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| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets. We have collated a list of five of the best of these “secret” Euro […]

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| Greening in Ibiza | When you hear Ibiza, what do you think? Party party party! Yes, the most famous of the Balearic Islands in the Spanish Mediterranean has a richly deserved reputation as an epicenter of frenzied nightlife, particularly in Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni, where outposts of major European nightclubs throb through warm summer nights. It […]

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| Unspoiled, Low Key | It’s high time for Menorca to claim its place as the natural beauty of the Balearic Islands. Too long obscured in the shadows of Mallorca and Ibiza, its jet-setting neighbors of the Spanish Mediterranean, Menorca remains a low-key, largely unspoiled haven for those seeking a rejuvenating getaway focused on eco activities on land and sea. And for this it has Francisco […]

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| No Sacrifice, Guaranteed! | Are you one of those who still thinks green + travel = sacrifice? Like, volunteering to  pull weeds on an organic farm and bunk in a shed, or back-to-basics camping? Where, dear traveler, have you been? Such worthy and character-building options certainly do exist, but these stereotypes are definitely no longer true […]

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| How to Green the Adventure | It is perhaps one of life’s most unforgiving ironies that some of us who love this planet most are in fact contributing to its downfall. Travelers of all kinds—yes, even green travelers—must acknowledge that the tourism industry has many detrimental effects on the environment, most notably through carbon-intensive air travel […]

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| Greening Your Adventure | “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks,” said John Muir, the Scottish-American naturalist and tireless advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. He’s as right today as he was in the 19th century, maybe more so. As a society, we are now painfully […]

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| Greening the Slopes | It’s always snowing somewhere. So while ski season on North American and European slopes will soon give way to alpine meadows and wildflowers, winter fast approaches the Southern Hemisphere. Nonetheless, the ski industry has already begun to feel the effects of climate change, with shortened seasons and unpredictable snow falls (including […]

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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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