This year, many of us are feeling an overwhelming need for an extra sparkly, fun-filled and over indulgent Christmas. Fear not, we CAN have all these things while keeping our precious planet and home safe! Check out Banyan’s list of our favourite gift ideas for this festive season.
This month sees the launch of our exclusive collaboration with Hong Kong’s top sustainable chef, Tom Burney, as he hosts a series of private fine dining experiences at Banyan Workspace. Recently, I sat down with Tom to chart his rebellious journey from dreadlock-sporting snow-boarder to one of the city’s most in-demand private caterers.
It’s All About Women! To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked our Banyan family what “being a woman” means to them… Thank you to all the strong, beautiful, powerful women who participated in this video
If you’re feeling as sick as we are of the 24hr news cycles and would like to bring a little brightness into your life, check out the Banyan team’s list of our top ten favourite podcasts. Because we could all do with a spoonful of inspiration right now!
Yoga has experienced something of a renaissance over the past few years. Its scientifically-proven health benefits have unshackled it from the rather hippyish reputation of previous decades. But alongside the obvious physical benefits, such as greater flexibility, muscle strength and improved posture, it is also credited with huge mental health benefits. Here are five long-term effects of a regular yoga practise that might surprise you…
Feeling hungry? We are continually asked by our members which are our favourite restaurants in Quarry Bay, so we have dedicated out latest TOP TEN list to this very subject! From swoon-worthy food, knock-out service and ethical and sustainable product sourcing, discover what makes each place stand out from the lunchtime crowds.
One of our most-commented on features at Banyan Workspace is the lushness of our stone planter in the Atrium. As a coworking space, we love our plants not just for their beauty and for creating a calming ambience for our members, but for their NASA-proven air-purification qualities (yes, seriously!). If you want to “clean and green” your own space, here are our top choices for plants that work best in Hong Kong and how to take care of them.
So there finally seems to be a glimmer of light at the end of this long tunnel. This weekend’s relaxing of some of Hong Kong’s stricter social distancing regulations have encouraged the Banyan team to look back at how far we have come on this journey together since CNY. Here are some of the unexpected ways the pandemic has helped us to turn lemons into lemonade…