The ultimate ethical safari experience: &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve — Best regards from far,

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Truck Surf Hotel: Double-decker truck on wheels offering surf and stay

Surfers or road trippers alike looking for a luxury stay on the road need look no further than Truck Surf Hotel – a fully equipped converted Mercedes Actros truck. This double-decker truck has been outfitted with a cosy living room, kitchen, and bathroom – complete with a toilet and shower – as well as five bedrooms. From June to October, guests can travel throughout Portugal … Continue reading Truck Surf Hotel: Double-decker truck on wheels offering surf and stay

Hawaii-based hotel chain hand out sustainable sunscreen to help protect coral reefs from bleaching

One of the main culprits of coral bleaching is tourists that use sunscreen containing oxybenzone. That’s why Hawaii-based hotel chain, Aqua-Aston, are handing out sustainable sunscreen that aims to protect the vulnerable coral reefs. A common chemical in sunscreens — Oxybenzone, also known as BP-13 — also happens to be “highly toxic to juvenile corals and other marine life,” according to a report by the National Ocean … Continue reading Hawaii-based hotel chain hand out sustainable sunscreen to help protect coral reefs from bleaching

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain

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. 11. Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain Where modern meets ancient, Mas Salagros EcoResort is an eco-friendly resort and spa located within an idyllic nature reserve in the Catalan village of Vallromanes, near Barcelona. Housed in a traditional 15th-century Catalan … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain

Thai beach made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, to take a rest from visitors

The idyllic Thai beach which featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, is to temporarily close to all visitors annually to allow for the recovery of the battered coral reefs and sea life. Maya Bay, on Phi Phi Leh island in the Andaman Sea, will be closed to all visitors for four months annually starting this June. Thailand’s National Parks and Wildlife Department made the … Continue reading Thai beach made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, to take a rest from visitors

Vendemmia: Residents of Italy’s Cinque Terre fighting to preserve the national park’s future

The Cinque Terre is one of the most popular attractions in Italy, alongside the likes of Venice and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Cinque Terre is a national park in the region of Liguria in Italy, consisting of five little villages called Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. The coastal villages are often adorned in picture postcards of pastel-coloured painted houses that sit high … Continue reading Vendemmia: Residents of Italy’s Cinque Terre fighting to preserve the national park’s future

Sustainable Stays: Urnatur, Sweden

If watching Scandi noir boxsets has left you marvelling over the stunning and unspoilt nature of Scandinavian country, then perhaps a trip to that part of the world may make its way on to or further up on your travel to do list. Scandinavia has been leading on sustainability for some years now, and sustainability is ingrained in the practices of many businesses. Many of … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Urnatur, Sweden

Sustainable Stays: Sardinna Antiga, Sardinia, Italy

If sun, sea and nature is your calling, coupled with a stay in a restored old home, then Sardinia’s bio sustainable village, Sardinna Antiga, may satisfy your “green” desires for your next vacation. Located in the village of Santa Lucia, a small fishing village overlooking the sea around Sardinia, Sardinna Antiga has beautifully restored some of Sardinia’s traditional homes or ancient nuragic huts in an environmentally friendly manner. Housed … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Sardinna Antiga, Sardinia, Italy

Gankoyama: Japan’s sustainable tree house village

Japan’s Gankoyama is a small, tree house village located on a mountainside in the heart of southern Boso, Chiba. Gankoyama was established in 1998 as the first tree house village in Japan and functions as an ecovillage for people to learn about and experience Japanese forest and sustainable lifestyles. Run “off the grid, off the ground”, the treehouse village is run on sustainable principles using … Continue reading Gankoyama: Japan’s sustainable tree house village