Green travel can take many forms, from carbon offsetting your flight (paying a fee for every mile you travel to be put towards researching ways to offset the damaging effects your mode of transportation makes on the environment) to taking a volunteer vacation where instead of laying in that ultra cushy bed, you spend your time trying to make a difference in the destination you have visited. And if you still want that cushy bed? Why not book your vacation at one of the myriad of eco-lodges or green hotels that don’t sacrifice creature comforts for going green?
I could give you list upon list of places you can go, but your best bet would be to google green travel and find an option that will work for you. For the less google prone, here is my list of ten super green vacation ideas that just might get wander lust filled minds thinking of new ways to fulfill their travel dreams:
10. Don’t travel anywhere at all! Spend your vacation volunteering in your own community to help protect the environment, preserve the community, or just plain beautify it!
What is your definition of responsible travel?
About the Author: Kate is a travel junkie at heart. She lives for exploring cultures, food, history and local life and is currently scheming ways to get enough time free to walk the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Get Trip Logic Updates by Email.