Tag: sustainable travel

Slow Tourism VS Enclave Tourism

Slow Tourism VS Enclave Tourism

Slow tourism vs enclave tourism, what exactly is the difference? Slow tourism, encourages you to spend quality time in one location to really get to know a destination. It’s rapidly gaining momentum as a niche tourism sector and promotes responsible travel to minimise negative impacts on local […]

Why You should Visit Dundee – the Hype Explained

Why You should Visit Dundee – the Hype Explained

 “Have you moved to Dundee?” “I’ve never known anyone willing to move to Dundee. Come to the West Coast!” This was my friend’s response when we announced we had relocated to Scotland’s fourth largest city. Her comments were in jest. But something grated on me as […]

Valuable Slow Travel Lessons Learned

Valuable Slow Travel Lessons Learned

On my recent trip to Switzerland I learnt some very valuable lessons about how I can improve fulfilling my slow travel ambitions. As I mentioned in my previous post, my husband and I spent a total of 12 days in Switzerland and loved staying in […]

How to Travel by Train in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

How to Travel by Train in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Train travel in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is fun and easy, however, people usually think a car is a necessity when visiting regions like this. Perhaps because we perceive rural landscapes and remote towns. But isn’t that why we choose to visit such a place? I suppose it depends […]

Besançon – The perfect French slow travel city

Besançon – The perfect French slow travel city

My first introduction to Besançon was when my husband and I were searching for a rental apartment on Airbnb. We were planning our first European slow travel trip and France was our starting point. A quick Google search of Besançon returned ‘charming’, ‘cultured’, ‘city of […]

What is slow travel?

What is slow travel?

Slow travel is inspiring, rewarding, exciting and enlightening. The concept is about slowing down the pace and enriching your travel experience. It is a way to travel better. Aiming for quality experiences over the number of attractions you can visit in one day. The essence is […]