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Posted by James Stewart at 01:51 on Friday 28 August 2015
James Stewart discovers some of Zagori's finest ingredients – from crumbly feta to mountain lamb – and the passionate producers behind them, and...
Posted by James Stewart at 05:37 on Wednesday 26 August 2015
Writer James Stewart treks through Greece's Pindos mountains – a walker's paradise in little-known Zagori – home to the dramatic Vikos...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:23 on Wednesday 26 August 2015
Our guide to Eurostar's direct link to the French Alps. We tell you all you need to know about how to travel by train to the slopes this winter.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:56 on Monday 24 August 2015
We have published an online guide to the stunning region of Zagori and the Epirus Coast in the northwest of Greece.
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 01:08 on Tuesday 18 August 2015
As part of our ongoing celebration of inspiring places to visit, we have produced an introductory Greentraveller's Guide to the Alpine Pearls, a...
Posted by at 02:42 on Tuesday 04 August 2015
Adventure tour operator, Headwater, launches optional electric bikes; quick, nimble and easy to use, e-bikes are becoming an increasingly popular way...
Posted by at 04:39 on Monday 27 July 2015
Introducing the Peak Cycle Shuttle - a great new service for accessing traffic-free family cycling in the Peak District National Park to & from...
Posted by at 03:24 on Wednesday 22 July 2015
It's St James' Day (Santiago's feast day) on 25th July, so why not be inspired to tackle Spain's Camino de Santiago, 'The...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 01:14 on Tuesday 14 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien joins the Cotswolds AONB on one of their free guided walks and discovers butterflies, bluebells and wild orchids
Posted by David Atkinson at 02:27 on Thursday 09 July 2015
David Atkinson follows in the footsteps of George Borrow, whose 19th-century travelogue Wild Wales is now available as an app, allowing walkers to...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 03:38 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien visits a farm in the Cotswolds to learn the craft of dry stone walling on a rural skills course run by the Cotswolds AONB
Posted by at 10:42 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
This summer, kids can travel to Paris, Brussels, Lille or Bruges for just £1* each way, with up to two children (aged 4 to 11) when travelling with a...
Posted by at 10:25 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
A week of hurtling through the French countryside visiting some fabulous accommodations listed on the Greentraveller website, eating great local food...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 11:57 on Tuesday 07 July 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien discovers vineyards, hops gardens, orchards and fruit farms on a whistlestop tour of innovative local food producers and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:26 on Friday 26 June 2015
We sent television presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff (The One Show, Coast & President of the RSPB) on the New Forest Tour around the glorious New...
Posted by Harriet OBrien at 05:00 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
Writer Harriet O'Brien encounters bees, butterflies and bluebells on a wildlife tour of some of the Kent Downs' most spectacular species of...
Posted by at 11:45 on Wednesday 01 December 2010
The recent cold snap has given the green light to another potentially awesome ski season in the isolated beauty of the snow covered Highlands and...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:00 on Wednesday 02 September 2009
Increasingly, travellers are volunteering for placements abroad to work on conservation and development projects, thinking they will be benefit local...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:30 on Friday 16 April 2010
Find how to get to your holiday destination without flying
Posted by at 10:54 on Wednesday 17 March 2010
If you haven't travelled to Ireland yet, I hope that as an Irish writer and co-editor of the website, I can do my little bit towards enticing...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:27 on Tuesday 17 August 2010
Guest blogger Roger Norum (author of the new Rough Guide to Finland) on the joys of Nordic Walking, Finland-style.
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 10:35 on Monday 02 May 2016
Bag packed, e-tickets downloaded and smartphone at the ready... we're going on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland! Follow our trip around...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:11 on Tuesday 28 February 2017
New booking tool combines cutting edge interactive video technology with an innovative online application that enables visitors to build their own...
Posted by at 02:53 on Thursday 16 September 2010
Greentraveller attended a garden party at Clarence House (no less) where the Prince of Wales hosted performances and exhibits that celebrate...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:38 on Friday 21 December 2012
Our Top 30 Experiences in 2012, by our team of reviewers & writers Paul Miles, Jane Dunford, Rhiannon Batten, Juliette Dyke, Anna Shepherd, Lucy...
Posted by at 06:23 on Thursday 11 March 2010
Holidays aren't just about kicking back on a beach anymore. Why not volunteer on an organic farm and get some rural therapy at the same time
Posted by Richard Hammond at 02:31 on Saturday 30 December 2006
Richard Hammond reviews accommodation in Geiranger, Norway
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 09:35 on Wednesday 23 August 2017
Rhiannon Batten looks at the UK’s eclectic range of independent hostels, bunkhouses and camping barns, many of which can be found via the Independent...
Posted by 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 Richard Hammond at 05:09 on Friday 14 December 2007
A new travel club for the upmarket eco traveller has launched.The Nature & Kind Travel Collection describes itself as a "direct booking solution...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:08 on Saturday 24 February 2007
L'Ayalga is in La Pandiella, a small hamlet in the Redes nature reserve in Asturias, conveniently located between the craggy limestone mountains...
Posted by Paul Bloomfield at 02:30 on Tuesday 22 August 2017
As part of our Greentraveller's Guide to Catalonia, Paul Bloomfield explores the Montsec mountains on foot and by kayak.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 04:15 on Friday 21 September 2007
Greentraveller reviews the new Eurostar service to St Pancras
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:41 on Wednesday 03 October 2007
Tom Hart's dream was to follow in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. Not the classic trip you see advertised in tour brochures, but the authentic...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:09 on Monday 08 October 2007
Results of the 2007 Paul Morrison Guide Awards
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:18 on Monday 08 October 2007
Ecobookers.com is a new worldwide travel booking site for eco-friendly accommodation.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:07 on Tuesday 09 October 2007
Lonely Planet being sold to BBC Worldwide reflects the new era in the provision of digital content for travel. Here's a pick of articles in the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:37 on Friday 12 October 2007
The Sunday Times has listed five 'Best on the Net' travel websites and Greentraveller is included...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:21 on Friday 12 October 2007
om Hart (left) decided to follow his dream to travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. Not the classic trip you see advertised in tour...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:11 on Friday 12 October 2007
The Man in Seat 61 offers some expert tricks for securing low-cost train tickets in the UK, to Ireland, France, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:15 on Saturday 20 October 2007
Richard Hammond gives ten eco-friendly winter activities, from skiing without leaving the UK to snow shoeing in the French Pyrenees.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 11:54 on Saturday 04 March 2006
Richard Hammond sets out from the new Chic Chocs lodge where you're more likely to come across a moose than another skier...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:02 on Monday 22 October 2007
Tom Hart (left) decided to follow his dream to travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. Not the classic trip you see advertised in tour...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:48 on Monday 29 October 2007
Guardian and Observer Ethical Travel Award, 2007
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:29 on Saturday 03 November 2007
Richard Hammond visits one of Under the Thatch's most popular lets - a Romany Caravan in West Wales.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:08 on Monday 05 November 2007
Eurostar moves to it's new high speed line at St Pancras next week, bringing many continental cities within five hours' reach of London |...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:53 on Saturday 13 November 2004
Richard Hammond comments on the changing face of green travel.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:47 on Saturday 17 November 2007
List of the Responsible Tourism Award Winners 2007