| Green Travel News | One of the world’s most unique eco lodgings, in a forest in Swedish Lapland, has added The UFO and Room With A View to its guest experiences. Now there are a total of 6 amazing, upmarket tree houses (plus a treetop sauna) at the Treehotel, Sweden’s most startling hotel since [...]
| Recycled Hong Kong | Foregoing its traditional “green” Christmas tree this year, the Novotel Hong Kong on Kowloon’s Nathan Road collected 3,026 clear plastic water bottles and constructed this 12-foot-high, 16-tier “greener” tree lit with energy-saving LED lights. This is the first Novotel in China to achieve Green Globe Certified status under the worldwide [...]
| A Thousand Words | When it comes to the spirit offerings—what gods wouldn’t be tempted by these soulful bits of beauty?—strewn on the byways of Ubud, in Bali, it’s eat pray love—all day, every day.
| A Thousand Words | Yikes stripes! Zebra everywhere on green safari in a massive herd in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
| A Thousand Words | A sadhu—a holy man, a mystic—in stunning silks reclines at the entry to a ghat, broad stone steps that lead the Hindi faithful by the millions each year to bathe in the holiest of India’s rivers, the Ganga (Ganges), in the holiest of India’s cities, Varanasi.
| A Thousand Words | The unbridled joy of sunset on a glorious Nayarit, Mexico beach says it all.
| A Thousand Words | Who could resist snapping this photo of Man and Man’s Best Spoiled Little Furry Friend, afloat together in the warm waters off the southernmost spot in these continental United States—Key West?
| A Thousand Words | Who could ever forget these beach boys and their perfect beach day in Candidasa, on the east coast of Bali? We found it on a day trip from culture-rich Ubud.
| A Thousand Words | How cool, how serendipitous is this? On a green safari in Kenya’s Masai Mara, we witness the birth of an African Buffalo. This mom is in the midst of her herd, a hundred or more, but her labor attracts not the least bit of attention. Her calf is almost out [...]
| A Thousand Words | Getting up before dawn is totally worth it when a BAT ready to be barbecued on a stick awaits! This jolly Thai lady is eager to sell us the LAST ONE, at a very local market that opens at 4:30 a.m. near eco-friendly Khum Lanna Lodge in northern Thailand.