Sustainable Travel

How exciting is it that we’re a part of the generation that witnessed technology truly advance so quickly?? We experienced landlines transition to smartphones, hatchbacks to energy-efficient electric Tesla’s, and airlines fly to further & more exotic destinations.

We are becoming richer and more globalized with each passing year.

With globalization comes convenience, and there is also the unfortunate dissolution of our impact on the environment and local communities with our travels. Happily, though, people are becoming more & more environmentally conscious!

Surprisingly, it’s not that difficult for any single person to lead a travel lifestyle that is sustainable. And bonus- practicing sustainable travel can make you a much more frugal traveler too!

Our love of travel can be quite damaging to the places we visit but don’t fret because you’ve found one of the top sites for sustainable travel resources! I’ll be adding new posts to this page MONTHLY, and they’ll include ALL of my best tips for being an ultimate sustainable traveler (without having to sacrifice anything).

Sustainable Travel Backpacks

Sustainable Travel Backpacks

A comprehensive list of ethically-made and eco-friendly backpacks for millenial travelers that they can be proud to wear on their next trip

Easiest Sustainable Travel Tips

Easiest Sustainable Travel Tips

The TOP twelve easiest and most useful tips & tricks for any traveler who is looking to be more sustainable, environmentally friendly.

What is Sustainable Travel

What is Sustainable Travel

There are a lot of buzzwords surrounding sustainable travel which makes it difficult to understand what it means and how it plays a part in our travels.

The Best Carry On Essentials

The Best Carry On Essentials

These carry on essentials are a mix of ‘things to do’ and comfort items – while maintaining a sustinable focus, pack like a pro for your next flight

Travel Guide to Bern, Switzerland

Travel Guide to Bern, Switzerland

Explore Switzerland’s off-the-radar city that’s full of charm, history and an idyllic slow-paced way of life. Read more to discover Bern, Switzerland and it

Fish Consumption in Japan

Fish Consumption in Japan

Japan is known around the world for its exquisitely delicate sushi, so can the blame of certain fish species population depletions be placed solely on Japan

23 Ways to Help Prevent Overtourism

23 Ways to Help Prevent Overtourism

Amazing tips to help prevent overtourism as individuals & for governments. While part of the battle is understanding what overtourism is, it’s more important to know & understand how we can all help prevent overtourism from damaging destinations further.

What is Overtourism

What is Overtourism

Overtourism is a relatively new term in the travel industry used for when a destination reaches an over capacity size in terms of the number of visitors it sees each year. Read on to find out the major causes and effects of tourism, as well as tons of around the world examples!

Hiking Madeira’s Mountains

Hiking Madeira’s Mountains

This pearl of the Atlantic Ocean maintains much of its original beauty, and is truly a paradise in the purest form.

A Visit to Crater Lake, Oregon

A Visit to Crater Lake, Oregon

Inhaling a deep calming breath of crisp air, our national park guide directed through our first (successful) steps on top of the snow into the wilderness surrounding America’s most beautiful lake.

Eco-Friendly Tips for the Beach

Eco-Friendly Tips for the Beach

Beach clean ups are great, but they are a band-aid over a bigger problem, not a solution. So, I’ve put together a simple list of things YOU can do to prevent waste and be eco-friendly on your next beach visit.

Sustainable Travel Informational Resources

Education & Awareness:

Tread Right

*Online Searches: Ecosia

Sustainable Travel & Tour Companies:

Global Basecamp

Hotel & Lodging Accreditation to look for:

Green Key

US Green Building Association

Pledge to be a better sustainable traveler (FREE!):

Travel Better Pledge

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