Category: Travel

Researchers, Set an Example: Fly Less

Researchers, Set an Example: Fly Less

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors:Xavier Anglaret, Université de Bordeaux; Chris Wymant, University of Oxford, and Kévin Jean, Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM). The world is warming and ecosystems are dying. To avoid disastrous climatic change, massive reductions in CO2 emissions are required in all sectors, reaching net-zero...

Eco Travel Diary: Philippines

Eco Travel Diary: Philippines

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I’m writing this from our hotel room in the Bicol Region of the Philippines. It’s overlooking the Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, and Legazpi City which is located at the foot of it.  My mum is from this province...

Talk About Fate

Talk About Fate

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Today I had a chance meeting with someone who I am certain I was meant to cross paths with. Here’s what happened: While waiting for my flight to Melbourne which was delayed for several hours, and then subsequently cancelled, I made my...

Cultural Insights and Sustainable Lifestyle Lessons From Berlin

Cultural Insights and Sustainable Lifestyle Lessons From Berlin

Berlin. A magical city renowned for its ‘cool’ underground status, painful modern history, artistic creative inhabitants and hectic techno nightlife. Like so many before me, I moved here from Australia last spring, looking to experience cultural differences and adventure. There’s been many things that living as an expat has taught me, for example ‘How many...

The Ultimate Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Travel Bum Bags, Fanny Packs, Hip Packs and Waist Belt Bags

The Ultimate Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Travel Bum Bags, Fanny Packs, Hip Packs and Waist Belt Bags

As we start to plan for a big year ahead for Eco Warrior Princess which includes travelling interstate and overseas for business (and a little pleasure), I’m in search of an eco-friendly travel bum bag. The fact that I’m vegan and have been for the last two years makes it that much more difficult, particularly...

Meet The Aussie Climate Activists Embarking on a 2-Year Journey in a Solar-Powered 100% Electric Campervan

Meet The Aussie Climate Activists Embarking on a 2-Year Journey in a Solar-Powered 100% Electric Campervan

Disclaimer: These two are typical Aussie larrikins so expect a lot of Australian humour, and some offensive language. Joel Gregory Hayes and Keegan Taccori are currently embarking on a two-year adventure aptly named Route Del Sol. This two-person team are the first to drive a solar powered, 100% electric camper van from Alaska to Argentina. Keegan...