I read a lot on travel blogs and in travel magazines about traveling green or low-impact travel. However, did you know that traveling green also tends to be less expensive than more conventional modes of travel? From transportation to lodging, here are some helpful tips for traveling green and saving money in the process. After all, what could be better than that?

We’ve mentioned before how volunteering can be a great way to spend your vacation time. It not only provides you with the opportunity to help people and experience new cultures and places, but volunteer experiences are a great way to boost up your resume for colleges, grad schools, and jobs. We also see volunteering as […]

Take an eco tour in Kenya this fall and nail yourself a truly unique and exciting vacation. Kenya has one of the riches bio diverse regions in the world when it comes to African wildlife and ecotourism has recently become a big focus there. Kenyans understand the value of their country’s natural resources and wildlife […]

We love travel lists. Best Places to Visit, Best Cities for Camping, Best Waterfall Hikes, things of that nature. So we thought we would point out a favorite list of our own: the Most Eco-friendly Cities list! On this FrugalMonkey page you will find the United State’s top environmentally friendly cities. If you’re simply interested […]

Are you on the ecotourism band wagon? Do you want to find out how you can travel green, and the types of vacations you can take in order to really contribute to the ecotourism effort? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, then take some time to peruse FrugalMonkey’s new ecotourism section […]

Are you an environmentally conscious traveler? Do you strive to stay at locations where you know your carbon footprint will be minimal? If so, check out FrugalMonkey’s section on eco-friendly hotels. Our list of the worlds top travel locations include those that rate the highest in terms of sustainability efforts and in minimizing the hotel’s […]

Interested in learning more about going green? Want to learn about ecotourism ideals, vacations, and hot spots around the world? Then check out our new section on ecotourism. Green travel is becoming increasingly important for vacationers. Protecting and conserving the places we visit is an important part in preserving the world for our children to […]

It seems that everyone is doing their part to travel more responsibly. Visiting new places and being environmentally conscious about how you travel is a new term coined ‘green travel’. It essentially applies to the ideals of ecotourism; a way for people to travel that is safe for the environment. On our tips for traveling […]

Want to take an unforgettable vacation? Want to swim in crystal clear waters, go hiking, backpacking, and sea kayaking on your trip? Want to experience the ultimate adventure vacation while taking in some of the most gorgeous views of your life? Then we have the vacation for you. The best part is, you can enjoy […]

Traveling green is becoming of more and more concern to environmentally conscious travelers. Learning about ecotourism and the ways in which it can help sustain the world’s best travel destinations, like Machu Picchu, is part of a growing trend that helps educate travelers about how tourism can have both a positive and negative effect on […]