La REcyclerie: Paris lays on the “green” charm with a repurposed train station

La REcyclerie, located in a former railway station on the Petite Ceinture trainline in Paris, is somewhat of an ode to the three Rs – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Housed in the old Ornano train station, La REcyclerie is a multi-purpose venue – café, bar, restaurant, urban farm and educational and creative centre – with a focus on sustainability. What was once an abandoned railway station is … Continue reading La REcyclerie: Paris lays on the “green” charm with a repurposed train station

Sustainable Stays: Finca de Arrieta, Lanzarote

Lanzarote Retreats’ Finca de Arrieta is a fully immersive off-grid retreat for eco savvy travellers in search of some winter sun. Surrounded by mountain and sea views, Finca de Arrieta is a charming eco village retreat that boasts being “powered by the largest green energy system on the island”. Offering a range of accommodations, from a luxury villa to silk-lined Mongolian Yurts, Finca de Arrieta is … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Finca de Arrieta, Lanzarote

Sustainable Stays: Knoydart House, Knoydart, Scotland

Scotland boasts some of the most wonderful landscape the world has to offer. It also has some of the most remote places to visit and stay. Knoydart House is an eco haven located in a tranquil, remote part of Scotland. Overlooking Loch Nevis, this exemplar of Scottish sustainable luxury is located in the Northwest Scottish Highlands, and is only accessible via a passenger ferry. That’s just a … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Knoydart House, Knoydart, Scotland

Sustainable Stays: The Arlmont Hotel, St Anton am Arlberg, Austria

With ski season approaching, for travellers who want to take an Alpine adventure trip and make it as green as possible, The Arlmont Hotel in Austria’s St Anton provides guests with sustainable luxury. Located next to the ski slope and the Arlberg cable car, this eco-friendly Austrian hotel adds a contemporary twist to the Tyrolean Alps village of St Anton am Arlberg. Near the Nasserein area, … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: The Arlmont Hotel, St Anton am Arlberg, Austria

Sustainable Stays: Huilo Huilo, Chile

Huilo Huilo with its quirky tree house design is an ode to the wonderful things one can create with magic and the elemental of earth, namely wood and flora in this case. Set within the lush Huilo Huilo biological reserve in Chile’s Lake District, Huilo Huilo offers a special, one-in-a-lifetime vacation where peaceful lakes, snow-topped volcanoes and the Andes Mountain range provide the backdrop to this … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Huilo Huilo, Chile

Sustainable Stays: The Original Hut Company, Bodiam, East Sussex

The Original Hut Company has made it possible for all members of the family to enjoy a stay in nature with a bit of outdoor luxury to boot in the style of Shepherds’ huts – all built using reclaimed, recycled and locally sourced materials. The Shepherds’ huts sit in an idyllic sunny glade within the woodlands of Bodiam, East Sussex in England on a 200-acre family … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: The Original Hut Company, Bodiam, East Sussex

Sustainable Stays: Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, in the heart of Vienna, stands tall in its connection to nature and its commitment to the environment, whilst being located in the midst of the hustle-and-bustle of the city. As close as it can get to being an urban sanctuary, this “calm but central” boutique hotel is tucked away on a quiet street. It’s standout features include a lush courtyard, which with its … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria

Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Sahara Safari Camp, bounded by the Moroccan Sahara Desert, is a luxury tented wilderness camp where desert enthusiasts can experience varied landscapes – from palm-filled oases, vast sand dunes, fortified mud-built villages, ancient lake-beds through to star-filled dark skies. Located in the Draa Valley region, near Zagora and Tagounite in Southern Morocco, the Sahara Safari Camp offers travellers the chance to experience the Sahara in comfort and style – think tents … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

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. 10. ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, with its jaw-dropping views of the Icelandic landscape of lava fields and nearby hot springs, is a unique, once in a lifetime experience on many accounts. … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland