Wellness tourism and healthy ageing

The baby boomers, now in their late 60s and 70s, are helping to fuel the ‘bloom’ in wellness tourism. It’s a global billion dollar industry that is set to grow as our ageing population grows too. Read the full article on wellness tourism here. So how can a hotel tap into this lucrative market? What […]

Why yoga is the ancient fix for a modern life

Yoga is a hugely popular choice of exercise for men and women of all ages. In the U.S. alone, the number of yoga participants increased by 50% between 2012 and 2016. And that trend looks to continue. So why is yoga so popular? And why should you take up yoga instead of any other form […]

Sustainability of Bamboo Blog Series

In a blog mini-series for Floresy.online, I have taken a look at bamboo. It’s a popular material that is often viewed as an eco-friendly alternative to wood, in particular, hardwood. But is it really a good alternative? Is it sustainable and what are the costs associated with farming, transporting and working with bamboo? You can […]

Series on Nature and our Health

Our health is influenced by our environment. There is growing evidence of the many health benefits that being closer to nature or to greenery can give. This blog series explores the topic of nature and our health.

The health benefits of dancing

It’s that time of year when we pick our post-Christmas, lardy selves up off the sofa and make those resolutions: like actually getting fit or losing weight. We ultimately fail at these goals because our focus is on the end result and not on how we get there. You could join a gym or a […]