Category: <span>Travel</span>

Are Ecotourism and Sustainable Travel The Same Thing?

Are Ecotourism and Sustainable Travel The Same Thing?

As environmental awareness grows, so does the number of phrases used to describe ‘green’ consumer choices. With everything from ‘biodegradable’ to ‘biodynamic’, the sheer amount of jargon can get more than a little confusing. This is particularly true of the travel industry, where ‘ecotourism’ and ‘sustainable tourism’ are often used interchangeably. But is this accurate?...

10 Wanderlust-Worthy Eco-Resorts and Green Retreats For Your Bucket List

10 Wanderlust-Worthy Eco-Resorts and Green Retreats For Your Bucket List

A week ago I wrote about eco-tourism and investigated whether it is really good for the environment. In principle, it is environment-friendly, a positive experience, and can greatly impact the lives and economies of the local communities. Unfortunately, there are simply some unscrupulous practices that paint eco-tourism in a bad light. After some reflection, I...

Is Eco-Tourism Really Environmentally-Friendly?

Is Eco-Tourism Really Environmentally-Friendly?

Eco-tourism has become a buzzword in recent years, in the travel and tourism sector. People have become more environmentally aware and are seeking to do what they can to protect the environment. As such, travel and tour companies are promoting eco-tourism and tourists are willing to spend more for it. In fact, eco-tourism has become...

6 Ecotourism Holiday Destinations to Check Out in 2017

6 Ecotourism Holiday Destinations to Check Out in 2017

Today, more and more travelers are planning holidays to sustainable tourism countries. There are numerous options for getting back to nature while minimizing your carbon footprint. Many different countries are actively involved in conservation efforts. Although tourism is a necessary economical industry for many destinations, protecting the planet in the process is also of vital...

From Green Lifestyle to Green Vacation – 6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel

From Green Lifestyle to Green Vacation – 6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel

From New Zealand to Sweden, people around the globe are increasingly stepping up their environmentally-friendly game and color their lifestyles green. Whether it’s just a trend or a serious attempt to change their lifestyle and embrace healthy habits, it’s good to know that eco-awareness is on the constant rise. Still, if you’re just a beginner in...

Green Travel: 7 Things to Avoid as an Eco-traveller

Green Travel: 7 Things to Avoid as an Eco-traveller

When you are focused on leading an environmentally conscious lifestyle, you will most likely find that your priorities start to shift a little. As you start to realize how damaging common behaviors can be, you began to find ways to avoid harming the environment. This is especially important while travelling because a lot of people...

Top 7 Places to Go Glamping

Top 7 Places to Go Glamping

If you haven’t heard of glamping you may be one of the only few still living under a rock! Glamping is taking the world by storm – and leaving traditional camping in its wake. The term ‘glamping’ stands for glamorous camping and is used to describe a popular travel concept that targets the city slicker...