All posts in " green travel "

Saving the Endemic Dolphin

By Zoe Helene / December 8, 2014

Brittany and William Trubridge, a yogini and a freediver, share thoughts on how to save our oceans and beaches—and a very special dolphin—from environmental threats.


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 Guy’s Perfect Day: Hong Kong

By Jason Kessler / April 18, 2014

Hong Kong is a city of towering skyscrapers with people everywhere you look. The boundaries of the territory extend to hundreds of islands, but seemingly each is overrun by a teeming population that bustles from morning until night. Finding some respite here is difficult, but not impossible, as I found in more than a week […]


Top 10 Smart Travel Essentials

By Rona Berg / March 4, 2014

A few little extras to enhance your journey. Anything can happen when you travel. That, of course, is the thrill of heading off to destinations unknown. But your trip can be just as thrilling—and a lot more comfortable—if you bring a few smart essentials along. For me, the criteria are simple: I look for natural […]


Into the Mayan Wild

By Feifei Sun / January 15, 2014

Hotel Esencia, located on the bright white sand of Mexico’s Playa del Carmen, is an escape in the true sense of the word: getting there requires a short 45-mile drive from Cancun and shorter golf cart ride through the jungle. But like any great escape, the Esencia—a sprawling, 50-acre estate with two pools, a breathtaking […]


And the People & Planet Award Goes to…

By Piper Stull-Lane / January 14, 2014

Green America, a non-for-profit that focuses on creating a socially just and environmentally sustainable society, recently announced three People & Planet Green Business Awards—$5,000 grants that are given to businesses who hold green travel and transportation in high regard. Greenway Transit joined Milkweed Mercantile and Bio-Beetle ECO Rental Cars in receiving an award. Hailing from […]


The Garden of Heaven Spa

By Sandra Ramani / September 5, 2011

Thailand and Italy are known for very different types of spa experiences. In the former, you’ll find therapeutic, yoga-influenced massages and oils infused with all manner of tropical flowers and potent Asian herbs, while the latter boasts a tradition of thermal bathing and water “cures” that date back to ancient Rome. But at the recently […]


Fly the Eco-Friendly Flights

By Organic Spa Magazine / August 23, 2011

Eco-Friendly Flights: In 2008, Virgin Atlantic became the first airline to test the use of biofuels on a commercial flight (albeit with no passengers on board). In 2009, Continental became the first American airline to do the same thing. On January 7th, the airline conducted the first sustainable biofuel demonstration on a two-engine aircraft. The […]