Sustainable Stays: The Dome Garden, Forest of Dean, UK

Glamping is a great way for those who want to experience the great outdoors and feel a sense of community without “roughing it” as such. The Dome Garden, set in the midst of the ancient Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, is a glamping site featuring a set of eco-conscious, geodesic domes providing accommodation for small to large groups. Providing a perfect pit stop to enjoy the … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: The Dome Garden, Forest of Dean, UK

Venice: Sinking city facing climate change challenges

Famed for its gondolas, waterways and bridges, the city of Venice is no longer a crown in the Italian jewel so to speak. A shadow of its former self, the city could be underwater within a century if the acceleration in global warming is not quelled and flood defences installed, according to research. Venice, a system of islands built into a shallow lagoon, is extremely vulnerable … Continue reading Venice: Sinking city facing climate change challenges

Stonehenge: Experiencing complete peace and perfect balance on a hot summer’s day

Stonehenge is England’s most iconic ancient site. As a kid, I always wanted to visit the stone circle, but I did not get the chance to nor did I understand at the time what that immense pull or draw to go there was about. Now as an adult and with an awareness of energy, the healing powers of sacred sites and a greater sense of … Continue reading Stonehenge: Experiencing complete peace and perfect balance on a hot summer’s day

Tarot Guidance for Saturday 30 June 2018: Temperance

Balance is required in everything that one does. You may be made aware today of areas in your life where there are excesses. It could be that you need to cut down on your spending and find ways to bring it into balance. There are simple and creative solutions that you can explore. Tarot Image: […] via Tarot Guidance for Saturday 30 June 2018: Temperance — Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Saturday 30 June 2018: Temperance

Travel Ideas: Savour up an afternoon tea aboard a repurposed London double decker bus

London’s iconic double decker buses have been repurposed in a number of creative ways – everything from an onboard farm, mobile home and even a touring afternoon tea bus. A novelty way to enjoy a British afternoon tea while taking in some of central London’s highlights and sights – Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James’s Park, Hyde Park, The Royal Albert … Continue reading Travel Ideas: Savour up an afternoon tea aboard a repurposed London double decker bus

The ultimate ethical safari experience: &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve — Best regards from far,

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Truck Surf Hotel: Double-decker truck on wheels offering surf and stay

Surfers or road trippers alike looking for a luxury stay on the road need look no further than Truck Surf Hotel – a fully equipped converted Mercedes Actros truck. This double-decker truck has been outfitted with a cosy living room, kitchen, and bathroom – complete with a toilet and shower – as well as five bedrooms. From June to October, guests can travel throughout Portugal … Continue reading Truck Surf Hotel: Double-decker truck on wheels offering surf and stay

Hawaii-based hotel chain hand out sustainable sunscreen to help protect coral reefs from bleaching

One of the main culprits of coral bleaching is tourists that use sunscreen containing oxybenzone. That’s why Hawaii-based hotel chain, Aqua-Aston, are handing out sustainable sunscreen that aims to protect the vulnerable coral reefs. A common chemical in sunscreens — Oxybenzone, also known as BP-13 — also happens to be “highly toxic to juvenile corals and other marine life,” according to a report by the National Ocean … Continue reading Hawaii-based hotel chain hand out sustainable sunscreen to help protect coral reefs from bleaching

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 11. Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain Where modern meets ancient, Mas Salagros EcoResort is an eco-friendly resort and spa located within an idyllic nature reserve in the Catalan village of Vallromanes, near Barcelona. Housed in a traditional 15th-century Catalan … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Mas Salagros EcoResort, Spain

Vendemmia: Residents of Italy’s Cinque Terre fighting to preserve the national park’s future

The Cinque Terre is one of the most popular attractions in Italy, alongside the likes of Venice and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Cinque Terre is a national park in the region of Liguria in Italy, consisting of five little villages called Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. The coastal villages are often adorned in picture postcards of pastel-coloured painted houses that sit high … Continue reading Vendemmia: Residents of Italy’s Cinque Terre fighting to preserve the national park’s future