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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 offset their carbon emissions resulting from flying? And what does this mean exactly? …

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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 country. Egypt has a lot to gain by embracing sustainable tourism …

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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 at the topic of immigration from a creative perspective and we ask, what are …

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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 feasible! In November 2017, at the Cop23, the Singaporean government declared 2018 …

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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, with an estimated 30,000 street trees, and 15.5% total tree canopy covers. Waste-wise, the city …

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Traveling Vegan need not be daunting. Alternative Travelers tell us

Our latest blog features Sam and Veren from the Alternative Travelers – a couple who travel slowly on a budget while following a sustainable, vegan lifestyle.  Their blog share their experiences as vegan travelers, hunting down vegan, vegetarian, and veg-friendly restaurants wherever they go. So if you share their belief that food is a huge part of experiencing another culture, join them as they show how you …

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Travel Rebel: Be a bit adventurous and you will be surprised

“Don’t limit yourself by sticking to mainstream destinations that you’ve already heard a ton about. Be a bit adventurous and venture into the relatively unknown lands. You will be surprised, in the best way. Trust me!”, says our latest featured travel blogger – Charlotte from Travel Rebel. So read on if you’re looking to challenge yourself on you’re next trip. Charlotte, hailing …

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Does this city have the best Sustainable Transportation system?

Paris is regarded as one of the most visited cities in the world. It’s home to some of the greatest artists and designers the world has known and also has some truly prominent museums. In fact, the city is also visited extensively to test the ‘French gastronomy’, listed since 2010 as part of the world’s cultural heritage by Unesco. Another thing you cannot miss …

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On The Go Tours: Committed to authentic and accessible cultural travel

From grand palaces to historic temples, hot desert plains to snowy mountain peaks, cosmopolitan high rise to safaris at sunrise; On The Go Tours has been offering travelers world over with the finest sights and adventures on offer for over 20 years now. Promising to take you through the richness of local cultural experiences, the experienced team at On The Go Tours carefully plans …

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If you’re visting Cape Town, don’t miss the Open Streets movement

Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT). OSCT was founded in 2012 and is now a registered non-profit organization supported by the City of Cape Town, the WWF Green Trust, the Greater Tygerberg Partnership and the Millenium Trust. Open Streets is when a few times a year, on a Sunday, a stretch of road is cut off to regular motorised traffic. The main …

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