Gardening for your life: five exciting reasons- and one downright scary one- you should learn to grow food this year.

Want to go eco this year? How about taking up a new hobby; gardening?! Ellen LaConte explains why this is nt only fun but extremely efficient as well. Go eco this year! Spring has sprung, and if you’re looking for a good way to “go green” this year, here’s a suggestion. Don’t stop at planting …

Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Initiative- Sustaining South-East Asia

Wild Asia organizes and manages a tourism industry program named Responsible Tourism Initiative; unique amongst any other sustainable tourism events. Annually, a greater number of tourists hit the road under an ever expanding umbrella of an increasing number of low cost carriers and various newly discovered destinations. However, following this boom in commercial tourism are …

Green Traveller: Four Tips for More Eco-Friendly Travel

If you love to travel, there are a few things you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Our guest writer, Isabel Clift has come up with four tips for more eco-friendly travel and commonsense ways to reduce the carbon footprint of any journey… 1. Replace flights with trains, coaches and even cars …

The Green Khmer- Discover Ecotourism in Cambodia

Siem Reap is one of the poorest provinces in Cambodia. Most tourists associate this beautiful region with the Angkor Wat Temple Complex which spreads across an extensive area throughout the countryside. Nevertheless Siem Reap has seen its fair share of the horrendous Khmer Rouge Regime, and its effects are still present amongst the population. Landmines …

Thinking Vegetarian in Mongolia? Think Again! A Vegetarian Survival Guide to Mongolia by Matthew Lynch

Vegetarians beware. There may be plenty of vegetarian dining options in Ulaanbaatar, the capitol city of Mongolia, but if you are planning a trip to Outer Mongolia, make it a short one. Or bring lots and lots of your own food supplies. Let me take you to Tosontsengel, in Northwestern Outer Mongolia, where we are …

Dewalokam- India’s Green Nirvana

Dewalokam Farmstay Retreat will attend to the needs of guests with such precision, detail, and desire that you will feel as if you are the only individual staying here. The warm service and smiles offered by the well-spoken and understanding locally employed staff offers you a taste of India’s excellent customer service minded nature. Their …

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas…

The holiday season is upon us and it would only seem fit to discuss the impact some of our Christmas traditions have on our environment. Most of us will be travelling during this time; whether a long deserved beach holiday in the tropics, or an adventurous road trip to visit the family and spend Christmas …

I say Eco, you say Eco, we all say What?

Ecotourism. Ecolodge. Ecotravel. Sustainable tourism. You see these words inscribed on almost every hotel, every tourist destination, and on the tip of every travel promoter’s tongue. Do we really know what we are talking about when we mention any of these terms? Our society has become so eco-orientated, desperate to come across as environmentally friendly, …

New Marine Park “Sinks” My Boat

A one million hectare marine park. Isn’t it fantastic that our world is finally realizing the terrible impact global warming and ecological destruction poses on our society? Northern Sabah has been planning this for seven years. The park has shown a greater range of biodiversity than the Caribbean and Great Barrier reef in Australia. It …