The Journey is the Destination: Walking Holidays In Marin

Walking and Trekking place to place has long been a pastime for many Europeans. It is embedded in their culture. Germans and Brits especially enjoy getting out the walking stick(s) and ambling in nature with friends and family. Multi-day long …

Learning From Bamboo Village – Part 3

The factory is up and running, albeit very inefficiently laments a native Keralan turned fortune 500 CEO turned self-help writer (who happened to be touring around with us, viewing the facilities). He ran Phillips, the appliance/TV company and quit after …

Life at Bamboo Village – Part 2

The mission at Bamboo Village is to preserve a way of life (agriculture-based) in the face of a changing world where local village economies are subject to global economic changes. Much more than that – it is to create something …

Finding Bamboo Village – Part 1

Not long ago, my sister embarked on an extended traveling adventure with the goal of experiencing science in a variety of cultures to develop new educational curriculum in sustainability. This 3 part article series is about her experiences in India. …

Northern California Walking Tours

A hit with the European crowd like the English ramblers and German trekkers, walking tours are moving over the pond to our shores now. Inn To End, a Northern California walking tour company has walking tours exploring the beautiful coast …

Elephant Nature Park – Thailand

When one speaks of Thailand, often images of elephants are conjured up. Images of elephants are everywhere, from temples and shrines to logos and even the name of their beer (Chang, which means Elephant in Thai). The Thai people seem …

Traveling – Eco style

Where in the world is The Chic Ecologist? Well, check his new globe trotting travel blog, New Spore. He is on a whirlwind trip down through South America, across to New Zealand, Australia, then back up through Asia hitting places …

Solar Razor

A solar powered razor for people on the go.