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| Earth Day, Green Valley | Most wine consumers in America now think sustainability is important when buying wine. That encouraging news comes from a study published recently by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA). The non-profit group forecasts demand for sustainable wine products will continue to increase over the next decade. This bodes well for […]

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| Greening in Hipsterville | We live in San Francisco (just across the Golden Gate Bridge from it, anyway), so forgive us if we feel a bit proprietary about Earth Day. We are accustomed to being #1 in “greenest cities in America” rankings. But on this Earth Day we’re giving a shout-out to another city […]

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| Luxury At Bayside | This morning in Monterey is beyond glorious. Throwing open the windows to the briny tang of the bay, we hear the shreik of gulls. Seals barking. Terns are diving for breakfast. But what’s that, those floating fur blobs in the forest of kelp? Handy, here’s a pair of binos for closer investigation. Ahhh, just […]

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| Concertos in the Key of Eco | There is arguably no worse place to spend a summer vacation than the major cities of Europe, which are hot, overpriced and teeming with tourists. There is, however, a smart alternative: Follow the locals to the countryside, where the world’s greatest orchestras and classical stars offer sublime musical […]

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| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town. And a hearty repast it was, too, a lavish buffet with thick rashers of bacon two ways (crispy and not), various tempting egg […]

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| Awesome Eco Scene | In the past few years, Lima’s renowned food scene has grown to include an ever-increasing array of organic, vegetarian and artisan restaurants, cafés and craftsmen. There’s even a new Lima Bio Mapa (Green Map) that calls out venues for organic fairs and farmers markets, “conscious shopping,” and wellness offerings. But for the […]

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| Green On the Go | For nearly a decade, we have been delivering authoritative, on-the-scene tips and information about the world’s best eco-friendly eating, sleeping, seeing and doing. We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust. Now Green Traveler Guides will also help facilitate the best green “meeting” and “sharing,” thanks to a partnership […]

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| The Power of Dos | It’s our first day back at our favorite place in central Mexico, and our rental’s fridge yawns empty.The weekly organic tianguis—biggest and, in our opinion, finest organic farmers market in the entire country—is still a few days away. So the go-to today in San Miguel de Allende is definitely Via Organica. We’ve written […]

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| Hacienda Gone Green | The city of Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s great treasures. Renowned as a dining destination—home to the seven moles and eight native food traditions—Oaxaca also famously boasts a historic centro that’s a stroller’s paradise of lovely colonial architecture, superb artisan crafts made in the outlying pueblos, organic coffee shops and mezcal […]

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| Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […]

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