How many plastic water bottles would you think are disposed of at wine festivals? Couple thousand? (Event that seems like a ton of plastic for just one event). Well, three events - the Winter Wineland, Barrel
We wouldn't be recommending you do it in today's 2,000 degree Mediterranean heat, but come Fall (that's stav in Hebrew) the weather will be more human and perfect for Israel's latest trend in urban eco-tourism: "Run the City."
Jazz, Air Canada's discount airline spinoff, has pulled all the lifejackets out from under the seats to save about a pound per passenger and a bit of fuel. The regulations say that is OK if the plane stays within 50 miles of land, and they have adjusted
No we're not kidding. The San Diego Union Tribune reported this morning that as Anheuser-Busch, owner of SeaWorld, is about to be gobbled up by Belgian brewer InBev, they are looking to rid themselves of their theme parks and
Bradford Plumer writes in the New Republic about the most radical transition that we may have to make in the post-carbon world: the end of cheap commercial flight. Airlines aren't very profitable with expensive fuel, and 25
This looker is for looking- a new observatory built in Northumberland, the darkest place in England. Even though the computer has made images of the heavens accessible to everyone without all of the cold, tired and dark stuff that goes with amateur
It's not an Olympic sport yet--but who knows... Tree climbing, as in scaling 40 metre high trees for fun, has become a hot new wilderness activity. We all remember the wonder that we felt as a child, sitting on top of the world on a tree branch.
It seems like every day there is a new article on something innovative and GREEN that San Francisco is doing. Well the SF Convention and Visitors Bureau (SFCVB) is grouping all of those ideas together under one roof to
I'll come right out and admit it, I love Richard Branson. Not in any 'I want to cuddle up to him and whisper sweet nothings way' I assure you, but in an admire his ambition sort of way. The first time I flew on a Virgin Atlantic flight from
The connection is not obvious until you know the story of The Cow Spokes. Tim Whittemore, Sam Stickney, and Noah Hoskins-Forsythe are farm boys who are trying to make their contribution to "just and sustainable
Although we haven't traveled to Lebanon, we have had a Lebanese friend when touring through Syria. He told us that Lebanon was an advanced country and much different than the "time machine feeling" we were getting in Syria: It was 9 years ago, and the
Here is a novel green vacation to add to your plans. Green Roof Safari offers a unique opportunity to learn about a diverse array of green roof projects in Germany and Switzerland. The Safari will visit at least three green
Eurostar Competing with Airlines
In these times of record oil prices and global warming fears, train-operator Eurostar seems to be becoming an increasingly popular choice for folks wanting to travel between mainland Europe and the UK. With studies