Category Archives: USA

Quote of the Day | On persistence.

For me, a few hours ago, this campaign came to an end. For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die. ~ Senator … Continue reading

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How does an urban green hotel think and act?

By Dian Hasan | June 10, 2010 Green is the new language of cool. It opens conversations, and opens minds in the process. We all know that. And green buildings attempt to reduce carbon footprints and make less impact on … Continue reading

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Eco-Solutions | Bags made from recycled juice packs

They do amazing things in the Philippines with all those discarded portable juice packs people sip on here, there & everywhere! Enterprising women from a fair trade certified NGO (non-governmental organization) cut recycled juice packs into strips, fold and weave … Continue reading

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Green & Chic | The Ambrose, Santa Monica, CA

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2010 The Ambrose Hotel, a chic small boutique hotel in Santa Monica may just be one of the pioneers in green hotels. In 2008, the Ambrose was awarded the first Leadership in Energy and … Continue reading

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Green Travel Blogs with the Greenest Ideas

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2010 The words “Green” and “Travel” seem to be made for each other.  Green-, eco-, sustainable-travel, or anything under a different name, so long as it denotes a certain respect for and devotion (nah… … Continue reading

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A green urban hotel, reality or myth?

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2010 We all know “going green” is what’s “in” today. This new respect for our immediate environment and community is impacting everything we do, including travel. Eco-hotel is becoming an all-too-common buzzword. But is … Continue reading

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Because we never really outgrow the dream of a tree house…

As a kid, didn’t you want a tree house – a little getaway all your own? I surely did, and growing up in south Louisiana, I always thought the centuries-old oak trees would make for a perfect perch. To this … Continue reading

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