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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Constructive Alps: what if sustainability was also social?

Architecture, Alps and Attention to sustainability: these are the 3 “A”s of the Constructive Alps project. A contest that awards eco-friendly buildings not only from the environment’s perspective, but also from the social one… is this the new frontier of sustainability? What is “Constructive Alps”? Here’s our firts “A”: Architecture. Constructive Alps is literally the International Prize for sustainable […]

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10 ways to celebrate the summer solstice

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. (Francis Scott Fitzgerald) 21 June marks the official arrival of summer, a season full of hope, made of sun, […]

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How to Travel Eco-Friendly AND Save Money

What are the best ways to help the environment when you travel? In this guide you will discover how to enjoy travelling while being eco-friendly and saving money at the same time. A carbon footprint is defined as the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to, directly and indirectly, support human activities. This is usually […]

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Responsible travel: what are the greenest countries in the world?

When it comes to travelling responsibly, there are many different factors to consider. Firstly, think about your mode of transport. Is this the most earth-friendly way to travel? Are there alternatives which could reduce your carbon or print?. Secondly, consider the sort of holiday or travel experience you want. Are you looking for green hotel […]

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World Oceans Day: let’s save them from plastic!

Oceans cover almost three quarters of the our Earth’s surface and are home to a huge number of animals: from tiny plankton to the world’s biggest animal, the blue whale. The entire habitat is threatened by a common enemy. We are talking about plastic. The Ocean is of major importance for our ecosystem, but is also […]

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World Bee Day: a major achievement for our ecosystem

Bees are one of the most important species in our ecosystem, but also one of the most endangered. A bee’s life is threatened by various chemicals that men use in agriculture. This is why Slovenia is the ambassador of a valuable project: the World Bee Day, scheduled for May 20th 2018. The World Bee Day […]

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Boat trip: 10 ways to make it eco-friendly!

Looking forward to leaving dry land behind and go for an adventure with your boat? Here are 10 rules to follow in order to make your boat trip eco-friendly and environmentally sound. When it’s time to take a break and spend some day relaxing, there are people who’d rather leave dry land and be cradled by […]

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