Iceland has trotted out a service that lets horses reply to work emails when you’re on holiday. The world-first ‘OutHorse Your Email’ service is designed to encourage travellers to switch off and take an uninterrupted trip to the country. Using a large keyboard mat, the gaited horses are able to walk, trot, canter, tölt, and […]
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Photographs in the last few weeks show the stunning kaleidoscope of colors bursting into bloom in Holland’s tulip fields. Beginning in late March, millions of blooms have been delighting visitors in the Netherland with their patchwork of color. British photographer Matt Cooper was one of those visitors. The 48-year-old from London traveled over the Easter […]
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Owners of a nature resort in British Colombia have put renovations on hold to open up the stunning 81-acre property exclusively for housing Ukrainian refugees. With their goal of hosting 100 people, the owners and operators of The Grouse Nest on Vancouver Island see the fleeing masses as equivalent to their own people, since Brian’s […]
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A business graduate is taking tourists on adventure trips amidst the Scottish Highlands – in a New York school bus. The 24-year-old came up with the idea after watching Expedition Happiness on Netflix, about a couple traveling across North America in a refurbished school bus. Angus Luff, who graduated in 2019, quit his job as […]
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“Tender set to be launched for one of the most unique opportunities in UK hospitality,” reads the Borough of Barrow at Furness website, which is looking for a new landlord to manage a pub on Piel Island, as well as to claim an ancient, beer-soaked royal throne carved from oak. The claimant should also be […]
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A wildlife ranger is being sought for an idyllic island off the north coast of Scotland—and a free cottage to live in is included. The Scottish Wildlife Trust is looking for someone to take over the position of Handa Island Ranger on the remote island off the coast of Sutherland in the Highlands. The successful […]
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Whether one is looking for midnight sun or northern lights, one of the least-disputed places to do so is at Sweden’s ICEHOTEL. Now, the legendary all-ice building hosts a new suite designed by the prince of Sweden to paradoxically celebrate the country’s Midsummer Festival. Just as the hotel, made entirely of snow and ice, has […]
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Ten years after the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami hit eastern Japan and knocked the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant into meltdown, a new 1,000 kilometer hiking trail, spanning the length of the island of Honshu, is revitalizing local communities. The Michinoku Costal Trail offers stunning views of the Pacific, including rugged, rocky coastline, Japan’s highest cliffs, fertile seas […]
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In the UK, historic churches are becoming unique destinations for an overnight stay in nature—at the same time that money is being raised to save them. It’s all thanks to “Champing,” the latest in the history of the Brit’s tampering with the world “camping” (“glamping” originated as a word here in 2005.) Champing involves booking […]
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Students Build Solar-Powered Pop-Up Van For Touring in a Brilliant Mobile Home That Has Zero Emissions
22 Dutch university students have completed an 1,800 mile road trip powered only by the sun, on a quest to show that sustainable vehicles can let you travel the world without harming the environment. Enrolled in Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, the students say their van—named Stella Vita—is the world’s first solar powered […]