As ecotourism is steadily becoming part of mainstream travel, accommodation owners are integrating sustainable and responsible practices as commonplace, making it much easier to find green stays on any trip.
Woodend in the Macedon Ranges has a quintessential Australian village feel. I visited for the weekend, staying in a beautiful rustic woodland cottage.
The benefits of staying in a cabin go beyond great views. It’s a great way to lessen your environmental impact. From its construction to how it stores and uses energy, a log cabin is ecologically friendly in more ways than one
I think I’ve found ‘The One’. Yes, it’s true. Since I’ve been frequenting Australian shores I’ve been waiting and hoping, hoping and waiting for the right one to come along. And now it seems my wait is finally over. The Lost Lands festival is here!
Sintra remains relatively untouched by the large numbers of visitors and sustainable tourism is a watchword for this UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a variety of hiking trails – from the coastal paths to tracks that allow visitors to discover the wide range of botanic species and the mysterious monuments that inspired Lord Byron when he lived here.
Dubbed as the country’s most primitive hotel, Kolarbyn Ecolodge in Sweden gives “roughing it” a whole new meaning.
As hotels around the globe vie amongst themselves to provide guests with the latest in luxury travel, all too often opulence comes at the expense of their environmental and social responsibilities. However, Peruvian boutique hotel chain Inkaterra turns that idea on its head.
A majority of travellers (73%) say they don’t feel they have the necessary information to decide whether a hotel is eco-friendly. Here, we give you a few pointers to help you decide for yourself.
When I headed inside to use the bathroom, I was arrested by a series of signs detailing the restaurant’s relationships with local farms, highlighting favorite farmers, and proponing Chai Pani’s sustainability measures. This was not an Indian restaurant. This was actually nirvana (as far as I was concerned).
Once you visit an agriturismo and feel like an Italian family has taken you in and made you a part of their lives, even for just a few days, it’s pretty addictive. From north to south, these are some of the most stunning, enjoyable, and hospitable agriturismos that I’ve had the pleasure of visiting (or coveting a visit to) over the years.