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Tips For Giving Your Trip A Responsible Makeover

In the USA, the Union of Concerned Scientists has found that 40% of the country’s fossil fuel related carbon dioxide emissions come from the transportation sector. Since travel — especially on an international level — involves taking at least a […]

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Conscious Travel: 10 Myths About Responsible Tourism

There are many myths floating around about responsible tourism and what travelers should or shouldn’t be doing when they hit the road. To set the record straight, Epicure & Culture caught up with Olivia Ruggles Brise, Director of Policy and […]

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Traveling With A Purpose

Voluntourism. Ecotourism. Impact Travel. Green Travel. These are just a few of the names used to describe traveling in a more purposeful, positive manner. Conscious travel was a major theme of last weekend’s New York Travel Festival, discussed in depth […]

 Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

As enjoyable as jet-setting off to foreign destinations in search of new experiences (and food and drinks) can be, international travel has developed a bit of a track record for being less-than-enjoyable for the environment. According to the United Nations […]

Conscious Travel: How To Have An Eco-Friendly Trip

Conscious Travel: How To Have An Eco-Friendly Trip

In the world of travel, ecotourism is a hot topic right now. Rightfully so, especially when considering that everything we do on a trip, from the transportation we take to the foods we eat and the souvenirs we buy, has […]