From the outside, the Good Hotel looks like a giant, floating shipping container – but as they say, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Here, the modern decor and cosy rooms make for a comfortable nights rest – whilst profits go back into the business to offer training and jobs to long-term unemployed people in the local community.View Post
If you’re looking for a great budget hotel in central London, I’ve found a real gem for you. It’s cheap, quirky, and well-located – but it’s the hotel’s green credentials which really set this forward-thinking business apart.View Post
By now, most of us know that we should be flying 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, completely quitting on flying is unlikely to be an option. So what can we do to reduce the impact of our aviation travel?View Post
As travel hungry tourists, how can we keep our negative impact on the world around us to a minimum? Whilst I think travel is so important for widening horizons, I am always super-aware that it can have a detrimental impact on the environment if taken carelessly. In an effort to be a more mindful, eco friendly traveller, these are the simple steps that I take every time I leave Blighty and hop on a plane.View Post