Tips on Winter Scandinavia Travel

Updated: April 22nd, 2019Tips on Winter Scandinavia Travel – Did you know that traveling in Scandinavia is fascinating? Scandinavia is one of the profoundly serene regions of the world. It is full of stunning mountains, beautiful coastline, friendly locals, super-efficient cities, and postcard-worthy farmland. Travel Packages & Tours to Norway for seniors will make you feel like you are on another planet. In this article, it will explain the tricks of exploring Scandinavia on a … Read more

Why Non-Stop Flights Are Better for the Environment

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Why, exactly, are nonstop flights so much better for the environment than flights with a stopover? Here are some calculations: During a 143 mile direct flight (roughly Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA), 51% of fuel burned is from the taxi, takeoff, climb, and landing…. During a 1,151 mile nonstop flight (roughly Washington, D.C. to Minneapolis, MN), a plane burns about 13,896 lbs of fuel (1,819 of which come from take-off and landing).

Travel Jackets Rain Jackets, Fleece Jackets, Lightweight Jackets

Travel Jackets

Updated: April 22nd, 2019Continuing on with our travel clothing week series, today’s post is all about the best travel jackets and what type of coat you should bring with you when you travel. One note about travel jackets that doesn’t necessarily apply to all of our clothing posts. If you’re investing in a coat that will survive your trip and longer – don’t skimp out. You’ll be happier in the long run if you get … Read more

Best Organic Travel Products Review ~ What to Buy

Organic Travel Products Review

The Miessence travel pack line includes (among other things): 2 Different Varieties of Shampoo (for normal to dry and normal to oily hair) Conditioner Hair Repair Hair Styling Gel Body wash Body Cream All of the products are products of Australia and Australian Certified Organic…. The down side of this is that you have to take the entire cap off the bottle to get shampoo out since you can’t squeeze the bottle to get it out of the flip-cap.

Best Water Bottle with Filter Guide ~ What to Buy and Why

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Updated: April 22nd, 2019Best Water Bottle with Filter – Of course we need to think about what’s in our water. It’s supposed to be the best drink for us, yet it’s often filled with harmful bacteria, viruses, lead and heavy metals. The great news it’s fast and easy to filter contaminated water and drink it safely. There are many times you will benefit from a water bottle with a filter: At home, work, school, gym … Read more

Best Glass Water Bottles: BPA Free Water Bottles

Updated: April 22nd, 2019Glass water bottles are becoming more popular as people seek to be healthier. They are BPA-free, easy to clean, and are often made from recycled glass. Depending on the brand, they may not be made in China like other water bottles. The best thing about glass water bottles is you will never have to worry about plastic breaking down over time. Also great is they are dishwasher safe, saving you time from … Read more

Digital Luggage Scales Reviews: Save Money and the Environment

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Updated: April 22nd, 2019Digital luggage scales reviews – Digital luggage scales seem to be all the rage these days. Well, at least that’s what the ads I’ve seen have led me to believe. And with the increased airline baggage fees for pretty much every single U.S. airline, and stricter weight policies — “You’re 3 pounds over, that’s going to cost you!” — perhaps it’s time to invest in a luggage scale. But is this just … Read more

Ceramic Travel Coffee Mugs – Porcelain Coffee Cup, I am NOT a Paper Cup

Travel Coffee Mugs

Updated: April 22nd, 2019Lately, I’ve seen plain white travel coffee mugs everywhere. They catch my eye because they look like paper coffee mugs, but they’re not. Just look at this and tell me it doesn’t look like a run-of-the-mill Starbucks disposable mug: More and more people are starting to use reusable . When they are this cute it’s no wonder they are switching from paper. These travel coffee mugs are typically made out of either … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Packing Light – 45 Tips to Packing Light

Ultimate Guide to Packing Light - 45 Tips to Packing Light

Updated: April 25th, 2019Packing Light – We’re of the mindset that there’s only one way to pack, and that’s to pack light. Packing light saves time, money, and stress on bodies and on our planet. Think about the time spent waiting for baggage at the airport. Think about the money spent on having to pay for checked luggage. Then there’s the stress of worrying about lost or stolen luggage. Remember too, the stress on our … Read more

Traveler’s Dilemma Choosing Convenience Over Sustainable Products

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Updated: April 25th, 2019Traveler’s Dilemma Choosing Convenience Over Sustainable Products – This weekend I stopped by REI to look for some hiking boots or trail running shoes. Ideally, I want a shoe that is durable, supportive, breathable, extremely comfortable, and waterproof. Definitely waterproof. I have put off hiking on damp and rainy days because I have not yet purchased what I feel is an essential item. But choosing Gore-Tex means I will not be. Choose … Read more