Explore this massively underrated area in the heart of Tokyo
They say success is 80% planning, so make your next adventure a successful one with the collection of online resources I've used to plan all of my overseas trips in the last few years.
Under the influence of good food and wine we took to squabbling between us. Who was cheating? Who was winning? Who had eaten all of the oranges?
I'm a pretty competitive gal, so when I first signed up to a zero waste challenge with a friend, I felt a huge sense of satisfaction seeing how much plastic I could get out of my life. Seeing all those carbon savings represented as a handy-to-compare-with-others number did wonders for my ego. "I'm doing a… Continue reading Why Doing Good Isn’t A Competition
In the last few years, I've travelled more than some people do in a lifetime. I've covered four continents, ten countries and more kilometres of train travel than I thought mentally endurable. Along my way, I've picked up dozens of travel tips, both from fellow adventurers and from (often bitter) experience. These "travel hacks" have… Continue reading Sustainable living tips learned from travelling the world
From Orwell to Theroux, these books have a lot to say about the ups and downs of simple or back-to-basics living. We've been thinking a lot about living with less this month, from our Plastic Free Julychallenge to our musings on what we'd take with us if we had to live out of just one… Continue reading Inspiring reads for a low-carbon life
Science fiction as a genre has been enormously successful, with blockbusters such as Star Wars bringing the term into the mainstream. No longer just the mainstay of comic books, sci-fi is well and truly embedded as a popular genre of fiction, film and other creative forms. So what's all this about "cli-fi"? What does it mean?… Continue reading Cli-fi: Climate change has woven its way into science fiction