These days, it seems like everything is constantly changing, especially trends. One thing that has rapidly changed is wedding norms. People aren’t having a traditional wedding or asking for traditional wedding gifts, which has people wondering if asking for cash is wrong.
With updates in technology, wedding websites have become more popular, offering guests an inside look at the couple’s story and wedding registry. On some websites, guests can even RSVP to the big day to help with sustainable efforts. With the pandemic, the rules of how a wedding should be planned and carried out has changed, and filtered into changes seen in honeymoon trips.
Before, asking for cash to either fund your honeymoon, put it toward a house or into savings was considered taboo. Now, it is more accepted and common. Honeyfund, the No. 1 honeymoon and universal gift registry site, helps couples put cash on their registry. In 2006, Honeyfund CEO and founder Sara Margulis noticed a lot of couples were planning to get married after already living together, thus having no need for appliances, home decor or other household needs. This growing trend saw people preferring cash gifts to put toward and spend on a couple’s getaway. As a result, a new era of wedding gift etiquette is born.
Thinking about an autumnal adventure or Thanksgiving trip this year? Well, with lively cities, an extravaganza of festivals and the BEST Halloween celebrations around, the island of Ireland is calling! And if you need more reasons to Press the Green Button and go, these might just seal the deal …
Practicing mindfulness is an increasingly popular and recognized method for reducing stress, but for those needing to keep their hands busy in order to ease their anxieties, mindfulness can be difficult. While fidget toys can work in a pinch, sometimes you just want more. If you’ve tried to keep your mind clear and your hands busy with things like adult coloring books, and you’ve found that still doesn’t do much for you (all that pressure to stay inside the lines!), you might want to try the Buddha Board.
Summer is the best time to kick back and enjoy a delicious cocktail — especially outside! Hotels around the world shared some of their most popular, delicious drinks for travel lovers to make at home. Try your hand at mixology and enjoy these cocktails at home.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Foragers Market and its restaurant, Foragers Table, a decade-old farm-to-table favorite in Chelsea, recently reopened for the first time since closing during the pandemic. Its reopening sees the restaurant start fresh with new executive chef Olivier Palazzo leading the kitchen. Palazzo’s culinary experience and inspiration sees a new modern-Mediterranean menu, as well as an imaginative wine and cocktail program.