. We will also show you how to take such a ‘better’ photo and how to behave appropriately.
  • Insights into the social startup – the onboarding process
    “Book your socialbnb now for more equality, education, nature protection, …” it says on our website. Those who book sustainable accommodation on our platform directly support an ecological or social project through their stay and receive authentic travel experiences in return. “Travel with impact” is what we lovingly call this kind of social travel.
  • Positive Impact has the best aroma – TRUESDAY
    Today we’d like to introduce you to a company we really like: TRUESDAY. TRUESDAY is the first German coffee brand to sell sustainable coffee under the true-price model. What we love most about TRUESDAY’s work: true sustainability, honest prices, and complete transparency! We ask three questions to founder Henning.
  • Tribearth – sustainable jewelry with impact
    During our trip in Kenya, we met Libosso from Tribearth in their local café and design studio in Diani Beach. We were able to talk to him about the approach of Tribearth which is a socially conscious jewelry business selling sustainable jewelry and empowering women and youth through their fair business concept. Let the interview begin!
  • 4 unique accommodations – a different kind of vacation
    You want an adventure and unforgettable vacation experiences? Anyone can travel normally. But in 2022, the motto is: the more unusual the accommodation, the better. You want a different kind of vacation – here’s how to get it.
  • Top topic sustainability – 5 tips how you can travel sustainably
    You already pay attention to using less plastic, reduce your meat consumption or try to buy most of your clothes second hand? Great, because it’s exactly these “little” things in everyday life that contribute to a big difference.