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France offers €200 subsidy on e-bikes + Heineken ditches the road for the water

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Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out our favourite stories in the eco world this fortnight…

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France is building solar roads + Ben and Jerry’s goes vegan

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Plus Obama channels Captain Planet…

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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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French people are eating ugly fruit + Leo DiCaprio saves the world (again) = the hottest picks in the world of green

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Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out just what’s going down in the eco world…

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Instagram icon Lance Bass vs. boxing bandit Sylvester Stallone

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This week, it’s judgement day for Lance Bass and Sylvester Stallone…

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Our Great Big French Adventure: Week #4

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Here’s our first instalment of our Great Big French Adventure. S’amuser…

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Bon Voyage! Global Cool are embarking on a French adventure

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We spend so long harping on at you about ditching the plane and taking a Traincation instead we though it was about time we put our money where our mouths are…

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HEAVENLY ESCAPES: Distract the kids and just relax in the beautiful French valleys

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This week we’re sending you to a beautiful 36-acre traditional farm in sunny France…

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Party all the way to Paris with Jessie Ware and Simian Mobile Disco

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This week we are sending you on Traincation to Pitchfork music festival in Paris…

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THE WANT LIST: Magical tree houses, natural pools and saunas on the French Riviera

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Because going on an adventure shouldn’t cost the Earth…

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Blow me down! Here’s something no trip to France should be without

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Important info if you’re taking a ferry holiday to France…

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J’ai passé mes vacances… on a Traincation to the wild lakes of France!

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We all love sun, sea and sand… but this summer, why not try an alternative aquatic voyage and get better acquainted with some of France’s best kept secret landscapes…

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Try some new tipple on a boozy Traincation to Bordeaux

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This week it’s time to inject a little more sophistication into your life with a wine tasting Traincation to Bordeaux…

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A catwalk and a cuppa (possibly with Lady Gaga) on Traincation in France

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We don’t know about you but all these lean, leggy fashion looks in hot sunny colours on the streets is really boosting our summer spirit. And there’s no better way to get in the holiday mood than starting your vacation from the moment you leave your doorstep. So, this week we help you find your fashion personali-tea on Traincation in France. Who knows, with any luck you might even bump into Lady Gaga with her signature random teacup…

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Traincation Inspiration: Sand, camels and African drums in France

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If you’re feeling a bit blue this Monday morning with the wedding of the decade over and no more lovely short working weeks for a while, don’t despair. Escape to another continent without even leaving Europe with an African-inspired Traincation to Cozes…

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Books In Public: Hangings, orgies and a smorgasbord of smells

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Global Cool’s resident book worm Emma brings you her favourite reads, inspiring you to ditch the car and the stress of the morning commute and bury your head in a great book on the bus or train instead. This week she recommends ‘Perfume’ – a dark and evocative novel that will make walking the streets a whole new experience…

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