Is It Really Responsible to Visit Antarctica?

Iceberg in Antarctica

Antarctica is one of the most vulnerable regions on Earth. The Antarctic ice sheets are melting at an unprecedented rate and its delicate ecosystems are under threat in a range of different ways. This polar region is like to other – under no government control, this truly is the planet’s last true wilderness. Interestingly, and … Read more

Amazon Rainforest of Brazil and Ecotourism

Amazon Rainforest

Another great ecotourism destination is the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The amazon rainforest is one of the wonders of the natural world. Unfortunately, however, it is also one of the most endangered ecosystems on our planet. Interestingly, ecotourism could form a part of the solution when it comes to protecting this precious environment. In … Read more

The Flower Hmong People – Another Great Ecotourism Destination

Flower Hmong Woman with a Child

Another ecotourism destination – The Flower Hmong (Hmong Lenh) People , gained their name due their use of bright, colorful embroidery work (called pa ndauor paj ntaub), literally “flower cloth”. They are a subgroup of the Hmong ethnic group, themselves a division of the Miao people, who live mostly in Southern China, Vietnam and Laos. … Read more

3 Fantastic Eco Tourism Destinations for Responsible Travelers

Volcano in Costa Rica

In our previous articles about green travel we already covered lots of information about how to travel responsibly. In this article – 3 great eco destinations to go if you are interested in sustainable, nature friendly travel and activities. Costa Rica Costa Rica is a delightful spot for the responsible tourist. Combining exciting natural … Read more

Sustainable Ways to Get From A to B, Eco-Friendly Transportation

Traveling by train

A big part of sustainable travel is determining the best ways to reach your destinations. Most of us will have chosen air travel at some point in our lives. But eco travel involves seeking out greener and less polluting solutions for getting from A to B. So what are the most sustainable ways to get … Read more

What To Buy and What Not To Buy on a Green / Eco Vacation

A street in Sicily, Italy

No matter what kind of green vacation you are considering, it is often the case that you will be tempted to make a range of purchases while you are away. Of course, the first and most crucial thing to remember is that you should always try, both at home and away, to reduce your overall … Read more

Plastic Free Travel and Zero Waste Vacation Tips

Green, plastic free traveling

Those who want to enjoy eco travel know that waste can be a massive problem. Reducing plastic use and aiming for a zero waste vacation is one, wonderful way to become part of the solution rather than part of the problem. In this article, you will find a range of tips for a zero waste … Read more

Packing Tips for a Eco Friendly / Green and Zero Waist Vacation

Riding a bike on a trail in the mountains

Packing for your green vacation should involve giving some thought to the luggage you will use, how much you really need, and what will make it easier to be greener while you are away. It involves thinking about what not to take, as well as what to take, and a little foresight about items you … Read more

Eco-Friendly / Green Types of Vacations to Consider

Beach cleaning and a happy dog

Those who want to live a greener and more ethical life often wonder whether they should travel at all. What they forget is that a vacation does not have to be a selfish undertaking on which you are merely in the pursuit of happiness. It can also be a wonderful opportunity to do some good … Read more