Travel

From slow travel to eco-tourism, we provide tips and inspiration for the environmentally-conscious traveler.
vintage bicycle on the beach
What Car-Free Vacation Spots Can Teach Us About Livable Communities
overlooking the Maya Golden Landscape's rainforest and mountains in southern belize
Defeating Deforestation Through Rum, Chocolate, and Ecotourism
two young girls sitting in a fishing boat on rural Indian shoreline
Some Advice on How to Travel More Intentionally
Guazubira 365 House by TATŪ Arquitectura exterior
Rentable Rural Guesthouse Maximizes Sunlight and Landscape Views
Philadelphia City Hall
Philadelphia Urges Residents to Be Tourists in Their Own City
Best RV Rental Companies
Best RV Rental Companies of 2022
A drawing of a narrow-bodied, hydrogen-powered turboprop plane on a blue background.
Hydrogen-Fueled Planes Could Meet One-Third of Air Travel Demands by 2050
A backpacker walking around a local old market
What Is Community-Based Tourism? Definition and Popular Destinations
Darwin's Arch, Darwin Island, Galapagos
Darwin's Arch Famed Rock Formation Crumbles From Erosion
Safari jeep gets too close to elephants
New Campaign Tells Tourists How to Behave Around Elephants
empty St Mark's Square
From Overtourism to Undertourism: The World Just Can't Get It Right
a lesson in making Sri Lankan tea
The 'Ripple Score' Ranks How Many Tourist Dollars Stay in a Local Economy
Hikers in snow-capped mountains.
Intrepid Travel Wants the Tourism Industry to Rebuild Itself Responsibly
swimmers in a British river
People Are Flocking to British Rivers and Lakes to Swim
The open road
Cycling Across the Country Will Change Your Life
loading up the canoe
7 Tips for a Successful Canoe Trip With Children
Film poster of a tropical beach on a background of palm fronds
'The Last Tourist' Film Will Make You Approach Travel Differently
Alastair Humphreys sits atop an old car
For One Year, This Veteran Globetrotter Limited Adventures to One Map
A landscape view of Northern Ireland from a hike
Should All Travel Companies Adopt Carbon Labeling?
A path through lush tropical greenery.
15 of the Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in the US
Hiking in the snow
The Best Sustainable Winter Hiking Gear of 2022
airplane takeoff
Responsible Travel Plans to Ban All Short-Haul Jet Flights
Passenger airplane flying above the clouds
Google Flights to Display Emissions Next to Every Single Flight
Two empty beach chairs on a beautiful beach with the words "small acts big impact"
5 Easy Tips to Make Travel More Sustainable
Airbus A380 flying in sky
Campaign Urges Academia to Continue Flying Less
airplane in flight
Which Flight You Choose Has a Huge Impact on Emissions
cruise ship in Venice
Venice Says No to Cruise Ships
campfire cooking
You Can Still Feast While Roughing It in the Bush
woman leans against tree deep in thought in heavily wooded forest
Here's How to Minimize Your Impact When Exploring the Wilderness
Golden Gate Park in San Francisco
15 of the Best City Parks in America
Person collecting trash from beach and putting it in bag
What Is Regenerative Travel?
Full moon at sunset above glowing red mountains in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
16 Incredible Deserts Around the World
men cooking in a camp kitchen
How to Set Up a Great Camp Kitchen
Jacobite Train
This Slow Travel Company Specializes in Flight-Free Holidays
Plaine Products shower model
Airbnb Needs a 'Green' Filter to Help Travelers Find Eco-Friendly Accommodations
A volunteer teaches English in rural Cambodia
What Is Voluntourism? Does It Help or Harm Communities?
Iguazu Falls
What Is Ecotourism? Definition, Examples, and Pros and Cons
Barceloneta beach in Barcelona
What Is Overtourism and Why Is It Such a Big Problem?
woman in front of a luxury tent
These Companies Can Take You on a Dreamy Glamping Trip
large red and blue tent is set up in tree-filled woods with sunlight filtering in
A Beginner's Guide to Camping
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
Costa Rica’s Keys to Success as a Sustainable Tourism Pioneer
woman hiking
10 Ways to Be an Eco-Conscious Tourist
Woman in an airport
The 7 Best Zero-Waste Travel Items of 2022
kayaking in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
These Travel Companies Offer Tours for a Post-Pandemic World
A small a-frame hut in Iceland
Best of Green Awards 2021: Sustainable Travel
Person hiking in woods
Our Favorite Sustainable Hiking Gear
A woman hiking in Port Angeles, Washington, United States
How to Be a Sustainable Traveler: 18 Tips
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve in Costa Rica
What Is Sustainable Tourism and Why Is It Important?
Coffee On Coals And The Seashore
How to Make Cowboy Coffee Over a Campfire
Treehouse
Nominate Your Favorites For Our Sustainable Travel Awards
backcountry camping in Algonquin Park
How Camping Benefits Everyone
Machu Picchu view
This Tourist Waited 7 Months in Peru to See Machu Picchu
View into deep spring glowing bright green
The Mystery and Danger of Jacob's Well
Red tide (bioluminescent dinoflagellates) lighting a breaking wave at midnight.
Why S. California's Tides Are Glowing Blue
Sweden Has Invented a Word to Shame People for Flying
3 More Rules for Sustainable Tourism
Athens, Greece
14 of the Oldest Continuously Inhabited Cities in the World
How I Avoided Single-Use Water Bottles in Asia
'Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road' (Book Review)