| Welcome aboard! | Considering a cruise this year? Let’s face it, it’s hard to resist the allure of waking up to a new destination every morning, and the opportunity of exploring a different city or port location every day. No wonder cruise options are more plentiful than ever. But how to choose? There are […]
The cruise line industry is making significant investment to become more protective of the ocean environment.
The human tragedy of the Concordia shipwreck is now largely known, but a possible marine tragedy is yet to unfold. Only time will tell whether one of the worst cruise liner accidents in Italian history will also lead to one of the worst environmental disasters.
Ecoventura, a family-owned company of eco-friendly expedition vessels in the Galapagos, has earned Rainforest Alliance verification in recognition of its commitment to conserving
| Green Travel News | This fall, Crystal Cruises‘ passengers can give back to the tiny nation of Malta. The luxury cruise line’s Go Green in Malta offers the chance to plant trees in the island’s only national park, donate food at a local charity and learn eco-conscious planting and harvesting practices at a local organic […]
| Water, Water Everywhere | In the state of Kerala, greenest in all India, there are not 1 but 2 monsoon seasons each year. But that is not the water that creates our reality just now. We’re in the Kerala backwaters … a lattice-like network of waterways—29 lakes, 41 rivers, estuaries and canals—that parallel India’s […]
| The Mythic Mekong | What better way to make the transition from touristed Thailand to laidback Laos than on that most famous of Southeast Asia’s rivers, the Mekong? And among the numerous “slow boats” that make the leisurely 2-day journey from the Thai-Lao border town of Huai Say in the Golden Triangle to the […]