Articles Tagged ‘green travel’

An All-Electric Trip Down Old Route 66 May Be Possible

An All-Electric Trip Down Old Route 66 May Be Possible February 3, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News, USA | Read More
If you have ever tried to create an off-the-wall road trip, you know that a good eye for gas stations can be important in rural areas, or in the Great Plains states. But for those with faith in scientific research, all-electric vehicles (we’re looking at you, Nissan Leaf) could still make the same...

For the Eco-Tourist: New Map Provides Endangered Species Location + Info

For the Eco-Tourist: New Map Provides  Endangered Species Location + Info June 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Recently I wrote a short article about a new photo project by Joel Sartore. Sartore spent years photographing and documenting America’s wide variety of dying and endangered species of animals and insects, and compiled them all in the book National Geographic Rare: Portraits of America’s Endangered...

Eco-Friendly Summer Vacations: Road-Tripping, the Green Way

Eco-Friendly Summer Vacations: Road-Tripping, the Green Way June 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
While we’ll never again be paying twenty-five cents a gallon like Jack Kerouac – never mind the gratuitous amounts of methamphetamine – it still is possible to afford a road trip across the country for something comparatively cheap. Thedailygreen.com just produced a list of twenty-one...

Ciclovía: Making Cities Healthier, One Weekend At A Time

Ciclovía: Making Cities Healthier, One Weekend At A Time June 3, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
If you’re planning on spending a weekend or holiday in Colombia anytime soon, leave the car at home and pack up your bike. The phenomenon is known as Ciclovía, and you can check out some video-coverage of it here. The popularity of Ciclovía, or ‘bike path’ has its origins in Columbia, and though...

Outdoor Trash Cans That Say “It’s Time To Pick Me Up!”

Outdoor Trash Cans That Say “It’s Time To Pick Me Up!” May 20, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Trash removal isn’t quite like picking up your son or daughter from an extra-curricular, but could you imagine how much easier it would be for parks maintenance crews if they could get an alert when they needed to pick up the garbage? They can, and in 46 states there are agencies who have begun...

Going Green in Opulent Style: The First Carbon-Neutral Yacht

Going Green in Opulent Style: The First Carbon-Neutral Yacht May 17, 2010 | Eco-Travel | Read More
In the world of boating and aviation, price really isn’t an object when it comes to fuel. Considering that rates are measured in gallons consumed per hour, most enthusiasts have to fork over a hefty sum to take their craft out each trip. Callender Yachts is attempting, maybe not to reduce the price...

11 Amazing Volunteer Vacations for the Green Traveler

11 Amazing Volunteer Vacations for the Green Traveler March 12, 2010 | Around the World, Eco-Travel | Read More
Ready to take ‘adventure travel’ to a whole new level? Want to support the environment while still having an amazing vacation? Sick and tired of having no exciting travel stories to tell your friends when you get back home? If so, you should consider taking one of these ridiculously cool...

COP15 in Copenhagen: 10 Essential Activities for the Green Traveler

COP15 in Copenhagen: 10 Essential Activities for the Green Traveler December 10, 2009 | Copenhagen, Eco-Travel, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
The much-anticipated international climate conference COP15 landed in the Danish capital on Monday, and as the delegates talk it out, the city is throbbing with hundreds of eco-happenings. Whatever the conference’s outcome, it has been an inspiration to many businesses, and all across the city ecology...

4 Ways to a Greener Getaway

4 Ways to a Greener Getaway December 8, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Travel Tips | Read More
Editor’s Note: We’re proud to present a guest post from greenissexy.org. Founded by actress Rachel McAdams and two childhood friends, Megan and Didi, the trio launched greenissexy.org two years ago when they realized that exchanging tips on ways to make an impact on the environment was becoming...

Travel Deals Roundup: Green Hotels, Carbon Offsets & Rock Bottom Airfare

Travel Deals Roundup: Green Hotels, Carbon Offsets & Rock Bottom Airfare April 22, 2009 | Travel Deals | Read More
In honor of Earth Day and green week on the NileGuidance blog, we’ve rounded up some eco-friendly hotel deals and rock bottom airfare for your next trip. Go green for less green Travelocity just created a green directory of eco-friendly hotels, and to celebrate Earth Day, you can save up to 50%...