DESTINATION: ROMANIA: ‘The Living Fire’ of Andreiasu de Jos, Vrancea County’s wonder of nature

In the Mountains of Vrancea, approximately 37 kilometres from Focsani, on the Milcov River course, in an area including localities with resonant names (Mera, Reghiu, Tulnici), but unpopulated, a few tens of thousands Romanian and foreign tourists go to the centre of Andreiasu de Jos Commune, where, right under the lower limit of a very … Continue reading DESTINATION: ROMANIA: ‘The Living Fire’ of Andreiasu de Jos, Vrancea County’s wonder of nature

What Holidays in Lockdown Will Look Like Across Europe

As COVID-19 cases are once again on the rise in Europe, several countries have entered another lockdown and re-implemented restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus that has extended into holiday time. Nightly curfews are in effect in most countries, along with restrictions about gatherings. Although most of these measures will be relaxed for … Continue reading What Holidays in Lockdown Will Look Like Across Europe

The most popular travel destination of 2021: Maldives

A new study by Club Med has revealed which destinations people are looking to travel to in 2021 by analysing Google search data. In the most unusual year for travel, we look at where people are most desperate to go to in the new year. With ever changing restrictions, a pandemic meaning some countries were less safe … Continue reading The most popular travel destination of 2021: Maldives

A solar / electric car that does not require charging for 1000 miles will be launched by Aptera

The reborn company Aptera Motors – we talked about it a year ago – has been promising a long-range solar/electric car for a while now, and it has now released images and video of a production model of the three-wheeler. The company has also launched pre-orders for its ultra-efficient solar electric car with the appearance … Continue reading A solar / electric car that does not require charging for 1000 miles will be launched by Aptera

What is the best time to visit Tunisia?

Tunisia is famous for its wealth of historic attractions, stunning desert views, and range of golden beaches, and is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination. As is the case with other countries in North Africa such as Egypt and Morocco, the best time to visit Tunisia is, in general, during the cooler months of the … Continue reading What is the best time to visit Tunisia?

A Clear, Strong, and Thermally Insulated Transparent Wood for Energy Efficient Windows

While the smartphone industry is mastering flexible screens, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) researcher Junyong Zhu in co-collaboration with colleagues from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado, has developed a transparent wood material that can be used in a variety of industries. This material is seen as a potential replacement for the glass … Continue reading A Clear, Strong, and Thermally Insulated Transparent Wood for Energy Efficient Windows

Where the crew on long-haul flights rests?

Have you ever wondered where the crew on long-haul flights rests? For most of us, going to work and reclining on a bunk to take a nap between shifts wouldn't be a typical day, particularly while flying at 35,000 feet. But for flight crews on some Boeing 777 long-haul routes ranging between 14 and 18 … Continue reading Where the crew on long-haul flights rests?

A Drive-thru Christmas Market Opens in Landshut, about an hour northeast of Munich in Bavaria

The spirit of the season still shines bright at this socially distanced Christmas market in Bavaria. In pre-pandemic times, Germany’s famed Christmas markets would be springing to life this time of year. However, with daily COVID-19 cases hitting record highs again, as NBC News reports, many of the country's holiday markets are being canceled. Even … Continue reading A Drive-thru Christmas Market Opens in Landshut, about an hour northeast of Munich in Bavaria

The luxury farm in Ibiza where the distance from farm to fork can’t get much closer

As agricultural escapes become the hot holiday trend of 2021, what about staying in luxury accommodation surrounded by your dinner? In the middle of a working farm in Ibiza lies the ultimate farm-to-fork experience. Atzaró Agroturismo hotel is in the north of the renowned party island, but don’t expect any grubby nightclubs and greasy food … Continue reading The luxury farm in Ibiza where the distance from farm to fork can’t get much closer

SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

100% of the proceeds from the sale of the sunglasses will be used by The Ocean Cleanup to continue their mission to rid the oceans of plastic.  Sunglasses made from plastic recycled from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) have become the first product to use a standard designed to clean up the oceans.  The standard is … Continue reading SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH