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A Bit of Green Without The Greenwash


Out of my ever-expanding portfolio of “THINGS ON THE INTERNET THAT MAKE ME REALLY SHOUTY AND CAPS LOCKY”, my current number one has to be greenwash. Because, oh boy, there’s a lot of it about. Especially in the blogosphere. But also in resort holidays and, umm, adventure holidays packaged as ecotourism. Which is why I […]


The TripAdvisor Experiment

Eskaleh, Abu Simbel

There have been a spate of posts in the blogosphere lately arguing that guidebooks are an unnecessary encumbrance to the hostel dorm and group tour – sorry! – the indie travel lifestyle. Having read a post entitled “TripAdvisor Is Better Than Your Guidebook”, I thought I’d give TripAdvisor a go. Now, my admittedly cursory experience […]