Quin és aquell parc o jardí de la teva ciutat on t’hi sents més a gust? Especialment la gent de ciutat tendim a tenir un espai verd que ens agrada anar-hi per recuperar la pau que ens roba el murmuri constant de la urbs; sembla que està envoltats de color verd ens reconforta la vista. No ens n’adonem, però a les ciutats cada cop més abunda el color gris del ciment i no donem als parcs i jardins la importància que es mereixen. Això no passa a altres llocs del món, com la nostra veïna França, on a més de cuidar els espais verds, adornen les viles amb flors.
In other articles I‘ve talked about the negative impacts of tourism, and we know that getting zero impact is near impossible.
What can we do?
First, we must become aware of the impact we generate with our activity, and then, we can establish compensation measures.
What does it mean to compensate?
The definition in Cambridge dictionary is “to provide something good or useful in place of something or to make someone feel better about something that has failed or been lost or missed”.
I started this blog with the desire to show you through real examples and experiences that traveling in a sustainable way is possible and doable, and I’m sure that I’ve accomplished it during 2017. Let’s take a peek at the best articles of this year. [Read more…] about La Ecoturista: 2017 in short
We leave Black Friday behind and with it, pure consumerism. They create necessities and we believe them. And what’s worse, they are necessities that don’t fulfill our souls. They are just random objects that end up being thrown away or replaced by the new model. Now they are telling us to accumulate experiences, not things, because it will make us happier, but we have to be careful because accumulating experiences also has its consumerist and negative side, especially when we talk about traveling. [Read more…] about What stories do the magnets in your refrigerator tell?
During these recent years, veganism and vegetarianism have been acquiring a lot of new followers and their popularity have increased significantly, either because of people’s concern about their health and the environment, or maybe just as a trend.
The benefits of eating local products when traveling, and some examples for preparing a gastronomic route in Catalunya by yourself. There isn’t a better way to know a land than through their food!
Do you prefer to invest your money in a good meal instead of doing paragliding? Do you have a mental list with all the restaurants that you wish to try and you’re short on time/you need more days to achieve it? When you are preparing a trip, do you normally look for information about the typical foods of the destination and some good restaurants? If you answered YES to all the questions, then it means you’re a foodie; and you feel happy when thousands of pleasant flavors explode in your mouth and you exclaim “Delicious!” while you are still chewing. [Read more…] about The benefits of being a local foodie traveler