There are many common travel practices detrimental to the environment. Luckily, reducing your carbon footprint is simple with these tips.
No matter the name, the intent is the same: travel with the lightest environmental and socio-cultural footprint possible to maintain or improve conditions in all communities around the world and ensure their health for years to come.
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 […]
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 […]
Relaxing retreats. Exotic adventures. Romantic getaways. When planning your summer vacations, do you consider the impact of your travels on the environment and communities you are visiting? Some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations are now being managed sustainably, which […]
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 […]
Are you an ethical traveler? Irene Lane of Greenloons helps us wade through the marketing jargon to discover which tour operators are actually eco-friendly and sustainable (and how to tell the difference between the two). Interested in more responsible travel […]
For all those who haven’t heard, caviar is okay to eat again. Actually, it’s more than okay, it’s sustainable and healthy, thanks to operations on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. While the Capsian and Black Seas once supplied all the world’s […]