Blog

Welcome to our blog! This is where we tell our stories and you can also share your Green-Safari adventures. Happy reading.

Merkato: trade parity

5th December 2013
Introducing Merkato MKTO designs, makes and sells ethical travel and fashion accessories. MKTO is currently developing a range of boutique accessories to showcase the abilities of our small-scale producers in partnership with design graduates at ...
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The case for sustainable tourism #ESTC2013

4th December 2013
It’s been a while since our last blog post – we have been to the International Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference in Nairobi #ESTC213 and busy launching our brand for ethical fashion accessories @Merkato_MKTO Here are som...
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Making those reunions happen!

21st August 2013
After a much needed long city break in the sunshine - with close friends - I had an epiphany.... You know the feeling you have when an outlandish, crazy thought of going to a place of your dreams takes over?...you know the kind of thought that mak...
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Slow production

4th July 2013
We stumbled on the Slow Movement in 2007. Whilst working with a local NGO (Non Governamental Organisation) in Ethiopia we met some inspiring people. Every year the NGO was supported by an Italian photographer who donated a series of photos for a cale...
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People, Planet and Profit - the triple bottom line!

7th June 2013
The story behind my 5 minutes with Liz Earle MBE and Safia Minney MBE, Founder of People Tree. A friend sent me a link to a blog post from a site I hadn't heard of before 'Escape The City'. I loved the name and after a closer look, I set...
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Family Safari

5th April 2013
For all the new mums and dad's out there....it's still possible to go on the adventurous holidays of a lifetime with your toddler. Be safe, relax, experience a completely different landscape and culture and best of all...do it  togethe...
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