35 Life-Changing Eco Friendly Products You Need to Have

Eco friendly products

I began looking for eco friendly products while on the beaches of Greece surrounded by plastic waste. Then we traveled to truly remote destinations like Mozambique and Seychelles; however, the plastic hung around. While the tourists may have remained in Greece the plastic waste followed us. Now it’s all over the world. On every beach …

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11 Eco Lodges in Africa That Are Worth the Travel Time

Kafue National Park, Zambia

Ecotourism in Africa is a big business. Each year safari operators, vendors, and lodges assess how they can continue to improve sustainability. It’s likely one of the few industries that value the environment. As the concern over global warming only increases it’s a relief to find an industry that strives to find eco-friendly solutions. Ecotourism …

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The Dark Side of Animal Tourism • 10 Unethical Animal Encounters to Avoid

Elephants in the Crater

In the last two years of our travels, we’ve found ourselves in many places famed for their wildlife like Africa and Asia. The travels on these two continents have been incredible; however, we’ve noticed a reoccurring theme of questionable animals encounters specifically designed for tourists. Recently it was promotions for elephant rides in Thailand, and …

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29 Ethical Wildlife Tourism Experiences to Take Part In

Whale Shark Diving in Mozambique

We’re often asked about what ethical wildlife experiences around the world we support. Nowadays there are so many unethical operations exploiting animals for profit it can be confusing for tourists. We never want to see anyone mistakenly end up in questionable wildlife encounter so we spent some time researching and collecting our favorites. Over the …

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Sustainable Travel is More Than Being Green • How To Travel Sustainably

Idaho Ski Resorts

When we talk about sustainable travel we often refer to eco-conscious travel, but that’s only one half of the puzzle. There is an important part of sustainable travel that’s being left out and that’s societal element. We’ve seen a number of tour operators and tourism boards push a new element and that’s the social impact …

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El Silencio Eco-Lodge • Reenergizing in the Costa Rican Cloud Forest

El Silencio Lodge

If you’ve followed our story for awhile now you know we’re big on conservation and sustainable travel initiatives. So, it was only natural that our first stop in Costa Rica would be an eco-lodge dedicated to preserving a section of Cloud Forest. The lodge, El Silencio, lies in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica just a …

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