Traveling sustainably can be difficult, especially on longer journeys. Without the comforts of home at your disposal, taking steps to be eco-friendly on the road requires a little extra planning and effort. Fortunately, it’s not impossible! I’ve created an eco-friendly packing list with the items that have helped me on my six month journey so […]
Globalhagen Hostel: A Top Choice in Copenhagen for Sustainable Travelers
I recently visited Copenhagen in Denmark and spent 3 nights in the Globalhagen Hostel. Although I wasn’t aware when I booked my bunk in their dorm room, I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was a non-profit, volunteer-run hostel with a focus on sustainability and giving back to communities world-wide! If you’re looking for […]
8 Environmentally Friendly Adventures to Discover Around the World
8 Environmentally friendly adventures that you can feel good about taking.
My Favorite Eco-Friendly Leggings: A Girlfriend Collective Product Review
For most of the past five-ish years I have been wearing my Girlfriend Collective travel leggings on a near daily basis. No, travel isn’t “officially” in the title, but I’ve decided these eco-friendly leggings are an essential in my travel wardrobe and that I like to refer to them as such. For most of high […]
20 Tips for Sustainable Travel
Sustainability is a subject popping up in travel discussions with high frequency these days. In my experience, “sustainable travel” can be an overwhelming, yet simultaneously limited term. Just existing seems to be unsustainable. Sustainable travel is not just about eliminating plastic and flying less. It also calls into question the impact our travel has on the […]
Encountering Elephants Ethically.
The last stop in Thailand for Marie and I was a really special one. Elephants have long been one of my favorite animals and I really wanted to see them when I was in Thailand. That being said, I was very aware of their exploitation and didn’t want to contribute. Before we left, I did […]
Green Singapore: A City for the Eco-Conscious
In March, I got to spend five days in Singapore with Marie and I fell in love with the place. One of the things I most appreciated about the city was that they make a noticeable effort to protect our planet and create a sustainable city. All this, even though though they have a population […]
Fair Trade: What’s it got to do with travel?
At the start of college I began volunteering at a gift shop called Global Gifts, a Fair Trade store selling items from artisans around the world. Volunteering was a formative experience over the four years I helped there. It exposed me to art and culture from all corners of the world while opening my eyes […]
Four Days in Singapore: An Eco-Friendly Itinerary
It’s been a couple years since I visited Singapore but it still stands out as one of my favorite cities in the world. With all the modernity of other progressive cities (if not more) Singapore maintains a balance of nature in its capital, which could have easily been just another concrete jungle. I spent four […]