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10 American Cities To See By Train

Stuck for holiday ideas this year? Why not consider these 10 American cities to see by train? By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi It’s a bit frustrating that airlines aren’t flying to all their full destinations right now, and for Americans,…

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15 Awesome Things To See In Moscow

By Arwa Lodhi Moscow has long played a vital role in Russian history. It was the capital of Muscovy (the Grand Principality of Moscow) in the late 13th century, which is why residents here are still known as Muscovites.…

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10 Of The Best No Fly Holidays From the UK

Who needs planes? We’ve found 10 great no fly holidays from the UK that save money, and the planet By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi We all love to travel, there’s no doubt about it. But as conscious travellers know well,…

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7 Of The Most Romantic Getaways In Europe

The continent is already known for its beauty and seduces all who visit. Here are some of the most romantic getaways in Europe By Diane Small Romance plus luxury equals the vacation of a lifetime, and there’s really no…

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5 of the Best Boutique Hotels For Green Travelers

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has stated that tourism is one of today’s key driver for socio-economic progress: “Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening diversification to become one of the fastest…

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Inkaterra: Stepping Back in Time In Cusco

By Chere Di Boscio Stepping back in time in Cusco is easy. After all, it is the oldest living city in the Americas – in fact, Cusco has been inhabited for over 3,000 years. And it’s been through a…

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8 Of The Most Eco Friendly Hotels In Europe

By Robyn Gravestock An increased awareness in the importance of sustainable tourism has caused more holidaymakers to seek out hotels that are caring more for the environment. Fortunately, the result of such demand is that the leisure industry has…

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Living in London Like A Local: Cuckooz

By Daniela Christiansson I love London. The diversity of the people, the huge open parks, and the palpable buzz make this city a favourite for many travellers. The thing is, it’s such a sprawling metropolis full of so many…

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Trying Hard: The Jumeirah Messilah Beach hotel

By Arwa Lodhi Of all the people in the world, it seems those in the Arabian Gulf region are the least concerned about climate change. Qatar, for example, has the highest CO2 emissions per capita in the world thanks…

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How To Be A More Sustainable Traveler

By Frances Stacey As we have become more eco-conscious as a society, travelling becomes trickier. Nowadays it’s common to  hop on a plane for work related obligations or to see friends or family who live abroad. But these actions…

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Welcome to the Jungle: Sustainable Singapore

By Arwa Lodhi Smoking in public, chewing gum, spitting in public, and littering – these are just a few of Singapore’s strict laws that were created to keep the streets clean. But Singapore has made enormous efforts to go…

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Serenely Green: Eco Friendly Venice

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi When you think of la Serenissima (Italian for  “the most serene”), the history and enchantment is overwhelming. The Republic of Venice was a major maritime power from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, considered the…

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Ecotourism Germany: The Black Forest Goes Green

By Katrine Carstens There’s no question that the adage ‘war is hell’ is absolutely true. Like many other cities in Europe, the German town of Freiburg  suffered enormously in World War Two, when it was bombed to the ground.…

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How to Do New Year’s Eve in London

By Chere Di Boscio In my own personal experience, Paris is officially the world’s most boring city at New Year’s Eve. There are no fireworks, no huge parties, and not much happening at all in the streets. On the…

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London’s Greenest Area: Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill is not only where Eluxe’s headquarters lie, but it’s also the best part of London, in my book! By Chere Di Boscio London isn’t just about historic buildings and narrow, cobblestone streets. It’s also home to a…

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Six Super Sustainable Cities to Visit

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Although eco-tourism is usually associated with visiting areas of endangered natural flora and fauna, sustainable cities are now providing a solid eco-tourism alternative, and also act as a model for other urban centres to follow.…

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Beyond Disneyland: Orange County Goes Green

By  Chere Di Boscio When you think of Orange County, California, the first things that probably pop into mind are Disneyland and the hit TV shows The OC and the Real Housewives of Orange County. But beyond the glitz…