Via the Knot: Our Top Wedding Transportation Tips for a Smooth Ride

Source: The Knot Like the song says, you’re going to the chapel to do you-know-what. But how’s Mom getting there? Or your bridesmaids, or for that matter, your fiancé(e)? And just as important, how’s everybody (wedding guests included!) getting from the ceremony to the reception… and then home? Unless you plan on beaming up to […]

Sustainability Made Simple: Travel tips for sustainable living

By Kate Gaertner and Amy Hall For the Hollywood Star News One of the largest areas under our direct control is how we get from our house to where we want to go. Travel utilizing a combustion engine automobile or necessitating an air-flight to get us to our final destination contributes mightily to our personal […]

Portland Named the Most Eco-Friendly City in America

Portland is a city with an eco-conscious spirit. From harnessing the sun for renewable energy to having one of the highest levels of energy-efficient commuters, Portland is a city revered for its eco-consciousness. It is in the top 1% of the country for the power they generate from renewable sources. One of their largest energy […]

Why you should consider a micro-wedding

Are you considering a small-scale, intimate celebration for your wedding day? Perhaps a large gathering is currently not possible, or simply doesn’t appeal. The prevailing trend for micro weddings brings many benefits: they cost less money to organize, they’re more eco-friendly, you have more flexibility regarding your venue, and hosting a select celebration lets you […]

Early signs of life in travel industry as COVID-19 vaccines revive Americans’ wanderlust

Source: MEGAN CERULLO The beaten down travel industry is showing signs of life as coronavirus vaccines allow homebound Americans to start thinking of hopping a flight. Melissa Biggs Bradley, founder of Indagare, a membership-based travel company that operates its own tours around the world and that had seen 14 straight years of growth before the pandemic, said new […]

Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter

Source: Charles Orgbon September 23, 2020 Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species. Corporate conservation campaigns used phrases such as “Save the [insert your favorite animal],” which have been catchy, effective and oddly similar to the language we’re now using to educate people about the status of Black […]

5 Tips for Travelling With Pets

By: Veronica Lewis A family vacation is generally not a very happy time for a pet. And that’s not because they understand what’s happening and realize they’re being left out of all the fun, but just because they’ll be left behind for a while.   They’ll be left in some kind of pet-boarding location, which […]

Summer travel trends and safety during COVID

By: Bankrate Staff After several weeks hunkered down at home, a quick grocery store run is slightly exciting nowadays. As states phase in relaxed COVID-19 restrictions and the country slowly reopens, it’s hard to ignore the urge to get away – somewhere beyond the confines of your neighborhood. From national parks and theme parks to […]

Eco-Friendly Beauty: Zero Waste Beauty Routine When Traveling

By: Helen Bradford Are you one of those people who can’t wait to pack their bags and head off someplace new? People who love to travel (sail, fly, camp, backpack, and have road trips) know the importance of proper packing. It seems like experienced travelers can fit their entire house into a small backpack, and […]

Natural Ways to Clean Your Teeth and Gums

By: Mia Johnson Taking care of your oral hygiene is just as important as taking care of your hygiene in general. Even though dentist appointments are one of the most uncomfortable ones and most people feel like their mouth can take care of itself, leaving your health up to chance is never a good idea. […]