Switzerland

The 5 most beautiful eco-luxury hotels in the Alps

The 5 most beautiful eco-luxury hotels in the Alps

When hearing “eco” many people still associate organic slippers and jute bags. Even though jute bags are trendy in some places, the outdated image related to the word “eco” remains alive. The expression eco-luxury describes exactly the opposite, though, namely the compatibility of environmentally friendly […]

Four alternatives to Shrovetide

Four alternatives to Shrovetide

  What about you? Do you like or avoid carnival? On the 4th of March 2019 is Shrove Monday and thousands of dressed up assemble in the European strongholds. But the fifth season doesn’t appeal to everybody. Some of our Green Pearls® hotels offer a […]

Green travel calendar 2019

Green travel calendar 2019

The year has just started and we are happy to present our travel calendar for 2019: suggesting twelve inspiring destinations that make for a perfect holiday experience – no matter when you travel. However, we would not  be the Green Travel Blog if these tips […]

Vegan inspiration: Green Curry made by Valsana Hotel & Apartments

Vegan inspiration: Green Curry made by Valsana Hotel & Apartments

  For some time we have been taking you on a vegan journey around the globe on our blog, presenting special recipes from our partner hotels. Previous stops: Italy, Thailand, Germany and the Maldives. Today we continue to Switzerland to a remarkable and green hotel at […]

Rail Romance: Traveling by train

Rail Romance: Traveling by train

There are various reasons for taking the train – no traffic jams, diverse landscapes, time to read. Some speak of Slow Travel, the idea of experiencing a trip more consciously. Usually, you only reach long haul destinations by plane, yet it’s easy traveling short distances […]