You’re planning a trip, and you don’t want it to cost the earth. In fact, you’d like it to be as positive an experience as possible, not just for you but for your destination and the environment. What are the best sources of inspiration and ideas? How do you make ethical choices? And how do … Continue reading How to travel: How green is your holiday?
Gone are the days when green holidays were niche. These days, they’re so popular, they’re practically mainstream. But what if you’re looking for a trip that’s brand new, or just a little bit different? Here are eight ideas to keep you one step ahead.
Keen to discover a side of Africa that you’ve never explored before? Here are ten ideas to get the story started.
BY EMMA GREGG If you think of yourself as an ecotourist, chances are you’re a sophisticated consumer with high expectations. You love wildlife and nature, respect local cultures and choose your itinerary, transport and accommodation with care. You certainly won’t be fobbed off with hollow gestures like commercial carbon offset schemes or those pious little … Continue reading How to travel: What does ecotourism mean to you?
For those seeking a crowd-free outdoor adventure with clean air, superb hospitality and sound ethical credentials, an African safari is just what the doctor ordered BY EMMA GREGG A taut-bodied cheetah stalks through the grassland before breaking into a sprint. A lilac-breasted roller, bright as a rainbow, grabs an insect, mid-flight. An elephant kicks up … Continue reading How to travel: Why your first post-pandemic trip should be an African safari
It’s not often that you find yourself sharing an open-sided train carriage with a tiger, a zombie and a pair of Beyoncé-loving air traffic controllers. But this is Brighton, and anything goes.
There are some things I just can’t explain. I can’t tell you why all the best invitations fall on the same weekend, for example, or how Stephen Fry knows all the answers.
The views from the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons National Park are so impressive, you’ll want to return again and again. Grab your boots, maps and compass, and sample some of the best routes to the top.
Emma Gregg explores the new path through Scotland’s first national park, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.