Tag: Sustainable Travel

How to avoid plastic on your next trip

How to avoid plastic on your next trip

Knowing how to avoid plastic isn’t easy especially when you travel. But with more and more people deciding to cut the toxic material out of their life there are now lots of great alternatives to use when you travel. Follow these simple ideas to cut…

Marine Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

Marine Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

As an avid diver and nature lover I’ve always dreamed of doing conservation work involving the ocean. But I found it hard to know where to look. Facebook diving groups are a great place to start but I thought I’d compile all the information I’ve…

Top 8 Eco Travel Apps

Top 8 Eco Travel Apps

We all want to be a bit more eco in our daily lives, but what about when we travel? Often we are dashing around in unfamiliar territory and it can be very easy to take shortcuts like buying a bottle of water or grabbing a…

Is Chernobyl proof that there is still hope for our future?

Is Chernobyl proof that there is still hope for our future?

The single biggest man made disaster in the history of the world. The nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl was an accident of epic proportions worsened by the refusal of major powers to admit to the problem (sound familiar?). But it’s not all doom and gloom as…

Travel without the baggage. Why I decided to not buy clothes for a year

Travel without the baggage. Why I decided to not buy clothes for a year

I have far too many clothes. I’m pretty much a nomad that spends most of my time living out of a hand luggage sized rucksack. I’ve learned to be pretty minimalist over the years. Yet every time I return to England I’ve inevitably got more…

Top 10 European destinations you probably haven’t heard of

Top 10 European destinations you probably haven’t heard of

There’s no denying Europe is a great spot for your holiday, but the truth is it’s bloody packed! If you’ve ever tried to get up the Eiffel Tower, check out the Colosseum or visit Anne Frank’s house you’ll be well aware the queues are absolutely…

Reef Safe Sunscreen – What to buy and why it’s important

Reef Safe Sunscreen – What to buy and why it’s important

Coral bleaching and water pollution seem like things far out of our control but we can do our bit in helping out our little fishy friends. Sunscreens can carry harmful ingredients that can have a negative impact on sealife such as Oxybenzone (Benzophenone-3), a chemical…

Clean Up Your Toiletries Bag – Eco Travel Hacks

Clean Up Your Toiletries Bag – Eco Travel Hacks

We all want to be a bit more green in our everyday lives but what about when we travel? Products that save space and last longer on the road are invaluable in saving time an unnecessary cost. Going reusable is not only great for the…

Finding Paradise Amidst The Pollution in a Stilt House in Borneo

Finding Paradise Amidst The Pollution in a Stilt House in Borneo

I’m still not sure it wasn’t all a delightful dream. Laying around in hammocks after mornings spent diving off remote islands in some of the clearest water imaginable. Snorkelling under our little stilt house on a sea that was teaming with life. Spotting seahorses, cuttlefish…

8 Easy Eco Hacks for Everyday Living

8 Easy Eco Hacks for Everyday Living

Unless you’ve been living under a rock we all know we have to change our ways and soon, but it’s not just straws that are a problem. If travelling has taught me one thing it’s to appreciate just how beautiful the world is and no one…