Showing posts from July, 2015

Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Conscious Luxury Travel Series: Green Lodging at Lake Buena Vista Resort & Spa

Are you looking for green accommodations for your next trip to Walt Disney World? If you are traveling to the Orlando area and consider yourself to be a conscious individual, you will probably find yourself right at home in the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa. Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa is situated in the heart of Orlando, Florida. This beautiful, luxury resort is less than 10 minutes away from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. This resort is a Stay Sky and Walt Disney World Good Neighbor hotel. Best of all, it is a certified Florida Green Lodging hotel. The Florida Green Lodging certification program is an initiative of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Facilities and buildings who receive the Florida Green Lodging certification strive to commit to conserve Florida’s natural resources. Facilities must demonstrate green best practices such as the usage of high efficiency lighting (CFLs), green cleaning products, water and energy conservat