Travel

Six Sustainable Experiences To Try In Tahiti

From solar-powered boats to resorts that run on coconut oil, here’s six ways to experience one of the world’s most beautiful destinations in true sustainable style.

With travelers becoming increasingly conscious of sustainability, eco-adventures have become an important box in the tick list for consumers when planning their next trip. The Islands of Tahiti take environmental stewardship, an important part of Polynesian culture, seriously and have been at the forefront of sustainability tourism for years. One of the first nations to enact laws protecting marine life, The Islands of Tahiti had one...

March 28, 2019

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Geneva’s Gems

Rowena Marella-Daw explores the highlights of the Peace Capital.

After indulging at FESTICHOC, a two-day sojourn walking around Geneva was a welcome opportunity to burn off some calories while discovering the city’s hidden treasures. The Old Town (Vieille Ville) rises 25 metres above the lake, although you wouldn’t know it’s there until you tear yourself away from all the glitz and glamour of Rue du Rhone. And it wasn’t until I traipsed up the cobbled steps to the top that I discovered...

March 08, 2019

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Geneva for chocoholics

There are many good reasons to visit Geneva, and for Rowena Marella-Daw, the best excuse is to experience FESTICHOC, an annual celebration of the finest Swiss artisan chocolates.

Beauty, brains and wealth. What more could you expect from a small but perfectly formed country like Switzerland? Jaw-dropping landscapes and fairytale settings are just the start. While each hamlet, town and city has its own individual charm, one city that can justifiably take credit for all these attributes is Geneva. In the brains department alone, its financial, scientific and humanitarian credentials are unrivalled. The World Wide...

February 28, 2019

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7 Eco-Travel Initiatives To Try For 2019

Discover one of the world’s coolest eco-travel initiatives with FOUR’s pick of 2019’s most exciting sustainable experiences.

1 The destination: Whistler, CanadaThe initiative: Fly over Canadian mountains in a carbon neutral helicopter Blackcomb Helicopters offers carbon neutral tourism flights, which measure the greenhouse gases that they emit during each hour of flight and mitigate the emissions from tourism flights by purchasing the equivalent amount of carbon offsets for the Quadra Island Forestland Conservation Project. This project sequesters the...

January 14, 2019

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