Why I still fly and how to make it less terrible for the planet

I consider myself en Environmentalist. I eat vegan, don’t own a car, buy second hand fashion and consume mostly local and organic food. But I fly. Several times a year, to go on holidays, see my family or discover a new country, I pack my bags, head to the airport and hop on a (often long-distance) flight.

Yet, flying has a HUGE impact on the planet. So why do I still fly and what’s there to do to reduce the environmental impacts of flying around the world?

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4 indispensables to pack when traveling green

Most of us like (if not love) to travel. Call it wanderlust, curiosity, love of exoticism or whatever you want really, there is something about emerging yourself if a new culture that it truly exhilarating. For me it already starts when I pack my bag. However, if you’re a greenie at home, it can sometimes be hard to keep the good eco-friendly habits while away and it’s even easier to create bad ones.

So here are my 3 indispensable to pack to make your journey greener.

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