sustainable travel

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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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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Can a sporting mega-event be Sustainable? A closer look at the FIFA World Cup

With the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just over, what is the next big event for sports fans to look forward to? For many the answer is clear. It’s the FIFA World Cup which will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15 this year. Being the biggest single-sport competition in the world, it requires careful planning and allocation of massive …

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Awesome Things To Do Any Day of the Year to Support Women Around the World

Today marks the 109th celebration of International Women’s Day, the first of which was observed in the United States when the Socialist Party of America designated this day to honor the garment workers’ strike in New York City, where women began protesting against unfair working conditions. Since the early years after its inauguration, International Women’s Day has transformed, encompassing new dimensions from …

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