I once heard something that continues to stick with me – when you say ‘yes’ to something or someone, you are also saying ‘no’ to something or someone. For example, if you say yes to working late at the office, you are also saying no to your family at home at the same time. Ah…the constant give and take of life. This saying and concept, no matter which order you put it in, transcends many different contexts including the products we choose to support each and every day.
To consume or no…
7 Ways Traveling Responsibly Will Enhance Your Experience
We often think about responsible or sustainable travel in terms of what we can’t do instead of all the opportunities that this approach to travel can open up for us. Rather than constraining or limiting one’s travel experiences, traveling responsibly actually expands them by offering better connection to a place, its people and one’s self.
Here are seven ways responsible travel serves to enhance one’s experience.
1. Engage with local people naturally, not as a tourist show.
Humans have many needs and wants competing for their attention. Work, recreation, and relationships are manageable, but what about our need for travel and experiences? Here’s how WorkAway is making travel easy, inexpensive, and sustainable.
Maintaining a healthy work/ life equilibrium can be tough. To compensate we often compartmentalize in order to maximize efficiency. When at work we keep our noses to the grindstone, and when we punch the clock at the end of the day we try and leave wor…
Too often, “sustainable” comes off sounding like “sacrifice.” Even environmentally aware people appreciate luxury, comfort, and convenience on vacation. What travel experiences offer the eco-conscious a way to indulge in the finer side of life?
For an uncommon experience, green enthusiasts should visit Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Tabacon boasts luxury at its absolute best, even as it champions the values and principles of sustainability.
Sitting at the base…
Have you been waiting for the right time to book that perfect Caribbean vacation? If you’re thinking about Jamaica, you might need to be a little cautious. Climate change has really affected the popular tourist destination, causing severe levels of drought that may suck all the fun out of your vacation. The country’s been wrought with drought and wildfires. The wildfires and drought have devastated different parts of Jamaica, however the western area seems most affected. The western area inclu…