Back to the Earth Retreats Offered at the Ojai Foundation

by Cynthia Louise Grier. I had the good fortune to experience a Winter Solstice celebration on the weekend of December 21st – 23rd, 2012 at The Ojai Foundation. The Foundation is a semi-wilderness, sustainable-model educational sanctuary for living in right relationship with each other and the earth, located on a 40-acre dragon shaped ridge in […]

EcoExcellence Award Label Enables Travelers to Locate the Best in Sustainable Ecotourism Destinations

The EcoLogic Lifestyle ecoexcellence award is intended to encourage sustainable practices… among businesses, non-profits and the tourism industry…   We feel those who are truly striving to make sustainability a lifestyle – an EcoLogic Lifestyle – for themselves and for their organization, should be recognized. The Award is given to those who are the top performers in meeting […]

Nostalgic Travel & Styles are “In”

by Cynthia Louise Grier. In uncertain times we feel comforted by the memory of the good old days — when our values supported sustainable, efficient, grounded practices.  And, the calmness that comes from feeling secure is something we crave worldwide. KWE Partners, a Miami, Florida based strategic marketing and public relations firm that specializes in […]

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn – The World’s Benchmark for Sustainable Lodging

by Cynthia Louise Grier. Once a barren hillside, tortured by a “motor cross” course, the Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation is now a reforested, lush, tropical hidden jewel nestled in the foothills around San Jose, Costa Rica.  Finca Rosa Blanca is a lovely retreat where you can have all the amenities, and feel good about choosing an […]

Supporting Conservation, Communities and Sustainable Travel

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecotourism.  Ecotourism is: “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990).  Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel.  Those who implement and participate in ecotourism activities should follow ecotourism principles: Minimize impact. Build environmental […]

Rainforest Alliance Offers Tips for Eco-Travelers

Ten Questions to Ask Before You Book What is your environmental policy? What percentage of your employees are local citizens? Do you support anyprojects to benefit the local community? Do you support conservation? How? Is your business certified? Have you won any eco-awards? Are you recommended by any reputable NGOs or conservation groups? What sorts […]

Make a Difference When You Retreat to Costa Rican Sustainable Luxury

  If you are looking for travel in Costa Rica, you’ll be happy to know The EcoLogic LifeStyle EcoExcellence Review Team recently set out to experience three fabulous Eco Resorts in Costa Rica the you’ll want to be sure to learn more about. Our EcoExcellence Review team seeks out healthy, socially responsible, eco resorts, lodging, destinations, […]

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