Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Wonderfruit, Thailand’s pioneering celebration of the arts and sustainable living, returns for its fifth installment this month. The four-day festival, which takes place in Pattaya from 13 December to 17 December, features live music, DJs, talks, workshops, art installations, world cuisine, meditation and yoga. Wonderfruit was created as “a 4-day celebration of the arts to catalyze positive impact”. The Thai beach resort of Pattaya, not usually known … Continue reading Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival celebrates sustainable living and the arts

Temple of a Million Bottles: Thailand’s Recycling Wonders of the World

Thailand’s Temple of a Million Bottles has earned its place in the Recycling Wonders of the World. The Buddhist temple, Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew, in the Sisaket area of Thailand near Cambodia, has been constructed using more than 1.5 million recycled glass beer bottles, including green Heineken bottles and brown Chang bottles. Since 1984, Buddhist monks have been providing a solution to waste in … Continue reading Temple of a Million Bottles: Thailand’s Recycling Wonders of the World

APOCCAS: Scarves with mantra

Completing an outfit with fair trade accessories is no longer the stuff of coarse threads or bland designs. Sustainable garments have come of age and with age comes luxurious threads and inspiring designs that as well as being high fashion, also respect the environment and support indigenous communities and preserve their weaving traditions. Luxury accessories brand, APOCCAS, have teamed up with master weavers from eleven … Continue reading APOCCAS: Scarves with mantra