One Planet Rating

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!

 

5 ways you can help reduce over-tourism

So we’ve seen how over-tourism has been killing destinations across the world. One of our blog contributors, Silvija Rumiha, founder of Zero Waste Bali – Bali’s first zero waste bulk store - inspired us with her story on tackling the ill effects of over-tourism on the island. Silvia’s journey may seem ...
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Visit these Indian villages to get a feel of “Sustainability – the rural way”

For most part, travelers generally focus on cities and adjoining areas and often ignore what might truly reflect the culture and society of a country - the rural belt. Take India for example - think of a trip there and you’re wondering mainstream cities such as Mumbai or Delhi. Or, ...
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Don’t forget doing this on your next Overlanding trip

Our latest blog post is penned by Evelin Weiss from the team at OverlandSite. If you're keen on knowing more about overlanding or how you can make your trip a lot more environmentally friendly, read on. With great overlanding and extensive experience, the team at OverlandSite.com is amongst the best, promoting ...
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It’s “Midsommar”. Visit these places to experience the best of Sweden’s summer

Midsummer (Midsommar) is probably one of the most important holidays in the Swedish calendar. The holiday originates from agrarian times, where celebrations were held to welcome summer time and the season of fertility. Celebrations typically include large gatherings of family, lunches including pickled herring, boiled potatoes with fresh dill, a ...
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5 of the world’s least visited countries and why you should head there

We’ve all heard of overtourism and the ill effects it has had on destinations across the world. One of our featured posts with Silvija Rumiha, founder of Zero Waste Bali, highlighted the plastic problem the island of Bali has faced, a large part of it being the result of over-tourism ...
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Soul Travel Blog: Travels with conscience

Meet Ellie and Ravi, a British-Indian couple wandering the world and trying to make a positive difference along the way. Through their site, Soul Travel Blog, they share stories of mindful travel and the most inspiring sustainable travel projects they stumble upon along the way! Soul Travel Blog is an inspirational ...
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Take a train to travel green

Following up from our previous post around ways to make your travel sustainable within a budget, our latest blog post takes a look at travel by trains. In fact over the last weekend, we attended a very popular event hosted by Tågsemester.nu, a growing Swedish portal for train travel holidays. Emissions comparisson ...
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Sustainable Life In Action – “Living sustainably is a journey”

Our latest blog guest describes herself as a farmer’s daughter, an activist, an educator, a mentor, an organizer, a person who cares about this place that we inhabit, a member of a community– of many communities actually. A resident of a small midwestern town in Minnesota, Amy Mondloch believes that ...
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I want to travel sustainably BUT can I do it cheaply?

You’ve heard it across various social channels - "Reduce your carbon footprint while traveling". This may at times trap some into believing that sustainable travel is not easy and may only be for the elite - “I may need to travel in green-cars”, “I need to look for a special ...
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The Fashion Pulpit – Transforming fashion from wasteful to resourceful

On a recent trip to Singapore, a team member at One Planet Rating came across The Fashion Pulpit and was left amazed. This fashion space aims to be a one-stop shop focused at revolutionizing the clothing industry. Not only can one swap clothing for the best selection of pre-loved fashion pieces, ...
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