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Eco Soul Hostel – London’s first ecological, community hostel

In our latest post we feature Eco Soul Hostel, an upcoming hostel and hub in London dedicated to bringing together people who share values of social change, sustainability and inner wellbeing. In the words of the Founder & Project Coordinator, Noah Walton, "Again and again, we see that staying in a community where ...
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Wheel The World – Enabling accessible travel adventure

No better way to introduce our latest feature but this video, Meet Wheel The World. They are enabling accessible travel adventure. They promise to tailor one's experiences, based on their disability and wishes, with the necessary accessible equipment. We caught up with Arturo Gaona, Experiences Officer at Wheel The World, to know more about ...
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5 sustainable beaches you can’t afford to miss

In our last post, we featured the global eco-label Blue Flag programme. Operated under the auspices of the Foundation for Environmental Education, the Blue Flag voluntary eco-labels are awarded to beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators. We now take look at some of the sustainable beaches certified by the ...
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Blue Flag – Educating to protect

A world-renowned eco-label trusted by millions around the globe, the Blue Flag programme is operated under the auspices of the Foundation for Environmental Education and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Blue Flag voluntary eco-labels are awarded to beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators. We recently caught up with Sophie ...
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A sustainable trip through Mexico City

Mexico is the third most visited country in the world. Whether it is for its culture, cuisine or incredible beaches, this country has something to offer even for the most demanding tourist. Mexico is also committed to sustainable tourism and the protection of natural resources. For a couple of years ...
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FlyGrn – A flight search engine to help offset CO2 emissions

It is estimated that the airline industry produces between 2 to 3% of all manmade CO2 emissions. And the number of people flying is on the rise. So how is it possible to offset the impact of this? And can flying be made sustainable in some direct or indirect manner? How can one ...
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One Planet Rating visits the city of the pyramids – Cairo

As part of a Swedish delegation, One Planet Rating was selected to participate at the biggest tech conference in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) - The Riseup Summit. Egypt and Cairo represents an important market for One Planet Rating due to the tourism heavy profile of the ...
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5 of the most cultural cities in the world

In 2009, the social psychologist Adam Galinsky conducted a study in which he found that people who lived abroad excelled at creative problem solving. Research has revealed a strong link between high levels of creativity and immigration. In this blog, with help from Hansen & Company Immigration Lawyers, we look ...
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The unmissable guide to experiencing Singapore sustainably

You’re planning to spend a week in Singapore? Or simply to stop there a few days along your discovery of South East Asia? Trust me, this city-state has a lot to impress.  From its luxurious parks to its eco-friendly buildings, travelling in Singapore in a sustainable way is more than ...
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Sydney, the harbour city: Sailing towards a greener future

As the first established city in Australia, Sydney has become one of the most iconic cosmopolitan cities in the world. Surrounded by national parks, Sydney also has various parks and trails for both visitors and locals to relax and enjoy nature. The city was certified as carbon neutral in 2011, ...
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