Category: Travel

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...

Travel Light: New Study Reveals Most Effective Ways to Minimise Carbon Footprint When Travelling

Travel Light: New Study Reveals Most Effective Ways to Minimise Carbon Footprint When Travelling

New study reveals the most effective ways to reduce carbon footprint whilst travelling. MEDIA RELEASE With growing interest in sustainable travel, there is lots of advice available – but how do travellers know what actions will have the biggest impact? Luxury safari company Yellow Zebra Safaris has calculated the effectiveness of some of the most common tips...

8 Ethical Eateries in Sydney for a Lovely Sunday Brunch

8 Ethical Eateries in Sydney for a Lovely Sunday Brunch

Weekends are when we relax a little (with our budget and with our time) and that often means eating out. I know this reigns true for me. We can be environmentally conscious at home when it comes to our meals –food prepping, eating more plant-based meals, choosing organic and composting our food scraps and waste...

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

By Indiana Lee The ideals of sustainable travel and ecotourism have grown in popularity as the world’s oceans continue to rise and the environmental impact of the world’s population continues to be felt. Around the globe, people are becoming more conscious of the ongoing environmental crisis and are looking for solutions to relieve it. Opponents...

The Ultimate Guide for Ethical Travel Accessories and Products (for Stylish Travelers)

The Ultimate Guide for Ethical Travel Accessories and Products (for Stylish Travelers)

Heading away on another exciting adventure and in search of some stylish travel accessories and useful essentials that are eco-friendly or ethically-produced or both? Congrats, you’ve landed on the right page! From responsibly-made travel wallets to travel pouches, bumbags to sustainably-made backpacks, we have you covered so you can focus on using your time to...

The Rise of Veganism in the Philippines

The Rise of Veganism in the Philippines

Filipinos love their meat.  A traditional fiesta won’t be complete without the usual Filipino party fare such as the lechon (roasted pig) which is dipped in liver sauce, lumpia (fried spring rolls stuffed with ground pork), menudo (pork and liver stew in tomato sauce with sliced potatoes and carrots), steamed lapu-lapu (grouper fish) etc. Except...

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

You’re here because you’re looking for a sturdy, stylish and sustainable backpack to take with you on your travel adventures. You’ve landed on the right page. We’ve curated this comprehensive list of ethically-made and eco-friendly travel backpacks just for you! We hope it makes shopping for one that much easier. 1. WAYKS Travel Backpacks For...