Category: <span>Travel</span>

WAYKS ONE: The Sustainable Backpack for the Style-Conscious Traveler

WAYKS ONE: The Sustainable Backpack for the Style-Conscious Traveler

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Founded by siblings Leonie and Fabian Stein, German-Australian sustainable brand WAYKS first hit the travel scene when it launched its Kickstarter campaign in September 2018. After a successful campaign, the company shipped its first lot of travel bags in March...

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

London office workers are hardly the people you would picture as the founders of an outdoor travel bag company but that is precisely the case at Stubble & Co, a British direct-to-consumer brand that builds multifunctional bags and backpacks. After years of searching for the perfect bag –you know that one versatile bag that can...

13 of the Best Tiny Houses in Australia to Stay in

13 of the Best Tiny Houses in Australia to Stay in

The tiny house movement certainly isn’t new but in the past few years it has really picked up momentum. As lives get busier, more disconnected, full of digital content consumption with an emphasis on the hustle culture, tiny houses are a refreshing take on life. Whether tiny homes appeal to you because of their small...

How the Pandemic is Helping to Expand the African Tourism Sector

How the Pandemic is Helping to Expand the African Tourism Sector

In 2018, the African tourism industry experienced a 5.6% growth making it the second-fastest growing tourism sector in the world after Asia Pacific. In 2019, it remained in second place, experiencing additional growth and from all indications, 2020 was set to be yet another wonderful year for the industry. There were wild projections for more...

Reforest: The New Australian App Offering Carbon Emissions Solutions to Conscious Travellers

Reforest: The New Australian App Offering Carbon Emissions Solutions to Conscious Travellers

A collaborative new app that allows climate-conscious consumers to have a positive impact on their carbon footprint has been launched. The initial release of Reforest calculates the carbon emissions of a flight or fuel purchase and enables the user to plant trees in native Australian reforestation projects for a small payment, then challenges the retailer...

10 Unique Virtual Tours to Experience in Pandemic Lockdown

10 Unique Virtual Tours to Experience in Pandemic Lockdown

We don’t need to go through a door to enter a different realm. We don’t need a witch’s broom to fly us away. A good book alone can accompany us during self-isolation. A beautifully spun tale can bring us places. It serves as our portal to a different world. All we need to do is...

7 Unique Places to Stay in Europe Where You Can Reconnect with Nature

7 Unique Places to Stay in Europe Where You Can Reconnect with Nature

Whether you’re living the life of a perpetual traveller and need to get off the beaten track to untouched wilderness or just looking to be surrounded by nature to destress from the gruelling work week, we’ve found the travel resource for you: Nature.house. Nature-loving brothers Tim and Luuk Van Oerle spent their childhood fishing, bird watching,...

Greening Up Your Road Trip: 11 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

Greening Up Your Road Trip: 11 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

By Amber McDaniel Mary Ritter Beard wrote, “Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”  Sound familiar? It should, because at its core, sustainable living embodies this same deep and permanent change in perception. Despite this, sustainability and travel...

How Will Climate Change Impact Tourism?

How Will Climate Change Impact Tourism?

By Indiana Lee Tourism accounts for as much as five percentof the world’s carbon emissions, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. To combat this, many travel companies from hotels to cruise lines are making inroads to reducing greenhouse gases. Adding emphasis to this gradual change is the Paris Climate Accord. Signed in 2015...