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Green Living
The tiny house phenomenon is one of the most curious and captivating travel and living trends in the sustainable movement. But just what are tiny houses, and why are they fast becoming a social movement?  Put simply, this is part of a push to downsize our living spaces and to give up our regular-sized homes in...
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Europe Train
As a way to celebrate Earth Day 2017 on April 22nd, GoEuro, the travel platform for comparing and booking trains, buses, and flights across Europe, compiled a list of 15 train routes that are more environmentally friendly and (surprisingly) faster than flying. In collaboration with EcoPassenger, GoEuro compared the carbon emissions and energy resource consumption of...
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Seaside Village in Crete
What are the first thoughts or images that come to mind when you think of Greece?  Is it its beautiful clear waters and beaches?  Strikingly blue skies?  Its whitewashed buildings?  Music and dance?  Its history?  Contributions to philosophy and our political process?  Its delicious and healthy food?  Perhaps, is it all of these combined images...
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Hopineo West Africa Tour
Last year, I had the opportunity to meet game changer Florie Thielin of the Hopineo initiative, which endeavors to use the principles of the sharing economy to promote sustainable tourism.  In exchange for sharing best practices and providing specific recommendations for how responsible hotels and tourism boards can enhance their efforts, Hopineo provides access to experienced sustainability...
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Horse Blog
While I know my son was having a wonderful time at his summer camp in New Hampshire, I was still so glad to be able to have this extended road trip with my daughter, utilizing AirBnB properties along the way. During part one of this two-part series, I talked about our adventures from Georgia up...
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AirBnB Inspired Road Trip
As my son was packing up for another season at his summer camp in New Hampshire, I realized I had to do something to make these weeks special for my daughter too. So what better than a grand AirBnB inspired road trip! My daughter and I love animals and have been especially interested in raising...
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Sustainable Tourism: Water Usage in US Hotels
I was born with the travel bug. As often as I could, I was off visiting and re-visiting places near and far, soaking in sea air, language, and culture. But as my eco-conscience grew, I realized that my growing collection of seashells and jet-fuelled flights might be satisfying my wanderlust at the expense of the...
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We can all play a part in improving our environment, whether we become more aware of recycling to educating our children about the importance of being environmentally conscious. Governments and city councils also have a responsibility and in this infographic, we can see that some of the greenest cities have been more serious about energy efficiency...
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Car Free Island of Hydra Greece
One of the easiest ways to support sustainable travel is to select a car-free island for your next family vacation. Car-free islands, generally, have a healthier population due to less air pollution and a less sedentary population, improved conditions for culture and leisure facilities, more space set aside for gardens and parks, more energy-efficient and...
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View of Hotel Verde from Wetland
“We didn’t even know this was possible!” the retired couple from England explained. They were vacationing in South Africa and due to a family issue had to quickly catch a flight from Cape Town back home. So, they checked into Hotel Verde for the night and found themselves as pleasantly surprised and intrigued by the hotel’s...
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