Give O2: an entertaining app to track down your carbon footprint

One more car in the streets doesn’t make a difference, right?

We all know about climate change and CO2 emissions, but do you really know how you personally impact the environment?

GiveO2 is a mobile application that lets you offset your transport-related carbon footprint automatically and makes you become aware of that. The app shows that in spite of what many people say, every single person can make a difference, every effort helps, as small as it might be. Continue reading

Destinalo.com launches a new booking platform for local and sustainable accomodations

Did you know there is magnetic activity in the Atacama desert that makes a van move uphill?

Have you ever taken part in a real Chilean ‘asado’, immediately making friends among complete strangers?

Have you ever crossed a large river by canopy, climbed a glacier and drank fresh glacier water?

These are about the best and craziest experiences I had when traveling around Chile, the moments that made me fall in love with this country and its people. It were these unexpected, spontaneous surprises that only local Chileans can show you. They will offer you real, authentic experiences because they know the secrets of their country that nobody else knows.

I think the most important thing I learnt about travelling is that it is not only about seeing nature, cities or tourist attractions. It’s about getting to know a new culture and, for the time of your stay, become part of it. That’s where unique experiences and even friendships are born.

The co-founders of Destinalo.com were inspired by a similar experience. Continue reading