“We cannot hope to create a sustainable culture with any but sustainable souls.”
― Derrick Jensen
Sustainable Travel is the twin sister of responsible tourism. Both are focused on the impact that tourism has on local communities, but sustainable tourism is also concerned with conservation and tourism development’s environmental impact.
Sustainable travel is a way to transform tourism in such a way that negative impacts of tourism can be minimized on long term basis and natural & cultural environments can be protected successfully. Be a conscious traveler- make eco-friendly choices as you travel. Reduce carbon footprints, purchase local or indigenous products, volunteer for conservation trips and protect nature and its resources.
Here’s some food for thought. We’re now in an era in which human activity is the dominant influence on our climate and the environment. Scary, I know. Read moreOceania Sustainability
Maybe it’s the cold bite of the wind on your cheeks as you trek across the Arctic tundra in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, discovering pristine landscapes of craggy mountains and glaciers surrounded by the glistening Arctic Ocean, making you feel alive. Read moreThe World Off the Beaten Path Sustainability
The Asturias region is often dubbed ‘Green Spain’ thanks to the diverse wilderness of the region. It is one of the most charming areas which still remain in the shade of southern beaches and cities like Madrid or Barcelona. Read moreSpain Adventure Food & Drink Sustainability
Six and a half million acres. That’s the size of Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem, one of the most ancient and biodiverse places ever documented and the last place on Earth where Sumatran rhinos, tigers, elephants, orangutans, and sun bears roam freely together. Read moreAsia Sustainability
Out of view, built into the hill above, rises Arcosanti, a prototype of arcology. Arcology, a concept coined by Soleri himself by combining “architecture” and “ecology,” is the idea that architecture can be in harmony with the landscape. Read moreUnited States Architecture Sustainability
Hiking in Scotland and discovering this strikingly beautiful country has become a dream for many hiking enthusiasts. There are plenty of hikes to choose from and no matter what difficulty, Scotland is always up for the challenge. Read moreUnited Kingdom Nature & Outdoors Sustainability
Madagascar’s Nosy Be was recently identified as a hotspot for whale sharks, which could boost the island’s ecotourism to rival the likes of global whale shark hotspots in Tanzania and Mozambique. Read moreAfrica Adventure Conservation Sustainability
Today, eyewear companies and brands are investing more and more in sustainability initiatives. Americans have become more aware and conscious of their carbon footprint and, subsequently, are prioritizing sustainability when it comes to their eyewear preferences. Indeed, whilst big brands such as Oakley unveils celebrity endorsements, it is now not … Read more Read moreSustainability
Eco-tourism has been rapidly growing in popularity over recent years. There are now eco-friendly stores, eco-lodges, vegan restaurants, and sustainably made products in almost every major travel destination. It is the responsibility of travelers to be mindful of their impact on the environment and make informed decisions while exploring our … Read more Read moreThe World Eco-tourism Sustainability
Community-based tourism (CBT) is a sustainable model which promotes local communities and invites tourists to learn more about local culture and customs. In recent times, this tourism model has gained traction in Thailand as more and more visitors yearn for more “real” or authentic experiences. Read moreAsia Experiences Sustainability