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“Frozen Planet” Causes Boom in Arctic Tourism

“Frozen Planet” Causes Boom in Arctic Tourism January 17, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Travel News | Read More
We can understand why so many British people are heading to on polar expeditions on cruise ships. Have you seen how cute those polar bears are? Seems “polar cruises” have become a popular choice for Brits who enjoy the hit BBC show Frozen Planet. The show chronicles the extreme living conditions...

Hotel dedicated to Sourdough bread opening in Sweden

Hotel dedicated to Sourdough bread opening in Sweden January 17, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you are planning to visit Sweden in 2012 and are really into sourdough bread, you’re in luck. No, not in terms of being able to buy the amazing fermented, slightly sour grainy goodness at your leisure. Rather, a “hotel” in Sweden is offering something even better: a “room”...

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy December 12, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’re feeling too lazy to grab Chili’s to-go at the airport before you catch your flight, boy do we have the thing for you – gate side food delivery. At this point, you do have to fly out of Chicago O’Hare – or other participating airports such as MSP, ORD, and JFK...

Airplane Fueled by Cooking Oil Takes Off from Seattle

Airplane Fueled by Cooking Oil Takes Off from Seattle December 5, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Time for the biofuels to hit the air! A couple of weeks ago, Alaska Airlines launched the second flight to run on a mix of biofuels and traditional jet fuel (a 20% to 80% mix, respectively). That may still be too much jet fuel, but they have to start somewhere. Brian Merchant of TreeHugger was on the...

Armenia Goes Green With Pilgrimage Site

Armenia Goes Green With Pilgrimage Site December 5, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
While companies in America seem to move as slow as molasses when it comes to installing solar panels, Armenia’s Echmiadzin Cathedral has decided to dive full speed ahead into environmental upgrades. This major historical site is about to get solar panels installed on the roof of its seminary building,...

Complimentary In-Flight Cocktail Finally Comes to Virgin Atlantic Coach

Complimentary In-Flight Cocktail Finally Comes to Virgin Atlantic Coach November 18, 2011 | Food Lovers | Read More
Here’s just another reason that Virgin Airlines rocks. While you normally have to use cash or a credit card to get any sort of harder-than-tomato-juice beverage in coach, Virgin Atlantic provides a choice of cocktails with meal services, even for the little peons. But until recently, that only...

Hilton Reuses Their Soap For Good

Hilton Reuses Their Soap For Good November 17, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Ever think about what happens to the soap that you use once in a hotel shower and leave sitting in the little soap holder? Well, if you did, you’d probably realize they have to throw the soap away after each guest exits the room. According to the Global Soap Project, that equals an estimated 2.6-million...

TreeHotel’s Newest Room is a UFO

TreeHotel’s Newest Room is a UFO November 10, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
If you’re into the whole UFO thing, we sure have found the hotel for you. In case you previously missed it, Sweden (of course) offers a “tree hotel,” which basically provides accommodations in the form of tree houses that are purported to be environmentally friendly. They offer “rooms”...

The Great Wall of China in Serious Danger from Mining

The Great Wall of China in Serious Danger from Mining November 9, 2011 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
That great wall that many of us want to visit may not be there by the time we get to visit. Yep, all of the changes that have happened in China in the past couple of decades, including the intense development of business and infrastructure, is threatening the country’s most famous landmark. The...

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered October 26, 2011 | Business, Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Have you ever been wandering around an airport, completely confused about where you’re going and wondering where you can find just a simple bite of food to eat? Where the heck is the bathroom, and why aren’t there any coffee vendors in sight?! Well, Bing has a solution. Bing recently launched a brand...