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Be Local Explorers | Porto

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Inclusion Commitment

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Environmental Impact Strategy

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Social Impact Strategy

Porto

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Inclusion & Belonging

Community & Local Impact

Memorability & Personal Impact

About us...

Slow tours for curious minds!

Be Local is a new concept for those looking to discover the most fascinating regions in Europe and beyond. Our tours are for those who truly want to understand the places they visit and go beyond what most visitors do, photograph and post on their profiles.

Stop ticking the boxes & scratching the surface, and start discovering fascinating regions with locals. Let us design a Tailor-made tour for you and your friends and family. Are you ready to Be Local?

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ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

We have policies in place to manage our sustainability and environmental impact.

'We use and promote public transport throughout our experiences'
'We are a “zero paper” company'
'We encourage our groups to avoid single-use plastics'
'We encourage our groups to be responsible with water consumption'

SOCIAL IMPACT

We take steps to have a positive impact on our community.

'We make a donation on your behalf to the Travel Foundation so their research, training and sustainable tourism projects continue '
'We only work with small groups to minimize social disruptions (max. 10 people)'
'We encourage discovering different parts of our destinations, at different times of the day, to avoid overcrowding and distribute income across neighborhoods'
'We only work with local suppliers and always try to work with small business first'
'We embrace the local culture and promote integration'

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Podcast

Voices from the circle

We  think travelers should be able to hear directly from travel creators, in their voices and in their style. Our podcast is part of our mission to keep travel authentic and diverse by sharing the unscripted voices of real, passionate travel creators around the world.

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Charles Odom

Founder of Painted Circle

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We're part of a community committed to inclusion.

Be Local Explorers | Porto

is part of the movement.

We join Painted Circle in the effort to make travel more inclusive and welcoming for all. We are committed to creating welcoming experiences for all guests, and seek all opportunities to exercise respect and civility. Together with Painted Circle we are taking a stand that travel must be for everyone. You can read more about Painted Circle's work supporting inclusion here.

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