Växjö, the greenest city in Europe

Växjö is the city that decided to fully embrace sustainability. Everybody, from industries to the district and single citizens, decided to let go of fossil fuels and to prefer clean energy instead. We’ve already travel far and wide to discover the cleanest capital cities around the world, the road-free city and the one aiming at becoming the first […]

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Tourism is still polluting our Planet

A study on a global scale tells us that there is still much to do: tourism pollutes much more than estimated, it’s responsible for 8% of global greenhouse gases emissions, thus contributing significantly to climate changes that are destroying the environment and the planet. The study “The carbon footprint of global tourism“, conducted by the […]

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What is Sustainable Tourism?

It is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and this word seems to be on the mouth of many, but what is really sustainable tourism? And how can you practice it? Let’s find out together! We’ve written about it many times and more and more people talk about it, but do we know exactly what […]

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Why reduce water consumption

We are surrounded by water, yet the fresh one, which we can use for civic, agricultural, industrial and recreational uses, is less than one percent. Theoretically, it is constantly renewed from the evaporation and precipitation cycle but because of man’s activities the quality of it is degrading more and more, and climate change will lead to a significant decrease […]

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A holiday by electric car among the Alpine Pearls

From the Aosta Valley to the Graubünden, surrounded by the majestic and breathtaking nature of the Alps, you can experience a zero impact holiday by electric car and staying in eco-friendly accommodation. Here are 4 steps you can’t miss to immerse yourself in the silence of nature and to fully enjoy its rhythms by walking on foot, […]

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Not only sea: Liguria, between carruggi and nature

If you want to fall in love, go to Liguria. A land close between sea and mountains, poetic and fragrant, that will leave you breathless. Let’s go to the discovery of Liguria, a spectacular, difficult to describe, multifaceted region. This time, however, we do not stop at its sea, though beautiful. We explore the hinterland, among […]

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Celebrate Sustainable Tourism with us in Florence

2017 has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development. The twelve months of this year therefore will be dedicated to the celebration and promotion of a type of tourism that can improve the world, preserving the environment and really supporting the community. In a world where […]

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Car-free holiday in Trentino

We got a nice email from Antonella who wants to organize a car-free holiday in Trentino: Good morning, my name is Antonella and I am writing from Naples. This year I was determined to take advantage of summer vacation to visit Trentino region. My holiday is however without a car. I then stumbled on your website which […]

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Two-thirds of tourists prefer eco-friendly hotels

New encouraging data for sustainable tourism: 68% of tourists prefer to book an eco-friendly accommodation. The data are from Booking.com, which has carried out in 2016 a global survey, to understand at what point sustainable tourism is  and what is the perception that travelers from around the world of have on eco-friendly hotels. The Sustainable […]

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10 green destinations that you must visit now

On 27 October 2016, the international tourism day, experts have selected the 100 most sustainable destinations of the year, according to 15 core criteria. The initiative of this ranking is meant to recognize those tourist destinations that have committed to make a difference, focusing on sustainability. Among these 100 green destinations all over the world, we […]

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