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Travelling Green in Southern Mediterranean Turkey with Unlimited Holidays

  • Victoria Okoye
  • 7 September 2011

Turkey boasts a dynamic mix of cultural influences and unique range of natural landscapes, both in great need of protection. In keeping with that, Unlimited Holidays, a young tour operator based in Kalkan, in the southern Mediterranean region of Turkey, has signed on as a local partner of the Green Path Transfers global network of local eco-friendly airport transfer partners and ground transportation operators.

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Local Travel in Myanmar with the Wind in Your Hair

  • Stephen Lioy
  • 29 August 2011

In a world increasingly interlinked by budget flights and express trains, old-school Myanmar (aka Burma) in Southeast Asia is still a haven for (sometimes happy, sometimes jarring) slow travel. From the deck of an unhurried boat to the roof of a speeding minivan or swaying train, this reclusive little country is definitely a slow traveller’s idea of a good time.

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Bicycles in Vietnam: More than Simple Transport

  • Tuan Truong
  • 25 August 2011

In Saigon, bicycles are a tradition and a livelihood. For generations, bicycles have been used not only as transport but also as a way of generating income for working-class families. A lot of people’s lives are closely connected to this rudimentary conveyance because they can earn their living right on two wheels.

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Local Travel in Syria by Donkey, Tirtera and Scania Bus

  • Ednan Ghamyan
  • 23 August 2011

Transport in Syria is always an adventure requiring improvisation and spontaneity. High gas prices are the main reason why local transport is what it is today in all its living and very vivid colour. If the movie Planes, Trains & Automobiles were set in Syria, it would have been a completely different (but equally comic) film! On this virtual tour of Syrian modes of transport, you get a taste of the wide variety of unusual options on offer in our country.

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Taking the High Road from Cusco to La Paz: Bus Travel in South America

  • Cynthia Ord
  • 19 August 2011

I weighed the advice of a local tour operator in Cusco, Peru. He was helping me plan the next leg of my trip to La Paz, Bolivia. “I suggest you take an airplane,” he said. I considered my options: a 14-hour overnight bus ride or a one-hour flight. “I think I’ll… take the bus,” I said. I made my decision for a combination of reasons, including my concerns about airplane travel: its heavy carbon emissions and its insulation from the local experience of place and journey in which I believe.

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Cycling in Iceland: Rain, Bright Nights, Stunning Views and Unbeatable Adventures

  • Thomas Marvin
  • 12 August 2011

Back in 2006, my friend Legs and I packed our bags and bikes and headed to Iceland for a six-week pootle round the island. The cycling trip ended up being some of the most amazing six weeks of my life – howling gales that lasted days, thoroughly pot-holed dirt tracks, stunning views and the invention of tuna tikka-massala.

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Germany’s Green Frankfurt Airport Transfers by Eco-Limo

  • Paul Tavner
  • 8 July 2011

Better than any ordinary Frankfurt airport transfer operator is Eco-Limo, a company dedicated to conducting its business in environmentally-friendly fashion. And now it’s finding new markets through a partnership with the Green Path Transfers global network of eco-friendly airport transfer partners.

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See Stylish Sydney the Green Way with Corporate Cars Australia

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 23 June 2011

Finding a reliable transportation service in Sydney, Australia, is essential for discovering the many local gems, and one Sydney taxi company, now the Green Path Transfers local partner, has the experience, the expertise and, especially important, the green underpinnings to help all visitors make the most of their stay.

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Green Path Transfers Hits 50!

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 11 June 2011

No, that’s not its age. That’s also not 50 miles or even kilometres an hour. Rather, just a few days ago the Green Path Transfers vision of competitively priced local transfer operators all across the globe committed to environmental sustainability, especially through the use of low-carbon-emission fuels or engines, surpassed 50 destinations in more than 30 countries.

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Travel the Colombia Coast the Green Way with Las Pleyades

  • Victoria Okoye
  • 30 May 2011

The alluring city of Santa Marta is located on Colombia’s northeastern coast. Affectionately named ‘the pearl of the Colombian Caribbean,’ Santa Marta’s backdrop is blessed by gorgeous natural scenery, a powerful draw to travellers. Key to preserving the area’s beauty for future generations is a strong environmental conscience, like the one exhibited by Las Pleyades, a local tourism company setting green trends with its eco-conscious transfer and ground transportation services.

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