Sustainable Stays: Otentic Eco Tent Experience, Mauritius

Mauritius – with its turquoise waters, lush forests, pristine sandy beaches and wildlife – is, like its fellow Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles, well known as a honeymoon destination. In recent times, there has been a small but growing push towards sustainable tourism initiatives on the island appealing to eco-conscious travellers looking to experience the stunning island. A perfect place to … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Otentic Eco Tent Experience, Mauritius

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Colorado, USA

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 19. Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Colorado Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, located in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, is a rustic destination for those seeking a natural-based spa, rugged mountain treks, … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Colorado, USA

Mother Nature Reclaims: Nature Trails along Old Railway Lines in the UK

The UK has numerous abandoned railway lines, often known as cuttings, that are seeming with nature. Many of these abandoned railways have been turned into walking and cycling routes enabling visitors of all ages to enjoy the nature that has reclaimed these pathways. Across the UK more than 2,000 railway stations and thousands of miles of railway were axed in the 1960s as part of … Continue reading Mother Nature Reclaims: Nature Trails along Old Railway Lines in the UK

Zero Island: Sustainable vacationing on Sweden’s carbon neutral island

Those searching for a sustainable vacation in Scandanavia may want to consider Lidö, an island in the northern part of the Swedish Archipelago off the coast of Helsinki, otherwise known as Zero Island. The tourist-friendly island, which managed to go completely carbon neutral in one year, aims to educate people on the value of making sustainable choices. It is a project designed to showcase the … Continue reading Zero Island: Sustainable vacationing on Sweden’s carbon neutral island

Travalyst: Travel companies commit to supporting local people and helping tourists make sustainable choices

Travel companies are to use their platforms to help tourists make more sustainable choices when booking trips. Travalyst is a bold new global initiative founded by Booking.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner, TripAdvisor and Visa, with the ambition to change the impact of travel, for good. Launched in partnership with The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, Travalyst aims to protect the environment from rising international travel while allowing … Continue reading Travalyst: Travel companies commit to supporting local people and helping tourists make sustainable choices

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: The Pavilions Himalayas, Nepal

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 18. The Pavilions Himalayas, Nepal Nepal’s Pokhara is known as the gateway to the world famous treks in and around the Annapurna mountain range and beyond. Closeby but far enough away to escape the hustle-and-bustle … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: The Pavilions Himalayas, Nepal

Varese Ligure: A small rural town in Italy ahead of the sustainability game with renewable energy and organic farming

Varese Ligure, a small medieval town located in the Liguria region of Italy, is known to its inhabitants as the “circular village”. The unique circular layout of the town – hence the name Borgo Rotondo –  with its round central piazza and small castle is also home to picturesque medieval houses with charming pastel facades. But the accolades do not stop there, for this rural … Continue reading Varese Ligure: A small rural town in Italy ahead of the sustainability game with renewable energy and organic farming

Slow Cabins: Off-grid cabins pop-up in secret Belgium countryside locations to help guests connect with nature

Sustainable cabins in secret locations, otherwise known as Slow Cabins, are popping up outside the city of Belgium in a bid to help people connect with nature. Each cabin, built using eco-friendly materials with wooden interiors, is off-grid and self-sufficient through the use of solar panels, a filtered rainwater system and ecological dry-toilet. There are cabins of two kinds to suit individuals, couples and families. … Continue reading Slow Cabins: Off-grid cabins pop-up in secret Belgium countryside locations to help guests connect with nature

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Atlas Kasbah, Morocco

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 17. Atlas Kasbah, Morocco Morocco’s coastal city of Agadir, famed for its beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean, is by-and-large a resort destination. Located in the foothills of the the Anti-Atlas Mountains of southern Morocco, as … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Atlas Kasbah, Morocco

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 16. Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand Thailand is much more than the beaches and cluster of islands that it has become known for. Further inland and off-the-beaten track is a plethora of lush landscapes, … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand