Higher Ground: How to Travel Responsibly Without Roughing It

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This is the ultimate practical guide to environmentally friendly, socially responsible, fun, and fulfilling travel. Full of advice and information on everything from packing and planning to carbon offsetting and choosing souvenirs, it is the perfect travel companion for anyone with itchy feet. It includes tips on finding the ideal ethically run retreat, hotel, or campsite; treading softly in local communities wherever you go; choosing your equipment to ensure it checks all the (ethical) boxes; vacationing closer to home; and ensuring your package holiday is as green and socially clean as possible.

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Planning your next beach break or a trip around the world, but worried about the footprint you’ll leave behind? Never fear – it really is possible to travel responsibly in style. Here’s how!

This is the ultimate practical guide to environmentally friendly, socially responsible, fun and fulfilling travel. Full of advice and information on everything from packing and planning to carbon offsetting and choosing souvenirs, it is the perfect travel companion for anyone with itchy feet. With Rhiannon Batten’s help, the only footprint you’ll leave behind will be in the sand!

Includes tips on: Finding the ideal ethically run retreat, hotel or campsite Treading softly in local communities wherever you go Choosing your equipment to ensure it ticks all the (ethical) boxes Ensuring your package holiday is as green and socially clean as possible

Rhiannon Batten has been a travel writer for the past decade and her writing has appeared in numerous publications including the Independent, the Observer, Elle and She magazines.

'Comprehensive ... great reading for eco-warriors' Scotsman

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Rhiannon Batten has written for the Independent as well as the Observer, Elle, and She magazines.

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