Blog

Welcome to One Planet Rating – the world’s first dedicated review platform for sustainable travel & tourism.

Read our blog for destination features, interviews with sustainability profiles and articles from guest bloggers!

Get your voice heard too. Sign Up and start rating today

I want to help accelerate sustainable travel

 

One Planet Rating celebrates White Monday

On November 23, it is once again time for the Black Friday. However, today the 19th November One Planet Rating joins over 130 companies, organizations & influencers in celebrating White Monday - a counterpoint to that day. A day to showcase the circular economy. And these efforts are supported by ...
Read More
/

Deer Traveler: Discovering the world needs a ‘love for life’

In our latest blog, we meet  the young traveler couple Zsuzsi and Dante. While Zsuzsi hails from a small town called Komárom in Slovakia, Dante was born in what he calls one of the most colorful countries of the world, Mexico. As fate would have it they met during an exchange semester ...
Read More
/

“Sustainability Prevails” – 6 of the greenest cities you could visit

Here's a quick look at some of the greenest cities across the world. We've put together the top cities across continents based on the percentage of land covered by trees across the cities (excluding Antartica). Do you know you can rate cities based on how satisfied you feel with available ...
Read More
/

Contes Asia – Responsible travel is a shared responsibility

It's unbelievable, the interest in green travel we are seeing across the world. Our last post covering I Like Local spelt out how travel can be used as a vital tool in emerging markets to aid the local population. Today we look at Asia centric - Contes Asia. Based in ...
Read More
/

I Like Local: Travel your way. Support their way

Meet Sanne Meijboom. An avid traveler, a passion for other cultures and the desire to create a social impact drove her to quit her full time job and launch I Like Local. I Like Local is an impact travel marketplace that provides travelers the opportunity to book authentic travel experiences from and ...
Read More
/

Let’s Ride: Cycling together to ‘Share the miles’

Our previous blog post detailed one of the best ways you could explore a place - walking. A close second would have to be cycling. We recently met up with the HSBC UK Participation Programmes Officer at Scottish Cycling Melanie Toner. Melanie supports the development of the Let's Ride programmes in Scotland - Breeze ...
Read More
/

New Athens Free Tour: A walk-through Greek history and mythology

Planning a trip to Greece? Make Athens your first stop. With a recorded history spanning over 3400 years, it is one of the world's oldest cities and can be a great way for you to soak in the socio-cultural ecstasy the country offers. Like many of our featured bloggers have suggested, ...
Read More
/

The Wise Travellers: Sharing a mindful way of travel

Meet Tiago and Sandrina in our latest post. Tiago is a web designer and videographer and Sandrina a writer and photographer from Portugal. Their love for travel and nature, an eagerness to know other countries and other cultures, drove them to create something mindful - a platform to raise awareness of people ...
Read More
/

Vote to see One Planet Rating at the UN Climate Change Conference

Dear friends and followers, We have fantastic news. One Planet Rating has been selected as one of 20 finalists out of a field of over 300 applicants in the Global Youth Video Competition hosted by the UNDP. We are competing in the category for sustainable development goal number 12 - Sustainable ...
Read More
/

Earth Below Girls: Come and find the perfect destination for a girls getaway

Meet Jay from the Earth Below Girls who quit her job and left New York to indulge in her three loves – eating, drinking and traveling. Her travels have seen her live in some of the most prominent cities across the world, and also far-off places she only dreamt of. By way of her blog, Jay wants to inspire others ...
Read More
/
Loading...