Sustainable Travel: a globetrotter’s guide to being a responsible tourist

Sustainable Travel... Is it possible to be both environmentally responsible and a world traveler? Would it be better if we all just stayed home to reduce the carbon emissions from air travel? No, actually. Tourism is one of the most significant motivators towards preserving the natural and cultural treasures of the world. The challenge comes … Continue reading Sustainable Travel: a globetrotter’s guide to being a responsible tourist

Top Ten Gifts for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

This year we're putting our money where our principles are. No more of the mounds of holiday plastic and fast fashion. We have committed to a more green, sustainable lifestyle and we plan to choose gifts to reflect that. If you have travelers on your gift list, they are probably acutely aware of the need … Continue reading Top Ten Gifts for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

Responsible Traveler at Home

People travel for many reasons - adventure, culture, education, wilderness. We do a bit of all these things, but focus our biggest trips on earth's treasures. This produces a conflict - we thrill to explore natural places and be in the presence of wild creatures, but the trips themselves cause damage to these same environments. … Continue reading Responsible Traveler at Home