Seaweed is the term given to diverse sea vegetables ranging from algae to marine plants and has been used for thousands of years, most notably in cuisine.
With tens of thousands of species of seaweed wildly on offer, there is a wide variation in the diversity, flavour and nutritional value. The most popular type of seaweed species is nori, which is widely used to make sushi. Other common varieties include dulse, arame, wakame, kelp and spirulina.
The best time to go skiing is between December and April – which is the main ski season in most resorts. Whether this means enjoying apres-ski, slipping over in the street or snowball fights, the main aim is to not come home in a full cast. Even if the weather is not freezing, you can rest assured that your skin will take a good beating from the wind, sun and the constant change in temperatures.
The Earth has all the things we need to live, but we need to take care so it can provide what we need in return. We want, in particular, children to understand that if the animals, oceans, lakes, gardens, and forests they love so much are harmed, they can no longer enjoy them along with the people living decades beyond us.
Caring for the environment means doing things like recycling your plastic bottles instead of throwing them in the bin, and turning off lights when you don’t need them on anymore.
A little fresh air and gentle activity can do wonders for your physical and mental health, and Wild Atlantic Surf Co is encouraging you to put down the box set and start lacing up your trainers to discover more of what your beautiful area has to offer.
To truly be at one with nature, you need to be comfortable in your apparel. Outdoor clothes are designed to be tough, but when there is so much to choose from, how do you select an outdoor capsule wardrobe that’s up to the task of being sustainable as well?
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The days of throwing on a summer dress, or a pair of shorts over a damp swimsuit have disappeared. As the shiver seasons of autumn/winter roll in, it is imperative to prepare for cold water swimming and the aftermath of the big chill.
If you’re a fan of surfing, watersports or outdoor adventure, there’s arguably no better place to be “stuck” this summer than the island of Ireland. While many are bemoaning the loss of holidays abroad this year, others are eagerly thinking of staycations that will provide an opportunity to really take in what’s already on our doorsteps.
As the COVID-19 lockdown gradually eases across Ireland and the world, surfers who have been following advice to stay clear of beaches since late March are aching to get back into the water doing what they love. Many will have found it a challenging time without the regular release of being on out on the waves, replacing life’s worries with adrenaline and the calming caress of the tide.