As we approach the green era; meaning that people are slowly becoming aware of the impact we have on the planet, we too have to realize the effect of the global trend that is traveling. In this post we are not going into depth of irresponsible traveling, but rather showing you ways of becoming a more conscious tourist. If you are interested in the topic, go back to our previous article ‘’Is tourist a dirty word?’’ before continuing with this one. This way you will get a better picture about the impact we make on our planet while traveling the world. LEARN ABOUT THE DESTINATION It is reasonable to expect that you are going to do at least a little bit of research before starting your journey. Guidebooks and rules should be something to go through with extra attention. Research all about the culture, the dos, don’ts, and any extra

Seems like the word tourism and sustainability do not go well together. But why not? In the last ten to twenty years something has seriously changed. Tourism became huge trend, and not just for the wealthy but for the people of all ages, backgrounds and income. Considering that now most people travel once or twice a year, it seems absolutely okay to pamper ourselves while on a vacation. But the problem is that we’re not just one person. Across the globe, nearly 1.3 billion people in total traveled in 2017. That’s nearly 1.3 billion people leaving a carbon footprint through the impact of their cruises, planes and other types of travel. 1.3 billion. MASS TOURISM When you think of an overcrowded touristy place, it already loses its spark. Imagine the most delicate beach with smooth, white sand, clear turquoise water, high palm trees and no other people in sight. Breathtaking,