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Micromobility Programs: A Beginner’s Guide to Bike and Scooter Sharing

By Amanda Wowk on July 06, 2022

Picture this: Your bucket-list trip to London is just a few days away, but you’re hearing about impending transit strikes, and wondering how you’ll manage to traverse the city in the eco-... Read More

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Dear Jen: Tips for International, Business, and Greener Trips 

By TripIt on May 04, 2022

Dear Jen is a new series from TripIt that asks Jen Moyse, vice president of product for TripIt from Concur, for her best advice when it comes to travel these days. Jen spends her time... Read More

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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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5 Reasons to Travel by Train This Holiday Season (and Beyond)

By Amanda Wowk on October 13, 2020

For many, the upcoming holiday season will mark a return to travel. While some travelers will choose to fly or opt for a road trip, there’s a third option to consider for your holiday... 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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9 Tips for a Sustainable Road Trip

By Amanda Wowk on July 15, 2020

America’s Route 66. Iceland’s Ring Road. Scotland’s North Coast 500. Australia’s Great Ocean Road. With so many iconic routes, a summer road trip in your own backyard might be just the... Read More

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11 Endangered Places to Visit for a Virtual Earth Day

By Amanda Wowk on April 21, 2020

From exotic species to natural wonders, travel allows us to admire the planet up close. And while our world looks a little different this Earth Day, you can still experience faraway places—... 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