| Jamaica Green, Mon! | Located nearly at the center of the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica has long been a mecca for tourists. However, a new breed of vacationer is now targeting this sun-kissed land. Increasingly, travelers with a keen sense of environmental responsibility are seeking out green vacation opportunities here. By choosing your transport, accommodation and […]
Enter online to win a week in Costa Rica at eco-luxe lodgings, with organic meals and travel on the world’s first certified carbon-neutral airline.
The Green Operations Award—the “Green Oscar” of European music festivals—now honors events with the best eco-innovations. The top honor went to Paris’ We Love Green Fest
| Hot Green Fun | London is one of the world’s top 10 most expensive cities. But it’s easy to enjoy this classic travel destination on the cheap, and be green about it at the same time. Really, the hard part is narrowing down our favorites for inexpensive green fun. That’s why we recommend you […]
| Oregon Coast to Grants Pass | It’s an American birthright, roaming toward the distant horizon. This pursuit of happiness is in our DNA. So you will understand why, one recent fine morning, we begin loading up our covered wagon—our new hybrid vehicle. We are heading north. On a green expedition: in search of charming […]
This month’s Bali Spirit Festival in Ubud, Bali is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Another is its growing eco-commitment.
| Green Travel News | Who’s the most bicycle-friendly for visitors of them all? In the U.S., head for the Pacific Northwest’s Portland. So declares National Geographic Traveler, in a ranking of the most bike-friendly cities. Portland is “arguably the best big city in America for cycling,” agrees Andy Clarke, president of the League of […]
With more than 5 million visitors from around the world expected in San Francisco for the drama of the America’s Cup 2013, both the city and organizers of the sailing world’s most prestigious event are promising it will be the greenest in its history—and as cutting edge in sustainability practice and education as the sleek, high-tech craft that will vie for the coveted cup.
| Green Wine News | Cakebread Cellars, a long-time Napa green winery, hosts its 25th annual American Harvest Workshop celebration August 18-20, 2011. The centerpiece of the weekend is the Grand Chefs’ Tasting on August 19, which is open to the public. At this walk-around tasting, featuring dishes by 24 chefs, attendees will have the […]
| Sipping, Eating, Doing | Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco lie the rolling hills and tree-shaded country lanes of California’s fastest-growing wine region. Paso Robles—designated an American Viticultural Area, or AVA, since 1983 and home to 180+ wineries. This is idyllic, laid-back Green Wine Country where the owner or winemaker may personally pour […]