Jennifer Stewart

Jennifer Stewart
I am a Justmeans Travel staff writer. My diverse professional background includes civil engineering, playing the violin, and most recently, user experience design. Such a diverse professional background combined with a penchant for travel writing will surely make readers think about traveling in a new way.

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8 years 11 months ago

Sustainable travel enthusiasts loved the notion of sustainable travel to a sustainable brewery, so the idea of visiting a sustainable winery should be just as welcomed. The concept and production of wine is sustainable by nature. Rarely do other products gain value by leaving them alone, or by avoiding the addition of harmful chemicals. Regardless, the temptation to increase production of these fine...


8 years 11 months ago

The sustainable travel industry has seen its share of equal parts trendy and controversial museums lately. Museums that aim to glorify torture mechanisms have seen an increase in curiosity and subsequent visitation. Vaguely ethical establishments like Prison Hotels and...


8 years 11 months ago

Sustainable travel ideas in Europe are almost limitless. Even though Paris is known as the city of love, art, and fashion, this world- class city can soon add something else to its repertoire- sustainable living. As we’ve seen with the recent world climate meetings, our European friends seem to be jumping on board the sustainability train a bit faster than we are stateside. We are in the brunt of holiday season, but I urge you to step away from the Toys R’ Us catalog and begin thinking about your sustainable...


8 years 11 months ago

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been featuring the best sustainable travel options for acquiring that perfect Christmas tree. We’ve talked about a number of tree farms in the northern half of our country, but there are plenty of sustainable travel options for the Wild West as well. Round up the kids, pack some sustainable road snacks and prepare to be amazed by sustainable Christmas tree farms as you head out west.

Boulder, Colorado is known as the smart, artistic younger...


8 years 11 months ago

Sustainable travel trends have been heavily skewed towards holiday symbolism since the last of Thanksgiving leftovers were digested. Sustainable travel symbols of holiday cheer, like Christmas tree farms, are quite popular during this time of the year. Why not take a break from the inevitable chaos that comes around during these weeks leading up to Christmas and begin making sustainable travel plans for 2011. On the top of everyone’s list should be sustainable cooking classes. We all...


8 years 11 months ago

Earlier this month, we took a look at some sustainable travel possibilities for finding a sustainably produced Christmas tree. We’re almost half way through the month, but there’s still time to round up your family members to embark on a sustainable travel adventure to one of this country’s many sustainable Christmas tree farms. So for all those parents who haven’t had time to get...


8 years 11 months ago

It’s no secret that the concept of physical activity and sustainable travel are a preferred method of sustainable travel. There are only a few activity combinations that allow a traveler to do as much good for their heart rate as they are doing for the environment. One of the many ways to experience this perceived phenomenon is by taking a hike. The temperatures have taken their first plummet of the season and many of us have snow- covered roads, but that shouldn’t deter you from seeking this...


8 years 11 months ago

Sustainable travel and physical activity provide the perfect ingredients for a Jamaican cocktail of community outreach. While most travelers know Jamaica’s beaches as a prime beach vacation location, a few kind- hearted and driven souls are working to make them known for something more. If you are looking for a sustainable travel opportunity that will be equally beneficial for you, the environment, and a local community, Jamaica’s Off Road Triathlon is just the sustainable travel opportunity for you...


8 years 11 months ago

Whether or not people would like to admit it, sustainable travel has the potential to become a badge of economic honor. Since the economy continues to take a turn for the worse and that “haves” quickly become the “have not’s,” our society is scrambling to find new ways to show class separation. Sustainable travel usually requires thinking outside of the box, but moreso, it requires having a stash of disposable income. Just like that, sustainable travel transitions from an innocent...


8 years 11 months ago

Sustainable travel is becoming an easier option as big business realizes the potential for both profit and environmental conservation. The ability to get from Point A to Point B without leaving such a large carbon footprint is easier than ever, especially with companies like Lufthansa.

Deutsche Lufthansa is Germany’s largest commercial airline, and this week, it has become the forerunner for making travel greener. Starting in 2011, Lufthansa will begin using biofuel for some of its...


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