SLOW ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES IN NORTHERN EUROPE

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SLOW ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES IN NORTHERN EUROPE. Dr Steve Taylor Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland. Slow Adventure. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Dr Steve TaylorCentre for Recreation and Tourism ResearchUniversity of the Highlands and IslandsScotlandSLOW ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES IN NORTHERN EUROPESlow Adventure

A form of tourism which foregoes the quick-fix adrenaline-pumping hits of convenient adventure experiences, in favour of slow, immersive journeys; living in and travelling through wild places and natural spaces, and experiencing nature in its timeframe, its seasons, weathers and changes. This might include:Wild foodWildlifeHeritage and cultureHuman- or nature-powered travelEnhanced engagement with placeThe Project

A business toolkit to facilitate entrepreneurshipA wide-ranging transnational training programme on the ethos & delivery of slow adventureTwo-eyed seeing combining indigenous and Western perspectives on attitudes towards and understanding of natureUndergraduate student exchanges and placements with partnersA festival of slow adventure, rotated between partner countriesDevelopment of an overarching slow adventure brand and website

The Partnership

UHI, ScotlandETOUR, SwedenDerry City Council, Northern IrelandMetshallitus, FinlandBorder Region Authority, IrelandCape Breton University, Canada

Confirmed:University of IcelandWild Norway/University College Sogndal, Norway

Potentially:Faroe IslandsGreenland