HEALTHY PLACES TO EAT IN NYC

Ahhhh the Big Apple. While the NYC nickname may sound like a healthy haven, most people visiting this world famous city for the first time tend to do a big blowout binge on some of the less healthy options the New York has to offer....

Best Ice Cream Spots in NYC

Today we will be talking a topic everyone (we hope!) enjoys – Ice Cream!!! Did you know that July is ice cream month? Yes, we were ecstatic too! Lucky for you, the Eco 18 team will be writing an ice cream post (think recipes etc.)...

Summer Vacation Saving

Ah, finally. The sweet summer days of sun-beating bliss are rolling in – which means that the anxiously awaited (and overdo) vacation you’ve dreamt up amid those blistering winter nights is almost here. And hey, you deserve it! Here are some pro-tips to help you...

Best Picnic Spots In NYC

Considering the nickname “The Concrete Jungle,” it’s probably hard for some people to believe that NYC is riddled with greenery and perfect picnic spots. But with city parks all over the town, New York’s nature and urban environment gives you the best of both world....

Top 5 Eco Hotels Around the World

  Element New York Times Square West, USA: Let’s just put it out there—when you think sustainability, the concrete jungle of New York isn’t exactly the first place that comes to mind. But within the hustle and bustle of the city, Element New York Times Square...

Our 8 Top Tips for Traveling Sustainably

1. Look for Flights Without Layovers: While Flights with extended layovers may seem like a cheaper way to travel, it’s important to remember that takeoffs and landings are the two aspects of plane travel that cause the most carbon emission. Instead, look for the most...

Cuba…A Land of Discovery

Like most New Yorkers who live in the city, I was riding the subway one day when an ad caught my interest. It was for the New York Museum of Natural History, which I’ve not been to in a very long time, and it was...

Best Farm-to-Table Meal in Cuba

The minute you walk into “El Paraiso” in Vinales, Rachel, who runs the restaurant and farm with her father, greets you with the biggest smile. Part farm and restaurant, El Paraiso sits on a hill overlooking the valley - and has been voted the number...