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I Am a Park Ranger: Video from Behind the Federal Shutdown's Locked NPS Gates

During the federal government shutdown, I've been frustrated by those US citizens who say  that it's their right to trespass on national park lands that are currently closed. Cloaked in blustery self-righteous indignation, many of these trespass...
by The Indie Traveler on Oct 16, 2013

Tackling the John Muir Trail: From Yosemite South to Devils Postpile

Inspired by a friend who stood on top of Mt Whitney (14,505ft) last year after section hiking the 215-mile John Muir Trail, I've been gradually knocking off pieces of the JMT. My goal is to summit Mt Whitney by 2015, to see if I can do it post-trauma...
by The Indie Traveler on Sep 25, 2013

Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining

The venerable Il Convivio Troiani is the first Michelin-starred restaurant in Rome, Italy to be certified organic.Where to eat in Rome now: Michelin-starred organic dining is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on Sep 18, 2013

Tips for Epic One-Way Hikes in Hawaii

This week, a vacationing hiker asked me about a one-way hike inside Haleakala National Park. A local hiking guide service on Maui had quoted him an outrageously high price of over $2000 for an overnight guided hike with transportation! He wonder...
by The Indie Traveler on Aug 18, 2013

Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability

The Cusco region—including Machu Picchu—joins the Chile's Lake Llanquihue as the first South American destinations to get on the eco-friendly bandwagon of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru:...
by Green Traveler Guides on Aug 14, 2013

Fins, Naturally Attached

One minute you’re looking for the next wave, delivered to you by the unending Atlantic, standing in chest high water on the tip of Delaware at Cape Henlopen State Park. And the next, you’re seeing something different. Dark gray pointed sh...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jul 30, 2013

Fins, Naturally Attached

One minute you’re looking for the next wave, delivered to you by the unending Atlantic, standing in chest high water on the tip of Delaware at Cape Henlopen State Park. And the next, you’re seeing something different. Dark gray pointed sh...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jul 30, 2013

Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012

A Big Data look at 2,200 U.S. lodging establishments also shows a decrease in total electric consumption in this sector of 6 percent decrease during peak demand.Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012 is a post from: Green Travel...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jul 26, 2013

Visiting Yosemite National Park? 5 Tips to Avoid Being Driven Mad by Crowds

I've visited Yosemite National Park more times than I can count, always trying to avoid the biggest crowds. It's a cinch to find solitude in a giant sequoia grove blanketed by snow in winter. But what about exploring the park during peak travel times...
by The Indie Traveler on Jul 26, 2013

Urban bike-sharing helps you see the sights

When a city offers a lot of things to see but they’re spread out a little bit (or you simply like the feel of gliding along with the wind ruffling your hair) I recommend the B-cycle bike sharing services that are popping up in cities across the...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jun 27, 2013

Urban bike-sharing helps you see the sights

When a city offers a lot of things to see but they’re spread out a little bit (or you simply like the feel of gliding along with the wind ruffling your hair) I recommend the B-cycle bike sharing services that are popping up in cities across the...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jun 27, 2013

Costa Rica a green tourist destination

Considering a romantic or family Costa Rica vacation? You're choosing one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Costa Rica has been called the Hawaii of Central America. A Costa Rica vacation is full of beauty, lush foliage, many wildlife su...
by eTravelTrips on Jun 10, 2013

Two wheeling all over New Zealand

The pre-winter snow flurries that hit New Zealand in the last few weeks is a cold reminder that, for most of us, the next few months will see us huddled around fireplaces dreaming of summer. And with dreaming comes planning – of possible summer roa...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jun 10, 2013

Two wheeling all over New Zealand

The pre-winter snow flurries that hit New Zealand in the last few weeks is a cold reminder that, for most of us, the next few months will see us huddled around fireplaces dreaming of summer. And with dreaming comes planning – of possible summer roa...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jun 10, 2013

Super Dad Giveaway Hop- Lugz Shoes giveaway #SuperDAD

Super Dad Father’s Day Giveaway hosted by : Mama NYC June 1 (12:01am EST) - June 9 (11:59pm EST) This is the best month to give a special gift to our father or husband.  Get the chance to win a beautiful sneakers from Lugz by entering thi...
by My Green Living Ideas on Jun 3, 2013

Win the ‘ultimate’ Costa Rican dream green vacation

Enter online to win a week in Costa Rica at eco-luxe lodgings, with organic meals and travel on the world's first certified carbon-neutral airline.Win the ‘ultimate’ Costa Rican dream green vacation is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on May 31, 2013

Travel greener this Memorial Day and beyond

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial marker of the beginning of summer. For many Americans, that means the start of weekend getaways and the planning of long anticipated summer vacations. That in mind, here’s 31 tips to help make those trave...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on May 27, 2013

Travel greener this Memorial Day and beyond

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial marker of the beginning of summer. For many Americans, that means the start of weekend getaways and the planning of long anticipated summer vacations. That in mind, here’s 31 tips to help make those trave...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on May 27, 2013

Indie green hotels band together to offer sustainable options for frequent travelers

How can frequent travelers earn free stays and other perks at cool green hotels that aren't part of big chains? Enter the nation's largest point-based loyalty program for indie hotels.Indie green hotels band together to offer sustainable options for...
by Green Traveler Guides on May 16, 2013

Cruise industry claims eco-progress

The cruise line industry is making significant investment to become more protective of the ocean environment.Cruise industry claims eco-progress is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on May 14, 2013


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