Articles Tagged with the word ‘travel’

Reading in South Africa

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

11 Apr 2014


One problem, one solution, one week. A new volunteering travel initiative sets its sights on universal primary education


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Mar 2014


During six months of hitchhiking around Europe, Jamie Bowlby-Whiting puts his trust in the inherent goodness of the world, and it delivers


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

12 Mar 2014


The 10 most ethical destinations to visit in the year ahead

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/ Blogs, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

20 Jan 2014


John Muir is a household name in the US, but few in Britain are aware of the Scotsman's legacy. With The John Muir Way long-distance footpath opening in Scotland in April, Aaron Millar looks at the life of the man who changed the way we interact with nature

leopard close (c) Aaron Millar

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

06 Dec 2013


Observing wild animals is not only a breathtaking spectacle, it’s good for our wellbeing too. However, the impact on natural habitats isn’t always so positive. Aaron Millar outlines four destinations that balance tourism and conservation

Eurostar at St.Pancras

/ Good Business

26 Sep 2013


Imagine if traveling through Europe by train was as easy as taking a flight. We meet the entrepreneur helping make this a reality

Kerala backwaters

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

25 Sep 2013


The first in a new series exploring the most sustainable and transformational travel experiences the world has to offer


/ Positive Travel

08 Aug 2013


Ahead of the release of blockbuster film The Lone Ranger, Aaron Millar visited the Navajo Nation to discover the culture, identity and astonishing resilience of America’s first people

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/ Positive Travel

01 Aug 2013


Outside of the ski season, summer in the Austrian Alps offers holiday bargains, empty mountains and, if you’re so inclined, therapeutic naked saunas. Claudia Cahalane straps on her walking boots and heads to the hills


/ Positive Travel, Wellbeing

30 May 2013


With social media and email waiting to fill our every spare moment, many have become dependent on connecting via technology. So what happens when you take a digital detox, reconnecting with new experiences, other people and the land instead?

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/ Positive Travel

12 Mar 2013


Half-an-hour from Belgium's capital, Brussels, lies an unlikely place to begin a pilgrimage: a cul-de-sac. Yet hundreds of teenagers have passed through to start a four-month, 1,550-mile journey by foot, taking them from incarceration to freedom

Gypsy 33

/ Positive Travel

25 Feb 2013


Some travel the world seeking once-in-a-lifetime thrills and adventures, but for Naomi Tolley, it was a meeting with a remarkable family and a beautiful, humble journey across Cumbria in a handmade gypsy caravan that really set her heart racing

Suzanne Monoliths, Mikindani Bay (C) Isobel Pring, eco2

/ Community

04 Feb 2013


Thembi Mutch looks at the reality of volunteering in Africa and gives advice on how to make it work for all parties involved

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/ Positive Travel

03 Jan 2013


Trekking the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route in the sacred Kii Mountains of Japan, Aaron Millar is absorbed by stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, fascinating tradition, and Shugendo Buddhism’s insights into the value of nature

Alex Georges at the start of his kayak voyage on Lampedusa. Credit A. Georges

/ Peace & Democracy

09 Nov 2012


A Frenchman has reached the halfway point in a kayaking voyage from Tunisia to Brussels, where he hopes to present a petition for asylum seekers’ rights to the European Parliament

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/ Positive Travel

01 Oct 2012


Evermore popular with tourists, the Galapagos is finding innovative new ways to share its beauty with visitors while conserving its unique flora and fauna


/ Positive Travel

28 Sep 2012


Former BBC journalist Marie Gabriel swaps the stresses of modern city life for the natural ease of a remote Polynesian island

Young Innu Cultural Health Walkers

/ Culture, Positive People, Positive Travel

21 Sep 2012


A 30-year-old Innu man, Nikashant Antane (Michel Andrew), nicknamed Giant, has completed an epic 4,000km 'health' walk across the harsh hinterlands of subarctic Quebec and Labrador


/ Positive Travel

20 Sep 2012


In post-revolution Tunisia, Naomi Tolley discovers a peaceful land with a positive air, and a unique tourism business that one man has built with his own hands


/ Positive Travel

05 Mar 2012


Bethany Wivell investigates the environmental policies making waves in the Maldives