September 18 Questions With Irene Lane

1. What is your name? Irene N. Lane 2. What is your occupation? I am the founder of Greenloons, which is an ecotourism travel resource the provides explorers with a variety of eco-certified vacations that have been vetted for their “green” or sustainable impact. 3. What was your favorite...

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...

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...

NEW ZEALAND – The green, clean islands

  I had never thought about traveling to New Zealand, it just seemed too far away from New York. But, I was afforded the opportunity and I’m so glad I made the trip. While it was only for nine days (ten if you count the last...