Interview with Carolyn Pearson, CEO of Maiden Voyage, social network for ladies on the road (MDE105)

Minter Dialogue Episode #105 This interview is with Carolyn Pearson, an entrepreneur based in Leeds, UK, who started up a social network for women travellers, called Maiden Voyage. With 7,000 members, this is an interesting niche business, providing a valuable … Continue reading

Recycled newspapers – Bobo fantasy or true eco-tourism?

On our recent family holidays to Kerala, India, I was struck how several hotels used recycled newspapers. Specifically, I found recycled newspapers being used as bags (for example, for shoes), sanitary bags, envelopes and garbage inserts. The bags were carefully … Continue reading