B&B, with a pinch of Nature please.

Living in the urban jungle is fast-paced, full of stress and even toxic for some. More often than not,city folk veer to the seclusion of quaint little towns and villages dotting the rural areas to take aglimpse of good old pastoral lifestyle. Nowadays, vacationing in these bed and breakfast joints aremaking waves instead of the …

Nature at it’s best

Hi readers, Today I will be sharing some of the most beautiful scenery photos taken by photography enthusiasts, which are uploaded onto pinterest, a virtual version of a personalized pinboard where members share photos. Personally, I feel that these photos really brought out the beauty of nature and it is something that we, as human …

Green Ho Ho Ho(tels) Around The World.

Ever wondered about the mystical Nicaragua? How about a laid back and peaceful holiday in Switzerland? What about the unknown and vibrant Slovenia? To spice things up a little, let’s throw in unique Morocco to the hat, along with exotic Argentina. With the festive season just around the corner, people are probably making plans to travel. …

How to spot for a Green Hotel?

Hi Readers, Following up from the previous blog post, here are some useful tips on how you can judge whether a hotel is green or not. #1: Check for Green Labels Starting from the most straight forward method, try to spot for Green Labels on the hotel’s official website or publications. These Green Labels are …

Can waste become a commodity ? The Chinese case study

Waste has emerged as China’s biggest environmental challenges. The country faces a solid waste treatment backlog of around 60-70 billion tonnes, putting it under huge pressure to boost recycling capacity.It has already launched a scheme to create “waste-free cities” and is building hundreds of “comprehensive recycling bases” across the country. But firms complain that China …

Singapore International Water Week 2018 : debrief

The summit was in its 10th anniversary, with more than 24,000 people in attendance discussing the next Water Challenges “Water is for sure the next big question mark; Australia is the driest continent in the world. Its population is growing strongly and 85 percent of it is living less than 50 kilometres from the coast. …

Green Travel: Wacky Eco-Friendly Accommodation

If you’re planning your next vacation, but also want to give the environment a break, why not try a luxurious yet eco-friendly holiday? For those travellers who like the finer things in life, rest assured knowing that you’ll still be staying in some of the most luxurious facilities around the globe, while reducing your carbon …

Villa-Bali.com launches GECO project … Bali needs our help!

If you have been to Bali, you would probably know what a stunning island it is. Also known as paradise island to some, it has always been well known for its picturesque scenery, delicious food and warm-hearted locals that would offer assistance to you anytime. If you have never been to Bali, I am sure …

Beach House Maldives- Restoring the Coral Reefs of the Maldives

June 2011- In keeping with the old adage ‘leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but photos’ Beach House Maldives, a Waldorf Astoria Resort offers its guests a perfect memento of their stay: a patch of coral reef to call their very own. For $150, the luxury resor’s coral reef regeneration project allows guests to select …

Towards green accommodations in Singapore? The Siloso Beach Resort leads the way.

The Siloso Beach Resort, located within the island of Sentosa, in Singapore, is the example to follow regarding ecological accommodations hotels shall focus on providing.Proving that going for green does not reduce the comfort customers are entitled to expect, this hotel has been logically rewarded with the most prestigious awards concerning ecological travels (Singapore Environmental …