The Facts About Electric Cars

With so much misinformation uttered about electric cars and so many claims and counter-claims put forth about their environmental friendliness, it’s important that if you want to enter the market for an electric car, you have all the information and all the facts. It’s a fast growing market in developed nations, with thousands of plug-in and all-electric vehicles sold in the United States alone every single month. And there are compelling reasons why electric cars are proving so popular, given Read more [...]

Very Nice, A Trip To The French Riviera

Planning a holiday to somewhere romantic in Europe is nothing new. Neither is picking France as your destination. Picking Nice over Paris, however, that’s uncommon right now.   Nice is the anti-Paris in many ways. Its coastal location saves it from the sometimes drab grey skies of the French capital.   Even in winter, the weather can stay calm. It usually goes ten years between snowfalls too.   Not to mention Nice doesn’t suffer from a smog problem, due to all Read more [...]

Green Tourism in Sicily. Best Activities

With the rise of awareness for the preservation of Sicily, eco-tourism has been introduced in the last couple of years in the aim to promote the richness and the heritage of this beautiful land while leaving lesser carbon footprints as compared to commercial tourism. In the light of this new development, people are realizing the importance of responsible travel that provides fresh, interesting and more memorable experiences while preserving the earth. Sicily is perfect for experiencing green tourism Read more [...]

A Day (and Night) in Dublin: Top Things to Do and See

Dublin is known for its vibrant, distinctive, and colourful personality which attracts visitors of all ages to this fascinating city. If you are in Dublin, whether only for 24 hours or for an entire month, you should know that the city has plenty to offer when it comes to cultural and historical attractions, entertainment, dining options, and more. Some of these attractions and things to do are obvious (such as enjoying a refreshing pint of Guinness – a must-try for all Dublin visitors), whilst Read more [...]

Voluntourism: Holidays That Make A Difference

Over recent years, voluntourism has had a lot of negative press. Which is unfortunate, considering the good that you can do, giving up a few weeks of your holiday to help the betterment of others and the environment. You only need to do a quick Google search, in order to find horror stories about voluntourism, but if you choose the right company and pick the perfect project, you can really help impoverished areas of the world. Choose Your Project Wisely Rule number one of voluntourism: choose Read more [...]

Staycations in the UK: The Greener Way to Holiday

According to The Telegraph Online, more and more Brits are now vacationing at home, despite the improving economy. What started off as an affordable alternative to jetting off for sun, sea and sand in warmer climes during the recession, has now become something that many British families are choosing to do. The growing trend for busy working parents or career couples is to take short breaks closer to home instead of going for week long breaks in exotic destinations. It seems that the quirky ‘staycation’ Read more [...]

Your Utah Hiking Trip: Pointers for Packing for Any Season

When you are planning a hiking trip in Utah, one of the most important things you have to consider is the gear that you will pack. If you pack the wrong equipment, this can affect your enjoyment of the hike, so it's always best to go prepared. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind when packing your hiking gear. Pack According to the Season The time of year that you go hiking will determine the items that you take with you. In the winter, snow can cover trails and hiking can Read more [...]

BackPacking In Style

Backpacking around the world is an incredible experience for those who love a sense of adventure. Roughing it up staying in hostels whilst experiencing the amazing intrigue of other cultures, it is something that seems almost like a rite of passage for young people. With that being the case, although backpacking lends itself to only bringing the bare minimal of gear; that does not mean that you cannot travel in style! Here are a few key pieces to bring along with you that will keep you looking trendy Read more [...]

Take A Volunteer Vacation!

If wanderlust is calling you, consider taking a volunteer vacation to South Africa. You’ll see this beautiful and interesting country from a totally different perspective, experiencing South African culture unlike any tourist. As a volunteer, you’ll work alongside community members to make a difference in the lives of children and animals who need your help. If you’ve always wanted to see wild animals up close, there are over 10 packages available that place you right on rehabilitation reserves. Read more [...]

A Skier’s Class Act: Snow Schools on Whistler Blackcomb

If you are planning a ski holiday to Whistler Blackcomb, you may be keen to brush up on your skills. If so, you will have plenty of opportunities to improve your technique through the various programs provided by the official ski school. Here is a guide to the ski school and what they have on offer so you can start planning your instruction when you arrive. Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard School There is only one school in Whistler, but it provides a huge range of classes and lessons including Read more [...]