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Posted by Tom Watts at 11:08 on Thursday 07 July 2011
The Sun newspaper asked greentraveller to come up with our top 10 environmentally friendly breaks in the UK and Europe as part of 'Make Holidays...
Posted by Tom Watts at 07:12 on Friday 01 July 2011
As part of The Travel Foundation's Make Holidays Greener Week, 2-9 July, the charity looks at simple ways to minimise the impact of your holiday...
Posted by Tobias Chapple at 02:10 on Tuesday 22 February 2011
We have today launched our new series of Green Travel Destination Guides, providing practical advice, video, interviews, and in-depth information on...
Posted by Neil Warren at 11:32 on Tuesday 15 February 2011
Our travel expert train Neil Warren tells about how he travelled to Switzerland, taking the Chocolate Train, venturing through the Swiss mountains...
Posted by Paul Miles at 02:13 on Tuesday 08 February 2011
Our travel expert Paul Miles how to make the most of the overland journey from the UK to Norway by train and ferry via Copenhagen.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 12:41 on Saturday 15 May 2010
Whale watching is big business. Last year, 13 million people went on a whale-watching holidays, spending more than US2$billion. But what effect is...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:10 on Thursday 15 April 2010
High-end travel has long been synonymous with environmental irresponsibility, but an increasing number of luxury organisations are using their big...
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 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 Richard Hammond at 11:22 on Wednesday 11 November 2009
With climate change already shortening ski seasons, it’s hard to ignore the fact that indulging our love of snowy holidays is hastening their demise...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:26 on Tuesday 29 September 2009
Richard Hammond explains what responsible travelling divers can do to lessen their impact on coral reefs.
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 06:25 on Monday 03 August 2009
To celebrate the publication of Clean Breaks, Rough Guides have teamed up with Intrepid Travel to offer travellers the chance to win a once in a...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:52 on Monday 03 August 2009
Key "ecolodge" or "ecotourism" into a search engine and it will throw up thousands of results, but how can you be sure that any are the genuine...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:03 on Friday 24 July 2009
Richard Hammond explains how trekkers can help to mitigate the effects of their travels while hiking independently through some of the world’s most...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 01:18 on Wednesday 01 April 2009
Tribes Travel, the 'Fair Trade Travel' company, has launched a website that showcases fixed itinerary holidays run by the company that are cheaper...