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| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener? You have the power in your pocket to keep track of your carbon footprint and take steps to minimize it like never before. Here are five of the best mobile phone apps—all free or almost so—to get you […]

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| Tips For Going Green | Tourism is booming in Vietnam, and for good reasons. Who doesn’t like heart-stopping landscapes, amazing cultural experiences like traditional festivals and remote village excursions, a justly famed cuisine and astounding nature and beaches? Travel within this country is still relatively inexpensive as well. Yet Vietnam’s increasing popularity has, undeniably, brought increased […]

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| Greening in Kiwiland | New Zealand’s renowned natural beauty—after all, this is the nation that provides those ethereal backdrops to The Lord of the Rings Trilogy—consistently ranks high on the bucket list of green travel destinations. From the Art Deco town of Napier and surrounding Hawke’s Bay winemaking region on the North Island to the spectacular […]

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| Viva La Eco-Revolucion! | Today’s hottest travel destination in The Americas is an island frozen in time. It’s Cuba, of course, where you go to see 1959 again. The vintage Pontiacs and Buicks cruising Havana’s streets, with their crumbling but once-grand facades of buildings where Papa Hemingway sipped his mojitos and gangster Meyer Lansky built his gambling […]

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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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| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. For most of us, the beginning of a new year inspires plans for a bigger adventure than the year before. A place more diverse, more thrilling (or relaxing!), more exotic. While these are great intentions, if we don’t travel […]

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| Green Travel News | Next year’s restaurant menus will be getting greener. That’s the welcome prediction of nearly 1,600 professional chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association in its annual What’s Hot culinary forecast. The chefs, members of the American Culinary Federation, were asked to name which foods, beverages and culinary themes will be trending […]

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| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel. However, lodging doesn’t have to be classified as “wasteful” anymore. Today, an increasing number of […]

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| Green Travel News | Delta, the only U.S. airline with direct flights to South Africa, just put up a big roadblock for American hunters hoping to bring home animal trophies. In a statement sent to the website TakePart.com, Delta said it has banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo parts on its […]

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| Greening on the Road | Here’s a cool infographic which aims to increase awareness of the environmental effects of traveling and features a number of typical travel essentials such as sunscreen bottles, suitcases, towels, books and plastic water bottles. It highlights the effects each particular item has on the environment and the benefits of […]

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