What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide

STA Travel Blog - Hello fellow travellers! Alexx here from Finding Alexx. I’m on a year-long solo adventure to a new country every week for a year, with my route based... The post What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now

STA Travel Blog - Week eight of my crazy 52 countries in 52 weeks adventure took me to the Middle Eastern gem of Jordan, the cheapest flight out of... The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide

STA Travel Blog - Hey there! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight... The post What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The best ski resorts in the world whatever your style

STA Travel Blog - Winter may be under way, but there’s still plenty of time to play. Most European and North American ski resorts are open for shredding til... The post The best ski resorts in the world whatever your style appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Don’t Sweat It: Tips for Reducing Summer Energy Costs

Living Green Magazine - With Mother Nature expected to show no mercy this summer, many families across the U.S. will predictably sweat it out financially via increasingly costly electric bills.  To cope with this summer’s high temperatures, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), an organization that advocates for energy consumers, recently announced its top 10 tips for reducing summer energy costs. Record high temperatures are expected from coast to coast in the coming months, likely … [Read more...]

Shopping For Energy Efficient Lighting? Don’t Forget These Considerations

Living Green Magazine - Lightning is one of the most critical elements in home installations and, not surprisingly, it has a significant impact on household’s energy consumption as well. A well-lit room can reap a bevy of advantages, affecting the mood, health, comfort, and productivity of its occupants. With massive advancements and improvements in lighting technology during the past few years, the array of lighting options are greater than ever. The passing of the EISA (Energy … [Read more...]

What can a think tank like Green Alliance do in this time of crisis?

Inside track - “We are living in an unusual time, a time of real social history – history that you will be able to tell your children about…. The History department would like you to keep a diary of your experiences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” This is my 12-year-old daughter’s history homework for the weeks or months she and her brother will (c) Inside track - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What the Heathrow ruling means for future government decisions with a climate impact

Inside track - This post is by Katie de Kauwe, lawyer at Friends of the Earth. The government’s policy giving the green light to Heathrow expansion and establishing the need for more airport capacity in the south east was ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal on climate grounds last month. This ruling follows years of work by the legal team at Friends (c) Inside track - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Women on a mission: Empowering women through local tourism

STA Travel Blog - When this first did the rounds on Twitter, the reaction of the team here at Adventure HQ went something like this: sharp intake of breath,... The post Women on a mission: Empowering women through local tourism appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Porto travel guide: what to see and do

STA Travel Blog - Hey friends! Alexx here again from Finding Alexx and I’m back with a Porto travel guide. I did a whirlwind extended weekend Portugal road trip last... The post Porto travel guide: what to see and do appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Travelling around Coronavirus (COVID-19): All you need to know

STA Travel Blog - It’s fair to say that so far, 2020 has been a tough, and for many, a tragic year. Since the first case of the coronavirus... The post Travelling around Coronavirus (COVID-19): All you need to know appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

10 traveling pets of Instagram you need to follow

STA Travel Blog - It’s a tough time for us travel-loving humans. As more and more countries close their borders and go into lockdown in a bid to help... The post 10 traveling pets of Instagram you need to follow appeared first on STA Travel Blog. (c) STA Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Treat Varicose Veins

Living Green Magazine - About 60 percent of people have varicose veins; they are more common in women. While varicose veins may sometimes cause symptoms such as pain and swelling, they are primarily a cosmetic concern for most. The blue, gnarled appearance results from blood not being properly pumped back up towards the heart, and pooling in one spot. If you are interested in natural strategies that may reduce the formation of new varicose veins, treat any symptoms you have, or … [Read more...]

Creative and Healthy Ways to Get Pumpkin on Your Plate

Living Green Magazine - By Melissa Valliant for HellaWella.com This Halloween, don’t just buy pumpkins so you can carve your Angry Birds or Kung Fu Panda Jack-o’-lanterns. (I just found stencils for those here!) Stop at the farmers market or supermarket and buy one for cooking, too. And don’t trash the orange gunk sitting on your kitchen counter after carving; you can use the seeds! (Once you’ve dug those out, you can throw out the part that resembles Oompa-Loompa mucus; pumpkin … [Read more...]

Covid-19 and the parliamentary process: initial observations

Inside track - The Covid-19 virus, our personal health and safety and the response by the government and public health authorities are rightly occupying much of our work and home life at present. A rapid metamorphosis in how parliament operates is underway to deal with the threat. This could lead to both opportunities and challenges for how we engage with parliamentarians, how laws (c) Inside track - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to Up Your Plastic Free Grocery Shopping Game

Mindful Momma - Learn how to master plastic free grocery shopping in every department of the grocery store –...Read the whole entry... » ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (c) Mindful Momma - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

PHOTO GALLERY: The Beauty of Galapagos Birds

Green Global Travel - PHOTO GALLERY: The Beauty of Galapagos Birds originally appeared on Green Global Travel. The Beauty of Galapagos Birds We had no idea what to expect when Ecoventura invited us to join their small ship eco-cruise to the Galapagos Islands back in 2011. The archipelago has been famous for its remarkable array of endemic species ever since Charles Darwin made his famous Voyage of the Beagle back in the 1830s. But the Galapagos was a dream destination we didn’t expect … [Read more...]

The Power of Scent

Living Green Magazine - By Sachinda Jayatilleke There is a lot to be said for the healing power of flowers. Not only do they activate those feel good endorphins around your body but they also can lift you in other ways you may never have thought about. Did you know flowers can help you with your work out as well as your down time? We burn them, drop them onto our soft furnishings and skin, spray them, and infuse them. Scent is a powerful healer and there are any number of holistic … [Read more...]

How to Find the Best Cooking Pumpkins

Healthy Home Magazine - Not Your Typical Grocery Store Pumpkin This time of year, you can hardly drive by a store or pumpkin patch without noticing the large, round pumpkins abounding. But do you know how to find the best cooking pumpkin? To find a truly great and delicious pumpkin, look for the opposite of the typical jack-o-lantern pumpkin. [...]The post How to Find the Best Cooking Pumpkins appeared first on Healthy Home Magazine. (c) Healthy Home Magazine - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The Giant Names in the Eco-Fashion Industry

The Green Guide | Green Living Tips, Product Reviews, Buying Guides, Environmental Health News and Online Stores - We are constantly bombarded with stick thin women wearing trendy clothes, which are sometimes too much for their lean body to handle or too small for their pale skin to hide. The fashion industry has deliberately brain washed women on how she should look like, but should they be always concerned with their models’ appeal all the time? I think not. Giving importance to what she’s … [Read more...]

COSTA RICA: Scuba Diving Caño Island, #EcoCostaRica

Green Global Travel - COSTA RICA: Scuba Diving Caño Island, #EcoCostaRica originally appeared on Green Global Travel.Our Dive Boat Awaits Off Caño Island COSTA RICA Scuba Diving Caño Island I feel like I’m in a scene straight out of Finding Nemo. I’m diving 50 fifty feet below the waves, at a site called “El Barco,” located about 100 yards off the beach of Costa Rica’s Caño Island Biological Reserve. I’m literally surrounded on all sides by thousands of … [Read more...]

Food Myths and their Facts

The Green Guide | Green Living Tips, Product Reviews, Buying Guides, Environmental Health News and Online Stores - We all want to choose the best alternative when it comes to our health as well as the health of our family. That is why people are raving on the latest hub on healthy food – organic. When the hype on organic foods came out from various media sources sometime ago, consumers started running to online stores and groceries to search for organic food products. Consequently, the rave on … [Read more...]

MAINE: A Guide to Hiking Acadia National Park

Green Global Travel - MAINE: A Guide to Hiking Acadia National Park originally appeared on Green Global Travel. MAINE: Hiking Acadia National Park (The following is a guest post by Rachel Campbell of Treepot Travels, a blog focused on adventure travel and nature/wildlife photography. You can follow her adventures on Facebook and Twitter. If you’re a blogger looking to guest post on GGT, email Bret Love at info@GreenGlobalTravel.com.) With 59 different US National Parks to choose from, the idea … [Read more...]