eco travel

Sustainable Travel a la Michael Franti: Stay Human Retreat Center

Rock-star yogi Michael Franti and Carla Swanson have created a new sustainable travel locale: the Stay Human Retreat Center in Ubud, Bali. The tropical retreat will be open to visitors (looking to relax), as well groups who want to practice yoga or meditation.

Mount Everest, an Eco Friendly Destination (with 3G)?

High mountain peaks are typically eco friendly destination stops: no people, no trash, no noise. Just a spectacular view of open space, a lot of quiet, and a sense that nature is ever-present and alive. However, as of last week, there's something else ever-present at the top of Mount Everest: 3G.

Responsible Vacation Feature: Tourism Means Hope for Haiti

A responsible vacation in Haiti doesn't necessarily mean volunteering. Just going to Haiti, relaxing on the beach, and spending your money would qualify as a responsible vacation. Haiti needs tourism, because Haiti needs money.

Taxis- The New Form of Sustainable Travel

Electric taxis could be a common form of transportation for the sustainable traveler in months to come.

Chumbe Island Coral Park: A Green Travel Haven

Chumbe Island is a 45-minute boat ride off the coast of Zanzibar, and it's a miniature utopia for green travel enthusiasts. The island boasts a clean, unspoiled shoreline and a coral reef with hundreds of different species of fish. It's 16-acres of natural beauty and quiet, even when all seven bungalows on the island are booked.

Who Says Sustainable Travel Can’t Be Luxurious Travel?

Sustainable travel doesn’t have to mean “frumpy.” Luxury is coming to a mode of transportation near you.

Eco Travel in the Maldives (Before They Disappear)

The Maldives, the smallest of Asian nations, is a popular eco travel destination. It's also the lowest-lying nation, and stands an average of about 5 feet above sea level. In other words: if the ocean rises three feet, as is predicted by 2100 due to global warming, the Maldives would be (mostly) uninhabitable.

Cambodia, an Up-and-Coming Eco Travel Destination?

Cambodia has promising eco travel potential (if they can save the rainforest).

Sustainable Travel Starts from Your Beauty Bag

Eco Tools is changing the way women approach beauty and security check points during their sustainable travels.

Sustainable Travel for Conscious Carnivores?

It's easy to come up with sustainable travel options for vegetarians, but what about those eco-carnivores? Here are a few countries that serve delicious (and presumably sustainable) meat.


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