Today’s Solutions: December 02, 2021

Travel

Learn how to make your holidays more sustainable, and read the latest news around ecotourism, ethical travel, and journeys built around sustainability

All new homes in England will be fitted with EV charging points

Electric vehicles are a greener alternative to traditional petrol- or diesel-powered vehicles, however, a major deterrent for drivers who are considering switching to electric is the lack of EV-charging points, meaning that drivers are plagued with “range anxiety,” or are, in other words, Read More...

How to navigate traveling with children this holiday season

Many of us are returning to celebrating the holidays with our extended family for the first time in a while this year, and if you have children who are too young to be vaccinated, traveling can be especially anxiety-provoking. If you’re a parent and you do plan on traveling for the holiday, we Read More...

This app connects the blind with guides for safer city travel

This month, UK-based startup Travel Hands, a spin-off from digital accessibility company VIP World Services, plans to launch an app designed to help visually impaired people navigate the busy streets of the London metropolitan area. Back in 2013, Travel Hands founder and CEO Ishan Jha was Read More...

Sleepy Hong Kong citizens can hop on this napping bus tour to dreamland

In 2020, the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Center for Communication and Public Opinion Survey made it very clear that stress-induced sleep deprivation was a widespread problem. Almost seven out of 10 respondents disclosed that they were experiencing insomnia, and of those, 60 percent of them Read More...

Austria’s Klimaticket lets you to travel anywhere in the country for just €3 a day

Fifteen years after it was first proposed, Austria has finally officially introduced its Klimaticket, or ‘climate ticket,’ an annual ticket with unlimited access to all public transportation for the price of just or €3 ($3.50) per day. The implementation of the Klimaticket comes just after Read More...

Air 4 All hopes to make dignified air travel accessible for everyone

While many of us are craving new surroundings and landscapes, most would probably like to skip over the part where we are confined to the cramped space of an airline seat for hours and hours. That said, having a seat on an airplane that can adequately accommodate us is a privilege that not everyone Read More...

EU is giving away 60,000 free Interrail tickets to European youth

The European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas realizes that the coronavirus pandemic forced young people to “[miss] valuable and formative moments of their youth.” As a recognition of their sacrifice in the name of public health and safety, and to “rekindle mobility in Europe,” Read More...

Shades of Favor is the first all-Black female group to summit Kilimanjaro

A team of climbers has made history as the first group of Black women to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s largest free-standing mountain. The group of nine women come from a wide range of backgrounds but were united in a common goal of the bucket-list climb. The initiative was spearheaded Read More...

An expert’s guide to the 6 stages of transformative travel

Many of us are beginning to explore the possibility of travel once again, but even amidst the challenges of a global pandemic, the question still remains: How can we make our travel meaningful, transformative, and sustainable? This article on sustainable travel dives deeper into the environmental Read More...

5 Ways digital nomads can cultivate a sense of home while on the road

Digital nomadhood has been on the rise since before the pandemic, which only accelerated the shift from working in traditional offices to location-independent remote work that relies only on a good internet connection. As we adapt to the Covid-19 virus, remote workers everywhere are likely Read More...