Map of single-use plastic bans

The plastic waste trashing our oceans and filling landfills across the world has attracted much global attention of late. With stories of plastic washing up on beaches and plastic bags reaching the deepest depths of the ocean, consumers and travelers need a better understanding of how to avoid using plastic. We all want to be … [Read more…]

Scratching salon opens in Croatia

The saying “an itch you can’t scratch” has finally met its match. Literally. In the Croatian capital of Zagreb, you can go to an actual “scratching salon,” where you’ll relax to the soothing sensation of a full-body scratching. This month, Češkaonica, which translates to “the scratching salon” in English, opened to the public, promising to … [Read more…]