No flight travel

No flight travel

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A space to discuss alternatives to air travel, to reflect on our thoughts about a no flight travel, and to share our experience with other no-flyers travelers

 

 

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Flights to nowhere, a complete aberration

Taiwan, Australia, Japan, Singapore… These past few days, the list of countries where it is possible to book a seat in one of the flights to nowhere (i.e. without a destination, with an identical point of arrival to the departure one) is getting longer. A worrisome phenomenon, one more aberration in a world that is already suffering adverse effects of climate change…

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Hitchhiking journey: how to calculate your carbon footprint?

While today we have no difficulty in estimating our carbon footprint thanks to the multitude of online calculators (particularly for transport, housing and services), it becomes much more difficult to find reliable figures for more alternative travel modes… Using the few resources available and the expertise of Clément, an energy engineer, we will try to detail, in this post, the calculation methods to estimate your carbon footprint while hitchhiking!

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Traveling without flight guide: our solutions to stay grounded!

No need to draw you a picture: traveling without flight means using all the other means of transport at your disposal. It also means traveling by land and sea exclusively, to give up traveling half of the globe in a few hours. This is also the type of travel we have adopted since few years, choosing to stay grounded. Why, how? We, as grounded travelers, are always delighted to answer all your questions!

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Why we stopped flying, a personal choice

“Cars pollute more than flights” and “we pollute less by flying once a year than our neighbor who takes his car every day”. Fake news, truths?… After two years on the road, we wanted this time to be sure: studies reports, calculators, calculation methodologies… As good scientists, we screened all the data found to make them speak – and tell you why we stopped flying!