Travel Tips

What Travelers Need to Know About Carbon Offsets

By Amanda Wowk on April 20, 2022

In late February, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—the group responsible for assessing scientific factors related to climate change—released its 2022... Read More

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How to Travel More Responsibly (and Take Better Care of the Earth)

By Amanda Wowk on April 21, 2021

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, global travel paused, temporarily causing aviation-related carbon emissions to decrease 48 percent from 2019 totals. Unfortunately, the pandemic... Read More

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8 Tips for a Sustainable Car Camping Trip

By Amanda Wowk on September 30, 2020

Whoever said camping was a low maintenance vacation was sorely mistaken. (Reader, it was me.) I mean, you quite literally have to plan to bring everything you need to survive with you. ... Read More

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How Cycle-Friendly Cities Are Keeping Riders Safe

By Amanda Wowk on June 01, 2020

As countries around the world emerge from the uncertainty of returning to work and life, city dwellers and cycle-enthusiasts alike are seeking a socially-distant alternative for their daily... Read More

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7 Tips to Become a More Climate-Conscious Traveler

By Amanda Wowk on February 12, 2020

As the planet’s climate emergency permeates into the consciousness of global travelers, many of us are grappling with how to make more environmentally-friendly choices. For some, our... Read More

News & Culture

New TripIt Update: Your Carbon Footprint—at Your Fingertips

By TripIt on January 21, 2020

Frequent travelers who want to better understand—and act upon—the carbon footprint of their flights now have a new tool in their toolkit. TripIt now shows the carbon emissions for your... Read More

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10 Tips for Sustainable Travel

By Amanda Wowk on November 13, 2019

On a recent flight from London-Gatwick to Helsinki, I thumbed through the in-flight magazine. Ads [flips page] more ads [flips page]—ah, ha! Here was something worth reading: an article... Read More

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4 Tips to Reduce Your Travel Carbon Footprint

By TripIt on April 25, 2011

Scott Bulua is our first guest blogger and the creator of TripCarbon, a service that integrates with TripIt to show travelers the environmental impact from their travels. In the future,... Read More