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Philippa Jacks

Philippa is Features Editor on the renowned travel industry newspaper Travel Trade Gazette, where she writes about responsible tourism alongside the business of travel as much as she can.

She has her own blog, Greenspaced, which explores green travel, conservation, and whatever other green issues are bothering her at the time.

For greentraveller, she’ll be concentrating on wildlife holidays, voluntourism and diving, and also green travel options which make the most of the coastal areas and islands right here in the UK.

Philippa has just started volunteering for the RSPB, so at weekends you’ll find her helping people to appreciate the wildlife of London. Some of her favourite holiday experiences have been killer whale-watching in the fjords of Norway and diving with wild dolphins, but she knows she can’t put off diving British waters much longer, and is already bracing herself for the cold...

Philippa Jacks's blog posts

Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:13 on Monday 26 December 2011
Philippa Jacks suggests a few spa breaks and active trips to get back into shape in the New Year.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 08:59 on Tuesday 27 September 2011
Walkers in Shropshire are being encouraged to start or finish their walk with a pint in a country pub
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:19 on Friday 03 June 2011
Philippa Jacks gets a duck's-eye view of the New Forest along the Beaulieu River.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:20 on Thursday 02 June 2011
Philippa Jacks discovers there's more to the New Forest than just the National Park.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 03:23 on Wednesday 01 June 2011
Philippa Jacks spends a day on a conservation volunteering break with the New Forest Area Conservation Volunteers.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 02:41 on Thursday 26 May 2011
As we launch our Greentraveller Guide to the New Forest, Philippa Jacks hears from Anthony Climpson how the management of the forest is at the...
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 09:31 on Saturday 07 May 2011
Our country-by-country guide to taking your bike onboard the railway networks of Europe.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 02:28 on Monday 28 March 2011
Spring is here! Philippa Jacks suggests her pick of wonderful green breaks where you can see bluebells, daffodils, orchids and more in bloom.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 07:49 on Tuesday 02 November 2010
Philippa Jacks continues her tour of the Danish capital with a round up of green accommodation and where to go for a slap-up organic feast.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 10:17 on Monday 11 October 2010
Philippa Jacks gives tips on how to go green in Denmark's capital city.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:56 on Saturday 11 September 2010
Philippa Jacks tests out the First Great Western sleeper service to Cornwall.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 04:50 on Thursday 02 September 2010
Philippa Jacks reviews St Ives' award-winning Primrose Valley Hotel, right on Porthminster Beach
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:08 on Sunday 18 July 2010
Here's our guide to taking bikes on a train in the UK and Ireland, and details of the bike policies of the main railway companies.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 10:45 on Wednesday 07 July 2010
A programme of guided bike rides and mountain bike classes is being provided free of charge in Cumbria this summer.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:19 on Wednesday 16 June 2010
A new downloadable wildlife guide helps ScotRail passengers spot species along the River Tay and its estuary.
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 11:02 on Monday 24 May 2010
The National Forest has launched a new visitors' website with a focus on 'going green'.

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