A Few Simple Steps you can take to be Kinder to the Environment and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

  1.  As they say, “a man’s home is his castle,” so make it green!

– Conduct an energy audit to locate high-energy use areas in your home.

– Make sure your home is well-sealed—it will reduce your heating and cooling needs; wear a sweater and set the thermostat a bit lower.

– Remember to turn off the lights; buy compact fluorescent light bulbs, which use 75-80% less electricity.

– Minimize your water use, utilize water reduction gadgets in the shower and toilet; add solar panels for heating water.

– Upgrade your appliances—the latest versions use as much as 40% less energy than older models. Unplug your appliances when you are not using them. Once your gadgets are charged up, unplug them from the charger and the charger from the outlet, it will save a tremendous amount of electricity (cell phones, tablets, computers, etc.).

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A Brief Guide to Some of the Most Unusual and Stunning Hotels in the World

Maybe you have been an avid traveler for most of your life and have spent the night in just about every well-known hotel establishment in the world. But, now you yearn for that out-of-the-ordinary hotel stay that will take you to an entirely new level of travel enjoyment. Or perhaps your business responsibilities take you around the globe, from country to country, with barely the time for a decent meal much less an exotic adventure. This article is for you. Here are five of the most extraordinary hotels in the world, where you can indulge your senses and be sure to satisfy your desires for the luxurious and unusual.
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Protecting our Heritage – UNESCO

Established in 1946, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is a specialised group responsible for protecting sites across the world that are important to humanity. An important UNESCO duty is to discover, catalogue and maintain World Heritage Sites around earth. These sites are natural marvels, ecological wonders and culturally significant places. All World Heritage Sites are considered as being of great importance to the human race.

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Eat Your Way Through Malaysia

A Diverse Culture Makes for Great Dining

What happens when you blend Chinese, Indian, Thai and indigenous Malay recipes and cooking techniques? Well, you end up with exquisite Malaysian cuisine. As a country whose culture has been influenced by its Asian neighbours over many centuries, Malaysia has discovered and developed its own unique gastronomic identity.

You are likely to find local favourites in each of Malaysia’s regions. Should you travel up and down Peninsula Malaysia, then hop over the South China Sea to the eastern states of Sarawak and Saba, you will be sure to find a different traditional gourmet in each place you visit.

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