Sustainable tourism is hot topic these days. It seems like almost everyone is talking about it. That’s because people on the whole are becoming more conscious of their carbon footprint. And as travel is a powerful catalyst to educate and protect nature and cultural heritage, this is a good thing. Sustainable tourism allows people to travel by negating the negative impact on the environment, society and economy. Wanting to learn more it, I head out to the trail-blazing tourist destinations of Majorca and Menorca in the Balearic Islands to see for myself measures being put in place for sustainable tourism.
At a time when the world is shifting towards more sustainable lifestyles, hoteliers are doing their utmost efforts to go green. But Badrutt’s Palace in St Moritz has been taking this concept seriously for years. I went along to find out how the hotel has used their enviable position overlooking the lake to become eco-friendly.
Tranquillity, peace and happiness. Isn’t that what we are all striving for? With our busy hectic modern lives, these precious states of well-being are often overlooked. But they needn’t be. With some deliberate focus and action, they can be achieved on a daily basis. And to kick-start your plans to incorporate them into your daily life, look no further than seven days and six nights away from the world as you know it, and head to the epitome of health through Escape Ritual, Bali.
If you think Isle of Man is simply a place for Tourist Trophy (TT) Races, you need to think again. Beautiful scenery, a plethora of beaches, excellent schools and plenty of jobs to grab, this little isle is a desirable place to move to if you’re looking for a quality lifestyle either for yourself or the whole family. I hopped across the island to find out what makes this little gem of a place so popular.
Venice is one of the most visited destinations in Italy, and offers some of the most world-famous attractions. However, for those who prefer to avoid the beaten track and experience local life – here’s our secret guide to visiting Venice.