Woodend in the Macedon Ranges has a quintessential Australian village feel. I visited for the weekend, staying in a beautiful rustic woodland cottage.
The benefits of staying in a cabin go beyond great views. It’s a great way to lessen your environmental impact. From its construction to how it stores and uses energy, a log cabin is ecologically friendly in more ways than one
I think I’ve found ‘The One’. Yes, it’s true. Since I’ve been frequenting Australian shores I’ve been waiting and hoping, hoping and waiting for the right one to come along. And now it seems my wait is finally over. The Lost Lands festival is here!
Looking for mountain retreat far from the madding crowd? Then maybe this 150 square-foot cabin in Bergen, Norway will appeal. Located on a steep mountainside on the outskirts of Bergen with a commanding view of the valley below, Tubakuba, or Tuba Cube, is Norway’s only off-grid hotel room.
Renowned for its lack of building regulations, Bali is in desperate need of more sustainable developments. Has Bloo Lagoon Ecotourism Village got it right? Sitting high on a hilltop, with panoramic views overlooking Labuhan Amuk Bay and Badung Strait, Bloo Lagoon Village in Padang Bai feels a million miles from the frenetic, hedonistic hotspot of Kuta. We stayed for five days and found a little piece of paradise.
Sintra remains relatively untouched by the large numbers of visitors and sustainable tourism is a watchword for this UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a variety of hiking trails – from the coastal paths to tracks that allow visitors to discover the wide range of botanic species and the mysterious monuments that inspired Lord Byron when he lived here.
Dubbed as the country’s most primitive hotel, Kolarbyn Ecolodge in Sweden gives “roughing it” a whole new meaning.
As hotels around the globe vie amongst themselves to provide guests with the latest in luxury travel, all too often opulence comes at the expense of their environmental and social responsibilities. However, Peruvian boutique hotel chain Inkaterra turns that idea on its head.
A majority of travellers (73%) say they don’t feel they have the necessary information to decide whether a hotel is eco-friendly. Here, we give you a few pointers to help you decide for yourself.
When I headed inside to use the bathroom, I was arrested by a series of signs detailing the restaurant’s relationships with local farms, highlighting favorite farmers, and proponing Chai Pani’s sustainability measures. This was not an Indian restaurant. This was actually nirvana (as far as I was concerned).