Tag: holiday

  • Hawaii expects tourism boost from Japan’s expanded ‘Golden Week’

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    The tourism industry in Hawaii is anticipating a boost from a stretch of Japanese holidays known as “Golden Week” that has been extended this year. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the four national holidays typically held over seven days are a popular time for Japanese tourists to visit Hawaii. This year the holiday period has been […]

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  • Presidents Day shows how time can change legacies. Just look at Washington and Lincoln.

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    Presidents Day celebrates iconic presidents, but there was a time when even Washington and Lincoln endured as much partisan rancor as Obama and Trump. Americans generally hold this truth to be self-evident: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were presidents who earned their places on monuments and on currency through exemplary leadership that united the country. […]

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  • New Eco-Freidnly “Glamping” Treehouse!

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    It may have been a while since you climbed a tree, but now might be the time to ascend again into nature, as British company Tree Tents has created a flat-pack treehouse that’s eco-friendly, extreme glamping-suitable and seriously sleek. You can even have it installed in your garden! Inspired by early aerospace design, the Fuselage is […]

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  • DIY Eco-Friendly Perfume for Valentine’s Day

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    If you are looking to give the perfect gift to your sweetie for Valentine’s Day look no further! You can create specialized perfume or cologne with essential oils in reusable glass bottles that not only match your loved ones favorite scents but is also the perfect eco-friendly gift! Creating your own perfume is not only […]

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  • 7 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts

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    Valentine’s Day is a time to give to the ones you love, celebrate friendship, and remind those special in your life that you are thinking of them but that doesn’t mean you have to buy things that will harm the environment! Check out these 7 great gifts that will show your love as well as […]

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  • Upcycle a Deck of Cards Into A Valentine’s Wreath

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    You don’t have to spend $20 on a Valentine’s decoration! Here is a great DIY that you can complete with things from your home or for just a couple bucks if you need to get a couple more decks of cards! Decorating for the holidays is always a lot of fun but spending money on […]

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  • Can Chinese culture save China’s environment?

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    In the midst of a worsening environmental crisis, with constant reports of contaminated soil and water and record levels of air pollution, China’s government is appealing to traditional religions for help. The country needs to construct an “ecological civilization,” officials say, and traditional culture has a key role to play. As a member of the […]

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  • Countdown to Christmas: Your step-by-step guide to looking incredible this party season

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    Now that Halloween and Guy Fawkes Day are well and truly over, it’s time for Christmas to shine. Our bodies couldn’t be more ready for mulled wine, cheese platters and plenty of partying, but as we’ve learnt from previous years, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. And the key to surviving the silly season (other than getting your Secret Santa […]

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  • What Your Stressed-Out Office Mates May Value Most This Holiday Season

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    For people you spend 40 hours per week with, coworkers can be remarkably tough to shop for. You want to get them something personal, of course. But how personal is toopersonal? If Will wears a lot of crazy socks, would he want more? Or is buying clothing for coworkers over the line? Bob, who bikes to […]

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  • Cruelty-free beauty buys for the holiday season

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    The beauty industry is currently undergoing something of a transformation in its approach to animal testing, with several major brands cutting back on or eliminating the process from their retail models this year. In honor of the shift in attitude, here are five cruelty-free beauty treats that are ideal for giving this festive season. Kat […]

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