I remember the first time Mauritius fell onto my radar. It was by way of Instagram of course – my number 1 source for travel inspiration. My jaw dropped as my eyes scanned the ethereal azure waters and volcanic mountain backdrop – it looked like a hidden paradise only found in fantasy films. It actually
As a sustainable travel and lifestyle blogger, I’ve been dying to own an electric car. Personally, my interest piqued last fall when I drove the Ford Fusion Energi, a hybrid vehicle, during a road trip from NYC to the Berkshires. Fast forward to 2017. That interest was finally starting to manifest into a serious consideration.
Although I’ve become pretty good at traveling “greener” and more sustainably, I recently decided to step up my game a notch. I was challenged to plan an entire weekend in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts centered around the concept of eco-friendly and sustainable travel, including how I drove there, where I stayed, what I ate,
I never noticed just how much damage we as tourists sometimes cause to the places we visit, until I saw the horrific effects of tourism during a trip to Bali. That journey changed me for the better and gave me a heightened awareness of sustainable travel. What is sustainable travel exactly? To put it simply—it’s