Sustainable / Green / Mindful / Eco-Friendly Travel involves creating a positive effect on the communities that you encounter; leaving the place that you visit and stay at in a much better condition than you found it, and not letting your adventures contribute to over-tourism’s negative effects.
But how can you make travel more environmentally friendly and responsible? How can you simplify eco-friendly travel without it changing YOUR life negatively?
Click on the very informative links below to find out the many different ways that this can be done easily.
Enjoy traveling responsibly!
Ashlea is from Australia, she is a vegetarian and is super organised. She loves photography and exploring the world, having tried many different forms of travel from backpacking in hostels to luxury cruising, but she generally considers herself a budget traveller. Ashlea has been to 44 countries over 5 continents so far, with only Africa and Antarctica still unchecked! Her mission is to inspire people to live an adventurous and sustainable lifestyle.
Read her fantastic well written articles about eco-friendly travel here…
Bob Wells was tired of living the rat race and a life filled with hyper-consumerism–always buying things looking for contentment, but never finding it. Instead, he returned to the original, truly human roots of tribal nomadism. He adopted a life of travel and adventure by living in a vehicle like a car, van or RV and living a life of simplicity and minimalism. He has been doing this for over 14 years and thrives on the freedom and peace that it brings him.
Have a look at his incredible website to be intrigued and inspired to follow your dreams and take steps towards joining the nomadic tribe! This post is all about Green Living.
A quirky family of four (two humans, two dogs) that love traveling, new experiences, exploring the outdoors, and finding the joy in life. They don’t love being tied down or squeezed into “little boxes” – which is why they decided to sell everything they owned, move into a van, and adventure full time since April 2017. In that time, they’ve learned a thing or two about building vans and living in them. Gnomad Home has grown into a top resource for van builders everywhere.
Their guides have helped many people break out of their comfort zones and embark on their own vanlife journeys – here are their tips for reducing waste while on the road…
Nick and Dariece are Canadian Travel Bloggers with an aim to show others how to earn money online, on the road and on-the-go, so that they can make travel a bigger part of their lives. They have been traveling for over 8 years and their motto is: Keep your life on your back and get more back from your life!
There is lots and lots to have a look at on their website – like this very interesting and informative guide on how to be a responsible traveller…
Lola Méndez is a full-time traveler and freelance journalist. Exploring the world’s diverse cultures is Lola’s passion and addiction. She is an American-Uruguayan and has been traveling and working remotely for five years. Growing up in an international family exposed Lola to global cultures and she has had a passport since birth. She travels to develop her own worldview and has explored 60+ countries.
Passionate about sustainable travel she seeks out ethical tourism experiences that benefit local communities. Read her articles about responsible travel by clicking here…
It is the mission of the Nomad Genie team to reduce single-use plastic consumption and encourage responsible travel experiences. They love exploring, and as a group they have travelled to a multitude of different countries across the world via countless modes of transport. They want to help you to travel with no regrets.
Have a look at their site and read their very interesting posts on their blog about eco-friendly travel.
Will Hatton has been an adventurer and entrepreneur for 10 years. He is passionate about real adventures; freezing peaks and steaming jungles, crashing waves and raging rivers; if it gets his heart pumping and his blood racing, he is down. The goal of The Broke Backpacker is to show budding adventurers how to ditch their desks, hit the road and discover the intoxicating levels of freedom that can only be found while traveling the world. Will believes that travel is the ultimate learning experience and that when you are out of your comfort zone, this is when you learn the most.
What a website! That’s all I can say… have fun reading Will’s post on Responsible Travel.
VanSage.com strive to bring the most relevant, up to date and useful information about campervan conversion, van travel equipment and gear, and van life in general to their readers. If you’re building out your dream conversion van from scratch, or you’ve been on the road for years, or you’ve just acquired a top of the line, custom built campervan RV… Wherever you’re at on this journey, you can count on VanSage to help you keep rolling along.
Read their article about campervan trash recycling compost bins here…
Wand’rly is an online magazine, put together by Nathan and Renee who are full time travellers having travelled in a variety of rigs with their three children for over 10 years. This is a website full of articles on how to get yourself to the full-time traveling lifestyle, the best places to go once you do, and occasional interviews with other people already doing it. Get lost in their site full of creatively written guides on how to be a digital nomad.
This guide is all about whether it is environmentally friendly living in an RV…