How to Grab a Bite to Eat and Help the Planet

You CAN grab something to eat, enjoy every bite, AND help the planet... In fact, here are a few ways: 1. Try 'green' convenience foods. Behold, convenience foods that are environmentally friendly, well priced and...yummy! Quick, stock up on pizza of all sorts, including PESTO, my fave...macaroni and cheese, chili,... Read More

How to Save Money AND help the planet

Don't all of us love to have the money to do the fun things that bring us joy? Not that all fun things require money, mind you, on the contrary! But have you ever wanted to read that awesome-looking new book, eat at that new green restaurant in town or... Read More

Spanish Courses in Spain

Spain: sun, sea, sand and Spanish... discover us! Spain, a golden country in the heart of Europe and gateway to the Americas. A mini continent blessed with sunshine and charisma and overflowing with culture, history, art, flamenco and mouth watering tapas.A "true paradise" with something for everyone.Spain offers a rich... Read More

Maples for Autumn Colour

As the weather cools in late summer and the days shorten noticeably so the deciduous trees and shrubs begin to withdraw chlorophyll from their leaves in preparation for the winter shutdown. With less of that vital green pigment to mask them, the other colours within the leaves begin to show... Read More

Too much to do in London!

No one can truly say they know London well. To know London completely is impossible. London changes faster than pigeons descending into the fountains of Trafalgar Square. Home to inhabitants for over 2,000 years now London has grown from the protective circle of the Tower... Read More

Shark Pictures Not The Real Thing

Pictures of a massive dead Great White shark on the back of a bakkie are doing the rounds on email with the subject line saying "Caught at Monwabisi and Strandfontein Beach yesterday" - but experts have dismissed it as a hoax.The grim pictures show the shark with a hook and... Read More

Japanese Garden of Monaco

Have you ever seen an authentic Japanese garden? Well, I had the chance of seeing the one in Monaco and was really impressed too. Wanna taste a little Japanese culture? Stepping on this ground is escaping from the real world into a fantasy land. You suddenly find yourself in a... Read More

Greek Food

A meal in Greece is highlighted with a selection of hot and cold plates known as mezedes. Soups are few but they are meals by themselves.- The main course is a boiled or grilled meat/fish. There are also many delectable meat stews to choose from, as well as plain grilled... Read More

Ultralight Backpacking Versus Traditional Backpacking

Contrary to what many think, ultralight backpacking is not just about the freedom to hike more miles or to take your whole pack up the mountain with you. It is also about comfort and safety. Backpackers with heavy loads work too hard and threaten their joints too much. Challenges may... Read More

Side-Tripping in Montana

Nightlife in Big Sky, Montana is more exciting than you would think. Especially for a pair of happy-go-lucky California girls in town just for the heck of it, on a spur-of-the-moment vacation in search of a Western adventure. Not the kind of west-coast adventure you'd find on a sunny San... Read More

In The News:

While some in the scientific community believe finding extraterrestrial life is "probably going to take a long time," others believe aliens could be more prevalent than previously thought. 
The fossilized remains of a 91-million-year-old shark previously unknown to science have been discovered in Kansas, according to a new study.
Quidditch ball shaped fossils are just some of the many discoveries that have been made by amateur archaeologist Aaron Smith.
A leading Egyptian archaeologist has claimed he is close to solving the mystery surrounding the death of King Tutankhamun.
A pair of gay male penguins at a Dutch zoo stole an egg from a pair of heterosexual penguins, zoo officials said.
NASA recently unveiled a new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life. But before it gets there, the space agency has mapped out the celestial satellite for the first time, further showcasing its similarities to Earth.
Working out your pet's age in 'dog years' simply by multiplying it by seven is actually a myth.
Pieces of Jewish gravestones unearthed during excavation work in Prague will be returned to the Czech capital's Old Jewish Cemetery.
NASA has picked SpaceX's Starship, Blue Origin's Blue Moon and three other commercial lunar lander companies to bid on proposals for its Artemis moon program.
Two infants were buried more than 2,000 years ago wearing strange "helmets" made from the skulls of other children, researchers found.
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