• Can you name the greenest capital city in Europe?

    Ljubljana is one of the least known capitals of the Old Continent. And although its name is not the easiest to pronounce, Slovenia’s largest city has a good handful of awards and honorary mentions that raise it to the top of the European ranking. We’ll tell you why! Europe’s greenest capital Over the past few […]

    September 14, 2020
  • Gardening is good for your mental health and here is why

    If having a garden was a great advantage for people during the lockdown, it is not only because of the need for space. Indeed, horticulture and gardening also are beneficial for your mental health and have a real therapeutic value.  The topic of mental and social benefits of gardening has been discussed in the UK […]

    September 9, 2020
  • Scientists say they now know why stress causes grey hair

    Scientists have said they now understand how stress can cause grey hair, as a study specifically states that stress is a very strong factor in just how quickly our hair does turn grey. According to experts, our hair colour may change because of the nerves activated in our “fight or flight” response system. But it […]

    February 28, 2020
  • Top 5 reasons why Madagascar should be on your travel bucket list

    With its wonderful natural setting, Madagascar attracts everyone, from first time visitors to returning travelers. The island nation’s biodiversity is astonishing, with over 100 species of lemurs, 300 species of birds and half of the world’s chameleons. Located off the coast of Mozambique, it offers plenty of activities for outdoorsy people, magnificent beaches and a […]

    February 26, 2020
  • Norway recycles more than 97% of its plastic bottles

    Norway has often had the reputation of being advanced in terms of ecology and the environment, a belief that the country has repeatedly proven to be true. In recent years, the country has set out on improving waste sorting and recycling. The result? 97% of its plastic bottles are now recycled. Politicians, inhabitants and industrial […]

    February 6, 2020
  • Almost 100,000 gallons of wine spilled into California river last Wednesday

    The door of a blending tank at the Rodney Strong Winery burst open spilling more than 97,000 gallons of wine. Last Wednesday, a blending tank at the Rodney Strong Winery in Sonoma, CA opened by accident, sending over 97,000 gallons of Cabernet spilling out. It’s believed to have been caused by a mechanical failure. According to a […]

    February 6, 2020
  • Ryanair accuses flight comparators of inflating ticket prices

    Ryanair, the low cost Irish airline, accuses Skyscanner of adding hidden supplements when people book a flight… Let’s find out why. Skyscanner, Opodo, eDreams… Not only do these flight comparators allow you to find the best prices in a few minutes for your chosen destination, they also allow you to quickly book your ticket. It […]

    February 6, 2020
  • 10 of the world’s most spectacular bridges

    Bridges don’t just connect one place to another: some are astonishing feats of engineering and real works of art. We’ve all heard of Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Harbour Bridge and, of course, Tower Bridge. But what about some of the world’s lesser known bridges? Here are 10 bridges from around the world that are just […]

    February 6, 2020