Eco friendly products

35 Eco Friendly Products That Are Sustainable & Green!

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 and I knew the world had to become more familiar with green products. While the tourists may have remained in Greece, the plastic …

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29 Ethical Wildlife Tourism Experiences

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

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20 AMAZING Sustainable Gift Ideas For the Eco Friendly

Looking for great sustainable gift ideas to give this holiday season? We share some of the best eco-friendly gifts you can pick up this season. We’re destroying the earth and it’s something that can be prevented. We can all take small steps toward reducing our environmental footprint. Even as travelers we use a plethora of eco-friendly …

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

If you’ve followed our story for a while 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 …

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

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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