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Sustainable Tourism

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Articles, Environmental Education, ethical travel, green holidays

What is sustainable tourism and what is its aim?   As early as 1987 we saw the very first definition of sustainable tourism: “[tourism] that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Brundtland Report. 1987 World Commission on Environment and Development. Essentially, sustainable tourism […]

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Book Review: Green Christmas by Eilidh Gallagher

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Green Book Reviews, Green Christmas, green holidays, sustainability

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The ‘Green Christmas’ Book by Eilidh Gallagher is a user friendly guide on how to enjoy a slower, simpler and fun packed Christmas without the waste, extravagance and excess now associated with our modern Christmases. It’s full of tips, advice and ideas that are planet friendly and that are designed to help us plan ahead […]

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Green Holiday Tips

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in Eco Tips, green holidays, green transport

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For those of you heading off on holiday soon here are a few tips to keep your break as low impact as possible. 1. Choose Eco-Friendly  Accomodation Supporting hotels, campsites  and holiday parks that help  protect the environment is a great way to cut your holiday’s carbon footprint. Check out our new green holidays section […]

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The Rise Of The Eco Holiday

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in green holidays, sustainability

A fresh take on the traditional holiday What did the Romans ever do for us? Well, they pioneered the beloved concept of a holiday, which has been embraced by travellers the world over ever since. Sadly, the idea of a two-year holiday (often taken by rich Romans in the days of old) was lost somewhere […]

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A Guide To Responsible Travel

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in ethical travel, green holidays

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Embracing responsible tourism is the perfect way to enjoy a holiday while being mindful of the environment around us. A popular topic with travellers, it doesn’t matter where you’re jetting off to, what matters are the responsible travel choices you can make on your next holiday. Why Is Responsible Tourism Important? Responsible travel is one […]

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Holiday the Green way in the Forest

By Lucy & Libby,
Filed in green holidays

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Introducing Forest Holidays… Forest Holidays and the Forestry Commission are a trusted partnership that brings people and nature closer together.  A Staycation for your family A Forest Holidays cabin holiday scores well when it comes to minimising other forms of environmental impact. There is no need to concern yourself with the carbon footprint of fuel-guzzling […]

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