Why we don’t fly, and why it’s hard to talk about it

We choose to travel without flying.  It’s an unpopular choice.  Most of our friends and family regularly use planes.  Other travellers we meet along the way have almost all come by plane.  Sometimes it can feel we’ve made outcasts of ourselves, yet we stick to our guns.  This may baffle you.

I’m going to try and explain. Continue reading “Why we don’t fly, and why it’s hard to talk about it”

How to Travel Without Using Disposable Plastics

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how a blanket ban on flying doesn’t necessarily make our trip greener, it still requires thought. One thing we’ve been ‘failing’ at recently is using disposable plastics, particularly plastic bottles. We’re pretty good at minimising waste at home, but it’s a bit trickier on the road. Here’s some inspiration for us: travelling without using disposable plastic is absolutely possible. Continue reading How to Travel Without Using Disposable Plastics