Save our cities from overtourism!

SET (Sud-Europe facing Overtourism): a network created by 15 European cities to denounce the destructive effects of mass tourism and promote the research for a new touristic system. Mass tourism brings enormous amounts of tourists in the main cities. The effects of the so-called overtourism are indeed severe. Cities lost their original artistic, natural and cultural heritage: […]

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Barrier reef: sunscreens are destroying the corals

Sunscreen on the beach? A recent study has proved that they are the cause of the destruction of the barrier reef and the Hawaiian and Caribbean government are going to ban it.  The first thing to do at the beach? To rub the sunscreen. Before diving into the water to get fresh the dermatologists recommend […]

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Green and brain: to grow in a natural environment improves our cognitive skills

The development of our brain is affected by a green environment. A recent scientific research shows that living surrounded by nature and trees gives suprising benefits to our mind and contributes to the development of the cognitive skills of children. Word of science. To our mind, the green colour resembles the color of nature. A place […]

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Green Scheme: the new Slovenian strategy for eco-tourism

Slovenia has always been fighting on the front line for sustainability and has now found the perfect solution to promote sustainable tourism among destinations and tourism services. Its name is ‘Green Scheme’: let’s discover what it is!   Slovenia was nominated the European green capital and even when tourism is concerned, it’s all about sustainability. Green Scheme is the […]

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How to offer eco-toiletries to your guests

When you manage an eco-friendly hospitality, choosing the right products is one of the most difficult decisions. Nicoletta wrote us asking for a tip on how to find the right eco-friendly toiletries, the perfect ones to provide in her holiday house. Here are the three most important rules to keep in mind! Dear Ecobnb, I […]

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Your perfect STAYCATION: how to feel on holiday… staying at home

Going on holiday without travelling far away: that’s a “staycation”. If this year you haven’t planned your holiday, or if you need to wait a while for your vacation, there are lots of different ways to feel on holiday… staying at home! Americans coined a word even for this: a vacation without travelling and staying […]

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Benefits of Walking: 10 Reason to Walk + 5 Healthy Habits ou should adopt

From your heart to your mood, the benefits of a walk are incredible. You will be astonished to find out what a simple walk can do for us! Have you ever thought how good can be to walk? If you are always busy and have not enough time to practice a sport, find at least […]

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Plastic pollution: how to save our seas

Day by day our seas are threatened by plastic pollution. The situation is serious, but world is ready to change for the better. Today plastic is one of the most important cause of pollution of the environment. Seas are living a very critical situation of which Pacific trash vortex is the clearest evidence of that. […]

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5 inspiring stories to change life in a green way

Start again from scratch, leave everything behind. Who has not thought of it at least once? Who has never thought of leaving their job, moving and finally follow that dream abandoned many years ago? Someone did it. There are those who decided to devote themselves to their passion, those who decided to change their lives […]

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Discovering Italy’s hidden corners by train

A train ticket, a suitcase and your wanderlust. Joy wrote us from the UK, as she’s looking for some tips on a no-car holiday in Italy, to discover the beauties of this country not only in cities, but also in the countryside. Here are our suggestions. Dear Ecobnb, I’ve seen your website, and it’s such […]

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