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How to be a green traveller

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Home, Notes | 0 comments

I wrote an article for The Guardian a while ago on being a green traveller, and I think it’s worth re-posting here. I’m currently planning for a long trip to South America, and trying to keep green...

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Workaway: farming in Ecuador

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Home, Inspiration, Notes | 0 comments

The sky begins to lighten around 6.30am in the morning. Or that’s when I wake, at any rate. Getting up early here in Ecuador, at the farm where I’m working in return for bed and board, is a rewarding...

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Why travel is a human rights issue

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Home, Hot topics, Notes | 0 comments

Most travel writing is unashamedly escapist. And in many ways, this makes sense...

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Some progress on orphanage volunteering

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Home, Hot topics, Notes | 0 comments

A while ago, I mentioned orphanage volunteering as part of a piece on...

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Out of London: the Lea Valley Towpath

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Home, Inspiration, Notes | 0 comments

It was the funny noise coming from my wheel that did it. Click click click. It...

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