•10 tips for your outdoor activities [Travel tips special]•

 

 

It doesn’t matter where on this wonderful planet you live or travel to! One thing is clear: there is no planet B! This should be reason enough to protect it with all its diverse landscapes, creatures and plants. To do the first step we all should treat natural areas, animals and plants with care and respect them. So here are some more tips on how to behave correctly in the outdoor (picnic, camping, hiking, etc.):

 

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•Be green at the hotel [Travel tips special]•

 

 

Vacation is the best time of the year! Finally you can relax and don’t have to worry about your household. But being away from home doesn’t mean that you should stop caring about the environment. Here are some tips how you can support the environment of the hotel you are staying at:

 

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•Travel responsibly [Travel tips special]•

 

 

We all just have limited time for our vocation and we want the best out of it. But rushing through always goes along with stress (fear of not getting to see everything you’ve got on the “checklist”) and leaving a bigger “ecological footprint”. So consider the following points already when planning your trip:

 

 

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•Water is life! [Travel tips special]•

 

 

Water is life! It’s a precious resource and many places in the world already suffer water shortages. Moreover: lakes, rivers, beaches and harbors are the habitat of many animals and plants. Please be sure to keep any kind of water(way) free of rubbish, spills and introduced species, so that they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Also when you travel you can help by:

 

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•Waste: The everlasting problem [Travel tips special]•

 

 

 

Rubbish is a major problem – not only when travelling. It pollutes the air (when being burned) and blocks waterways and contaminates animals and plants. Waste is hazardous if disposed of incorrectly and can attract pests and disease. Everyone of us can help to make this world a cleaner place: reduce the amount of waste you make and dispose of it responsibly.

 

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•Tips for your trips [Travel tips special]•

 

 

It’s finally summer in the northern hemisphere and that means: HOLIDAY! In the following weeks we’ll provide you with some handy tips on how you can be environmental friendly during your vacation/trips. We know: when on holiday, we all want to have an easy time and relax from all-day life without worrying too much. But still, it’s so easy to be eco-friendly at the same time, no matter whether you are the adventure guy or the relaxed beach buddy.

 

The first step is to simply take your good manners with you on vacation and be a good role model – especially for those who haven’t learned all the stuff you take for granted back home (recycling, save resources, protect the environment, etc.). And the second step is that we’re going to support you with some more tips about responsible travel in the following weeks.  Together we can change the world – everyone a little bit.

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• Party eco-friendly •

 

 

Today we’re going to tell you how you can do good for the environment even when partying. So swing your hips eco-friendly – of course this will not affect your fun level. It starts with the correct mode of transportation: go by foot, choose your bike or public transportation over your own car / motorbike. If this seems impossible, at least share the ride with your fiends (carpooling!). This way you lower your carbon footprint and save money.

 

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•Keep your New Year’s resolutions•

 

 

2012 has just begun and one of the most favorite resolutions for the new year is “live healthier”! This tip deals exactly with this issue and we’d like to tell you how to minimize your ecological footprint and save some bucks at the same time.

 

 

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•Go for a blow•

 

 

Go outside and turn your back on gyms – hence you’ll not only save money but also do good for “Mother Earth”!

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• Discover your region by bike •

 

Why does it always have to be places far away from home – if the beauty is so close? Dig out your tire pump, dedust your bike, prepare a picnic hamper, take your friends and family and let’s go! There is so much to discover!

 

 

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