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Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:07 on Monday 28 December 2015
From swimming in the Aegean to hiking along the little-known Glyndŵr's Way National Trail, here are some of our favourite experiences from 2015...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 11:25 on Thursday 10 December 2015
Sian's summary of her fantastic Grand Tour of Switzerland during which she went to the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, Montreux's...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 04:42 on Monday 07 December 2015
With her wheelchair-using father, Lucy has a lovely time at the accessible, award winning, self-catering, gem of an eco lodge in Lowen, part of...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 10:04 on Friday 04 December 2015
Sian is now back from her Grand Tour of Switzerland, visiting the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, Montreux's famous Christmas Market, skiing at...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 05:11 on Wednesday 02 December 2015
Thoughtfully done, ever-so green and run by a team of passionate local Cornish people - accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs alike, beach side...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 11:32 on Tuesday 01 December 2015
See why National Geographic Traveler magazine has named Glasgow one of its top 20 destinations for 2016 with a brand new tour with local experts,...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 05:21 on Thursday 26 November 2015
Head south with your bike and a get a dose of fresh air in one of the most beautiful places to cycle in Britain with Cycle Southern England's...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 11:50 on Friday 20 November 2015
As we celebrate our Greentraveller's Guide to Lesvos and Chios, Sian Lewis explores the tastes of the island of Chios, from fragrant tangerines...
Posted by Sian Lewis at 01:10 on Thursday 19 November 2015
As we celebrate our Greentraveller's Guide to Lesvos and Chios, Sian Lewis explores the lush valleys and inviting coastline of Lesvos on foot,...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:46 on Tuesday 17 November 2015
We have published an online guide to the beautiful islands of Lesvos and Chios in the North Aegean, Greece.
Posted by Sian Lewis at 01:56 on Wednesday 11 November 2015
The first Slow Travel Festival, in Monteriggioni, Italy.
Posted by Lucy Symons at 05:10 on Wednesday 04 November 2015
Macs Adventure launches their Corsica Collection of four new self-guided walking and cycling tours on the beautiful French island of Corsica.
Posted by Yvonne Gordon at 01:27 on Tuesday 03 November 2015
Yvonne Gordon visits West Sweden to explore the car-free island of Styrsö, in the Gothenburg Archipelago, by bike and discovers pretty harbours,...
Posted by Lucy Symons at 12:22 on Tuesday 03 November 2015
Hit the holiday heights by staying in one of Eurocamp's fantastic French tree houses in seven locations!
Posted by Jo Keeling at 10:16 on Wednesday 21 October 2015
Writer Jo Keeling enjoys a seafood lovers' walk between two of Northumberland’s best pubs – The Ship Inn in Low Newton and The Jolly Sailor in...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 11:03 on Tuesday 13 October 2015
As part of our series of Greentraveller's Guides to European cities reachable by train, we have produced a guide to Lyon.
Posted by Catherine Mack at 02:05 on Friday 02 March 2007
Catherine Mack describes ten tree-friendly holidays, from tree houses to tree climbing, where she says you can 'branch out' this spring...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:25 on Monday 15 January 2007
Timeshares may have had their heyday, but the concept is proving to be a hit in Cornwall as a greener alternative to buying up little-used holiday...
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 03:31 on Tuesday 13 September 2011
Rhiannon Batten discovers the natural beauty of Tenerife, away from the crowds of mass tourism.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:30 on Thursday 19 January 2012
Google has now integrated routes and timetables for train travel (in addition to car journeys) across mainland Britain into its Google Maps.
Posted by Ben Wade at 05:46 on Friday 23 April 2010
Guest Blogger: Ben Wade is cycling from London all the way to Istanbul. Here is the first of his dispatches on the preparations for his epic...
Posted by Paul Miles at 11:02 on Thursday 21 October 2010
Paul Miles checks out Gothenburg's self-service bike hire scheme introduced in August.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:38 on Monday 29 March 2010
Global Cool investigated whether holidaymakers would prefer to take the train instead of fly
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:19 on Saturday 22 July 2006
A new walking holiday in the Indian Himalayas is offering the chance to experience life in traditional mountain villages.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:40 on Thursday 06 August 2009
Winner of the Planeta Book of the Year. The most comprehensive worldwide guide to green holidays that make a real difference to the lives of local...
Posted by Holly Tuppen at 08:23 on Wednesday 03 August 2011
Our 8-day blog/twitter trip (with high def video!) travelling on Switzerland's iconic train journeys, including the Glacier Express and Jungrau...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:23 on Monday 18 December 2006
The Pyrenees may be less popular than the Alps, but they're no less dramatic and for me they tick all the boxes for a festive green break |...
Posted by Anouk van den Eijnde at 01:24 on Monday 09 August 2010
A roundup of the most scenic rail holidays in Europe, exploring historic cities and staying in lovely hotels on the way.
Posted by Paul Miles at 05:26 on Sunday 18 April 2010
Find out how to get to Ibiza this summer without flying
Posted by Catherine Mack at 10:36 on Wednesday 27 June 2012
Catherine Mack enjoys travelling as a foot passenger with her two boys on the ferry service from Liverpool to Belfast which has had a makeover by...
Posted by WillRoss at 11:08 on Thursday 15 July 2010
Will Ross finds a cheap alternative to campsites in the wilds of northern England and Scotland.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:49 on Thursday 08 August 2013
Our video of the lovingly restored Wherry Albion, which is available to hire over the summer in the Broads.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:26 on Monday 13 July 2009
"Young, well informed professionals", "trendy city dwellers" and "city adventurers" are increasingly choosing to travel to the continent by rail and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:39 on Wednesday 19 August 2009
Rajan Datar investigates the rise of travel review websites compared with the advice of guidebook writers for the BBC World News' 'fast:track'...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:23 on Thursday 01 October 2009
Click here to see greentraveller's full listing of Whitepod.Whitepod - the low impact, high-altitude camp in the Swiss Alps has re-opened for this...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:18 on Thursday 08 October 2009
Sustainable development charity Forum for the Future has produced four possible futures for the UK outbound travel and tourism industry in 2023....
Posted by Catherine Mack at 10:53 on Thursday 29 October 2009
Sandele Eco-Retreat in The Gambia has won the ethical travel award in the Guardian, Observer and guardian.co.uk Travel Awards 2009 | Richard Hammond
Posted by Philippa Jacks at 12:50 on Friday 20 November 2009
If you like to make a difference while you’re on holiday you’ll be interested to hear that Gap Adventures is doubling its selection of ‘voluntourism...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:51 on Friday 27 November 2009
Greentraveller.co.uk won the British Travel Editors' Green Award at the inaugural British Travel Press Awards last night in London.
Posted by Catherine Mack at 02:17 on Tuesday 05 January 2010
Looking forwards in 2010, lets see whats green.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:10 on Saturday 19 December 2009
Africa leads the world in the use of sustainable tourism to both conserve wildlife and empower local communities.
Posted by Anna Shepard at 12:45 on Friday 22 January 2010
Check out this luxury eco-retreat in the Yorkshire Dales, reviewed here by Greentraveller
Posted by Richard Hammond at 06:26 on Monday 08 February 2010
No matter how many wildlife documentaries you’ve seen, nothing can prepare you for the moment you first see a mountain gorilla in the wild.
Posted by Catherine Mack at 09:38 on Wednesday 17 March 2010
Check out craft holidays in Ireland from Catherine Mack's selection of the country's finest
Posted by John Sannaee at 03:46 on Monday 16 August 2010
John Sannaee is shown around Istanbul by the locals on one of Intrepid Travel's new 'Urban Adventure' guided city tours.
Posted by Ben Wade at 11:37 on Tuesday 03 August 2010
Guest Blogger Ben Wade is cycling from London all the way to Istanbul. Here is the fifth of his dispatches, documenting the leg from Budapest to...
Posted by Catherine Mack at 10:15 on Monday 13 September 2010
Cycle along The Thames Path from Richmond to Hampton Court - take your bikes on the train or hire them in Richmond with South West Trains
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:19 on Monday 15 November 2010
Richard Hammond visits the pioneering luxury eco hotel on the north coast of Cornwall.