Tag Archive: Travel

DIY Bees Wax ‘Cling Film’ 

For a plastic-free lunch.  You’re in the mountains so you need a packed-lunch. A sandwich is easiest to make and you want to wrap it up in something lightweight. Your lunchbox is a… Continue reading

Beyond the Inca trail 

Our parents and little brother came to join my brother Nicolas and I on our gap year for Christmas to explore the fascinating Incan heritage.  As we rode our mountain bikes down the… Continue reading

Preface to The Zero Waste Voyage 

Check out my new website The ‘Zero Waste’ Lifestyle is all about limiting trash, and in particular single-use plastic. This holds true for a wide array of things we consume in our every… Continue reading

Barra Nova, Brazil – Zero Waste swaps 

We left Parajuru October 21st, performed a well-needed beach clean-up and headed to Barra Nova — another fisherman’s village up the coast.   Our time here has been very enjoyable as we’ve continued… Continue reading

The Zero Waste Voyage week 1 

After a month of preparation in London: immunisations, camping gear list, kitesurfing gear, medicine kit, home-made cosmetics, plane tickets, accomodation, insurance … We finally made it to Brazil. The plane ride itself was… Continue reading

The Devil’s Isle Challenge with PLASTIC TIDES

Areal Photo credit: John Singleton Although I’m writing my thesis due in 2.5 months I’d planned to go to Bermuda to help my Plastic Tides partners out with the race they’d been planing… Continue reading

“The Cornell mycelium effect: connecting via trees”

My Guest Blog Post at TENTREE:   “  An old fashioned postcard, a farm, and a new friendship. I graduated from Cornell University in Plant Science in 2014 and continued onto my Masters to… Continue reading

Cheap, lean, sustainable meat from Hawaii to Europe

Last December while on the Big Island of Hawai’i I got the opportunity to do something rather special. Here is the story: At 8 am sharp my friend Ann called me from Puna,… Continue reading

Microplastic Found in one of Hawai’i ‘s most remote streams.

As co-founder of Plastic Tides, last January while in Hawai’i doing my Masters thesis fieldwork I took the opportunity to adventure off on an expedition in search of plastic pollution in one of the… Continue reading

Ski-touring: Gear Review & Photos

Ski Touring AKA Alpine Touring / Randonée skiing / AT backcountry skiing Like many other women that ski, mountaineer, backpack, rock-climb… I’m always frustrated with the lack of gear reviews available for us girls.… Continue reading

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