Green travel

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Why Laax could be Switzerland’s greenest ski town
Wolves and lynx are returning to the mountains around this sustainable ski resort, where solar-powered lifts serve the grand prix runs and snow parks

Mike MacEacheran

29, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Five great car-free breaks around the UK
Getaways without a car cut leisure emissions but also mean new freedom to explore coasts, towns and almost 2,000 years of history

Phoebe Taplin

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Salt-flats and autumn sun: a car-free break on Suffolk’s Shotley peninsula
Our special feature on trips with no driving starts with a train, bus and walking of the salty wilderness of southern SuffolkFive more car-free UK trips

Phoebe Taplin

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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On the Blueway to Tipperary: nature and history on Ireland’s new kayaking routes
Adding to the country’s network of traffic-free greenways, three new trails encourage paddleboarders and kayakers to explore by river, canal and lake

Yvonne Gordon

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Travel industry warned ‘tackle climate disaster before it’s too late’
‘We won’t have a world to show our customers if we don’t act soon,’ delegates are told at tourism conference

Nazia Parveen, from Marrakech

13, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s regenerative tourism’: a cabin stay that helps rewild Scotland’s Highlands
These forest huts near Ullapool are set in a stunning landscape, close to wildlife and give something back to the surroundings and community

Jane Dunford

08, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I’m cycling to Iceland: it’s a killer to ride but an easy country to love
The final part of our writer’s marathon sees him riding Europe’s wild outlier, where even squalls and snow fail to dampen his spirit

Kevin Rushby

08, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rail route of the month: on the slow line through forests and meadows in the Swiss Jura
Our slow-travel expert discovers a dash of revolutionary spirit and a head for heights on the Jura’s little red train

Nicky Gardner

04, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I’m cycling from England to Iceland. Next up: the Faroe Islands
On the second stage of his no-fly ride to Iceland, our writer cycles the wild and dramatic Faroes – but still finds time for fishing and folk tales

Kevin Rushby

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The voyage is the main event: five fantastic no-fly adventures in Europe
It may take longer and cost more, but travelling over land and sea is always a richer experience, as these thrilling trips prove

Kevin Rushby

24, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Five of the best sustainable holidays across Europe
From a spa-and-cycling trail across Slovenia to the coolest energy-saving hotels in Berlin, these getaways tick all the eco boxes

Phoebe Taplin

21, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Discreet Crete: exploring the Greek island’s gorges and ancient villages on a new eco-tour
Away from the bars and bustle, Crete’s spectacular White Mountains are opening up to sensitive and sustainable travel – with scrumptious food

Lorna Parkes

16, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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