Posts Tagged ‘ green travel ’
Wash the towels and spare us the green rinse
2 responses - Posted 05.21.10

Here is the latest ‘eco awareness’ note IĀ found proudly framed in a hotel bathroom. We strive to reach a harmonious balance with Nature by means of the sustainable use of natural resources. We thankfully appreciate your assistance in helping us keep a green and clean environment. What were they doing that was so outstanding and […]

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A brief history of the hotel
2 responses - Posted 05.10.10

I’ve just finished reading Wanderlust: a social history of travel by Laura Byrne Paquet. It’s a great read for anyone interested in how the travel industry got to where it is today, moving from the original aristocratic European ‘grand tours’ to Thomas Cook’s first package holidays and onward to today’s ‘green travel’ and the potential […]

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My year without flying (thanks to the outstanding Argentinian buses)
7 responses - Posted 02.10.10

When I took my trip home to England for Christmas, I realised it was the first time I boarded a plane in over a year. I shouldn’t have been that surprised. One of the reasons I decided to base myself in South America was so I could do more overland travel and fly less. This […]

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