Travel Sustainably Wherever You Go

Whether you’re exploring historic sites, immersing yourself in another culture, or ogling at a natural wonder, travel affords some of the richest and most rewarding experiences you can have. Do your part in protecting the places you visit by respecting local norms end employing sustainable travel practices. Here are 10 ways to reduce your travel footprint or compensate for carbon emissions associated with getting you to and from your vacation destination.
Set thermostat to save energy
Before you leave for your destination, set the thermostat in your apartment higher than usual to save electricity. If traveling in winter, set the thermostat lower than usual.
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By |May 17th, 2018|Green Living, Travel|0 Comments

8 Off-the-Beaten-Path International Travel Destinations for 2018

The United States’ vast land area contains countless natural wonders and some of the most dynamic and exciting cities on Earth. But it’s still just one small corner of our great, big world. And there’s something exotic about crossing borders and enriching about observing other cultures first-hand. If you’re looking for a reason to use your passport, get inspired by reading about this year’s hottest international travel destinations.

Mendoza, Argentina
If you’ve set food in any respectable wine shop over the past decade, you’ve heard of Mendoza. And if you like the regional vintages you’ve sampled, there’s never been a better time to visit. Argentina’s world-famous wine […]

By |February 16th, 2018|Travel|0 Comments

Top Vegan Travel Destinations for 2018

Twenty years ago, it was difficult for vegans to find good food at restaurants just about anywhere. Even 10 years ago, vegan cuisine was hard to come by outside of South Asia and cosmopolitan metropolises in Europe and North America. Vegan travel is much easier today, both in the United States and abroad. If you’re looking for an exciting travel destination where your vegetarian or vegan diet will be tolerated, here are 10 destinations to consider.

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Austin
Texas is more closely associated with cattle than vegetables, but Austin likes to buck state norms. PETA […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Travel|0 Comments

Best Charging Cases for Your iPhone or Android Smartphone

The frustration that stems from a low smartphone battery with no charger in sight is all too relatable. It’s also avoidable. Since Apple and Samsung started selling their own smartphone charging cases, it’s been easier to keep your phone charged in perpetuity. Although more expensive than most competitors’ charging cases, Apple and Samsung’s cases are both reliable. Here is a list of other manufacturers’ highly-rated smartphone charging cases. Consider dimensions, weight, charging capacity, price, and protective features when deciding which battery case is right for you.
Cases for Apple and Android
Emtec Power Pouch
One of the more versatile phone charging cases, the Emtec […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Apartment Life, Travel|0 Comments

8 Places You Can Find Snow in Southern California

Southern California is not exactly known for its winter wonderlands. And, by and large, this is for good reason. But if you’re craving some fresh powder and can’t escape to the Sierra Nevada or Rocky Mountains, you’re not out of luck. Here are eight places where you can enjoy snow in Southern California this winter. Check weather forecasts and snow reports before you visit to avoid disappointment.
Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake (6,752′ ) accumulates an average annual snowfall measuring 67 inches, making it popular with snow sports enthusiasts. If you’re not looking to ski or snowboard, try snow tubing at Big Bear Snow Play or the […]

By |January 8th, 2018|Around the Area, Travel|0 Comments
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