Planning Your Green Travel Adventure

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Have you ever found yourself wanting to be more environmentally friendly? If so, often times it’s hard to know where to start. So what do you do?

One exciting option is green travel! Your travel choices can make a big difference, especially if you make them with sustainability in mind. By choosing socially and environmentally responsible hotels, tour operators, and transportation, you can ensure that your trip contributes to conservation efforts and the well-being of communities.

Technology plays a much larger role in travel as it empowers travelers to select sustainable travel options resulting in greening your trip plans, which is a fantastic way to contribute to environmental preservation!

Green Travel

Now here’s a plan of action you can feel good about:

Dream: Find inspiration in a multitude of places. Read reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor written by travelers just like you. Ask your friends and family if they’ve ever been on a trip that was centered on sustainability. Look at the list of places that you want to visit and then do some research into which of those options is the most sustainable.

Plan: Choose a trip that strengthens the conservation efforts for the places you visit and enhances their natural integrity, including protected areas and wildlife habitats. EcoTraveller’s website is a great place to start.

Go! A lot of cultures, by their nature, are inherently focused on sustainable lifestyles and less on consumerism, even more the reason to support them and gain an adventure in return! Immerse yourself in the differences of other cultures through learning about their customs and social norms before you visit, and embracing them when you are there, along with speaking their local language when at all possible, to receive an enhanced experience.

Now you’re ready to plan your own green adventure, and I hope it’s a fantastic one! My latest trip that focused on sustainable travel was Discover Domenica The Nature Island.

Where will your next Green travel destination of choice be?

 

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2 Comments

  1. 6.11.15

    What a great idea to consider sustainability when planning your travels! Love!

    Christina

  2. 7.22.15
    elisabeth stafford said:

    great idea to integrate green considerations into travel plans!