Eco Travel

Eco Travel

Whether you're camping at your local beach or backpacking around the world, there are ways you can tread more lightly. Green travel writer LOUISE SOUTHERDEN gives her take on responsible roving.
Tripbase Blog Awards 2009

Have yourself a jolly green Christmas

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Looking for gift ideas for the eco-conscious travellers in your life? You've come to the right place...

Khopra Ridge in the Annapurnas

Eco-trekking in Nepal

Friday, 28 November 2008

Are camping-based treks in the Himalaya really more environmentally friendly than lodge-based treks?

hiking in the grand canyon

"Geo-experience" the new travel buzz

Friday, 21 November 2008

People from all over the world involved or interested in sustainable travel gathered in Adelaide this week for the inaugural Green Travel, Climate Change and Ecotourism Conference. By guest blogger, Phoenix Arrien.


Choosing the right eco-accommodation

Friday, 14 November 2008

Guest blogger, green travel writer Phoenix Arrien shares her thoughts on how to choose eco-accommodation.


The China syndrome

Friday, 31 October 2008

Do you ever look at the world through eco-goggles? Evaluate a place by whether it does (or doesn't) pass certain environmental criteria? I used my eco-goggles when I was in China last week and was pleasantly surprised by what I saw...

New Zealand Alps

Green sleeves

Friday, 17 October 2008

More and more tour operators are wearing their green hearts on their sleeves.

Franklin River

Natural causes

Friday, 10 October 2008

The 25th anniversary of the High Court ruling that saved Tasmania's Franklin River reminds us of the importance of protecting the natural places we eco travellers love to visit.

King's Canyon

When travel and eco-ethics collide

Monday, 6 October 2008

They say travel broadens the mind. And it's true - sometimes it can remind you of your true place in the world and reconnect you to a wider world beyond you, me, us and them.


Corporate eco-warriors

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Eco travel isn't just about safari tents and canoeing trips. You can be an eco traveller when you're on the job, too. Here are a few tips for travelling more greenly when you next have to attend a conference or work meeting.

Sea kayaking the Yasawa Islands, Fiji

What is eco-travel?

Monday, 15 September 2008

To kick off this blog, I thought I'd start with a question: what does "eco travel" mean to you?

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