Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate it

Tomorrow is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, it now seems more relevant than ever to have a day dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental protection. Since 1970 our planet's population has more than doubled (yikes), this naturally has seriously taken a toll on Earth and its inhabitants. If we knew how many species we’ve already … Continue reading Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate it

Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is northern Thailand's largest city located in a valley on the banks of the Ping River. The city itself is quite modern but has an old town surrounded by gates and walls which further afield is surrounded by rainforest, mountains and waterfalls. Getting around Despite being the north's largest city, Chiang Mai isn't too … Continue reading Thailand: Sustainable City Guide – Chiang Mai

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and … Continue reading 10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

It seems the Iceland Christmas advert, banned or not banned, has gotten everyone's ears open to the issues surrounding palm oil. Seriously Iceland, I already loved you for your frozen Greggs pasties (once a northern lass, always a northern lass - also, currently craving one out here in Thailand!!!), but bravo for bringing this issue … Continue reading 3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

Thailand: Sustainable Travel Tips For Kanchanaburi

A week ago we left Bangkok and headed west 128km on a train to Kanchanaburi. After spending seven nights in the town, I thought I'd share a few of my sustainable travel tips just incase any of you were to ever visit. Eat at On's Thai Issan - I'm not a vegetarian, nor am I vegan. … Continue reading Thailand: Sustainable Travel Tips For Kanchanaburi

Japan: Fantastic Food Capital – Osaka

With a local motto of 'kuidadore' (meaning 'eat till you drop'), it's no surprise that most of the weight I'd lost after 3 weeks in China has nearly all gone back on. Osaka has been claimed to not only be the food capital of Japan, but possibly the food capital of the world. After being … Continue reading Japan: Fantastic Food Capital – Osaka

China: Sustainable City Guide – Shanghai on a budget

Shanghai is the largest city in China by population and the second most populated city in the world (24 million as of 2017). It should also be noted it hosts 90 billionaires, 370,000 millionaires and they are the largest consumers of designer goods. Whilst in Beijing I started reading the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy (FYI out … Continue reading China: Sustainable City Guide – Shanghai on a budget