Month: May 2018

Featured Destination: Nine Lives Bar, London

Last summer 2017, renowned drinks agency Sweet & Chilli launched the bar, Nine Lives in London. Set in a Victorian basement close to London Bridge, Nine Lives has brought some much-needed cocktail culture to the foodie district of Bermondsey Street, SE1. Driven by an ethos to ‘do some good in this world’, the brand’s aiming to bring sustainability to the bar business in general. …

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This family from Australia is making Sustainable Living and Travel a reality

Meet Emma and Anthony and their kids, Dante and Allegra. This family of four from Victoria, Australia, has chosen to live life Sustainably. Through their blog Small Footprints Big Adventures, they aim to share their experiences and adventures and hopefully help people adopt a more eco-friendly way of living and travel. Read on as Emma shares their journey and how easy they’ve made this way of living. She …

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The Green House, UK

Featured Destination: The Green House, UK

The Green House is an independent luxury boutique hotel in the UK. This 4-star eco hotel includes 32 guest rooms, the Arbor Restaurant, a bar and private event facilities. The hotel opened in July 2010 following an 18-month refurbishment of an existing Victorian villa in the heart of Bournemouth. Throughout the refurbishment, and since opening, the environmental impact of every …

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Green Suitcase Travel – Handcrafting journeys for the socially conscious traveler

In our latest blog, we interact with Misty Foster, founder of Green Suitcase Travel (GST), a US based sustainable travel platform. GST brings the traveler and the destination together in a meaningful way by “traveling on purpose”. Misty, along with her team, handcrafts journeys for the socially-conscious traveler who wants to experience the authentic while also being mindful in the way they travel across the …

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‘Small changes in the way you travel can have a big impact’, Reform Travel, Sweden

Meet Hanna Anfelter, the driving force behind Reform Travel, a Swedish web magazine on Sustainable Tourism. Via Reform Travel, she aims to increase knowledge about the concept and show that just by making small changes to the way you travel you can make a big positive impact on the world. The mission is to take sustainability from niche to …

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Medveten Konsumtion – Inspiring sustainable consumption

Sweden’s Environmental Protection Agency, Naturvårdsverket, estimates that approximately 80% of greenhouse gas emissions are a result of household consumption. The average Swede yields 7 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year through private consumption. And this is a worldwide phenomenon. The US, for example is estimated to have the highest per capita emissions with 18.6 tonnes CO2 equivalent. It is followed …

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Featured Destination: The Silent Valley, India

Located in Alchauna village in the Himalayas, India our latest featured destination is a home-stay, The Silent Valley – Experiential Farm Stay, started by brothers Amit and Ajay Upreti, keen environmentalists hoping to spread the message of responsible tourism via their initiative. Next door village to The Silent Valley The village Alchauna is located in the Nainital district of Northern Indian state Uttrakhand. River …

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