Happy #earthday2018 ! This year Earth Day’s pledge is to reduce plastic consumption. What can we do as travelers? One simple thing is to bring a refill bottle instead of buying it in plastic bottles. For more information on how to participate in #endplasticpollution initiative check @earthdaynetwork
Electricity buzzes non-stop in the Big Apple. It’s part of what makes it magical. At 3am you can still find open diners to eat at and clubs dropping the beat. It’s had numerous songs written about it, and most people still consider it the greatest city in the world. But NYC is so much more than the electricity it generates. It’s working to create innovative, eco-friendly ways to make itself a sustainable city. Check our post with eco-friendly things to do and places to stay in New York-link is in our bio.
It’s not easy making green choices – especially when planning your eco-friendly holidays. Although many travel agencies and tour operators will be happy to help you plan a sustainable vacation, how do you know the travel agent, hotel, cruise or destination you dream about really passes the sustainability test? Check our five tips that will help you keep a clean, green conscience when traveling. #greencitytrips
Zoos don’t get a lot of positive coverage these days, and often for a good reason. Not so BIOPARC Valencia, an animal park brilliantly designed and very enjoyable to explore. BIOPARC Valencia is right in the city and easily reachable by bicycle or bus, which makes it popular also among residents who benefit from the very affordable annual pass. #greencitytrips
Cape Tribulation: Where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Car-free city center. More and more cities support this initiative to ban cars from the center. On the example of Ljubljana we saw that both locals and visitors benefited from that change. Do you enjoy visiting cities like this? @visitljubljana @ifeelslo
Island life is appealing wherever you are, but an island within an island….now, that’s a whole other experience. Granville Island is right off the English Bay between Downtown Vancouver and the rest of the city. It’s a cultural hub for locals and travelers alike. More about Vancouver in our post-link is in the bio #visitvancouver
Ancient wooden barn in Skansen park. The world’s oldest open-air museum is a walk through the history of Sweden. Explore its culture and traditions, and the way of living of the Sami indigenous people. The museum offers educational lectures and workshops on nature conservation both for kids and adults.