All posts in " eco vacation "

Elephant Sanctuary

By Sandra Ramani / November 5, 2014

The serene Anantara Golden Triangle resort isn’t just an upscale getaway for humans: The property doubles as a sanctuary for rescues from Thailand’s 4,000-plus in-captivity elephants.


Green Vacation Rentals

By Sandra Ramani / April 29, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live on an organic farm, a converted farmhouse or an eco beach house, try renting one this summer and find out Helios Eco-House Bend, Oregon Featuring three bedrooms and three baths, this 2,145-square-foot residence is Oregon’s first LEED Gold for Homes-certified vacation rental.  Built with non-toxic materials […]


The Tip of the Earth

By Sandra Ramani / March 4, 2014

Travel to one of the most remote and unspoiled regions on the planet, and help to keep it that way. For lovers of nature, wildlife and adventure, Patagonia has become something of a holy grail—a remote, relatively untouched region that remains one of the most uninhabited and geologically unique in the world. Spread out over […]


Off The Grid in Morocco

By Rona Berg / March 4, 2014

A remote mountain trekking lodge, a tented camp in the desert: Morocco is the perfect place to get lost and find yourself. I love to wander down alleyways, get lost, double back, do it again—and again. So it’s no surprise that a souk turns me into a delighted five-year-old child. Too bad it’s almost impossible […]


Enchanting PERU

By Organic Spa Magazine / March 4, 2014

From the Andes to the Amazon, Peru will cast its spell on you. One of the most biodiverse spots on the planet, Peru is a hot destination for those seeking natural beauty, spiritual healing, cultural sights and culinary delights. World-famous chef Gaston Acurio brought together influences from the Inca, Spanish, African, Chinese and Japanese cultures […]


The Retroactive Bucket List

By Jeremy McCarthy / February 20, 2014

Savor what you’ve already experienced, instead of stressing over what you haven’t done. Last summer, I had an incredible vacation in Cap Ferret, France. I had never heard of Cap Ferret, but my wife had friends who vacation there each year, and they were gracious enough to take us in and introduce us to all […]


Sweet Decadence

By Organic Spa Magazine / February 14, 2014

Chocolates and Valentine’s Day are inextricably—and deliciously—linked, but it’s time to think outside the (heart-shaped) box. This year, consider treating yourself and your sweetheart to a deluxe, immersive chocolate spa treatment for two. One of the best is the Aphrodisiac Chocolate Invigoration offered at Maroma Resort’s Kinan Spa in Riviera Maya, Mexico (2 hours, $567, […]


The Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Honolulu

By Jason Kessler / September 21, 2012

Honolulu may be the most cosmopolitan of Hawaiian cities, but that hardly means you’ll find the hustle and bustle of more traditional cities on the Mainland. From sleek modern hotels to gorgeous beaches to elegant restaurants, just about everything you’re looking for is right here on the southern tip of Oahu. Things are more relaxed […]