We do it all the time, we’re the type who travel often; we carry a keep-cup and reusable water bottle and carbon offset our flights – but we’re still making these simple errors in our travel style to harm communities & impact the environment. … More Want to Travel Ethically?Avoid This. Green Series Part 8
Left it to the last minute? Again? Ha, yeah I hear you. If the thought of going Christmas shopping has you feeling full of fear and dread – join the club. I loathe nothing more than aimlessly dawdling through malls, markets and marketed shop fronts looking for that ‘perfect’ gift. Check out my ethical guide to gift giving. … More Last Minute Gifts For Ethical Travelers
Instead of cursing countries who aren’t doing the right thing, we should get behind and support the ones that do! I’ve hand selected 16 for your 2019 travels. … More 16 Countries Who’ve Banned The Bag.
I well aware this is no new phenomenon but for me carry-on travel never looked and sounded so alluring. I attempted to travel with solely carry on luggage during my recent trip to Sri Lanka.
I’m a little nervous to tell you, for me it was a huge failure. … More How to Travel Like a Minimalist. Green Series Part 7.
After a busy five days through the center of Sri Lanka, living the slow life was beyond alluring, but if you’re in need of adventure or thrill seeking every so often the south west coast of Sri Lanka is a must for you. Even more so if you’re up for surfing a wave! … More Surfing in Sri Lanka, taking it slow in the south of paradise.
The Bear Minimum is a rad single-use plastic awareness group here in Banff helping both the community and businesses consider their plastic consumption by looking at ways alternatives can be used in our daily lives! … More How to use the Bear Minimum with Emma Murrell-Orgill, an interview.
So you want to make better decisions while you travel? Deciding what to bring with you on your holidays will determine your impact on the planet before you’ve even arrived at your destination. I’ve compiled a list of packing hacks just for you! … More Packing hacks for an ethical traveler. Green Series Part 5.
This post is all about defining what responsible tourism is! How can we be more responsible when we travel? … More What is Responsible Tourism? Green Series Part 4.
Welcome to the Green Series Part 3. If you’ve missed the previous weeks, fear not! Part 1, and Part 2 are waiting for you. For the past few weeks I’ve been addressing the impact tourism plays on our environment. This week I’ve roped in Kate O’Callaghan from the Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef to … More How to save the Great Barrier Reef with Kate O’Callaghan, an interview.
Welcome to The Green Series Part 2. If you missed last week’s Part 1 on Greenwashing, you can find it here. It was all about how best to identify unscrupulous hotel, tour operators and agents (HTOA) in the tourism industry. This post continues on to differentiate the good from those who are simply commandeering the green … More How to choose an ‘eco-friendly’ tour or hotel. Green Series Part 2.