Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Where to Get Eco-Friendly Luggage for More Ethical Traveling

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  • Nov 12, 2018
There are a lot more options for eco-friendly luggage now than there were even three years ago, with plenty of brands using some or majority recycled components. There are a few reputable conventional brands like Samsonite and TUMI who have expanded their production to include recycled collections in recent years. Plus, we've discovered some killer brands like OGIO, which has been making eco-conscious luggage and bags for decades now. Here's what to look for in sustainable luggage, and a list of our favorite brands.

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The Best Sustainable and Artisan Shops and Fashion in Granada, Nicaragua

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  • Feb 5, 2018
From street artisans to community-impact boutiques, here are the best places to shop ethically and sustainably in Granada, Nicaragua!
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Where to Get Good Coffee in Granada, Nicaragua

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  • Jan 29, 2018
A decade ago, you would have had a difficult time finding high quality coffee in Nicaragua. Coffee farmers could make so much more money by exporting it that none of the good stuff stayed in the country. In recent years, however, there has been a growing community of people who want to keep some of their amazing coffee to enjoy themselves -- and I don't blame them one bit! Here are a few places where you can get your hands on some of the good stuff.
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The Best Healthy and Sustainable Restaurants in Granada, Nicaragua

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  • Jan 26, 2018
Eating healthy and sustainable in Granada, Nicaragua isn't difficult... if you know where to go. Whether you're looking for a grocery store or a restaurant, here are the best eco-friendly spots to eat.
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The Perfect Packing List for Southeast Asia, Including Bali, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

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  • Aug 4, 2014
When I first was co-planning my trip to Bali and Java, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia; and Singapore, I was a bit overwhelmed. That’s a lot of countries, and a lot of different activities: hiking, surfing, swimming, drinking, dining, touring, yoga-ing, worshiping … how does one decide what to...
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The Sustainable Guide to Bali, Indonesia: What to Do, See, Eat on a Week Trip

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  • Jul 27, 2014
Everything is gracious about Bali. The traditional dress of silks and gold embroidery. The ritual offerings of flowers in tiny woven palm trays set out every morning. The stone walls turned green by moss. The blanket of silence in the jungle punctuated by the call of birds and the soft chirring of...
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