Savage Beauty: Light artist Kari Kola transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with stunning colour and light display

Savage Beauty, an online art experience created by Finnish light artist Kari Kola, has transformed Ireland’s Connemara mountains in a spectacular display of colour and light. Kari Kola’s installation of 1,000 lights transforms a 5 kilometre-stretch of the mountain range in County Galway in a wash of vibrant pulsating colours, in what has been heralded by exhibition organisers, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, as … Continue reading Savage Beauty: Light artist Kari Kola transforms Ireland’s Connemara mountains with stunning colour and light display

Travel app App In The Air plants one tree for every flight booked to mitigate impact of climate change

Travel app App in the Air has partnered with the nonprofit One Tree Planted to plant one tree for every flight that’s booked through the app, In an effort to mitigate the impact of flying on climate change. Flying produces the most greenhouse gases out of any form of travel, but App in the Air wants to reduce the carbon footprint by getting on a … Continue reading Travel app App In The Air plants one tree for every flight booked to mitigate impact of climate change

Rutopía: Helping preserve the natural and cultural heritage of Mexico and its rural, indigenous communities by revolutionising tourism

Mexico City-based social enterprise Rutopía is helping travellers seeking authentic experiences outside the conventional routes, to access rural, indigenous communities who want to share the cultural and natural richness of their land. Rutopía preserves the natural and cultural heritage of Mexico and its rural communities by revolutionising tourism so that the earnings really gets to where it is needed the most. The travel agency, which … Continue reading Rutopía: Helping preserve the natural and cultural heritage of Mexico and its rural, indigenous communities by revolutionising tourism

Quebec-based Hintercabin connecting guests with nature and minimalism and gifting the planet 10 trees planted with every booking

Hintercabin, a Scandinavian-inspired lakefront cabin in Quebec, is enabling guests to connect with nature and minimalism while also helping to save the planet, given that for every booking made at the sustainable cabin, the company plant 10 trees. The cabin, which is located in La Conception, was created with simplicity or “hygge” in mind, encouraging living simply and minimally. A modular design, with bare wooden … Continue reading Quebec-based Hintercabin connecting guests with nature and minimalism and gifting the planet 10 trees planted with every booking

Climate-conscious PR agency rewards employees extra paid holiday to travel via land or sea instead of flying

Employees of a climate-conscious PR agency who choose to travel via land or sea instead of flying are being offered extra paid holiday. Under a Climate Perks Scheme launched by Greenhouse PR, employees are rewarded extra paid holiday if they choose land or sea over flying, as part of the Climate Perks Scheme. The UK-based PR agency announced its scheme earlier this year following a … Continue reading Climate-conscious PR agency rewards employees extra paid holiday to travel via land or sea instead of flying

Fashion rental service Hirestreet team up with travel agent Contiki to offer travellers a rental holiday wardrobe collection

Fashion rental service Hirestreet has teamed up with travel agent, Contiki to curate a new clothing collection that encourages travellers to rent their holiday wardrobe instead of buying new. Hirestreet’s Winter Sun Collection in partnership with Contiki, who specialise in holidays for 18-35 year olds, includes a selection of midi and mini dresses, a co-ordinates set with crop-top and trousers, and a jumpsuit to wear … Continue reading Fashion rental service Hirestreet team up with travel agent Contiki to offer travellers a rental holiday wardrobe collection

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Banasura Hill Resort, Kerala, India

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. 21. Banasura Hill Resort, Kerala, India One of India’s greenest resort and spas, Banasura Hill Resort, is applauded for being the largest “earth” resort in the country. Constructed entirely from natural materials – mainly mud … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Banasura Hill Resort, Kerala, India