All the information on The Wholesome Tourist is published in good faith and for informational purposes only. The Wholesome Tourist does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. The Wholesome Tourist will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website.


Some of the links on this website are affiliate links, which means we receive a commission of any purchases made through those links. Please note that The Wholesome Tourist will only ever promote products that we believe will be useful to you and/or we use and love ourselves.

The Wholesome Tourist is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.


From this website, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks. These include affiliate links. While The Wholesome Tourist strives to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we ultimately have no control over the content and nature of other sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which no longer reflects its original intent.

Please be also aware that when you leave our website through a hyperlink or affiliate link, other sites may have different privacy policies and terms which are beyond our control. Please be sure to check the Privacy Policies of these sites as well as their Terms of Service before engaging in any business or uploading any information.


The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you how The Wholesome Tourist collects and processes your personal information. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. 

If there is any part of this Privacy Policy that you disagree with, please do not continue to use this website. 



The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and this website. Interactions include, but are not limited to, leaving comments, subscribing to our mailing list, emailing us, submitting a form, and responding to a survey.

We collect your first and last name, email address, mailing address, phone number and other similar contact information. We do not collect nor seek sensitive personal information such as race, religion, or sexual preference.


We automatically collect certain information when you visit and use this site. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our site and other technical information. The purpose of collecting this information is to maintain the security and operation of our sites, and for internal analytics and reporting purposes.


We may also collect information through cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of this website.


  • To send you email promotions and newsletters. Each email will include a button allowing you to unsubscribe at any time.

  • To deliver targeted advertising to you that is tailored to your interests and/or location. This includes tracking and measuring the effectiveness of the advertising.

  • To respond to your comments or emails.

  • To respond to legal requests and prevent harm


The Wholesome Tourist may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of this website. If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us.


This website uses the following third-party services:

  • Advertising, Direct Marketing, and Lead Generation

    • Sovrn

  • Affiliate Marketing Programs

    • Amazon Affiliation and ShareASale

  • Content Optimization

    • Google Site Search

  • Social Media Sharing and Advertising

    • Instagram advertising, Facebook advertising, and Pinterest advertising

  • Web and Mobile Analytics

    • Google Analytics


We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.


While we do our best to protect your personal information, please remember that we cannot guarantee the internet itself is 100% secure. Transmission of personal information to and from our website is at your own risk. You should only access this website in a secure environment.


We do not knowingly collect or solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using this website, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of this website. 

If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us at kim@thewholesometourist.com


If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. 


California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with this website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on this website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on this website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.


The Wholesome Tourist takes data safety very seriously and we only use your private data to offer a personalized experience.

You have the right to:

  • Be informed regarding how we collect and use data

  • Have access to the data about you

  • Ask us to change or delete the data about you

  • Request that we stop sending you emails and newsletters

The Wholesome Tourist abides by GDPR Regulations, so if you are an EU resident and wish to have your information removed, please get in touch with us using the contact information below.


By using this website, you hereby consent to our disclaimer and agree to its terms.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please get in touch with us at kim@thewholesometourist.com.

Please note that some of the links on this site are affiliate links. 

I use affiliate links to promote products that I personally use and that I believe will help you in your travels too! And, the cool thing about affiliate links is that I receive a small commission if you choose to make a purchase through them (at no extra cost to you) which is a win-win!