Must-Visit Places when Backpacking Japan

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Japanese cities are jammed with amazing sights. There is so much for you to see on a backpacking trip that you may be overwhelmed. That’s why we’ve made this itinerary so you’ll see all the very best things.

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Why Leaf Blowers are the ‘Devil’s Hairdryers’

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David Dudley coined the phrase “The Devil’s Hair Dryer” when referring to the ubiquitous leaf blower. Now cities like Santa Monica, Palo Alto and Newport Beach are issuing bans on leaf blowers in an effort to reduce noise and air pollution.

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20 DIY Upcycled Christmas Decorations

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DIY recycled Christmas decorations for your tree, home and table for a green home this festive season. Use things you already have to create the ultimate green Christmas which saves you money and the planet too!

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17 Essential Fall Camping Tips

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That chill in the air shouldn't put you off the great outdoors, it should encourage more evenings around warm campfires and sleeping bag snuggles. Still, it is chilly, and a cold snap could be dangerous so use common sense and take these cold weather camping tips to heart.

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31 DIY Christmas Trees made from Recycled Materials

Recycled Christmas trees

31 Recycled and upcycled alternatives to traditional Christmas trees. Reuse old junk, create a beautiful festive feeling and save a Christmas tree from the chop! The tree will make up for the rest of your Christmas carbon footprint too.

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