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Leave Your Car in LA - Take Amtrak Instead

It was more than 10 years ago that I first hopped an Amtrak train from San Francisco to Los Angeles. When we rolled into LA's Union Station over four hours late in a rainstorm, it made me think twice about taking the train again. Since then, I've dri...
by The Indie Traveler on Feb 21, 2013

Starwood hotels launches new luxury eco-brand

Starwood is launching a new luxury "lifestyle eco-brand" called 1 Hotels & Residences, with three openings scheduled in the next 24 months. The new brand is conceived as the first ground-up, luxury eco-design and living hotel conceptStarwood hot...
by Green Traveler Guides on Feb 15, 2013

Hyatt at Olive 8 – Eco-Friendly Luxury Hotel in Seattle

So imagine this… You get it into your head to visit a city where you have never had the pleasure to spend a night in a hotel, but know it well enough to have plans for your days. Where do … Continue reading →Hyatt at Olive 8 –...
by Almost All The Truth on Feb 4, 2013

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel. The forecast is based on an analysis ofTop 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013 is a po...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 22, 2013

Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant

Uncommon Ground, in Chicago, has won the title of world's greenest restaurant—again. The honor is bestowed by the Green Restaurant Association, which certifies eco-friendly restaurants in the U.S. and Canada Chicago claims world’s greenest re...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 15, 2013

From urban ruin to urban garden

Oxford Street, the main road through the upmarket Sydney suburb of Paddington, is best known for its eclectic mixture of funky, creative and sophisticated boutique shops showcasing the finest in Australian fashion and design. It’s also where you wi...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jan 14, 2013

From urban ruin to urban garden

Oxford Street, the main road through the upmarket Sydney suburb of Paddington, is best known for its eclectic mixture of funky, creative and sophisticated boutique shops showcasing the finest in Australian fashion and design. It’s also where you wi...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jan 14, 2013

Element Hotels now powered by 100% renewable energy

The hotels purchase renewable energy credits that guarantee their power comes from a renewable source, such as wind, hydroelectric, solar or geothermal. The credits also help fund development of renewable energy facilities.Element Hotels now powered...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 8, 2013

Guest post: my eco-friendly vacation

| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share. Although there are many people who suppor...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 4, 2013

My eco-friendly vacation

| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share. Although there are many people who suppor...
by Green Traveler Guides on Jan 4, 2013

New Year’s resolutions for green travelers

'Tis the season for looking ahead to 2013. Here are eight New Year's resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler. New Year’s resolutions for green travelers is a post from: Green Traveler Guides...
by Green Traveler Guides on Dec 26, 2012

What’s So Different About Green Travel?

by theplanetd on Dec 20, 2012

Saving a Christmas Goose: Hawaii's Endangered State Bird, the Nene

Right now from December through April is nesting season for nēnē, the endangered Hawaiian goose. At Haleakala National Park on Maui, these birds are often seen hanging out along roadsides and in parking lots, where careless driv...
by The Indie Traveler on Dec 18, 2012

The Eco-friendly Waterless Carwash: How Does it Work?

It’s easy for most people to understand how cars aren’t eco-friendly. They are quick to point out its effects on the environment due to the carbon monoxide exhaust and the consumption of fossil fuels. But what most people forget is that even the...
by My Green Living Ideas on Dec 10, 2012

Starhotels E.c.ho Milano wins ‘Sustainable Design’ award

At the only international hotel event to focus entirely on hotel design, a family-owned eco-hotel in central Milan took this year's "Sustainable Design" award. Starhotels E.c.ho Milano, a 143-room hotel that was completely renovated in 2011Starhotels...
by Green Traveler Guides on Nov 29, 2012

Hotels ‘green up’ for business guests

A hotel stay might have once been thought of as an opportunity to overindulge on rich buffet food, multiple luxuriant baths and mini-bar nightcaps, but is the modern business traveler more likely to demand gluten-free breakfasts, in-room yoga mats an...
by Green Traveler Guides on Nov 26, 2012

Travel Buddies – Funny Luggage Suitcases For Kids

We suggest you to see an innovation for children. It is Travel Buddies Luggage set for kids that are perfect for travelling near or far. The set includes a 18″ rolling ABS suitcase that is light weight but strong. It includes a matching 13″ back...
by Kidsomania on Nov 26, 2012

Bio Fuels: The Alternate Way to Travel

The introduction of alternative fuel sources for our cars is something that, with the current... more »The post Bio Fuels: The Alternate Way to Travel appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergySystemz.

Freebie Alert! US National Parks Free This Weekend & All Day Monday

In honor of Veterans Day, US national parks are waiving entry fees this weekend and during the holiday on Monday. That's right: you can visit any national park for free. So, whether you're dreaming of heading to California's Yosem...
by The Indie Traveler on Nov 11, 2012

Carless Sundays in Quito, Ecuador

Traveling in a big city in developing countries often means dealing with nightmare traffic, thick blue smoke pollution, or both. A few have made efforts to turn at least one day a week into a pleasant one for pedestrians though, including Quito, Ecua...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Nov 6, 2012


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