Category Archives for "Travel"

Why should you buy a bike?

gravel bike

The pandemic and the strict limitation of space on public transport play an important role in the renewed interest in cycling. The general enthusiasm for cycling has led to a tripling of bicycle sales in 2020. But Covid-19 has only accelerated the trend of recent years. The new cycle paths, the purchasing aids proposed by […]

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Cycling trip in Europe

sacoches bikepacking

A cycling trip is a human adventure accessible to all. It invites us to slow down and taste the freedom of nomadism. Moreover, is there a more ecological means of transportation than the bicycle? Travelling by bike is also above all the freedom to choose your itinerary, the freedom to take a nap in front of […]

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bunq easyGreen: The credit card that plants trees!

Bunq carte bancaire

I’m sure you’ve heard of the neobanks before. These are online banks that are transforming the banking sector with their simple but comprehensive offering that can be managed from a smartphone. Today I decided to tell you about bunq and more specifically about bunq easyGreen. This card promises to fight deforestation by planting trees when […]

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How to filter water ?

gourde filtrante pliable humagreen

As a general rule, in so-called developed countries it is not necessary to filter tap water before drinking it. However, contrary to what many people think, drinkable water does not exist in its natural state. In the majority of cases, it must still undergo several treatments in order to comply with standards. This is why, […]

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Flygskam: What are the alternatives for travelling in Europe?

alternatives flygskam

The impact of tourism on the environment is undeniable, and according to a study published in the review, Nature Climate Change, it now represents 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions! This is why a new trend has recently emerged. This is the flight shame or flygskam (in Swedish) one, which means to feel guilty about flying […]

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All you need to know about tap water quality!

qualité de l'eau du robinet

Tap water, sometimes called running water, is drinking water distributed directly to users. It is transported by a network of pipes from its collection point (source, borehole, river, etc.) to our taps. Its quality is regulated and subject to health controls. Most often, this water is made potable by a treatment and disinfection centre, then […]

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Free-floating electric scooters : Is it really eco-friendly ?

trottinette électrique paris

They are now found in most major cities around the world. Free-floating electric scooters, presented by their operators as an green alternative for micro-mobility. They would not actually be so eco-friendly. It is true that 40% of car journeys are made over a distance of less than 3km. Thus, the electric scooter can at first sight […]

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Why Practice Yoga Outdoors ?

yoga extérieur plage

Yoga is a discipline originating from India. It mixes meditation and body exercises and has conquered the whole world. The practice of yoga is strongly linked to a way of life that promotes physical and mental well-being, both for oneself and for others. In this sense, yoga enthusiasts often have a strong ecological sensitivity. Who has never […]

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Air pollution: The world suffocates !

air pollution cairo

Air pollution represents a major environmental risk to health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated in 2016 to 4.2 million the number of premature deaths caused worldwide by air pollution. People living in low- and middle-income areas generally pay a higher price. In fact, 91% of the deaths occurred in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific […]

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Deforestation and Global Warming: The numbers

eucalyptus

You have certainly felt it, we have recently broken heat records in many parts of the world, especially in Europe. That’s why I decided to do some research to find a link between deforestation and global warming. Deforestation is indeed both a cause and a consequence of climate change! 20% to 25% of greenhouse gas emissions […]

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