By WaveSisters

Part 2 The WaveSisters sustainability series

5 tips for more sustainability during your surfing holiday.

  1. Sustainable travel in the off-season.

You’ve heard it somewhere: travelling in the off-season is more sustainable than travelling when everyone else does. But why is that so?

This is not so much a matter of protecting the climate as of doing a favour to local people. Thus, we act in a socially more sustainable way. For the population in the host country, mass tourism during the peak travel season can be quite exhausting. Full line-ups with Germans, Austrians and English who are not familiar with local customs and surf etiquette put the nerves of the locals to the test. There is more (drinking) water used than the rest of the year, infinite amounts of garbage are produced and the streets are full of rental cars. If you are a tourist without being part of the mass tourism, at least you relieve the destination a little bit.

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By WaveSisters

Part 1 WaveSisters sustainability series: Surfing greener.

4 tips for environmentally friendly planning of your surfing trip

 

  1. Make your travel choice a green choice.

 
On my long-term trips I have met travellers who discover “Europe in 5 days”. It irritated me quite a bit to think that you can discover this tiny but very diverse continent in less than a week. According to this, you could spend less than 2.5 hours in each country on this trip if you did not sleep during your holiday. Anyway – I digress. What I’m trying to say is:

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