Why is Slow Travel Important?
We all know that feeling. You've just arrived in a new city, barely have time to unpack your suitcase and you're already out exploring. As the hours fly by, you start to realize that you're not really getting to know
Will Airbus Reach New Heights With Green Airplanes?
Air travel, which was rapidly on the rise prior to the pandemic, is notorious for its high carbon dioxide emissions. As a former airline pilot, I know it is not unusual to use up 200-400 kg of fuel in the few minutes
THE MOST SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAY PACKING LIST
Maybe you start packing everything weeks before your holiday. Or maybe you prefer to throw everything together in your suitcase hours before departure. But it is definitely a good idea to really think about what you’re packing and how sustainable
THE NEW NORMAL: TRAVEL IN A POST-COVID-19 WORLD
It’s hard to believe that just a few short months ago, most of our conversations were about overtourism. Disgustingly crowded beaches. Depleting resources. Litter scattered everywhere. Exasperated locals. Today, those very beaches are empty and pristine and the air is
7 BEST REEF-SAFE SUNSCREENS
Did you know that ordinary sunscreen, the kind we liberally apply without a second thought, is actually an enemy of the beautiful oceans we claim to love? I’m not exaggerating, hear me out! So here’s the issue: if you apply sunscreen
MASS TOURISM: WE’RE STILL JUST ANIMALS, FOLLOWING THE HERD
In many ways, we remain herd animals to this day, especially when it comes to travel. We often journey to the same places. Take the same photos. Do the same activities. And then leave quickly. Why, though? With this kind of
TOURISM AND THE LURE OF CHAIN STORES
Think about it. Did you eat in a McDonalds during your last trip? Or maybe had a coffee at a Starbucks? Well, I'm currently at a Starbucks in Sofia as I type this, but hear me out. Just to be clear,
WHAT IS CO2 COMPENSATION ALL ABOUT?
The question I get most frequently is: “How can you travel sustainably if you take the plane?” It’s a fair question but, like all things in life, the answer isn’t that straight-forward. You see, I believe that sustainable travel encompasses much
INSTAGRAM GEOTAGGING: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
We’ve all discovered lots of supposedly ‘secret’ places that we fell in love with because someone wrote about them on social media. I, for one, love to get off the beaten path and find relatively unknown spots far from the
BANGKOK LIKE A LOCAL
Backpackers will advise that you avoid Bangkok like the plague. They will tell you that it stinks, that it’s too hot and that there are too many people. And while this is of course all true, it's part of Bangkok's
SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL 101
Travel Rebel’s practical tips on how to explore the world in a more mindful manner When it comes to sustainable tourism, most of us think we know the drill. We turn off the lights when we leave the room (at least