Virtual tour Christmas displays from around the world with the Christmas edition of Tab With A View browser extension

View Christmas displays from the comfort of your own home this year, with the browser extension Tab with A view: Christmas Edition which makes it easy to virtually visit places around the world with some spectacular holiday season displays. The extension, which is available to download for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge users, allows users to upload and virtually browse Christmas displays. Users add the extension … Continue reading Virtual tour Christmas displays from around the world with the Christmas edition of Tab With A View browser extension

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2021 shines a light on projects pioneering sustainable practices and regenerating local communities

Travel media specialists Lonely Planet has unveiled a reimagining of its Best in Travel picks for 2021, with a focus on commitment to community, diversity and sustainability across the world.  Lonely Planet have this year reflected on regenerative travel for its Best in Travel 2021 list, selecting 30 inspirational people, destinations and tourism projects that shine a light on pioneering sustainable practices, regenerating local communities and promoting representation in all … Continue reading Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2021 shines a light on projects pioneering sustainable practices and regenerating local communities

Kalabria Coast to Coast Way: New trail aims to provide hikers with a “sensorial journey” through southern Italy

A new coast-to-coast hiking trail in the southern Italian region of Calabria, which runs from the Ionian Sea to the Tyrrhenian Sea, has been formed by the Kalabria Trekking association. The Kalabria Coast to Coast Way runs for 34 miles from the town of Soverato to the town of Pizzo, passing through mountains and along beaches. The new trail is divided into three 12-mile sections, … Continue reading Kalabria Coast to Coast Way: New trail aims to provide hikers with a “sensorial journey” through southern Italy

Garda by Bike: New cycling trail that circles Italy’s largest lake opens next year

Garda by Bike – a 140km-long cycling trail that circles Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda – is opening next year. The new route is constructed of partially existing bike paths as well as new tracks that will take cyclists from Lombardy through Trento and the Veneto and back. It will also link up to the continent-spanning European cycle routes Eurovelo Route 7 and Eurovelo Route 8. The … Continue reading Garda by Bike: New cycling trail that circles Italy’s largest lake opens next year

The best ice hotels, igloos and snow villages open in 2020- Lonely Planet- Nisha Designs —

Cozy up in the coldest hotels in the world © Iglu Dorf / Massimo Cappuccio In longitudes where long johns are all but compulsory and rugged alpine regions where the snow tumbles down sideways, creative grizzled folk brave the cold to cut and chisel and craft chunks of frozen water into sparkling ice hotels, uplit […] The best ice hotels, igloos and snow villages open in … Continue reading The best ice hotels, igloos and snow villages open in 2020- Lonely Planet- Nisha Designs —

Deer Park Heights – filming location for the Lord of the Rings trilogy – re-opens to the public after 11 years

New Zealand’s landscapes with their rugged hills, winding valleys and lakes are spectacular as is evident from films such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Wolverine and Pete’s Dragon. Now Queenstown’s Deer Park Heights, a filming location for all of these films has opened again to the public after 11 years. The working deer farm on top of the Kelvin Heights hill is most … Continue reading Deer Park Heights – filming location for the Lord of the Rings trilogy – re-opens to the public after 11 years

Slow Ways: New network of walking routes will connect all towns, cities and villages across Britain

A new network of 7,000 walking routes aims to connect some 2,500 British towns, cities and villages. The project, known as Slow Ways, will create a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities as well as thousands of villages. Using existing footpaths, people will be able to use the Slow Ways to walk between neighbouring settlements or daisy-chain routes … Continue reading Slow Ways: New network of walking routes will connect all towns, cities and villages across Britain

Intrepid Travel launch guide to help travel companies “decarbonise” their business during COVID-19 pandemic

Responsible travel company Intrepid Travel has released a guide to help travel businesses decarbonise during the pandemic. The open-source document, A 10-Step Quick Start Guide to Decarbonise Your Travel Business, provides an easy-to-follow action plan on reduction and offsetting for tourism businesses, to encourage the industry to rebuild more sustainably amidst the pandemic. The Quick Start Guide provides a low barrier way for other travel companies … Continue reading Intrepid Travel launch guide to help travel companies “decarbonise” their business during COVID-19 pandemic

What is an Ecovillage? Here Are Some Of The Best International Ecovillages-Travel Earth- Nisha Designs — — ravenhawks’ magazine

An eco-village is defined by Global Ecovillage Network as, “An intentional or traditional community using local participatory processes to holistically integrate ecological, economic, social, and cultural dimensions of sustainability in order to regenerate social and natural environments.” They are essentially designed communities which strive to produce the least possible negative impact on the natural environment […] […] What is an Ecovillage? Here Are Some Of The … Continue reading What is an Ecovillage? Here Are Some Of The Best International Ecovillages-Travel Earth- Nisha Designs — — ravenhawks’ magazine

US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington

A new coast-to-coast network of electric vehicle charging stations in the United States has been unveiled by Electrify America. Electric vehicle (EV) drivers in the US can now travel from coast-to-coast using the largest open DC fast-charging network.  The route from Los Angeles, CA to Washington, DC is one of two cross-country routes in the company’s initial plans to expand its open DC fast-charging network. It spans 11 states … Continue reading US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington