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We talk about responsible & sustainable travel, volunteering, digital nomads, wellness travel, funny, inspiring and extraordinary travel tales. Touching on organisations and people that are doing the right thing, or are trying to do so. We reveal this week’s most important news, with a good dose of scepticism and humour, so you can make up your own mind and travel with a clear mind! Thank you for listening. Send us your feedback and story suggestions via twitter @atravelcompanio Take nothing but pictures, Leave nothing but footprints, Kill nothing but time!

We talk about responsible & sustainable travel, volunteering, digital nomads, wellness travel, funny, inspiring and extraordinary travel tales. Touching on organisations and people that are doing the right thing, or are trying to do so. We reveal this week’s most important news, with a good dose of scepticism and humour, so you can make up your own mind and travel with a clear mind! Thank you for listening. Send us your feedback and story suggestions via twitter @atravelcompanio Take nothing but pictures, Leave nothing but footprints, Kill nothing but time!
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We talk about responsible & sustainable travel, volunteering, digital nomads, wellness travel, funny, inspiring and extraordinary travel tales. Touching on organisations and people that are doing the right thing, or are trying to do so. We reveal this week’s most important news, with a good dose of scepticism and humour, so you can make up your own mind and travel with a clear mind! Thank you for listening. Send us your feedback and story suggestions via twitter @atravelcompanio Take nothing but pictures, Leave nothing but footprints, Kill nothing but time!

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Episodes

Episode 004 - Patrick Hall - Why Air Travel Is More Sustainable Than You Think

10/31/2019
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Author: Peter de Vries, special guest Patrick Hall - Bright Blue think tank Patrick Hall is Energy and Environment Policy Researcher at the Bright Blue think tank. He wrote an article in Prospect Magazine: “Why air travel is more sustainable than you think” Patrick explains why flying is really not as bad for the environment as you might think. http://brightblue.org.uk Topics: 00:52 Interview start with Patrick Hall - Bright Blue think tank 02:00 Article in Prospect Magazine: “Why air travel...

Duration:00:48:05

Episode 003 - Tim & Sue - XR Grandparents - Extinction Rebellion

10/17/2019
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Author: Peter de Vries, special guests Tim & Sue Tim & Sue - XR Grandparents - Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion has an profound impact on society and responsible travel. I went to Buckingham Palace and spoke with Tim and Sue, who were holding up a line to contain the demonstrators in a designated area. They told me why they were there and what they are achieving. https://rebellion.earth/event/launch-of-xr-grandparents/ Topics: 02:00 Interview start with Tim and Sue - XR Grandparents...

Duration:00:09:25

Episode 002 - Jacinta Hamley - Sail To The Cop

9/26/2019
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Author: Peter de Vries, special guest Jacinta Hamley Jacinta Hamley, from Northern Ireland will set sail from The Netherlands next week to the 25th UN Conference on Climate Change in Chile, Santiago. Sail to the Cop is a climate action-focused think tank that will sail from the Netherlands to Brazil, then travel by bus overland to the COP25. Jacinta will be at sea for around 7 -8 weeks. Jacinta’s Go Fund Me page:...

Duration:00:32:02

Episode 001 - A Barbecue in Perth and Prince Harry’s Eco-Tourism Initiative

9/17/2019
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Author: Peter de Vries, special guest David Friel We talk about responsible & sustainable travel, volunteering, digital nomads, wellness travel, funny, inspiring and extraordinary travel tales. Touching on organisations and people that are doing the right thing, or are trying to do so. We reveal this week’s most important news, with a good dose of scepticism and humour, so you can make up your own mind and travel with a clear mind! Thank you for listening. Send us your feedback and story...

Duration:00:35:21