Green travel is not something new. Indeed, people start getting interested to try this type of travelling. We have been used to many types of travelling such as solo travelling, group travelling, family travelling, short getaway, and many more. However, not many people are willing to do green travel especially when they don’t really understand the concept yet. Therefore, it is better to find out more about this kind of travelling which is not only meant for finding pleasure but also paying attention more to the environment.
What are green travel and its purpose?
Travelling is personal matter. You can go wherever you go without asking for other’s permission. However, you might be a little bit curious to find out what green travel is. This concept has drawn lots of attention for years. Green travel is just the same as usual travelling. However, you adopt green methods and practices throughout the process. The purpose is to help you save energy, reduce carbon emission, as well as save money. It is not even a surprise that we leave damage to the places we visit. This concept though helps us to leave nothing behind. Thus, there is no damage made and the environment of the place will remain as good as before you visit them.
For those who have been travelling around the world must have noticed that travelling sometimes is more about self-pleasuring resulted in more damaged environment. Many tourists leave trashes or marks to places they visit without purpose. This endangers the Earth. Therefore, lots of people are getting interested to practice green travel instead. Aside from getting fun and refresh mind, this travelling helps saving the Earth from more damage.
Some people are still not aware about the importance of travelling green. Some of them consider this travelling is unnecessary and others just think it is not practical to do during travel because travelling is supposed to be fun not concerning environment. However, applying green travel is not as hard as we thought. It is easy method we can do in any place we visit for vacation or even short trip. There are many ways you can apply green travel such as:
- Opting public transportation instead of rent a car in your travel destination. It is safer and you can help reducing emission.
- Taking a bike to explore the place you want to visit. This also helps saving the environment from emission. You will also stay fit during your travel. If the places you want to explore are near each other, you can go by foot instead. It saves your money and energy.
- Buying products that produce less waste is also an act you can do during travel. This type of product will be less harmful to the environment.
- Always turning off the light of the rooms you been staying during your vacation is also an act of green travel. This practice is so simple that you might have been practicing at home. This saves more energy consumption.