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7 Japanese Words You Need To Be Living Your Life By

4 Mins Read Have you been searching for a way to describe something you’ve felt, and just can’t pin down using the English language? We’ve definitely felt that way before. Luckily, there are some Japanese words that are just so relatable, and we are here to share them with you! Here are 7 Japanese words that seem to […]

Natural Fitness: How To Be A Zero Waste Trail Runner

6 Mins Read Trail running, already one of the most popular sports with a growing community in Hong Kong and throughout Asia, is gaining additional momentum amid travel restrictions this year. While experienced athletes are taking on numerous running challenges as a replacement for canceled races, many beginners and amateurs are hitting the trails to explore and get […]

New Hong Kong Sanctuary Destination Fivelements Habitat Offers Pathways To Wellness

4 Mins Read Fivelements Habitat, the city’s new 15,000 sq.ft. integrated wellness destination in Causeway Bay, will give Hong Kongers an opportunity to refocus on their physical and mental health through different pathways, including yoga, sacred arts and plant-based dining. Habitat’s highlights include a 55-seat plant-based dining area, private spa treatments rooms and a private steam, a dedicated mediation […]

How To Create The Perfect Vegan Cheese Board with Happy Plantarian

4 Mins Read We’re pretty gaga for vegan cheese over at the Green Queen office- there’s always some in our fridge and we’re always on the looking for new brands to try. Some of us even dabble in making our own. The holy grail of vegan cheese is the vegan cheese board and we’re always looking for more […]

All-Vegan Waste-Free Resort & Animal Sanctuary PlantLife To Open In Thailand

2 Mins Read PlantLife, an entirely vegan luxury resort and animal sanctuary is set to open in Thailand’s island of Koh Phangan. Founded with a mission to provide a relaxing and luxurious experience for guests without harming the environment or sacrificing ethical values, PlantLife will be located on Srithanu Beach on Koh Phanghan, one of Thailand’s most vegan-friendly […]

Powered By Plants: 6 Reasons Why Strength Training Is For Everyone

3 Mins Read Not sure about strength training? I’ve spent the past 20 years in the fitness & wellness industry. I’ve heard every excuse/justification in the book. None of them have ever made me waver in my deep-seated belief that strength training is for EVERYONE. No matter what age, no matter what condition, no matter what, period. But […]

Eco Home: Upgrade Your Indoor Air With These 3 Pollution-Fighting Plants

4 Mins Read Decorating your home with plants won’t just brighten up your home, it will literally make you healthier. Plants offer numerous benefits for our wellbeing, the most notable of which are that they literally clean the air around them, a must for urban dwellers in busy, polluted cities. For many of us who have to cope […]

G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Conference Encourages Sustainable Hotel & Tourism Practices in Hong Kong & Abroad

2 Mins Read On the 26 April 2019, the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Conference will be hosted by Soap Cycling and funded by the Sustainable Development Fund to develop ethical and sustainable practices in the hospitality industry. Hospitality and tourism businesses have placed strain on local communities and the environment, making it vital for the industry to arrive at new […]

10 Reasons to Visit the Green Queen Zero Waste Christmas Market

3 Mins Read The Green Queen Zero Waste Christmas Market 2018 is a specialty pop up market featuring locally made, zero waste and eco-friendly brands. We aim to keep the market as plastic-free as possible and show Hong Kongers that’s it’s possible to celebrate Christmas consciously. Below, we share our top 10 reasons why you should come.  1. […]

Macau’s Iconic Pork Chop Bun Gets A 21st Century Upgrade With Green Monday’s Omnipork

5 Mins Read Leading the charge to promote more plant-based meals in the former Portuguese colony, Macau’s largest casino operator Sands China has launched their Green Cuisine Campaign in collaboration with Green Monday. It’s the biggest environmental educational program the Special Administrative Region has ever seen, introducing new vegan dishes at over 10 of its restaurants, including a meatless interpretation […]

Wellness Getaways: Four Asian Spas To Try For Guaranteed Relaxation

4 Mins Read Hong Kong’s Chuan Spa uses a traditional Chinese approach – or why not fly to the Maldives, Cambodia or Phuket for an Instagrammable wellness getaway? Chuan Spa, Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong The soul-soothing treatment at Chuan Spa makes use of Chinese medical therapy. Traditional Chinese medicine has a long history – and it’s effective. Chuan […]