Instagramming influencers, who hop on and then off for the photo op are giving travel a bad name. Some cities in Europe don't even want these kinds of tourists. Krista shares how you can slow it down to change the world.
In today’s time of green awakening, it is needed by all to be conscious about living sustainably. It does not only mean leaving a lower carbon footprint at home but in every aspect of life, including travel. Begin green travel by making smarter choices about the way you travel and the things you do during […]
It’s expected that companies like Shell or BP get jittery are faced with pressures from the world to curb their greenhouse emissions and pollution. They are, in fact, largely responsible for the mess we are in. But like that old saying that came around the internet more than 10 years ago when you find yourself in LA gridlock: you are the traffic.
Travelling slow is the opposite of In and Out for the Instagram picture. There are no bus tours or itineraries. Or "we did this" and "we did that". Travelling slow is a way of life, and it might change yours and others'.
Oh it's a challenge getting those kids off the screens. But kids are just a reflection of us really. Want them to get moving more? Set an example and follow some of these tips.
If you are part of the international jetset you probably already own your own yacht and can take it for a spin around the world. For those of us who live more modestly and in accordance with buy less, experience more, you probably never dream about owning something like a yacht which requires thousands of dollars in upkeep. Why not just rent one instead. It's easier, cheaper and DEF greener.
"We don't want to play Russian roulette with our children's health," a Haifa resident said before the natural gas purge.
Why is so little reported about potential danger to Israel's northern coast town from the first stages of the Levianthan gas drill operation?
Quintana Roo, where the Riviera Maya is located, became a Mexican state in 1957, and from them until the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the state focused its resources on building a tourism empire through tariff-free shopping. When the agreement ended in 1994, many flocked to the area lying between Playa del Carmen and Tulum to play on the beaches, shop in stores and see Mayan ruins.
The UN recognizes the importance of ancient Spanish farming techniques. With climates similar to the Levant and influenced by North Africa, there is so much the Middle East can learn from Spain.
Thailand is breathtaking for anyone, but for people from the Middle East it is an obvious and a close playground. Hear Hebrew and Arabic everywhere and touch down at this lesser explored part of the country's paradise - Chiang Mai.
Beautiful nature may not be something that pops into your mind when you think of Dubai. Mostly everyone knows the skyscrapers and glitzy side of it. Nature and Dubai might seem a bit inconceivable together. But surprisingly, there is a side of Dubai that is entwined with nature.
Travels are exhilarating and scary in different conditions. If you want to avoid financial stress during a trip, you will need the best travel insurance. Spending some money on travel insurance can protect you from numerous unexpected events. Cost of a vacation may vary between hundreds and thousands of dollars. By purchasing an insurance plan, […]
Ras Al Khaimah doesn’t have the global profile of Dubai or the economic heft of Abu Dhabi. But that doesn’t mean this low-key emirate isn’t an international leader.
A mangrove forest in Saudi Arabia
The first thing to see in Lisbon for anyone who appreciates architecture and wants to see the colourful culture of Portugal is of course the old town of Lisbon, which is also known as the Alfama district.
Weird, wonderful Dubai. Everything you need to know before your first trip.
It can get overwhelming to choose your next vacation destination, especially given that you may only have 3 weeks out of the entire year to travel. Wherever you choose to go, it better be worth it, right? Despite the fierce competition – I mean, there are so many incredible destinations – Ecuador belongs in your top ten. […]
Do you use homemade pads or moon cups? There are so many alternatives to wasteful products that choke our bodies and our natural environment.
The Black Long-Spine Sea Urchin – a familiar creature from the Indian and Southern Pacific Oceans –is appearing the Mediterranean, with some serious implications for people and the ecosystem. Those who dive, snorkel or even just paddle in the coastal waters of the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean or the Southern Pacific Ocean, are well […]
Israel’s recent Passover holiday period, which also included opening season visits to beaches and various picnic sites, is still being dealt with by national park and forestry employees long after holiday goers returned home. Whether it be national forests, rivers and beaches, or city public parks, the amount of trash and food waste left behind is staggering, […]
Oman is known as a hidden gem in the Arabian Peninsula, a beautiful and very safe place to travel to. It’s also pretty easy to get here so add this spectacular place in your travel bucket list. Usually, it’s overlooked because most tourists head to glamourous Dubai or glitzy Abu Dhabi. Because of that, it […]
Miami offers some great scenery for everyone. Whether it’s the calming beaches or the thriving party district, Miami offers a great excuse for you to pack your bags and go for a long drive. Group retreats were borne out of this exact idea. A vacation with your friends and colleagues where you get to know […]
An annual gathering of sharks near a coastal power plant in the North of Israel attracts beachgoers, divers and sailors alike Every Saturday in winter, curious spectators come together near the power plant in Hadera, on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, to witness the gathering of dozens of sharks. The spectacle takes place mainly between December and […]
My first experience in an economy budget hostel in Tel Aviv was less than savory. A crowded, stinking dorm room for what was something like $20 a night, 20 years ago. A German woman manager who announced reduced rent over a loudspeaker late at night and early in the morning if you wanted to help […]