5 of Kyoto’s greatest highlights

kyoto panoramic view

Japan’s ancient city of Kyoto is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The city, located in the west of Japan, is home to over 4,000 historical monuments. With so many temples and shrines to enjoy, it can be overwhelming for travellers to plan a realistic itinerary that allows them to see […]

Green Hostels: HI Vancouver Downtown Review

Vancouver Downtown Night Skyline

If you are visiting Canada’s west coast, there is only one city you can not miss: Vancouver! It’s a gem that encloses a vibrant mix of events and an incredible melting pot of cultures. In Vancouver, you will be able to find an incredible skyline, amazing green areas, parks along the bay and perfect locations […]

Green Hostels: HI San Francisco City Center Review

HI San Francisco City Center

San Francisco is one of the coolest cities to visit not only in the USA but worldwide because it has everything: a dynamic scene, a lot of technology, great food and incredible architectures. Due to the huge variety of offers, selecting the best place to stay in the city is not easy at all. Before […]

5 easy ways to reduce your environmental impact while travelling

5 easy ways to reduce enviromental impact

Budget airlines, reduced ticket prices and exclusive deals mean that it’s never been easier (or cheaper) to see the world. However, travel can come at a tremendous environmental cost. Carbon emissions, unsustainable tourism and environmental degradation can all result from our travel experiences. After the article on how we went from Mexico to Alaska with […]

Best Green Hostel Tbilisi: Fabrika Hostel Review

Best Green Hostel Tbilisi

One of the purposes, when I started the section Best Green Hostel in the blog, was to look for alternatives and revolutionary hostels that would change the travel experience of each one of the travellers and that will help them to feel at home keeping an eye on the sustainability and on the impact on […]

Introducing The Sustainable Tour

The Sustainable Tour

Started in late 2016, after more than two years of activity is time for GiovFranco.com to change and evolve. After the success of the project of The Sustainable Tours, we decided to modify and redesign our brand identity to keep up the pace with the dynamic and extremely fast change of the digital world but […]

Alternative Berlin: The Green Side of the City

Alternative Berlin

Tired of AlexanderPlatz and the other “usual” sights of the city full of tourist? Welcome to Alternative Berlin a guide that will help you to discover the Green side of the city. In the last couple of years, I had several times the opportunity to visit Berlin and to discover the “hidden soul” of the […]

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle Wien Review. The Best Green Hotel in Wien! 2018 Edition

Stadthalle Botique Hotel Wien Review

During my last Sustainable EurAsitic Tour, I have always been searching for green structures and activities. The first city in which I arrived was Vienna and I couldn’t have asked for a better start for the tour. While getting around Wien you can easily appreciate its cleanness and its green spirit. A big variety of parks, […]

The Sustainable EurAsiatic Tour: a big Green adventure from Milan to Beijing

The Sustainable EurAsiatic Tour

10.000 km, 10 Countries and 15 Cities: sustainable travelling will be the trend of the future! After almost 40 days from the departure day, the Sustainable EurAsiaticTour is officially over. A project that brought me from Milan to Beijing using exclusively sustainable transports systems. The goal was to prove that not only is it possible to […]

The Sustainable EurAsiatic Tour: from Milan to Beijing

The Sustainable EurAsiatic Tour

After the recent success of my European Sustainable Tour: from Istanbul to Paris, I would like to implement the same idea in a bigger context so I launched my last project: The Sustainable EurAsiatic Tour: from Milan to Beijing A tour in which I will use only sustainable and smart transports to travel from Milan […]