By now, most of us know that we should be trying to fly less. Travelling by aeroplane accounts for 2% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, and those 39.4 million annual flights pump out toxic nitrogen oxide, cancer-causing exhaust particulates and carbon dioxide; the latter of which absorbs heat and re-emits it back to earth.
But for most people – with beloved friends and family often spread across the globe – completely quitting on flying is unlikely to be an option. So what can we do to reduce the impact of our aviation travel?
It was Pete’s 32nd birthday at the beginning of August, and since we’ve been together, we always take a day off work to do something fun on our birthdays. This year he decided he wanted to take a half day canoeing trip down the River Wye, which proved to be an amazing way to take in some really breathtaking views.
Tucked away in the rafters of a 19th Century rambling stone barn, The Artist’s Loft offers secluded relaxation, rustic luxury and breathtaking mountain views – all just over an hour’s drive from Cardiff.
Most people know that Carmarthenshire is full of timeless landscapes, quirky character and breathtaking scenery. But alongside the sweeping countryside vistas, epic coastlines and charming towns, there is a thriving food and drink scene just waiting to be explored.
If you’re passionate about feasting on delicious food and drink with a traceable provenance, add this delicious corner of the country to the top of your list.