Sustainability expert and travel writer based in London.

How not to be a dick on holiday, Tatler

How not to be a dick on holiday, Tatler

Protect animals 

From temples filled with ‘sacred’ tigers to elephant rides along the beach, think twice before spending cash on activities that might cause distress to wildlife.

Save sea life and reduce plastic 

Carry reusable bags and water bottles with you. Avoid plastic straws (best to say ‘no thanks’, unless they’re of the bamboo variety) and beauty products that contain microbeads.

Shower rather than soak 

If water conservation is a local issue, don’t fill up your bathtub with potential drinking water.

Ask questions and be curious

The more hoteliers and travel companies know that you give a toss, the more they will be motivated to do better.

Spread the cash

Avoid the all-inclusive trap of adding nothing to the local economy.

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UNWTO talks sustainable travel, Green Hotelier

UNWTO talks sustainable travel, Green Hotelier

I dreamed of Africa, Chelsea Magazines

I dreamed of Africa, Chelsea Magazines