I love electric bikes (Jun19)

Sailing through the countryside. Exploring hidden routes. Getting some much needed exercise…  It’s wonderful.   [...]

Ideas for greener tourism in Myanmar [Relevant to other countries too] (Apr18)

There are over 3,000 temples in Bagan…​ Aureum Palace Hotel in Bagan claimed that 99% [...]


The olive oil industry survives the cruise ships in Montenegro… (May17)

They are humungous. The cruise ships in Kotor were like vast beasts completely dwarfing the [...]

Behind the Scenes in Paradise (Feb17)

I’m hoping that my eco-footprint, on our luxury holiday staying at the Six Senses Hotel, [...]

Was our luxury holiday good or bad for the environment? (Feb17)

  A friend of mine argues that the impact of long-distance flying to exotic locations [...]

The Shocking thing about helium balloons (Nov16)

    Filln’away – essentially means fill the balloons and chuck the whole gas canister [...]

Venice is sinking (Mar16)

It felt apocalyptic.  Exceptional flood levels. Sandbags.  Elevated planks to walk along. St Mark’s Square [...]

Why aren’t restaurants more sustainable? (Oct11)

Bluefin tuna is one of the most endangered species on the planet but it’s still [...]


Walking into Slovenia (Jul11)

We walked over the mountains from Italy into Slovenia.   At the top the view was [...]

How Green is Scarlet – Eco-hotel in Cornwall (Jan10)

My first impression of the building was horrendous. It was sitting on the cliff top [...]