Travel

  • Discover Borneo with the WWF

    By Staff | Travel

    Mid-season burn-out? Fashion week break-down? Spring break recharge? Whatever the reason, it's time to dream of tropical waters and the perfect getaway. For your next eco-vacation, why not travel with the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)? Traveling wi...


  • Villa Santa Cruz - a green getaway in Baja

    By Staff | Travel

    If January is proving to be too much for you, perhaps you need to book a few days in at the Villa Santa Cruz, just outside the surf town of Todos Santos, north of Cabo San Lucas on Mexico's Baja peninsula. Housing just 4 suites, the Villa offers e...


  • Head to Nantes - European Green Capital 2013

    By Kate | Travel

    In 2004, Time Magazine named Nantes ‘the most liveable city in Europe’ and for 2013 Nantes will hold the title of European Green Capital. Situated on the Loire River, close to the Atlantic coast, Nantes is a green wonder of western France. It is...


  • Mahali Mzuri, a new minimal-footprint safari camp

    By Kate | Travel

    Mahali Mzuri, a Kenyan Safari Camp located in the Motorogi Conservancy within the Maasai Mara ecosystem is the latest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition suite that is Sir Richard Branson's collection of exotic retreats. A private island, a mount...


  • Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa

    By Kate | Travel

    Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa NPC (FTTSA) is a non-profit organisation that promotes sustainable tourism development through awareness raising, research and advocacy, capacity building and by facilitating the world’s first tour...


  • Matava - a secluded eco-lodge in Fiji

    By Kate | Travel

    Lush verdant rainforest, crystal clear waters, beautiful white pristine beaches - descriptors of paradise and the environmentally pristine and remote island of Kadavu in Fiji. The Kadavu Island group is found in the south of the Fiji Islands, in...


  • One of the world's best ecotourism models

    By Kate | Travel

    The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve was set up to save the Arabian Oryx- one of the rarest animals on the planet. Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa has put almost 5 percent of the emirate under official eco-protection and created the first nation...


  • Eco-travel with the WWF

    By Kate | Travel

    Ask any of the outdoor apparel outfitters (Patagonia, Timberland, etc.) and they all believe in the same tenet - if more people spent time in nature, they would take better care of the planet. The same is true for wildlife. Since 1983, the WWF Tra...


  • Kate’s eco-Guide to: Tokyo

    By Kate | City Guides

    Tokyo will blow your mind. Having lived on 'planet tokyo' for the past several years I can tell you, the complex contrasts will excite, delight and exhaust you. Painstakingly sorting of your recycling, while not 100 metres away from you (at any tim...


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