Ecotourism

What Is Ecotourism and Why Is It Important?

Do you remember the movie, The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio?  It was filmed on picturesque Maya Beach in Thailand. The popularity of this movie drove many tourists to the secluded cove with white sands, limestone cliffs and translucent water. The “invasion” of tourists caused significant damage to the marine ecosystem, and made the beach impossible […]

Car Free Day

5 Best Transportation Ideas for Car Free Day

The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the transportation sector represents an estimated 27% of all GHG emissions in the United States. Fortunately, there are actions each of us can take to help lower the amount of vehicle-related emissions […]

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4 Smart Ways to Become a More Sustainable Traveler This Year

Traveling sustainably has recently become increasingly important. The negative impacts caused by tourism have consequences that affect the environment. You can reduce your carbon footprint and still enjoy vacations when traveling to your desired destination. Here are 4 smart ways to become a more sustainable traveler this year. 1. Explore Exploring locally is the best way […]

Carbon offsets for travel | Tuesday Tip

Travel offsets are voluntary programs that allow travelers to compensate for the amount of carbon dioxide their flight puts out with a reduction of the same amount through environmental action.

digital nomad

Is It Possible To Be An Eco-Friendly Digital Nomad?

One of the most significant changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic has been the revolution in remote working. Initially coming about as a matter of necessity as many countries ‘locked down’, remote working became something both employers and employees found to be a positive.  Indeed, it looks to be the case that a certain […]

eco photography

Eco Photography: How To Reduce Your Impact While Snapping

One of the great things about photography is the ability to capture nature in all of its breathtaking wonder. From sunsets on the beach and lions on the prowl to selfies and even images of space; photography lets the people of the world share beauty. But, while photography isn’t known for having a huge carbon […]

environmentally-friendly way to travel

Why Taking a Boat Is An Environmentally-Friendly Way To Travel

With the effects of climate change becoming ever more apparent, it is not surprising many people are looking for more environmentally-friendly ways to travel so they can minimize their own carbon footprint. Taking personal responsibility and doing what you can to make a difference is an important step, even if it means giving up or […]

diy hacks for biofriendly travel

DIY Hacks to Make Your Travels More Biofriendly

As summer will soon be coming to an end, we wanted this month’s Biofriendly DIY to include some DIY hacks you and your family can use to make your travels more biofriendly. Whether you’re heading out for a last minute trip, you want to fit in another quick adventure before the kids go back to […]

Be at home in a hotel | Tuesday Tip

You can put up that Do Not Disturb sign all you want because your hotel stay can be just like hanging around the house!

Regenerative Travel

As world travel begins to make its triumphant return, the tourism industry is poised and ready to make some positive changes with an initiative called ‘Regenerative Travel.’ This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this new sustainable travel movement that aims to make our post-pandemic travel more eco-friendly, less crowded, and quite possibly allow Noel and Jacob to make the best/worst bathing suit choices for the beach!