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A Girl’s Eye View of the Road Ahead

Posted on 25 June 2009

We have a truck.  It is a shiny black Ford F150 with an extended cab for our dog. It is old now, made in 1996, and has lasted well carting our loads (artwork and woodwork) and through numerous road trips east and west.  Our truck has two tanks for gas. If one tank runs out, [...]

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Search for holidays with a heart

Posted on 13 June 2009

I have an urgent mission for all Green Girls: to find the greenest or most life-changing holiday you can. With the economic climate not looking too sunny, it’s easy to spend hours online browsing idyllic holidays that will let you get away from it all. But don’t think for a moment that lack of funds [...]

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Lovely La Rosa Hotel

Posted on 18 April 2009

Jez and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary last weekend, staying at the beautiful La Rosa Hotel in the east coast seaside town of Whitby. I’d heard about the eco-friendly La Rosa Campsite in Yorkshire from one of our web design clients, ecoescape, but later came to learn that the folks who created the kitsch [...]

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What is the future of tourism?

Posted on 05 December 2008

In my last post on sharing your travel secrets, I promised you more news to follow from the world of responsibletravel.com. And here it is! Hot off the press, Geographical magazine in a joint effort with responsibletravel.com has put together an insightful and thought-provoking special edition looking at the future of tourism. As Justin Francis, [...]

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Share your local travel secrets

Posted on 28 November 2008

It’s been a while since I shared any news from the world of responsibletravel.com so here goes… Responsible Tourism Awards 2008 First up, we had a great time on World Responsible Tourism Day (12 Nov) celebrating the winners of our Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2008. This is the 5th year of the Responsible Tourism [...]

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what Orwell didn’t predict =) and the danish fleet of hydrogen fuelcell cars..

Posted on 18 July 2008

besides me being an editor at GGG, a freelancer expertising  community and presence marketing, I also have the privilege of running the most USEFUL podcast in the world called “Geek Army Knife”. Last interview was with Sanjay Khanna of Khanna research where we talked about calm technologies and the things that Orwell didn’t predict… it [...]

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Responsible People Tree travel…

Posted on 01 July 2008

Wow, here’s an offer and a half! Fair Trade fashion pioneers, People Tree has teamed up with online travel directory, responsibletravel.com to celebrate the launch of their new Summer Collection with a fantastic competition. Win a holiday and a holiday wardrobe! To win a luxury weekend break for 2 in Devon, plus £300 worth of [...]

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On Yer Bike….

Posted on 16 June 2008

Bike week starts today and as I may have mentioned a few times before I love cycling, in fact it is one of my most favourite things in the world. So imagine my delight when I heard about a photography competition aimed at celebrating the diversity of women’s cycling. In order to promote cycling to [...]

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Nominate a green holiday!

Posted on 12 May 2008

It’s that time of year again when I call on all green girls around the world to get nominating in our annual Responsible Tourism Awards! The Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards, founded and organised by responsibletravel.com in association with our partners, Telegraph Travel, Geographical Magazine and World Travel Market, need your help in scouring the [...]

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The Woman Who Stopped Traffic

Posted on 05 March 2008

If like me you have been glued to the channel 4 programme ‘The Woman Who Stopped Traffic’ you will be pleased to know that you can now join the campaign and put yourself on the U.K car free map. The map allows you to pledge a weekly car free journey and will work out your [...]

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