• Inn at Dos Brisas Announces Newly Expanded Organic Farm

    A luxury ranch resort located an hour outside of Houston, The Inn at Dos Brisas has announced the expansion of its USDA-certified organic farm. Now sitting on 42-acres of Texas Hill Country, the expansion nearly doubles the ranch resort’s agricultural footprint to support its award-winning pitchfork-to-plate culinary offerings and experiences. “Over the years, I’ve had the honor of working alongside […]

    Inn at Dos Brisas Announces Newly Expanded Organic Farm
  • The Humane Cosmetics Act Highlights the Cost of Beauty, Paid By Animals

    More and more, we are living in an age of information, the substance of which is increasingly difficult to ignore, says animal rights advocate Santosh Krinsky. Are our coffee and chocolate products fair trade? Were poor workers in developing countries brutalized in the process of making our clothes? How was the food sourced in the groceries we buy, and what […]

    The Humane Cosmetics Act Highlights the  Cost of Beauty, Paid By Animals
  • Jetson E-bike: The Stylish Eco Friendly Way To Get Around

    The best electric bike on the streets, Jetson e-bike is the #1 consumer brand choice for electric motor bicycles. TOP 10 Reasons to Buy a Jetson: 1. Bikes arrive 100% fully assembled — just get on and go! 2. Easy-to-read LCD digital display 3. Ride up to 20mph with 40 miles per charge 4. Zero emissions + zero pollution = […]

    Jetson E-bike: The Stylish Eco Friendly Way To Get Around
  • The World’s Top Eco-Friendly Hotels

    Travelers are recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and are increasingly seeking accommodation that supports environmentally friendly and sustainable tourism. Acknowledging this, hotels around the world are developing award-winning environmental, economic, and socio-cultural programs that preserve both the culture and support the local economy. Global PR and Content Manager at HotelsCombined.com, Alycia Simons says that responsible tourism practices are beneficial […]

    The World’s Top Eco-Friendly Hotels
  • GAIA Riverlodge in Belize Receives Green Globe Certification

    Tucked away in the Pine Ridge Forest and surrounded by the Five Sisters Waterfalls, GAÏA Riverlodge is an eco-tourism hotel dedicated to preserving Belize’s natural beauty. In a series of environmental initiates, GAÏA Riverlodge is pleased to announce that the hotel is now Green Globe Certified. As one of only five properties in Belize to receive this prestigious certification, GAÏA […]

    GAIA Riverlodge in Belize Receives Green Globe Certification
  • Learn about yourself through horses at Tanque Verde Ranch

    Located on 60,000 scenic desert acres within the Saguaro National Park and the Coronado National Forest, Tanque Verde Ranch is the largest working dude ranch in the US. An authentic Wild Western destination coupled with resort-like charms, Tanque Verde Ranch is home to over 160 horses, beautiful Southwestern-style accommodations and an abundance of daily educational experiences for guests to enjoy […]

    Learn about yourself through horses at Tanque Verde Ranch
  • Zambia’s Twabuka Community School Receives Donated Laptop Computers

    Award-winning US travel writer Candyce H. Stapen (gfvac.com) recently visited Wilderness Safaris’ Toka Leya Camp from 15-17 June, not only to enjoy Zambia’s renowned hospitality, but also to donate 11 new computers from One Laptop per Child (OLPC) to Twabuka Community School in Sinde Village. The laptops are powered by their own individual solar panels, which eliminates the immediate need […]

    Zambia’s Twabuka Community School Receives Donated Laptop Computers
  • Eco-conscious Luxury Tour Operators Practice Sustainable Tourism

    Since its founding in 1983, Wilderness Safaris has been recognized as a leading conservation organization and responsible ecotourism operator, providing exceptional hospitality and wildlife experiences while creating sustainable camps and providing a positive impact on biodiversity conservation. The Kalahari Plains Camp in Botswana’s iconic Central Kalahari Game Reserve is situated on an elevated central plateau, providing prime sun light exposure […]

    Eco-conscious Luxury Tour Operators Practice Sustainable Tourism
  • 10 Reasons To Quit Sugar: An Infographic

    Refined sugars cause all sorts of health problems from breaking down collagen in the skin accelerating the aging process to messing up our gut bacteria and immune system so we are more susceptible to allergies, colds and other ailments. Source: http://www.thecandidadiet.com/

    10 Reasons To Quit Sugar: An Infographic
  • Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?

    Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though–almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, or walnuts? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

    Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

Vegan Recipe: Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

July 12, 2014 at 8:06 pm

This flavorful vegan curry is impressive to look at — nice and colorful. The mix of sweet and spicy is interesting and the different textures work well together. Best...

Diet & Nutrition »

Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?

Which Nut Fights Cancer Better?

July 19, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Photo credit: healthyfoodhouse.com Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work...

Dining Out »

Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills Now Offering Vegan Menu

Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills Now Offering Vegan Menu

June 30, 2014 at 7:28 pm

With people increasingly adopting vegetarian or vegan diets, more and more restaurants are adding delicious, cruelty-free meals to their menus. According to its site, the...

Health »

10 Reasons To Quit Sugar: An Infographic

10 Reasons To Quit Sugar: An Infographic

July 19, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Sugar is Toxic Refined sugars cause all sorts of health problems from breaking down collagen in the skin accelerating the aging process to messing up our gut bacteria and...

Lifestyle »

Jetson E-bike: The Stylish Eco Friendly Way To Get Around

Jetson E-bike: The Stylish Eco Friendly Way To Get Around

July 29, 2014 at 2:58 pm

The best electric bike on the streets, Jetson e-bike is the #1 consumer brand choice for electric motor bicycles. TOP 10 Reasons to Buy a Jetson: 1. Bikes arrive 100% fully...

Wellness »

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Hosts Satori Meditation Retreat, Oct. 5-8, 2014

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Hosts Satori Meditation Retreat, Oct. 5-8, 2014

June 30, 2014 at 3:39 pm

For those in quest of a little more Zen, rejuvenation and inspiration this fall, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will host its first dedicated Satori Meditation Retreat Oct....

Travel »

Inn at Dos Brisas Announces Newly Expanded Organic Farm

Inn at Dos Brisas Announces Newly Expanded Organic Farm

July 29, 2014 at 3:11 pm

A luxury ranch resort located an hour outside of Houston, The Inn at Dos Brisas has announced the expansion of its USDA-certified organic farm. Now sitting on 42-acres of...