Category: Lifestyle

New Luxury Eco Resort to Open on Island of Borneo

New Luxury Eco Resort to Open on Island of Borneo

YTL Hotels, a premier hospitality group in Malaysia, will open the highly anticipated Gaya Island Resort in Borneo on July 1, 2012. Located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, it is set on the shores of Pulau Gaya, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Gaya Island Resort is an ideal launching pad to discover […]

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Paso Robles: A Leader in Agri-Tourism

Paso Robles: A Leader in Agri-Tourism

Paso Robles, nestled in the Santa Lucia Mountains of Central California midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is a gourmand’s playground. Organic fruits and vegetables abound, as well as grass-fed meats, virgin olive oils, and an abundance of fresh fish, oysters and even abalone. Not only is this rich bounty available to the local chefs who purchase from these […]

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10 strategies for eating vegan and saving money

10 strategies for eating vegan and saving money

1) Eat at home: When you prepare your own food, you save big money. Instead of grabbing mediocre fast food or takeout, save your money for a nicer restaurant meal once a month — or for the purchase of a new cookbook or two that will revitalize your interest in home cooking while introducing you to new recipes, techniques and […]

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Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

When high-profile celebrities decide to go vegan, they cast a bright spotlight on the benefits that can come with plant-based eating, ranging from lowering your carbon footprint to improving overall health. And because we know them from other aspects of their lives, it makes it easier for us to relate to their new food choices. After all, if burger-loving former […]

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Meat-free in New York vegan restaurants

Meat-free in New York vegan restaurants

Back in the day, the meat-avoiding traveler had to pack plenty of trail mix, because even an urban vacation could feel like a hike along the Appalachian Trail when mealtime rolled round. Even a city like New York, with its falafel chains and ubiquitous Indian restaurants, raw-food cafes and even vegan diners, could seem like a wasteland if a vegetarian […]

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American Rivers names America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2012

American Rivers names America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2012

With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections,  and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered in the country. While the […]

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Gobble Green Brings a Healthier Life Right to Your Doorstep

Gobble Green Brings a Healthier Life Right to Your Doorstep

It can be difficult for vegetarians and vegans to find meals that are both nutritious and appetizing. However, there is now a service that is transforming the health-food industry by catering to people’s specific diet and workout needs. Gobble Green ( www.gobblegreen.com ) is a 100% vegan online marketplace and food delivery service where consumers can purchase individual meals, virtual […]

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Meredith Vieira Goes Vegan for Ethical Reasons

Meredith Vieira Goes Vegan for Ethical Reasons

Two months ago Meredith Vieira told Ellen Degeneres that she wanted to become a vegan but was afraid she couldn’t do it. She has proven to herself that she can do it. For the past month the host of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” has been indulging in a vegan diet and feeling much better about her health and […]

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Ellen Makes Vegan Pizza with Wolfgang Puck

Ellen Makes Vegan Pizza with Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck dropped by the show and taught Ellen how to make a pizza. Not just an ordinary pizza – a healthy, vegan pizza!

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Horrific Animal Abuse At Wyoming Premium Farms

Horrific Animal Abuse At Wyoming Premium Farms

The Humane Society Of The United States (HSUS) has uncovered yet another pig farm where horrendous abuses are taking place. Last February the HSUS exposed animal abuse at the Seaboard Foods and Prestage Farms. Now it’s Wyoming Premium Farms, a supplier to Tyson Foods, that’s under fire for their stomach-churning treatment of pigs. The undercover investigators had to watch the […]

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