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/ Positive Travel

22 Jan 2015

 

Topher Downham is a Colorado park ranger, a skier, a downhill mountain biker and a serial adventurist. He’s also quadriplegic, but that never stopped him. He tells Aaron Millar his inspiring story

 
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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015

 

As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

07 Jan 2015

 

The way we travel is constantly changing and 2015 is likely to be no exception. Here, Naomi Tolley looks at the best positive travel trips to take this year, as well as revealing the latest trends and must-do ethical destinations

 
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/ Media

06 Jan 2015

 

As Danish newspaper Information publishes a special ‘constructive’ edition, Cathrine Gyldensted considers the future of positive journalism

 
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/ Positive Travel

17 Dec 2014

 

Jini Reddy travels deep into the French Pyrenees on a solo wilderness quest that promises respite from the emotional and physical distractions of modern life. Can she get by with only her thoughts and nature’s whisper for company?

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

17 Dec 2014

 

Kay Morris-Robertson thought she had everything she wanted when tragedy struck and changed her life forever. She tells Aaron Millar how she undertook an 80,000 mile journey of healing, travelling across all 50 states of America, from A to Z

 
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/ Arts, Arts Review, Culture

15 Dec 2014

 

Amy Smith rounds up the best art exhibitions to see this season

 
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/ Arts, Culture

09 Dec 2014

 

Behind The Beautiful Forevers is not a play for the faint-hearted. Murders, shocking suicides, corruption, foul language and deep injustices are all competing for attention. But there’s no denying that this is a play with a soul

 
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/ Positive Travel

03 Dec 2014

 

Hanging on a sheer cliff face at a head-spinning height with nothing but a thin sheet of nylon separating him from a vast drop, Aaron Millar considers how fearsome adventure really is the making of us

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Nov 2014

 

Top journalists from The British Guild of Travel Writers pick their top travel experiences of 2014

 
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/ Community, Media

25 Nov 2014

 

As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola Slawson finds out more

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

19 Nov 2014

 

Looking for a holiday that will do your destination as much good as it will for you? The World Responsible Tourism Awards highlight the best sustainable tourism initiatives of the past year.

 
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, / Sport

18 Nov 2014

 

We go pitch-side at the twelfth Homeless World Cup to find out how this alternative tournament is changing lives for the better around the globe

 
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/ Community, Culture

06 Nov 2014

 

We need a transformation in our identity as human beings, says Lucy Purdy, as she reflects on the New Story Summit – a gathering of people from around the world to challenge civilisation's norms while attempting to create a new ‘story that serves’

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

05 Nov 2014

 

Slow traveller and author Ed Gillespie discovers the joy of slow travel on a 45,000 mile flight-free journey around the world

 
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/ Arts, Culture

29 Oct 2014

 

According to psychologists, dance can not only help improve our mood and fitness, it can aid creativity and make us feel more alive. Jini Reddy discovers how even novice dancers have no excuse not to get their bodies moving

 
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/ Blogs, Community, Culture, Lifestyle

23 Oct 2014

 

Partying hard at 6am isn't a big deal in trendy east London, but as Nicola Slawson finds, it's an altogether different experience when you're fresh out of bed and raving on your way to work

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

22 Oct 2014

 

Justin Francis, managing director of sustainable tourism site responsibletravel.com, travels to Oman in search of an authentic Arabian experience far removed from the high-rise tourism usually associated with the Gulf States

 
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/ Education, Media

17 Oct 2014

 

A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

 
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/ Arts, Culture

16 Oct 2014

 

The Somerwick Sessions in Cornwall aims to support the local music scene by championing talented new artists and unique venues