Best in Travel 2021 Series 1

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  • 10 Episodes

Epic nature-based adventures, eco-friendly places to visit and revival of traditional planet-friendly food and farming all feature in our sustainability rundown. These remarkable places, people and things to do are feel-good pointers on how best to spend time and money to support those trying to do the right thing.


1. Sustainable Storyteller

Soraya Abdel-Hadi left her dream job to make a bigger impact on the world. She educates travelers to help make their trips more sustainable.

2. Sustainable Walks

Retrace the steps of one of Italy’s most famous poets, and visit the medieval castles, towns, and stunning landscapes he saw first hand 700 years ago.

3. Sustainable Wildlife Program

Rwanda is using tourism revenue to fund long-term conservational change. The model is so successful, that other countries have adapted it as well.

4. Sustainable Emerging Destination

On top of Antigua and Barbuda having world-class beaches, this island nation is leading the effort to create more sustainable tourist destinations.

5. Sustainable Train Journey

This train not only provides sustainable travel through the gorgeous Canadian Rockies, it supports efforts to preserve the environment throughout Canada.

6. Sustainable Food Destination

Growing your own groceries is an honored traditional in Greece. With it comes a seasonable, sustainable diet that is easy to share.

7. Sustainable Cycle Trail

This tough 480-mile off-road biking trail isn’t only rewarding because of the incredible journey. The inspiring way the community keeps it going makes it an unforgettable trip.

8. Sustainable Accommodation

Drawing power from the sun, Grootberg Lodge is a one-of-a-kind tourist resort in Namibia driven by sustainability and empowering the local community.

9. Sustainable Islands

This island nation in the Pacific Ocean is on its way to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral tourist destination with citizens and visitors alike pledging to live eco-consciously.

10. Sustainable City Stay

Since 2016, Gothenburg has been ranked the world’s top sustainable destination – and for good reason. Sweden’s second largest city will celebrate its 400th anniversary in 2021, and is sure to wow visitors and locals alike.