Burning Man attendees recite the musings of the wonderful Dr.Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”
Far below the rim of the Grand Canyon hides a little cluster of rustic cabins dating back to 1922. Accessible only by foot, mule or raft, these cabins, known collectively as Phantom Ranch, provide intrepid explorers with a chance of a truly outside-the-box eco experience. It’s one you’ll never forget.
So you’ve decided you’re jetting off on a big trip, one of a lifetime. Problem is the travel money bank isn’t as full as you’d like it to be. The time has come to conjure up new and creative ways of saving money to ensure you get to go on your trip of a lifetime before your time runs out!
All over the world, Radisson hotels are making the switch from wasteful to watchful. Going beyond waste recycling, reusing towels and sheets, and unplugging unused appliances, several Radisson locations have instituted major new programs to merit an eco-hotel label.
Somewhere between nature and nurture is the sweet spot of the sustainable, earth-friendly vacation. What that means for one traveler or family may differ considerably from someone else’s, but were sure there’s something for everyone on our list of top eco resorts in the world.
Together, Plan and Intrepid Travel, a company with a long history of giving back, aim to raise $60,000 by June 2012 to help children – especially young girls – get better access to the education they deserve, the education we often take for granted.
A major part of planning a trip is deciding where you’ll lay your head at night, so travelers normally spend a decent amount of time choosing accommodations. While the majority of travelers will head right to hotel chains, there are other, greener, options.
Nestled against the piles of yellow bananas in grocery stores around Australia are bunches of small yellow bananas with bright red tips. The fruit is the product of farmers Frank and Dianne Sciacca of Pacific Coast Produce, in Queensland.
Some forms of travel create a disproportionate amount of waste. Taking a cruise is one of them. The amount of fuel these behometh sea cities burn is astonishing, and there’s little that saving back linens or using animal-friendly shampoo can do to stop the waste it produces.