By: Pierre Herman 1. Muscat: Keeping it low rise Oman’s private-car dependent capital is no environmentalist’s dream, but what it does have that make it unique among oil-rich Gulf nations … Continue reading
By: Pierre Herman Never has something as innocent as renting out a room in one’s home to tourists become so controversial. While some say it’s helping build a “sharing economy” … Continue reading
By: Pierre A Herman / Cover photo by: S. Pitta With a new high-speed train connection from Paris and a growing number of environmentally friendly hotel and dining options, Barcelona … Continue reading
In the last edition of my sustainable hotels series we crossed four continents in search of perfect city or rural escapes that combine the most up-to-date sustainability credentials with creature-comforts to satisfy … Continue reading
An exclusive Green Times survey of 5 superlative hotels and resorts around the world that are setting the new green standard for hotels (and travel) everywhere.
By Pierre Herman Check out these fine examples of urban space reuse strategies that have helped turn once unsightly urban eyesores including an abandoned Wal-Mart store, a former military base, … Continue reading
You can’t drive there, the pool is full of bugs, and taking a shower gives new meaning to the term “getting close to nature”: This über-green, yet tech-friendly, urban sanctuary, … Continue reading
In one of the world’s largest and most environmentally-challenged metropolises, the proprietors of an alternative, boutique bed & breakfast have put local environmental concerns far ahead of personal profits.