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Travel Light

Giving up the car isn’t easy, we know that. And if The Only Way Is Essex is anything to go by, you’re probably still very much in love with foreign holidays. So we’re not asking you to give up flying to Marbs for good. But you can live a greener life and still have fun by replacing just some of those car and plane journeys with greener alternatives. Why not swap just one of those foreign holiday a year for a ‘staycation’ in the UK or even a ‘traincation’ to Europe? And if you ditch just some of those car journeys and walk, cycle or take the bus instead you’ll feel happier, healthier and be able to have a cheeky beer or two, too.

Here are a whole load of reasons to ditch the car or plane…

For more info on companies and organisations who can help you be green visit our Eco Zone

Festival flashback with VV Brown

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As part of our Do It In Public campaign, VV Brown told us why she loves to cycle around London at last year’s T in the Park…

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Get on it in public

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Everybody loves a good night out, so as part of our Do it in Public campaign we’ve picked the best of the best places to party in the UK, all of them easily reachable by public transport. And the great thing about that is that nobody has to drive so everybody gets to have a drink, hooray!

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Festival Guide 2010: Hop Farm Festival

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to get there and back without having to dig your car out of a field that looks like northern France circa 1918. Continuing today with the Hop Farm Festival…

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Festival Guide 2010: iTunes Festival

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to get there and back without having to dig your car out of a field that looks like northern France circa 1918. Continuing today with the iTunes Festival…

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Festival flashback with Elbow

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As part of our Do It In Public campaign, we caught up with Elbow at last year’s T in the Park to ask them about their adventures on the road…

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Five ways to get the best out of your festival experience

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You’ve packed your wellies, glow sticks and band tee, now you’re ready to leave the shower behind and enjoy the music. Here are some tips to make the most of your festival experience…

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Last night of freedom? Try the best of British

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Forget jetting off to the back of beyond, the UK has plenty of great places for stag and hen weekends…

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Festival Guide 2010: Glastonbury

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to get there and back without having to dig your car out of a field that looks like northern France circa 1918. Continuing today with Glastonbury…

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Festival Guide 2010: Meltdown

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to …

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Who would you like to meet on a bus?

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Global Cool will be kicking off its Do It In Public campaign soon to promote public transport as an alternative to the car. We’ve been asking some of our celebrity friends who they’d most like to meet on a bus…

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Festival Guide 2010: Isle of Wight

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to get there and back without having to dig your car out of a field that looks like northern France circa 1918. Today it’s the Isle of Wight…

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Festival Guide 2010: Beach Break Live

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As part of our upcoming Do It In Public Campaign, Global Cool brings you our guide to the best summer festivals, including how to get there and back without having to dig your car out of a field that looks like northern France circa 1918.

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V for Victory

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So that was the summer of 2009 for Global Cool – and what a summer!

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‘Tell me why I should even consider taking a bloody bus’

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Through our exhaustive research, we’ve not been able to find anywhere in the UK that you absolutely must take a plane to or drive to. Even many parts of Europe are now easier to access by train.

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Do it in Public

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This summer Global Cool traversed the length and breadth of the country to show off the countless benefits of taking public transport over car travel.

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