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An Easy Way to Purify Water: Grayl

The people who have set me up with a GRAYL water purifier twice probably don't want me to start off this post with an ugly photo of garbage,so I'll put that further down.When you look at that pile of
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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Water Purifiers for Travelers

If you want to be a responsible traveler,the first step is one of the easiest: get a water purifier.If you are buying bottled water all the time as you travel around the world,you are a walking environmental disaster.
Using a water purifier for sustainable travel

What Does It Take to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler?

I have been writing about eco-friendly travel since back when I was doing magazine stories pre-internet.All along on this blog I've done regular rants on the evils of single-use plastic water bottles that mostly end up in our waterways.So
La Trinidad cloudforest

Mexico's Diversity on Display in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere

Most people have a pretty clear vision in their mind of what Mexico is like,despite this being a very large country that stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific and would take days to drive across.There's a much wider

This is SO Wrong – the Water Bottle Ad

This in-room ad from Evian is a common one in chain hotels.Some supply a couple of plastic water bottles for free,even when the tap water is fine.Others charge you for it.Some do both,which was the case