7 great Philippines eco-travel destinations

Green Traveler Guides

| Go Green or Don’t Go | With today’s ease of travel comes staggering environmental problems, particularly in the Earth’s underdeveloped but most beautiful destinations. Case in point: The Philippines. That island nation cannot easily cope with its new-found popularity, and some of its most popular places are at risk of being destroyed forever. The […].

The Best Ways for Eco-Traveling

Green Prophet

The Best Ways for Eco-Traveling. Traveling has become a very trendy activity for several reasons. Moreover, people of the 21st century are aiming for maximum awareness, that is why the new way of traveling appeared: eco-tourism. There are many approaches to defining eco-traveling. Usually, people consider eco-traveling as a responsible trip to natural areas, which helps to protect nature and improves the welfare of the local population.

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Eco Travel Morocco at Holistic Meditation Retreat in the Sahara

Green Prophet

It’s the world’s hottest desert and almost as large as China or the United States, so travelers have good reason to be wary of wandering into it alone. If it is anything like the past two that have been held, it is a perfect chance for travelers to reflect upon their own lives in the sharp repose of the desert. In the past, size has been pretty intimate, with no more than a few dozen travelers. Travel & Nature eco-travel meditation Morocco retreat Sahara desert

Eco-Traveling: Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Be a Responsible Traveler

Green Prophet

People tend to think that living green only applies in their home or the area in which you live… Living green can be incorporated in all aspects of your life, even when you travel! Now, traveling does do harm on the environment but the world of travel is something that’s not going away. Although we can’t really make flying less damaging on the environment, we can reduce the impact of our travels by planning them carefully and conscientiously. Act Travel

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Eco-Travel In The City

The Green Changemakers

High speed rail is the eco-travel mode that’s been getting a lot of attention lately, but human-powered travel we can use NOW. Plus, human-powered travel entails exercise, sight seeing, and community engagement all wrapped up in one healthy package! Here’s the latest on what’s happening with biking and walking in urban areas: >> Want to really get to know your city? Do like Mathieu Young did, and take a 4-day, 20-mile walk [1].

Tourists Not Terrorists: The Middle East Can Capitalize on World Eco-Travel Trends

Green Prophet

The recently released 2011 “ Travel and Tourism Competitiveness” report by the World Economic Forum, in co-operation with Booz & Company , reveals some interesting dynamics in the global tourism industry, including a shift to the East, with Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Asia rising in rank, while sustainability continues to establish itself as a key tourism trend. Here’s a brief overview of the report: Western Europe still leads, but new travel choices emerging.

5 great apps for green travel

Green Traveler Guides

| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener? Community Xtras eco-friendly travel apps green travel apps mobile apps for eco travel mobile apps for ecological travelYou have the power in your pocket to keep track of your carbon footprint and take steps to minimize it like never before. Here are five of the best mobile phone apps—all free or almost so—to get you […].

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel. For the remainder of the summer why not re-adjust your carbon footprint summer travel plans. Summer travel can be fun, educational and green all at once. Green Travel. Traveling by rail is a smart, stress free experience with a real sense of adventure. kg of carbon per passenger mile for air travel. Why not put Tennessee on your list of fossil fuel free (or considerably reduced) summer travel places to explore.

Six Ways to Practice Sustainable Travel.

Elephant Journal

Sustainable travel is not just about limiting environmental damage; it’s also about supporting local communities in all parts of the world in nurturing and protecting their heritage and culture as opposed to destroying it. Adventure Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood Travel eco-travel environmental awareness green green travel local

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Traveling Slow Benefits You, Local Communities and the Environment 

Green Prophet

Slow travel means you have time to make real friends, and build real relationships and time to learn about real issues and challenges they face. We have a tendency to go about traveling as we go about our busy daily lives: frantically ticking off our to-do list to make sure we make the most of our time – and have a lot of Instagrammable pictures to show for it. With traveling slow, everybody wins. ( My travel burn-out (yes, it’s a thing). An eco-friendly travel style.

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A Better Place

Green Home Blog

Filed under: Eco Travel Tagged: ecofriendly , ENERGY EFFICIENT , Living Green. Eco Travel ecofriendly ENERGY EFFICIENT Living GreenIsraeli entrepreneur, Shai Agassi, is one of the leaders of the next generation of ‘giving the finger’ to the antiquated, bloated, often corrupt, greedy and irresponsible fossil fuel industry.

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Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012

Green Home Blog

Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012. If you are one who embraces an eco-friendly lifestyle and wants to get away from it all or the family scene just may be a little too much this year, here are the top 10 best eco-holiday destinations in 2012 as reported by the all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization Ethical Traveler. These top 10 best eco-holiday destinations are an excellent escape for the eco-conscious family, friends or solo adventurer.

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3 Kick-A** Yoga Resorts doing Conscious Travel Right. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Ed. ~ “Travel at its best reminds us to be present where we are.” ~ Waylon Lewis ~ Imagine tourism that’s not only not harmful, […]. Adventure Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Green Health & Wellness Travel Yoga choice conscious travel Costa Rica Dahlonega eco-travel Maya Tulum meditation mexico mindful travel pura vida R&R resorts Resort retreat retreat center spa Tulum yoga retreat yoga travel

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Eco-Tourism in Chiang Mai

Green Prophet

Tips: Good to travel with family and friends. Good to travel with family and friends. Tips: Good to travel with young and adventurous friends. Tips: Good to travel with friends. Tips: Good to travel with friends. With the immense presence of nature, Thailand invites you for eco-tour. The post Eco-Tourism in Chiang Mai appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Travel eco-travel Thailand

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ESA Goes Clean Space

Green Home Blog

This will be done by using “new tools to assess environmental effects, more eco-friendly replacements for materials and techniques, and ways to halt the production of more space debris and bring down existing debris levels.” The program is dedicated to the ever growing space debris problem that could very well impede the future of safe space travel as well as clear transmission regarding cell phone usage, GPS, etc. Filed under: Eco Travel Tagged: ecofriendly , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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?Fuel Economy: How Are We Doing?

Green Home Blog

Filed under: Eco Travel Tagged: air quality , climate change , ENERGY EFFICIENT. Eco Travel air quality climate change ENERGY EFFICIENTFuel Economy: How Are We Doing? More and more people are opting for electric or hybrid vehicles even if they have to pay a little more. It is a good sign that the mindset is beginning to change.

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Meet Coach Cass, the Millennial Face of African travel

Eco Chic

Now raise your hand if you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your day job, ditching the fluorescent-lit-office life and business clothes, and traveling to some of those epic destinations for a living. Cass, along with her mother, is the co-founder and co-owner of ‘ Africa With Us ’, a travel company that curates group tours to countries within the African continent. . That’s what makes the Africa With Us travel experience so special. “It’s ” Travel Stories .

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

If the kids are getting cramped in the RV, take a night off at an eco-friendly inn or lodge (one point per night). If you travel via RV, instead of renting a car to tour local landmarks, rent a bike (1.5 Too bad for you that flying is the dirtiest, most polluting form of travel there is, and you automatically lose five points for doing so. Rancho La Puerta , in San Diego, California covers the West Coast, and Koru Eco Spa at Block Island in Rhode Island covers the East.

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Why We Travel: Lessons Learned Away From Home.

Elephant Journal

One of the joys of being a solo traveler is meeting people along the way—people you wouldn't meet if you were traveling with a partner, a family or a friend. There’s something about traveling alone that opens us up to others. Sometimes great connections are formed: we travel for days with people we've just met. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Travel eco-travel India Indonesia Laos solo travel Southeast Asia sustainable travel travel

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Canada Engages in Massive Climate Modification Program

Green Home Blog

Eco Travel SOCIALLY CONSCIOUSAccording to an article published on Tuesday, October 16, the Canadians – once North America’s environmental stewards – have launched what is being called “the world’s most significant geoengineering project to date.”. It consists of dumping iron sulfate into the Pacific Ocean. The project is a cooperative venture between Russ George and a First Nation’s village on Haida Gwaii, (literally “Islands of the People”) on the North Coast of British Columbia.

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6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

Eco Chic

You can even begin to sign up for carbon-free trips and packages, and check for online stores, such as Target.com that features a range of must-have travel items, products (like organic cotton beach towels ) and clothing. You can snap some deep discounts on a range of offers with coupons and promo codes for Target to help you plan for an adventurous eco-vacay. Chumbe Island Coral Park Eco-Bungalows. If you’re anything like us, your wanderlust knows no bounds.

A Green(ish) Destination Wedding in Costa Rica

Green Living Consulting

Tags: carbon footprint living green waste reduction Costa Rica eco travel green wedding Paperless Post reusable bottle

How one hostel in Nazareth creates peace between Arabs and Jews [video]

Green Prophet

An Israeli Jew named Maoz Inon had an idea –– to turn the old crumbling property once belonging to her grandfather into a stunning hostel, one that was affordable for backpackers and mid-range travellers. The beds aren’t fancy and there is even a dorm option for the budget traveller but the company and food is magnificent. Travel eco-travel Fauzi Azar Inn Nazareth Me and my family stayed at the Fauzi Azar Inn in Nazareth last year.

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Escape Cairo’s Madness with Dayma’s Newest Eco Journeys

Green Prophet

At last, Dayma is offering the kind of eco-tour we’ve long dreamed of. There are beautiful getaways built from natural materials in the traditional manner, and other off grid travel options – in Sinai, for example, where life is by nature still sustainable since civilization hasn’t completely suffocated the region. Related post: Bedouin Bus Offers a Friendly Way to Travel Sinai ). Travel Aswan Dayma eco-travel Egyptian ecoutourism Lake Nasser Sinai St.

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How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

“You can grow plants in 90 days,” Mielewski told Eco-Chick. ” The post How the Farm-to-Car Movement’s Leader, Debbie Mielewski of Ford, Works: Heroines for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick. Worldchanging Women auto industry cars Eco Travel fabric Ford ford motor company innovations plant-based materials sustainability sustainable fabrics travelSoy-based foams have made their way into every single Ford vehicle in North America.

Forest bathing in Green Wine Country

Green Traveler Guides

| No Soap, No Stress | We eco-travelers seek experiences that offer connections with the natural world. They leave us inspired, rejuvenated and, often, more relaxed. So, when our GTG team learned of a special 2018 Earth Day event promising to slow our pulse rates by connecting us directly with the land via a time-honored […].

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Kuwaiti Gaydar Test to Ban Gays Entry to Arab Countries?

Green Prophet

Circling around the news is something that may violate human rights in the Middle East, pointing out just how bad it might be for gays living in these countries: some Arab states are looking to develop a “gay” test to bar gay travellers from entry. Meanwhile, gay travellers can find a very warm welcome in Tel Aviv, Israel, and while it is frowned upon in Turkey , gay travellers reportedly do not have problems there.

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Summer Travel: Ethnotek Launches the Chiburi Wallet and the Cyclo Sling

Eco Chic

Ethnotek is known for its wonderfully made traveling bags which come with interchangeable front panels that they call Threads. The traveling gear company has added two new items to its line sustainably produced, water resistant traveling bags. The wallet is long, and ample enough to securely fit in the inside of jacket pockets, or any of your travel purses of bags. The first Cyclo Sling bag makes travel lighter, organized, and more convenient this summer.

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Morocco’s Tourism Season Kicks off With Luxury Eco-Camping

Green Prophet

Every year thousands of Europeans head to Morocco for a cheap trip; hopefully more will travel the eco-friendly way. Especially conscientious travelers using hygiene products that don’t contain harmful phosphates will go even further to reducing their environmental impact while staying with Specialist Morocco, which also leads a variety of guided tours into the desert – by camel, 4×4, or on foot. :: Easier Travel.

Exploring the Majesty of Whistler, British Columbia: Part One

Eco Chic

My boyfriend Bryan and I traveled from Vancouver International Airport through British Columbia ‘s rugged coastline, picturesque waterfalls, rainforests and glacial peaks. 4pm: We arrived late afternoon at the stunning Fairmont Chateau Whistler after a full day of travel from New York City. The post Exploring the Majesty of Whistler, British Columbia: Part One appeared first on Eco-Chick. Our journey to Whistler began with the most mesmerizing car ride of my life.

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Visit Florida to Understand the Importance of Impact and Restoration

Green Prophet

Travelling to disaster zones is a wake up call for people who want to understand the impact beyond the initial media sensation. We know people who’ve travelled to Love Canal USA to see the long-range impact of a leaking chemical tank on a community, and to the pyramids of Giza to document the outrageous amount of trash and pollution clogging the streets on the way there. Travel & Nature BP eco-travel Florida oil

Tunisian Teacher Cycles to China for Wetland Conservation

Green Prophet

Seven months ago, a Tunisian university teacher decided to travel from Tunisia to China on his bike to help raise awareness of the human and environmental value of wetlands. I am a sucker for any cycling journey – although it doesn’t quite have the nostalgia of travelling by train, it certainly has fun and adventure. Travel & Nature cycling eco-travel green travel ramsar convention wetlands

An Ethical Traveler’s Oasis in Austin: The Park Lane Guesthouse

Eco Chic

travel #wanderlust #elantraeco @hyundaiusa #roadtrip #breakfast #ecochickescapes. A photo posted by Eco-Chick.com (@ecochickie) on May 13, 2016 at 9:10am PDT. An #Eco #greenretreat and true urban #oasis! travel #wanderlust #b&b #ecochickescapes. A video posted by Eco-Chick.com (@ecochickie) on May 13, 2016 at 9:38am PDT. The post An Ethical Traveler’s Oasis in Austin: The Park Lane Guesthouse appeared first on Eco-Chick.

Sustainable Travel Event of the Year:- WGT Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Are you a green travel guru? Organized by the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority , WGT Abu Dhabi puts hundreds of international government officials, planners, educators, and tourism authorities devoted to sustainable travel in the same room. Travel & Nature eco-tourism eco-travel green tourism Middle East sustainable tourism World Green Tourism Abu DhabiDo you want to see and be seen at the most important sustainable tourism event of the year?

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Sustainable TV?

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Sustainable TV? 27 August 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | L ook for a new global focus on the Discovery Travel Network series that highlights green.

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Eco Chick Escapes to: Barbados’ SeaU Guesthouse

Eco Chic

Run by a former travel writer, the Guesthouse is located at the top of a giant hill overlooking the sleepy town of Bathsheba (that happens to be an international serious surfing destination; apparently Kelly Slater is a fan of the perfect waves at the Soup Bowl and filmed a piece of a surf movie for Billabong there a couple years back). For more images, pictures and details, click over to our sister site, Eco Chick Escapes.

My Must-Pack Items for an Eco Getaway

Eco Chic

The Swimsuit Eco Babe by Eco Swim. This young, sustainable brand also makes eco clothing perfect for the beach. Health Is Beauty Eco Beauty eco tourism Eco Travel getaway recycle materials recycled sunglasses Sunscreen swimsuit USASundippers Abstract. I don’t know about you, but when I’m packing for a warm-weather vaca, I’m most concerned with three things: swimsuits, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

Lake Placid’s Golden Arrow Resort Means Summer (and Autumn) Fun for Nature Lovers

Eco Chic

Carrying on their father’s appreciation for the earth and the nearby Adirondack Park, Golden Arrow has been a leader in reducing the impact of their guests and buildings, and the resort has received a platinum rating in the Audubon Society’s eco rating program for hotels (which they share with only 6 other hotels), as well as awards from TripAdvisor. The post Lake Placid’s Golden Arrow Resort Means Summer (and Autumn) Fun for Nature Lovers appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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Environmental Concerns Greet Wadi Rum World Heritage Status

Green Prophet

In a guest post on the website of Matthew Teller , a British journalist who specialises in the tourism of Jordan and the wider Middle East, author Tony Howard of Nomads Travel noted that Wadi Rum’s World Heritage status was well-deserved and “a long time coming&#. Read more about eco-tourism in Jordan. Travel & Nature eco-tourism eco-travel ecotourism Jordan nature conservation tourism UNESCO UNESCO heritage site Wadi Rum

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Show Some Love to the Planet

Green Living Consulting

Tags: carbon footprint green business green home green purchasing living green waste reduction climate change eco travel global warming green valentine live green love for the planet recreate reuse

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Walking in the Shadow of a Moroccan Camel

Green Prophet

Out on the dunes, the sun is even less forgiving, so our Berber guide, who is leading one of the last few tours that Tucan Travel will conduct in Morocco, postponed our departure until 6pm. Our small traveling group is great. hours or so to camp, reflecting on how special it is to travel with a guide whose personal experience allows him to provide Tucan’s clients with such an authentic cultural experience. Eco-ness. Rocking the Eco Kasbah du Toubkal in Morocco.

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Sun Soak and Dive Holidays in Sinai’s Sharm el sheikh

Green Prophet

That said, brave travellers are still heading to Sinai, the only place in the world where you can do nothing and feel like you are having the most spiritual experience on Planet Earth. Travel & Nature diving eco-travel Egypt Red Sea sea Sharm SinaiThe political news from Egypt doesn’t look promising: Cairo and the Sinai Peninsula appear to be more unsettled than ever, with questions about how the military and police maintain the law of rule.

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All-Inclusive Bucket List Eco Holidays in the Middle East

Green Prophet

You can visit travel websites for all-inclusive holidays where you can find week-long or two-week sun holidays in Sharm, Sinai; You can also find loads of ways to hang out in Agadir, Morocco at exclusive resorts; but not every all-inclusive option can give you the right eco spirit you are aiming for. Just by visiting the Middle East in these troubled times helps boost the local economies, especially if you visit eco resorts and hotels that are owned by the locals.

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