Greg James is an English radio DJ, television presenter and author. He hosts a daily prime-time breakfast radio show and is well known for presenting across Entertainment and Sport, and writing a best-selling children’s book series.
Why take part in the Travel Hack?:
It’s a great idea for a show and anything which opens up the conversation into cleaner travel can only be a good thing. It’s important to have big energy companies involved and for them to instigate change.
Getting to see the teams in Istanbul; to see how much they’d put into the trip and how they were thinking in terms of their carbon footprint on each journey. Istanbul is a great city, so it was brilliant to finish the race there and take in some of the sights and sounds of the place.
The funniest moment was just before the finale, my trousers split open. There was nothing clean about what was left on show!
As host I must remain impartial, but for research purposes I took a few of the vehicles for a spin but it was never my responsibility to recharge or refuel them, no matter what Mission Control say...