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How to Travel Green through India

Travel Green through India: Planning any trip is hard, but it becomes even more difficult when you’re trying to visit a very large country where you don’t know how to identify the most sustainable options. You want to see everything there...
by AsWeTravel Blog on May 29, 2014

TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide

| Green Travel News | Eight of ten U.S. travelers are interested in green travel, but only two out of those ten made deliberate eco-friendly travel choices in the past year. So what’s the hangup? Why didn’t the other “inte...
by Green Traveler Guides on May 21, 2014

Roadtrip Scotland: Explorer Pass

Scotland is a rather small place, as countries go. For all that, though, it has a wide variety of landscape, from windswept northern isles to quiet mountain glens, from rolling hills of the Borders to high peaks of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor, rugged co...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on May 20, 2014

Segway in the City

There are so many ways to explore the cities of around the world. You can ride the buses, wander the streets, or take a walking tour. But for a truly unique way of exploring a city, take a Segway tour. Not only can you cover a much larger distance, y...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Apr 28, 2014

Hertz Going Green With Innovative Waterless Car Washing System

Hertz is widely known for offering convenient car rental locations at thousands of retail outlets all over the world. However, the company may soon be known more for going green than it is for its sizable fleet. That’s because the people who ar...
by AsWeTravel Blog on Apr 3, 2014

Three Cool Jaunts From Downtown Tampa

When vacationers fly into the Tampa Bay airport, they’ve usually got a car ride ahead of them to get to Clearwater Beach, St. Petersburg’s beaches, or the money-sucking theme park wonderland of Orlando an hour and a half away. If you̵...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Mar 16, 2014

From the Kitchen: Cooking Crema de Ayote

Agnne, Ojoche’s sous chef, is wearing a black cloth apron and matching chef’s hat, with one corner of the hat slightly drooping to the side. On a day with this much humidity and in a kitchen this big with this many dishes on the stove at...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Mar 12, 2014

Carolina Cool: 3 Reasons I Love Asheville

On this Perceptive Travel blog we write a lot about places we go, but often the most helpful posts are on places where we actually live. Today I want to welcome guest blogger Shelly Schmidt. She’s someone I’ve worked with professionally a...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Feb 26, 2014

Carolina Cool: 3 Reasons I Love Asheville

On this Perceptive Travel blog we write a lot about places we go, but often the most helpful posts are on places where we actually live. Today I want to welcome guest blogger Shelly Schmidt. She’s someone I’ve worked with professionally a...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Feb 26, 2014

Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green

In another sign green travel has gone mainstream, budget-priced Econo Lodge hotels are celebrating the first anniversary of their Room to be Green program.Econo Lodge makes it easy to be green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on Feb 25, 2014

A Word on Amsterdam Coffeeshops (and a Few Recommendations, Too)

By Brian Spencer When you write about Amsterdam, in most cases you’re not supposed to write about the coffeeshops anymore. If you do, you’re supposed to do so only in passing, preferably by making a half-baked pun (like that one) or rehas...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Feb 21, 2014

A Word on Amsterdam Coffeeshops (and a Few Recommendations, Too)

By Brian Spencer When you write about Amsterdam, in most cases you’re not supposed to write about the coffeeshops anymore. If you do, you’re supposed to do so only in passing, preferably by making a half-baked pun (like that one) or rehas...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Feb 21, 2014

Los Cabos: Mexico’s 1st eco-friendly festival

The first-ever Los Cabos Greenfest in Mexico's Baja seeks to raise awareness about saving the planet through music, fitness and wellness. All power will be generated by attendees using bicycles.Los Cabos: Mexico’s 1st eco-friendly festival is a...
by Green Traveler Guides on Feb 12, 2014

Choosing the best vehicle for our family

Hybrid vehicles use two or more power sources to move them. The term generally applies to hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), which combine gasoline engines with electric motors. Hybrids also have other mechanisms to create and use energy. Today’s hyb...
by My Green Living Ideas on Jan 21, 2014

Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

Boeing thinks "green diesel" made from oils and fats can be a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel—and one that emits half the carbon dioxide of fossil fuel over its lifecycle.Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 16, 2014

Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La is the first Asia-Pacific hotel group to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 7, 2014

How to go green wherever you travel

| Travel Greener: Fast | As a committed green traveler, you try whenever you can to visit green destinations, stay at eco-friendly hotels, visit green restaurants and eat local organic food. However, no matter how hard you try, sometimes i...
by Green Traveler Guides on Dec 20, 2013

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world's developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tou...
by Green Traveler Guides on Dec 3, 2013

Three Places to Reclaim Wildness on Hawaii's Big Island

Of all the Hawaiian Islands, the Big Island is the only one whose adventures I never completely exhaust, not even when I lived there. But like on Oahu, Maui and Kauai, the tides of tourist development seem impossible to turn back or even slow down. T...
by The Indie Traveler on Nov 5, 2013

5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing

The World Society for the Protection of Animals' points a finger at the Cayman Turtle Farm in its tips to for spotting phony eco claims5 ways to tell if eco-attractions are greenwashing is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on Oct 24, 2013


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