Category: Travel

The Japanese Concept of ‘Mottainai’ Teaches Valuable Lessons on Slow Fashion and Waste Avoidance

The Japanese Concept of ‘Mottainai’ Teaches Valuable Lessons on Slow Fashion and Waste Avoidance

For years, I’ve been obsessed with traditional and modern Japanese textiles. When I finally travelled to Japan, I realised why; Japanese textiles have a deep culture of minimalism, connection, and no waste. The ancient term ‘Mottainai’, linked to Buddhist philosophy, means too good to waste. This term has been rooted into the history of beautifully handcrafted...

Why is the ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Great and How Can We Protect It?

Why is the ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Great and How Can We Protect It?

Sydney, Australia: The Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder of the world and arguably Australia’s main tourist attraction. It’s the largest living organism on the planet and the world’s biggest reef system, home to a magnitude of unique and diverse species. Traditional Owners also have significant cultural connections to the Reef, highlighting that it’s not...

5 Travel and Packing Tips for Green Travellers

5 Travel and Packing Tips for Green Travellers

It can be quite challenging staying green while navigating a place you’ve never been, but it’s certainly not impossible. By embracing green travel, you can make long-term impact to places you visit, thus priming them for like-minded eco-travellers. 1. Do the research on your green travel In order to create a near zero-waste trip, you’ll...