Shining a Light on Sustainability

Lighthouses have been guiding mariners home since the times of The Iliad and The Odyssey in the 8th century BCE. They may have begun as fires on top of hills, known as beacon fires, but they have developed quite magnificently since the times of Homer.  Considered...

July 4th Traditions

Whether it be by grabbing your flag, heating up the grill or just hanging with your friends and family—it’s finally the time of the year to celebrate Independence Day and all it symbolizes. The significance of July 4th dates back to (surprise surprise) the American...

Oyster Day…Whitstable Oysters

In a small seaside town in the South of England, visitors now flock to enjoy the famous local oysters. Whitstable has become a thriving town thanks to its local mollusks.   The Whitstable oysters can be traced back almost two thousand years, to when the Romans discovered...