Soft mobility on the Alps: let yourself be carried away… by emotion!

Have you ever thought about diving into the nature, in the silence and in the harmony that the mountain gives us, leaving the car aside, away from the smog and the city hustle and bustle? There are magical places that decided to bet on the future and the soft mobility. Many Alpine villages banned cars from their […]

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The bicycle: from means of transport to economic growth instrument

Sustainability is by now one of the main focal points of many discussion in our society and contemporary politics. Surely this means of transport has become the symbol of this new stance. This becomes clear when looking at the emblematic use that is usually made of the bicycle: the European Union, for example, chose it […]

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Book and Bed Tokyo: here you can sleep among the books!

In Tokyo, book lovers can sleep very quiet. In fact, in the japanese capital they can find Book and Bed, the first hostel-library in the world. With more than 1700 books, this fabulous place is perfect to disconnect from the outside world and tune in with yourself.  The amazing opportunity to spend the night sleeping […]

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The new travellers say no to the plane: how to “slow travel”

Travel is obviously connected to the idea of a means of transport and among all, flying is usually placed at number one. Fast, safe, low-cost: the plane is the most used means of transport when it comes to cover long distances in a small time on a budget. What better means of transport to represent […]

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10 Things You Can Do to Build Green

Over the last few decades, green construction has come a long way. As opposed to being an alternative means for new home construction, it is quickly becoming mainstream. Consumers want a home where they can lay down their roots and build memories. But, they also want to know that they are building in the most […]

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5 things not to forget before your trip round the world 

Travelling is an amazing chance to learn about the world, have once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and, more than anything, have a great time. But it’s not just about the fun. New science papers suggest that getting away – and it doesn’t even matter where you’re going – is an essential habit of effective thinking, encouraging improvements to […]

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Check out the amazing benefits of eco camping

It’s always nice to escape from the “real world”, but sometimes a holiday can cause more stress than it’s worth. An alternative to this conundrum? Eco camping. Let’s run through some of the main reasons why this green form of camping is a superior option. Saving money We all like to try and squeeze every […]

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The most spectacular waterfalls in Italy

The falls are a true miracle of nature, their momentum can upset a landscape and their roar create some uneasiness, but at the same time give truly evocative visions. Find them is not always easy to admire and, sometimes, you have to set off for hours, but when you reach these remote corners of nature… well, […]

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Unique and eco-friendly straw houses and hotels

The fable about the pig building a straw house, flying away after repeated puffs and puffs of the big bad wolf, is now part only of our cultural heritage. Differently from what the famous fairy tale tells us, building with straw can be a smart, ecological and innovative way to create sustainable architecture, aimed at improving the […]

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Eco Homes of the Future

It’s about time that the world starting creating more eco homes. We are far too dependent on fossil fuels, our resources are slowly diminishing, and the way many of us are living is having a horrible impact on the environment. It doesn’t need to be this way. It’s clear that eco homes of the future […]

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