21 01, 2011

Glamping: Eco-friendly Camping With a Difference

By |2021-05-24T08:40:57+00:00January 21, 2011|Travelling|Comments Off on Glamping: Eco-friendly Camping With a Difference

There’s not much to compare with camping when it comes to the ultimate “back to nature” experience. A week or two away from electricity, the TV and your broadband connection, coupled with the very real need to conserve water and cook your own food on fairly rudimentary facilities outdoors certainly [...]

15 11, 2010

The Eco Traveller’s Code

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00November 15, 2010|Travelling|Comments Off on The Eco Traveller’s Code

Almost all of us like to travel and take the opportunity to visit somewhere different; even when today’s multi-channel digital TV beams the remotest corners of the world into our living rooms, there’s still nothing quite like seeing it for yourself. As every eco-aware person on the planet knows, however, [...]

15 11, 2010

The Stay-at-home Gap Year

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00November 15, 2010|Travelling|Comments Off on The Stay-at-home Gap Year

The gap year represents an important time for many young people – a rite of passage marking the transition between school days and the adult world of university or the workplace. Traditionally an excuse to go back-packing around some of the world’s most interesting and unusual places, often working at [...]

30 06, 2009

Five Great Eco Friendly Days Out in the UK

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00June 30, 2009|Travelling|Comments Off on Five Great Eco Friendly Days Out in the UK

With the summer holidays stretching ahead, parents across the UK will be wracking their brains trying to avoid the inevitable cries of “I’m bored!” from grumpy offspring. But while theme park trips and visits to the swimming pool are all very well, wouldn’t it be brilliant if your kids could [...]

26 03, 2009

Smart Ways to Make the School Run More Eco Friendly

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00March 26, 2009|Travelling|Comments Off on Smart Ways to Make the School Run More Eco Friendly

With the daily scramble to locate lost P.E. kits, find exercise books and pocket locker keys (and all against the ticking of the clock) it's no wonder that the school run isn't exactly the highlight of many parents' day. In fact, it can be so stressful that it's easy to [...]

23 01, 2008

Travelling By Train

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00January 23, 2008|Travelling|Comments Off on Travelling By Train

Trains are a type of public transportation. That is, trains are able to move a large number of people at one time. Sometimes public transportation is called "mass transportation" because things like buses, trains and planes can move masses of people all at once. Trains are also a relatively environmentally [...]

29 07, 2007

Reducing Unnecessary Travel

By |2021-05-24T08:40:55+00:00July 29, 2007|Travelling|Comments Off on Reducing Unnecessary Travel

Reducing unnecessary travel is something we should all be aiming for, be it in the form of using public transport more often, relying less on our cars, or taking to pedal power or walking. Setting a good example to our children by examining how we could reduce the amount of [...]

12 03, 2007

Eco-Friendly Family Holidays

By |2021-05-24T08:40:56+00:00March 12, 2007|Travelling|Comments Off on Eco-Friendly Family Holidays

When school is out and the kids are home many parents are tempted to book the cheapest, easiest holiday possible. Unfortunately these “relaxing” holidays come with a higher price tag than just what is put on the credit card. Travel harms the environment in a number of ways, but there [...]

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