Under-the-radar tips on where to travel this winter from Francisca Kellett, travel editor at Tatler, Jonny Bealby, founder of Wild Frontiers adventure travel company, Roxane Gergaud, one half of Doris and Dicky, and Xerxes Cook, writer and adventurer at a panel discussion at Shoreditch House, hosted by Juliet Kinsman.
A fragile beauty, still isolation and vast skies of this scarcely populated country in south-west Africa, Namibia is a must-visit destination for sustainability-conscious tourists interested in experiential travel. Wolwedans is a collection of lodges that understands how giving back to the community is key to protecting the long-term conservation goals.
La Granja is not only a boutique hotel showcasing the natural beauty of the island but by teaming upwith the Ibiza Preservation Fund (IPF), it supports organic farming among its local initiatives.
Studies show that oxybenzone — a UV-filtering chemical compound found in most brands of sunscreen — is killing the coral reefs. So next time you need to block out those rays, either slip on a rashguard or make sure what you’re slathering on your skin is biodegradable.
Hot on the heels of World Environment Day and it’s time to take to the waves for World Oceans Day: a global celebration and collaborative effort for a healthier ocean. The conservation action focus of this year is encouraging solutions to prevent plastic pollution. More than 80% of marine litter comes from land-based sources, and some predict that by 2050 our oceans could contain more plastic than fish.
Watch John Hardy's TED Talk then see that awe-inspiring bamboo architecture up close, learn the secrets of their sustainability practices and what it’s like to be a Green School student and find out why the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools awarded it the Greenest School on Earth.
Share a photo or video of your favourite place in nature and tag it #WorldEnvironmentDay — if it's also a boutique, eco hotel, tag it #Bouteco and tell the world why it's so special.
Fashioned by the seasoned hands of local artisans this Bali boutique hotel showcases the best of Indonesia, from traditional hand-spun textiles to organic indigo-dye wall art.
These journeys in North India — be it on foot and by car in Kumaon and Sikkim, or by foot, raft, bike and car in Ladakh — offer holidays that have a light footprint through sophisticated simplicity.
The tropical fantasy that is The Brando, a private island once owned by Marlon Brando, has been garnering attention recently due to its high-profile guests. Pippa Middleton has just jetted off there for some exotic privacy on her honeymoon, and Barack Obama chose The Brando as the quiet, contemplative place to write his memoirs after 8 years in the White House.
There’s no better time to take things into our own hands to make the world a better place — travelling responsibly is a great start.
Organic architecture and ingredients, contemporary and quirky open-to-the-air living spaces and private infinity pools—Jade Mountain delivers luxury in an entirely modern, mindful way.
Where should we travel to if we want to be more responsible? Where should we stay and what are the hot new hotels and restaurants with a sustainable ethos? How should we travel and what should we be mindful of?
Bali's rice farmers are formidable people. World leaders could learn from their virtues.
How a new organic, sustainable skincare product rich in Sacha inchi is enriching the lives and ecosystem in Peru.
Low-VOC environmentally friendly paints help a hotel or a home to boost its sustainability thanks to the lack of volatile organic compounds.
For those looking to leave lighter, more respectful footprints, there are an increasing number of opportunities to stay, travel and explore in ecologically and socially minded ways.
Swap smartphones for sunshine and starlight and switch off completely in the South Ari Atoll. Nowhere exemplifies barefoot luxury better than this private island in the Indian Ocean.
Bouteco believes that hotels can be purveyors of environmental and social learning without being preachy or limiting the guest experience — through inspiring architecture, outreach programmes and even just instilling a positive sense of place.
Foxfire comes by its picture-perfect look and feels very honestly thanks to hosts Eliza Clark and Tim Trojian, who revamped and opened it in summer 2015.