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Win CityPASS tickets for 2 worth $200 – Choice of Cities in America

Summer—when the cities are gleaming in the sunshine and buzzing with activity—is a fabulous time for travel. We’ve teamed up with the lovely people …

citypass

7 Beautiful Small Towns to Visit on Your Next Colorado Adventure

From the Great Plains, to the dramatic Rocky Mountains and the red rocks of the desert southwest, Colorado’s diverse scenery mirrors the varied …

Hiking

Go Natural with these Plant-based Personal Care Products

Cleaning is an essential part of personal care and yet the soaps and shampoos available in the drugstore aisles may actually be harmful for our …

Skin Care

What are the Best Day Trips from NYC for an unusual getaway this Summer?

<b>Hey Ecophiles, my partner and I love taking off-beat and fun day trips from the city. But ditching the crowds and being in nature just a couple of</b> …

Hudson Valley

6 Top Spots to Visit on your Malaysia Trip

Malaysia is an intriguing destination for travel and adventure lovers. Here are the top Insta-Worthy sites to visit on your Malaysia trip for a …

Kuala Lumpur

6 Thrilling Outdoor Experiences for your Sacramento trip

Enjoy the California sunshine, with a whole range of activities on offer in the state’s capital on your Sacramento trip. Located in between wine …

Murals

Canada Road Trip in Stunning Photos: Where to Get the Best Shots

After a particularly harsh winter it was finally time to dig out the tent, pack the car and set off on our first summer Canada road trip of the year. …

Hiking

Earthship: One man turns trash to treasure with recycled materials

The cost of materials in modern building can be expensive and damaging to the environment. Not to mention the waste and pollution that construction …

Sustainability

The Ultimate Guide to UK Travel: Top Destinations You Must Visit

Some of the most incredible UK travel destinations you can visit this summer are the beautiful watery landscapes of Snowdonia (Wales), Cornwall’s …

Scotland

5 Trails That Will Inspire Your Next American Hiking Adventure

Wildflowers, long days full of sunshine, and warm evening breezes: Summer time is such a sight to behold. Mother Nature at her best inspires a hiking …

Hiking

Top tips for beginners going vegan: Easy ways to make a switch

<i>Hey Ecophiles, I’ve been considering a switch to the vegan lifestyle. I’ve been inching towards a plant-based diet for the past couple of months and</i> …

Blue Cheese

Southern Corn Salad Recipe: Refreshing Summer in a Bowl

My family makes this salad often during the peak of summer. Especially on a hot humid day, this salad is a quick and easy refresher. It requires …

Recipes

9 Destinations Across the Globe for the Perfect Snorkel Vacation

Grab your sunglasses and put on your flip-flops, the coral reefs and sandy beaches are calling for you! There is no better time to treat yourself …

Snorkel

This man is pioneering low-cost organic farming techniques in India

<i>Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Chairperson of People for Animals, shares her knowledge of organic farming techniques and the people who are a pioneering</i> …

Farming

Nat Geo’s Travel Photographer of the Year 2018: Top Astonishing Photos

The photo of a humpback whale calf’s tail has earned Reiko Takahashi of Japan the prestigious grand-prize in the 2018 National Geographic Travel …

Travel Photography

Most Scenic Cycling Routes for your Spain Vacation

With the Tour de France (July 7) and ‘Vuelta a España’ (August 25) just around the corner, here’s some inspiration with scenic cycling routes for …

European Travel

Biking the Iron Curtain Trail: Where Nature, Culture, and History Meet

A bike tour makes for a great vacation. It keeps you healthy, lowers your carbon footprint, and gives you a completely different perspective on the …

European Travel

Guilt and Gluten-free: Vegan Chocolate and Cherry Tart Recipe

For a while I’ve really wanted to make the ultimate chocolate tart with a healthy pastry case. White flour and sugar are a no no, so I thought I’d …

Dessert

Mastering Meditation: 5 Ways Breathwork Can Change Your Life

Our lives are busy. That of course, is an understatement. Every day seems to have increasingly less time with more demands on our energy. So, what is …

Meditation

The Good Life in Delhi: Top things to do in Connaught Place

Commonly know as CP, loosely expanded as Can-Not Place, Connaught Place occupies a circular, central presence in New Delhi. Built in 1933, the …

India

7 Floating Cities Across the Globe You’ve Gotta Visit

The majesty of Venice’s grand canals is truly astonishing and it makes for a unique travel destination. Did you know there are other equally charming …

European Travel

Unprecedented Loss of Land in New World Atlas of Desertification

On 21 June 2018, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool …

Deserts

8 Surprising Wellness Trends you Must Try this Year

Mindfulness, healing, green — these are more than just buzzwords, they are a lifestyle choice. Wellness and health are fast becoming the top priority …

Wellness

Bake to impress: Vegan Chocolate Chip Carrot & Orange Loaf Recipe

This Vegan Chocolate Chip Carrot & Orange Loaf cake recipe is a great way to get veggies into your diet. You can’t taste the carrot but it makes the …

Dessert

7 Astonishing Scuba Diving Spots Around the World

Nothing is more thrilling than scuba diving to sunken wrecks and planes, especially those who have served in a war and still stand as timepieces. The …

Scuba Diving

5 Stunning Farms to Visit This Lavender Season

Luckily, lavender season is almost upon us, which will quickly be followed by a bountiful harvest. This means there’s a precious window of …

National Parks

Barcelona Day Trip: Travel to Spain’s mysterious Montserrat mountain

Looking for the perfect day Barcelona day trip? Think about the sheer wonder of the stunning Montserrat mountain range. From here, you can get onto …

Hiking

Check your Cosmetics: Personal products with Microbeads banned

Following a ban on the manufacture of personal products, including shower gels, face scrubs and toothpastes, containing microbeads in January, from …

Pollution

What are the best destinations for a road trip in Mexico?

<i>Hey Ecophiles, we are planning a trip to Mexico in a couple of months. Could you tell us the best destinations for a road trip in Mexico?</i><p><i>– Shai and</i> …

Mexico

What are the Best Destinations in Italy for Foodies?

<i>Hey Ecophiles, we love Italy and we love food. We want to take a foodie trip to Italy next year. What are the best destinations for Italian food?</i><p><i>–</i> …

Italy