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Vacation Carbon Offset Steps

Did you know there is a certification behind the value of a vacation carbon offset?  Since 1997, Green-e has set the standard for renewable energy in the United States and Canada as well as the standard for certification...
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How the Tiny House Travel Movement is Changing Everything!

The tiny house travel phenomenon is one of the most curious and captivating trends in the sustainable movement. But just what are tiny houses, and why are they fast becoming a social movement?  Put simply, this...
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Best Eco Experiences for 2018

I’m constantly being asked What’s the best eco-destination? and my answer is always It’s the destination that has placed emphasis on tourism that benefits local communities.  Thankfully, unlike a decade ago, there are more examples...
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5 Surprising Places to Find Ecotourism

Lots of people have a very mainstream view of ecotourism, imagining the same old destinations when the word ‘sustainable tourism’ comes to mind. But the real hardcore eco-warriors of the world, who are more informed...
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Flights vs Trains: How Train Travel Can Help Save Our Planet This Earth Day

As a way to celebrate Earth Day 2017 on April 22nd, Omio, the travel platform for comparing and booking trains, buses, and flights across Europe, compiled a list of 15 train travel routes that are...
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What Does Authentic Ecotourism Mean?

With ecotourism estimated to be the fastest-growing sector of the global tourism market (UNWTO), it is imperative that those of us seeking to reduce our environmental impact while traveling find ways to easily distinguish between...
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Tips for Seeing Glacier National Park (Before the Glaciers Disappear)

This past July, my husband and I biked through one of our nation’s most iconic parks, Glacier National Park. Just one year earlier, the park was ravaged by fire caused by persistent drought in the...
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5 Tips That May Save Your Family Whitewater Rafting Trip

Last month, I, along with my 11 year old son and some other family members, embarked on a multi-day whitewater rafting and camping adventure along the Green River that connects Colorado and Utah.   We...
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Off the Beaten Path: Lazio Ecotourism Reveals Diverse History and Traditions – Sustainably!

As we walked along the short trail back from the olive grove in Lazio, I began to smell fresh mint and other aromatic herbs underfoot, wildly growing on the side of the farmhouse, and instantly...
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New Greek Cooking Trips Reveal Secrets & History

I may be biased given my Greek heritage, but I think authentic Greek cuisine (I am not including the ubiquitous gyro) still represents the values of slow, farm to table cooking made with fresh, wholesome...
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