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Dress code for tourists: Places where you have to mind what you wear

I think the main thing is that if you are traveling to a country that has a religious or conservative view, its just about respect and just beware of how you dress.  No matter how ridiculous the law maybe, in the end you are a visitor to someone else’s country…so you need to abide by their laws.   Its like going to someone’s funeral and see someone wearing a tank top and flip flops, how do you think that would make people feel?    Common sense stuff I think.

Tourists snokelling at Pulau Perhentian in Terengganu, Malaysia. Authorities in the Malaysian state of Terengganu on Sunday said they would soon impose a dress code on female tourists as outlined by the state government. Now, it appears, however, that the plans were the result of a misunderstanding. Terengganu Chief Minister Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahma today clarified that the dress code policy would not be imposed, the Malaysiakini website reported. — PHOTO: TOURISM MALAYSIA The authorities in the Malaysian state […]

Coming soon? Standing instead of sitting on planes

Wo… you are saying that we might need to stand throughout the whole flight?!

“How was the flight?” Pretty soon, we may know better than to ask. STORY HIGHLIGHTS New university study calculates value of standing-room-only cabins on planes Vertical seats could lead to 21% increased passenger capacity and 44% lower ticket prices Airlines such as Ryanair have been touting the concept for years While vertical seat designs have been developed, none have yet been approved for commercial transport (CNN) — It’s not some miserable dystopic movie scene about class polarization . The […]

Seems like not a bad idea for short flight, right?

Like and share it if you find this new concept of standing on planes sounds cool!

 

U.N. report: Our oceans are trashed with plastic

A Chinese boy runs along the trash-strewn beach along the sea coast in Anquan village, which is in Hainan province, in 2011.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Plastic waste in oceans is causing $13 billion of damage to marine ecosystems each year, new reports say
  • Microplastics smaller than 5 millimeters, which are common in consumer goods, are especially dangerous
  • The solution to the problem is increasing recycling and decreasing unneeded use of plastics

Click here to read the full post at edition.cnn.com

Plastic is important in our life, in many aspects, but its’ negative impacts to the environment are huge.

Let’s start using alternatives like recycle bag, to cut down usage on plastic at the same time recycle them. Thanks those who have been practicing that, and more people should join in and do the same.

Let’s go green!!!

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