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Our Top 5 Gifts for an Aspiring Traveller

It was recently my birthday (hooray to me!) and I’m one of those people who loves to receive gifts that I can actually USE, you know? Whether it’s celebrating (or commiserating) being another year older, or buying presents for people going on their first year abroad, it can be difficult to know what exactly to buy - and there’s nothing better than knowing your money is well spent on items people will actually get to use. This post is therefore dedicated to the BEST gifts you can buy for your son, daughter, friend, boyfriend, girlfriend who loves to travel and will really appreciate these items. Alternatively, if someone is re-booking their round the world trip for next year, get ahead...

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Sustainable Cafes in the UK

It’s probably not something you automatically think of when you feel that caffeine urge and run into your nearest coffee shop, but every time we buy a coffee, we are unconsciously making a small impact on our environment. Public awareness is thankfully increasing over climate change issues, and people are starting to realise that the simple changes in our lives can actually have a significant impact if we all make our contributions. Did you know that even when a cup is deemed recyclable, only a small proportion of this material is fully recycled? Did you also know that roughly 2.5 billion coffee cups are used and thrown away every year in the UK alone, which in other terms, is enough...

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The Most Environmentally Conscious Countries to Visit

If you haven’t already guessed this about Treetop by now, we’re passionate about travel & protecting our natural environment, and believe they both go hand in hand. It’s evident that society is becoming more conscious about their carbon footprint and we’re keen to give you as much information about this topic as possible. We’ve virtually travelled around the world to find the top countries whose outlook is based on giving back to the natural environment, so we can continue to preserve its beauty. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get exploring!  1. The Netherlands  What’s not to love about visiting The Netherlands for a trip with their picturesque canals, their fabulous Stroopwafels and their delicious Bitterballen - but this is...

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6 of the Most Beautiful Eco Resorts Around the World

We love the idea of giving back to Mother Nature. Travel, as we know, is one of the most rewarding and beneficial experiences you can do for yourself - but how can we make it beneficial for the very planet that provides these experiences in the first place? From long journeys on public transport to the very items we carry in our backpack, we know how challenging it can be to travel authentically yet sustainably. That’s why we’re so proud of our Treetop Travel products that we feel are a small investment in your wallet and yet provide such a major investment to our environment.  In everyday life, our electricity is provided by the burning of fossil fuels like natural...

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5 Incredible World Hikes To Add To Your Wanderlist

We’re huge nature lovers and massive adventurers. There’s nothing better than leisurely walks in the outdoors or that sense of pride when you complete a challenging hike, surrounded by panoramic views. We’re adding to our post lockdown bucket list everyday, and it was difficult to narrow it down to our five top hikes, but we think we’ve got our favourites! Have a look at the below and let us know if you’ve completed them!  UK Scottish National Trail, Scotland Best months to visit: June - September Time to complete: 5 - 8 weeks Starting in the UK, the Scottish National Trail covers 864km (537 miles) and is a walking route that stretches the length of Scotland! Prepare for beautiful landscape...

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