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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

WINTER ESCAPES: Wind down in a windmill on a cosy Staycation to Norfolk

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Wind down at the charming Cley Windmill – this really isn’t one you’ll want to miss…

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Dreaming on the underground with Pixel Fix, Kimberly Anne and Fyfe

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Find out what’s got our toes tapping this week…

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A funny, clever, intimate, and honest tale (plus you can WIN a copy to take home)

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This week, we’ve had our noses buried in We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler…

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Vegan vixen Liz Gillies vs. gas guzzler Katy Perry

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This week, it’s judgement day for Liz Gillies and Katy Perry…

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THE WANT LIST: Crisp winter frolicks on the French coast

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This week, we’re off on Traincation to France…

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Taking the train with Annie Eve and Alvvays

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This weeks picks are two beautiful artists whose music is utter poetry…

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A captivating tale of love, identity and fate (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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This week, we’ve had our noses buried in The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt…

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Cycling cutie Naomi Watts vs. fur fanatic Rihanna

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This week, it’s judgement day for Naomi Watts and Rihanna…

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WINTER ESCAPES: Hide out in a lighthouse at the edge of the Earth

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With so many amazing places to stay in the UK you’ll never want to leave again…

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Ditching the car with Wolf Gang and Winterhours

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Last week we headed to Dingwalls, one of London’s prized small venues, to see Wolf Gang perform…

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Eco warrior Stana Katic vs. planet polluter Lady Gaga

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This week, it’s judgement day for Stana Katic and Lady Gaga…

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GREEN SCREEN: Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike dazzle in Gone Girl

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It’s the film that everyone is talking about; Gone Girl hit our screens this month. Find out what our film expert has to say about it…

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Escaping the rain with Feist and Gutshot for Broadway

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This week Feist and Gunshot For Broadway have got our toes tapping…

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A story of dark secrets and broken hearts (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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This week we’ve had our noses buried in Six Years by Harlan Coben…

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Planet-protector Vanessa Hudgens vs. eco-hypocrite Gwyneth Paltrow

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This week, it’s judgement day for Vanessa Hudgens and Gwyneth Paltrow…

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A disturbing and gripping adventure (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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For a chance to win a copy of A Simple Act of Violence by R.J. Ellory, read on…

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