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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9 years 3 weeks ago

The responsible vacation industry has a power that is significantly appealing in the politically charged environment in our country these days. And for the thousands of Gulf Coast residents still feeling the pain of from the BP oil spill, the worst oil spill in our nation’s history, the responsible vacation industry can dismiss party lines and bring in real revenue for the suffering region.

Even though almost six months have passed since the natural disaster, most of the Gulf...


9 years 3 weeks ago

Sustainable travel is popular enough to provide creative and innovative travel options for the masses. However, judging from the popularity of the last article about making especially captivating trees the highlight of your sustainable travels, the idea of traveling to see a tree is a simple and ideal sustainable travel option. Broaden your scope of beautiful destinations featuring some of the globes most...


9 years 3 weeks ago

Sustainable travel is gaining quite a lot of popularity. As some pop culture enthusiasts believe, green is the new “black,” after all. Despite its rising popularity and acceptance by mainstream channels of all kinds, sustainable travel still takes a bit of effort. That is, there are not yet equal numbers of conventional tour busses as their biodiesel fuel, compostable sustainable busses. While I would suggest holding your breath for such a proportion, I would suggest finding creative ways to...


9 years 3 weeks ago

Much continues to change in Hungary, and the responsibility of public awareness falls on the shoulders of the responsible vacation industry. As I reported in an earlier post, the media has made itself clear by doing nothing at all. Scroll to the bottom of any news website, squint with all of your eye’s might, and there you will find a tidbit of information about the worst natural disaster in Hungary’s history. You will finally get a dose of information about the seemingly sci-fi...


9 years 4 weeks ago

The term, “responsible vacation” has lofty requirements, but there is no mandate that a responsible vacation must be laborious. Something as pleasant as seeking an urban oasis, or “park” as most may know it, can certainly qualify as a responsible vacation.

Chicago may be known for its legendary deep dish pizzas, but the windy city is also known for Millennium Park. The iconic silver architectural structure is recognizable around the world, and its dedication to green education is slowly...


9 years 1 month ago

While responsible vacations don’t always have to center around intense rescue missions or the creation of environmental legislation, the grassroots goal must remain as seizing the opportunity to help our fellow man. For reasons unknown, the Hungarian sludge accident has not received the media coverage of other environmental disasters. For instance, the BP Oil Spill was unavoidable in all...


9 years 1 month ago

One of the many advantages to sustainable travel is exposure to many a’ road less traveled. One of those proverbial roads happens to be a lighthouse. If the last time you saw a lighthouse was on a book cover of an adventure book with the target audience age of 8, don’t feel bad. Once revered as seemingly mythical structures, lighthouses have gotten a facelift. Prepare to set up camp and experience a brand new lodging experience in one of these sustainable lighthouses.

Certain Sri Lankan pop artists may...


9 years 1 month ago

Active vacations can be responsible vacations, and there’s no better time to embark on a fun hiking adventure than right now. Perfectly warm weather makes for a great opportunity to take a responsible vacation hiking in one of the many hiking areas around the nation. Whether you are a novice hiker looking for a more fun and creative way to stay in shape or an avid trekker of the wilderness, hiking opportunities await.

Colorado is known for its stunning...


9 years 1 month ago

Halloween can become a green holiday when paired with sustainable travel. Nothing says “Happy Sustainable Halloween” like featured your favorite pumpkin carvings in pumpkins grown from sustainable farming. Halloween is just around the corner, so be sure to check out some of the spookiest, yet greenest, pumpkin patches around.

Begin your spooky sustainable travel with a stop in Fort Worth, Texas. Green’s Produce and Plants is helping Cowtown be known for more than just cattle. This store has been operating since...


9 years 1 month ago

Responsible vacations are beneficial by nature, but can they also be beneficial to your waistline? The answer is a resounding, “yes.” Obesity rates have been on a steady incline since the 90’s, and have come to an underwhelming plateau in 2010.
Data suggests that the large numbers of obesity have topped out for men, women and children with men seeing a steady rate for the past 5 years, and both women and children at a steady rate for almost 10 years. This would be encouraging news if the height of...


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