How to Travel Consciously
MEET JULIET KINSMAN
Writer, consultant and Condé Nast Traveller’s first-ever Sustainability Editor. Juliet is also the founder of Bouteco, and the author of ‘The Green Edit: Easy Tips for the Eco-Friendly Traveller’. She was the Founding editor of Mr & Mrs Smith.
THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION BY HARLEM BRUNTLAND WE SHOULD ALL KNOW ABOUT
Former Prime Minister of Norway, she also chaired the Bruntland Commission which presented the famous Bruntland Report on sustainable development.
Sustainable development was defined in the World Commission on Environment and Developments in 1987 in the Bruntland report as:
‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’
A BOOK AND A TED TALK NOT TO MISS
Get inspired with the book Landmarks by Robert MacFarlane.
A must-watch – Boyd Varty ‘What I learned from Nelson Mandela’
HOTELS AND PLACES JULIET RECOMMENDS
Crete – Greece
Troncoso – Brazil
Surrey – UK
EASY TIPS TO TRAVEL CONSCIOUSLY
Always try to take direct flights.
If the flight is under 2h, consider other alternatives
Skyscanner has the tools to show you the greener choices.
Airlines that are mindful: Finnair, KLM, Scandinavian Airline
FOR A SUSTAINABLE CITY BREAK
Choose a hotel that is independently owned and where the money is staying in the community. Consider at the socio-economic impact.
This is the list created by Juliet of the hotels she considers the most beautiful, sustainability-minded hotels and positive-impact destinations.
Bouteco Loves is not a booking platform or a travel agent, but an online resource and Instagram account of inspiration.
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SUSTAINABLE SWITCHES BY JULIET
Read the Conde Nast article, here