Green Travel Reviews Launch

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Announcing Green Travel Reviews

(& Great Prize Giveaways)!

 

When most people start having kids, they tend to wait a few years in between babies to give the first one time to develop. So perhaps it’s not entirely coincidental that we’re launching our second website, Green Travel Reviews, just one month shy of Green Global Travel‘s 3-year anniversary.

 

Last year was incredible for us: In just over 12 months, we traveled to the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the Peruvian Amazon, Bermuda, Panama, Dominica, New York, Jordan, Churchill, Ft. Lauderdale, Chilean Patagonia, and Antarctica. In that time, GGT went from a few thousand to more than 35,000 unique visitors a month, and emerged as the biggest independent ecotourism/conservation blog in the world.

 

But, as we took time over the holidays to reflect on our insane 2012, we realized that our lives had gotten out of balance. We missed my daughter, our dog, our home and our friends. And since our intense travel schedule didn’t leave much time for freelance work, we also missed about 1/3 of our annual income!

EcoAdventure Media Press Kit

EcoAdventure Media Press Kit, photo by Matt Gibson

 

So this year we’ve been more focused on building up the business side of GGT. Earlier this year we launched our Amazon affiliate program, where we make a small percentage on every purchase at no additional cost to you. This summer we launched EcoAdventure Media, through which we offer bespoke content generation and social media services for eco-friendly businesses. And last month we launched GGT’s Blogging Mentorship Program, offering customized 1-on-1 guidance for bloggers looking to take their business to the next level.

 

While those ventures help businesses and bloggers, we always want to put the needs of our readers first. By far the most frequent questions we get from people are about where they should go and what they should do when they travel. After doing a little research, we realized there was a huge void in practical advice for people who want to live and travel more sustainably.

 

To that end, Green Travel Reviews is dedicated to reviews of Green Hotels, Eco-Tours, Restaurants, Green Living Products and Travel Gear. We’ll only review places, tours, and products that we personally recommend. In the future, we hope to add travel planning services to our offerings, and we may eventually branch off into working with eco-tour operators we respect and leading tours ourselves.

 

Check Out the Prizes From Our Giveaway!

Check Out the Prizes From Our Giveaway!

 

We hope you’ll take a minute to check out the new site, leave us a comment to let us know what you think of our second baby, and enter our giveaway below for a chance to win $250 in awesome prizes!

 

Mary and I, and our excellent team of writers and interns, truly appreciate your continued support of our endeavors. Every like, share and comment means the world to us, and we never stop working diligently to inform, educate, and inspire people to live and travel in a way that makes the world a better place.

 

Thanks for everything,

Bret & Mary

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Our First 5 Green Travel Reviews Stories

 

GREEN HOTELS: Rosalie Bay Resort (Dominica)

GREEN LIVING: WeWOOD Wooden Watches

GREEN RESTAURANTS: Miller Union (Atlanta, Georgia)

GREEN TOURS: Alltournative Jungle Maya Expedition (Riviera Maya)

TRAVEL GEAR: Ethnotek’s Social Responsible Messenger Bags & Backpacks

 

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PRIZE GIVEAWAY!!

We’re giving away 3 great prizes to say thanks for supporting us.

WeWood Recycled Teak Wooden Watch- $125 value

ExOfficio Men’s Alpental Long Sleeve Pullover – $75 value

Louisiana Cajun-Style Foodie Pack (includes rice, hot sauce, seasoning packs, cookbook, sweets, coffee & more) – $50 value

 

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• AFRICA
Egypt- Top 5 Eco Attractions
Madagascar- Ring-tailed Lemurs at Anja Reserve
Morocco- A Journey into the Atlas Mountains
South Africa- Londolozi Game Reserve Safari
South Africa- Kruger National Park
South Africa- South Africa- Zulu Memories
Tanzania- Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

 
• ANTARCTICA
How To Get To Antarctica w/out Doing the Drake
The Haunting Beauty of Icebergs
Penguins of Antarctica
Taking the Polar Plunge
Top 5 Eco Attractions in Antarctica
Whales of Antarctica
 
• ASIA
Borneo- Sabah Ecotourism Attractions
India- Ranthambhore National Park
India- Tibetan Culture In Ladakh
Laos- The Pastoral Paradise of Muang Ngoi
Malaysia- Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre
Malaysia- Orangutan Conservation at Sepilok
Nepal- Hiking The Annapurna Circuit
Taiwan- Top 5 Eco Activities in Taipei
Thailand- Top 5 National Parks
 
• AUSTRALIA/OCEANIA
Australia- Top 5 Eco Attractions
Australia-Kangaroo Island
Australia-Maria Island
New Zealand- Kapiti Island
New Zealand- Tongariro National Park
New Zealand- Top 5 Ecotourism Attractions
Tahiti- First Impressions
Tahiti- Photo Gallery
Tahiti- Moorea 4x4 Safari Tour
Tahiti- Moorea, Tiki Village Theater
Tahiti- Pearl Diving in Bora Bora
Tahiti- Ruahatu Marine Sanctuary, Bora Bora
Tahiti- Swimming With Sharks in Bora Bora
Tonga- Eua Island Eco Activities

 

• NORTH AMERICA
CANADA
Churchill- Into the Wild of Manitoba
Churchill- Polar Bear Fight
Churchill- Polar Bear Photo Gallery
Churchill- Tundra Wildlife

UNITED STATES
America’s Best Volcanoes
AL- Fishing Mobile Bay
AL- Mobile Carnival Museum
AK- Denali National Park
CA- Hiking The John Muir Trail
FL- Sanibel Island Eco Activities
FL- Crystal River, Swimming with Manatees
FL- Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
GA- Barnsley Gardens
GA- Top 5 Autumn Activities Around Atlanta
GA- Best Christmas Light Displays
GA- Top 20 Atlanta Christmas Events
GA- Jekyll Island Eco Activities
GA- Weekend in North GA Mountains
GA- Top 5 Eco Attractions in North GA
HI- Hawaii’s Big Island
HI- Hawaiian Mythology
HI - Top 5 Kauai Nature Attractions
LA- Lafayette Cajun Food Tour
LA- Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday
LA- Voodoo Museum
MT- Hiking Glacier National Park
NC- Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
NC- Asheville's Green Restaurants Scene
NC- Asheville's Top Ecotourism Attractions
NC- Greensboro Travel Guide
NC- Great Smoky Mountains National Park
NC- Outer Banks Wild Horses
NM- Top 5 Eco Attractions
NY- Going Green in NYC
TX- Sea Turtle Rescue, South Padre Island
WV- Outdoor Adventures
Yellowstone- Mammoth Hot Springs
Yellowstone- Lamar Valley
Yellowstone- Grand Canyon & Hayden Valley
Yellowstone- Upper Geyser Basin
Yellowstone- Lower Geyser Basin

MEXICO
Cancun- Cancun Underwater Museum
Cancun- Mayan Museum of Archaeology
Cancun- Swimming with Whale Sharks
Riviera Maya- Monkeys, Pyramids & Pottery
Riviera Maya- Rio Secreto
Riviera Maya- Tulum & Coba
 
• CARIBBEAN