Articles Tagged ‘green’

Eco-Trips in the Age of Oil Spills: Cleanup Spots for Volunteers

Eco-Trips in the Age of Oil Spills: Cleanup Spots for Volunteers May 6, 2010 | Eco-Travel, New Orleans, Travel News | Read More
The rupture caused by a British Petroleum-backed rig in the Gulf of Mexico could lead to the largest oil spill in U.S. history, even outpacing the Exxon Valdez. Rather than worry about the prospect of reduced fishing, good seafood or even oil prices, we wanted to offer eco-minded volunteers ways to help. Unfortunately,...

Green Gear Guide: Outfit Your Trip in an Eco-Friendly-Fashion

Green Gear Guide: Outfit Your Trip in an Eco-Friendly-Fashion April 23, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Someone knows how to reuse and reduce. As you can tell from this post’s title, I like alliteration.  I also like the outdoors, an area that is rapidly diminishing and changing because of the huge strain we humans put on it. But I don’t want to lecture you about how much you drive your car,...

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact April 21, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Hawaii | Read More
Aside from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, Oahu has some amazing and eco-friendly places of interest that visitors should not miss.  From under water adventures to hiking in the Ko’olau mountains, experiencing the greener part of Oahu is not only easy to imagine, but also easy to do. One must-see...

Going Green: From Victory Gardens to Fancy Restaurants

Going Green: From Victory Gardens to Fancy Restaurants April 20, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Food Lovers | Read More
The Obamas are growing a vegetable garden on the White House lawn – something that has not been done since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden during World War II. Apparently Alice Waters, long devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture, and the owner of the well-known restaurant Chez Panisse...

Our Crystal Ball: Top Ten Travel Predictions for 2009

Our Crystal Ball: Top Ten Travel Predictions for 2009 December 22, 2008 | Travel Industry Perspective, Travel News | Read More
In the spirit of risking all credibility and authority by making a series of pronouncements about the future, some of which will no doubt fail to materialize, I hereby offer some predictions for the 2009 Year in Travel. Latin America will be caliente. As American appetites for overseas travel become...

Plan Your Trip, Save Some Green

Plan Your Trip, Save Some Green December 18, 2008 | Budget, Eco-Travel, Travel Tips | Read More
There’s lots of talk these days about the costs of travel, both financial and environmental. We’ve all watched as the price of oil has see-sawed up and down, wreaking havoc on road trip plans, airline fuel surcharges, and the like. Similarly, for those of us that care about the future of...