How to Be A Responsible Tourist in Venice

How to Visit Venice Sustainably - two gondolas on a Venice canal pass in front of a domed church

Venice is a beautiful city, there is no doubt about that, but over the past few years Venice has suffering the effects of over-tourism.  2020 changed all that of course, but when tourists return to Venice it is important to do everything we can to preserve the city.  I would love for everyone to be […]

Water to Go Review – The Best Filtered Water Bottle?

Hand holding the turquoise Water to Go Bottle with green hills in the background - A Filter Water Bottle is a Useful Backpacking Gift Idea

Filtered water bottles are the must-have accessory for all sorts of activities.  There are various options on the market for filter water bottles for hiking, camping, sports, travel and for anywhere you can think of, so I wanted to share the details of the one that I use: the Water-to-Go filter bottle, which is certainly […]

The Launch of #BYORB – Bring Your Own Reusable Bottle to the Airport

Rows and rows of water bottles - Join the BYORB Campaign to get airport water fountains everywhere

Did you know that you can take an empty water bottle through security at airports?   Bringing your own bottle (BYOB) of wine or beer to a social gathering is quite normal, but when it comes to bringing a water bottle to the airport, most of us don’t bother.  We all know about the flight regulations […]

11 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Flights

Looking out of a plane window - how to reduce the carbon footprint of your flights

I like to think I do my bit for the planet.  I recycle, I don’t buy plastic water bottles, I am kind to animals…. But my guilty secret?  Flying.  I adore travelling, and flying is part of travel so I feel like I can’t just give it up!  However, I know I need to do […]