5 Best Destinations for a Father-Son Trip
By Christopher Thompson Where to go with dad to celebrate Father’s Day, from Jackson Hole to the Scottish Highlands. Last month, we paid homage to our matriarchs with suggestions for the perfect mother-daughter trip for Mother’s Day. Now, as Father’s Day approaches, we’ve gathered our favorite ideas for a father-son (or father-daughter) vacation. Whether your […]more
How to make a green getaway with an environmentally friendly holiday
By Christopher Thompson There are many simple steps to help green tourism without limiting your horizons, says Thomas Breathnach Green tourism, eco-friendly, carbon-footprints. They’re the travel buzzwords of our generation. However, while many cultural campaigns tend to trend and fade, there’s a real stand-out factor when it comes to the sustainable travel movement. The truth […]more
New Zealand’s Environment Is In Serious Trouble
New government report shows just how bad things have gotten in recent years. When I first moved to New Zealand 2.5 years ago, I was struck by a few things. For one, the wider public seem to know – and care – a lot about the environment. The people I met could tell me the […]more
Going, going green: How to choose travel that’s eco friendly
We can help make travel more eco-friendly based on the choices we make — the cars we rent, the hotels where we stay, the airlines we fly, even the countries we visit can make a difference. For anyone hoping to reduce the carbon consequences of travel, here are some suggestions for greener trips: Choose a […]more
Who Killed Tulum?
Greed, gringos, diesel, drugs, shamans, seaweed, and a disco ball in the jungle The walls of seaweed first started washing over the white-sand beaches of Tulum, Mexico, in 2015. They came from deep in the Atlantic and across the Caribbean, darkening the neon-blue water. Some of the seaweed was puke brown, while the rest was dark […]more
7 Ways To Travel in an Eco-Friendly Way!
Most of us know about leaving no trace when we visit a place, but there are plenty of ways that tourism can have a negative impact on an ecosystem, especially in areas where those ecosystems live in delicate balance. Being a tourist doesn’t mean that you have to leave a harmful imprint, however, and it […]more
Travel Through Australia in an Eco-Friendly Way!
As much as it is hard to maintain an eco-friendly behavior while traveling it has become an unavoidable necessity nowadays. In Australia, environmentally-friendly and culturally responsible tourism is making significant positive contributions to the cultural, economic and environmental well-being of the country. Eco-tourism can be defined by a variety of travel practices. As an eco-tourist […]more
New Eco-Freidnly “Glamping” Treehouse!
It may have been a while since you climbed a tree, but now might be the time to ascend again into nature, as British company Tree Tents has created a flat-pack treehouse that’s eco-friendly, extreme glamping-suitable and seriously sleek. You can even have it installed in your garden! Inspired by early aerospace design, the Fuselage is […]more
10 Amazing Locations for Eco-Tourism
From sustainably harvested cotton to locally sourced five-course dinners, the world of luxury goods has grown increasingly eco-conscious in recent years. So why, the second we head out on vacation, do we tend to throw those values straight out the Boeing 787 window? Maybe because travel has traditionally been about excess — eat this, buy […]more
How to survive Thanksgiving travel
It’s set to be a record-breaking year, with the most people on the move since 2005. A lot of turkey wishbones – and travel records – are set to be broken during the Thanksgiving holiday this year. AAA expects 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the holiday, a […]more