Author: Jennifer

The Big Round New Zealand Yellow Treehouse

The Big Round New Zealand Yellow Treehouse
The story behind the Yellow Treehouse is so very marketing-based that you wouldn’t think the end product would be all that amazing. Case in point – Yellow Pages of New Zealand staged, or set off the chain of events to put this treehouse in motion. The idea, get one charismatic individual...
November 5th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Clean Cruise Ship Act Introduced

Clean Cruise Ship Act Introduced
About a week and a half ago, two nearly identical bills were introduced in Washington which hopefully will prevent cruise ships from discharging raw, untreated sewage in U.S. coastal waters. According to ENS, “Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin introduced legislation extending the Clean...
November 4th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

The Quietest Nature Spot in the United States

The Quietest Nature Spot in the United States
If you’re tired of noise when you travel then a trip to Washington’s Olympic National Park is just the ticket. At the top of a three mile hike on the Hoh River Trail in the park is a spot that’s proclaimed to be the quietest place in the entire United States. Visitors enjoy a quiet...
October 27th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Cook Green While Traveling – Ultra Light Eco Cooking Gear

Cook Green While Traveling – Ultra Light Eco Cooking Gear
I just found the most awesome eco-friendly on-the-go green cooking gear. Not only is this cooking gear non-toxic, but it’s lightweight for easy packing, has plenty of easy travel design aspects, and is gorgeous to boot; pretty much the ideal traveling green cookware. The gear is from GSI Outdoors,...
October 26th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Travel With a Greener Credit Card

Travel With a Greener Credit Card
Most of us don’t travel with cash only, we travel with credit. With that in mind, why not choose a sustainable credit card that actually supports your eco-ethics? There are three credit cards from ShoreBank Pacific that allow you to do just that. ShoreBank Pacific already has a stellar background...
October 25th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Three Crazy Easy Ways to Travel Green

Three Crazy Easy Ways to Travel Green
Some green travel tasks take more doing than others. Finding the best eco-destination for example, because there’s so many around, or locating some sort of green cruise (pretty much impossible). However, there are some super easy things you can do on your next trip to make your travels green that...
October 25th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Leave No Trace When Traveling Outdoors

Leave No Trace When Traveling Outdoors
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational, nonprofit organization is an organization working on educating people about how to enjoy the outdoors while leaving zero trace. How you travel into the wild (or even a less secluded campsite) not only affects you but other people who love...
October 20th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Eco-Friendly Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Eco-Friendly Devil’s Thumb Ranch
Devil’s Thumb Ranch encompasses 5000 acres at the foot of the Continental Divide in the beautiful Ranch Creek Valley of Grand County, Colorado. Located in the wild, but close to civilization; in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 65 miles west of Denver, and 10 minutes from Winter Park, this eco-lodge has...
October 19th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Canopy Tower – Sleep Among the Treetops

Canopy Tower – Sleep Among the Treetops
At Canopy Tower, Soberanía National Park, Panama your bedroom is at treetop level and birds are all around. This eco-lodge (voted a top 50 ecolodge by National Geographic) is not only friendly to the earth but friendly to bird lovers as well. The endless tropical forest of Soberanía National Park is...
October 14th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Eco-friendly travel first aid kit

Eco-friendly travel first aid kit
When traveling nothing beats having health insurance that follows you around, plus the phone numbers of the nearest local health facilities in your bag. However, you can also pack up a nice eco-friendly first aid kit to travel with. Tips about a travel first aid kit: It needs to be water proof! I REPEAT...
October 12th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Green Holiday Travel

Green Holiday Travel
It may seem early to think about the holidays, but keep this in mind… In less than two months it’s Thanksgiving then, Christmas and the other winter holidays follow the next month. You don’t have too much time to plan for greener traveling during the holidays. Here’s how to get...
October 9th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Get Eco-Friendly Car Rentals in Maui

Get Eco-Friendly Car Rentals in Maui
Eco-friendly car rentals are popping up all over – well maybe not all over, but eco-friendly car rentals are more common now than in the past. Good news for travelers looking to rent a car without placing so much weight on the planet. If you’re planning on traveling to Maui, a popular destination...
October 7th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Find Healither Swimming Pools

Find Healither Swimming Pools
Swimming pools full of chlorine and other toxic chemicals can really put a damper on your travels. Chlorinated swimming pools can cause an increased risk of asthma and allergies in kids, respiratory problems, and The Canadian Center for Occupational Health & Safety notes that chlorine is a severe...
October 2nd, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Green iPhone Travel Apps

Green iPhone Travel Apps
If you want to travel paper-free and in a more eco-friendly manner then green iPhone apps are a must have. When you travel to a new place it can be tough finding the nearest co-op, vegetarian restaurant, or other local green venue. In August, GenGreen and 3rdWhale got together to launch an app that...
October 1st, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

100 Percent Biodegradable Hotel Key Cards

100 Percent Biodegradable Hotel Key Cards
Hotels everywhere may soon be adopting a greener key card. Since all those small green choices do add up, this is a pretty sweet deal. Pineapple Hospitality offers green key cards along with key card sleeves in eco-friendly materials to limit the bulky plastic waste most key cards present. If you consider...
September 30th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Charge Up Your Vacation with powermonkey-eXplorer

Charge Up Your Vacation with powermonkey-eXplorer
A decent portable solar electronics charger is the perfect green travelers companion, especially if you happen to be a green traveler who can’t leave home without your cell, iPod, digital camera and so fourth. Following is the powermonkey-eXplorer, one excellent solar charger option for your green...
September 28th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Blueberry Hill Inn – Stay Natural in Vermont

Blueberry Hill Inn – Stay Natural in Vermont
Blueberry Hill Inn is tucked away in the Moosalamoo region of the Green Mountain National Forest (Goshen, Vermont). Romance – check! Classic charm – check! Nature adventures – check! Eco-friendly – check! Related places: ...
September 26th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Eco-Travel Supplies for Your Best Furry Friend

If you travel with a dog, then some eco-friendly traveling supplies are in order. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to take your best furry pal with you and still maintain a light travel footprint. Some ideas below… US Canteen makes stylish water canteens for people and dogs! Their Pet Canteen...
September 22nd, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

10 Green Activities to Experience in Portland Oregon in the Fall

Being that I’m an Oregon local and being that Autumn is my favorite season, I thought we’d take an insiders look at what’s green and fun in my neck of the woods during the fall. Portland Oregon is an amazing place to visit anytime of the year, but in the Fall it’s spectacular;...
September 18th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More

Buy just one chapter of a Lonely Planet travel guide book

Lonely Planet has long been one of the most definitive and personal guides for travelers heading out into the wild – well, and civilized places too. Their books are great, but how often do you read an entire travel guide book cover to cover? Not too often I’d wager. You don’t have to...
September 15th, 2009 | Green Travel | Read More