Trends to watch out for in 2018

Trends to watch out for in 2018

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The world is in a constant state of flux with the old and familiar being pushed out to make room for the new and different. Keeping tabs on the forthcoming fads and trends set to dominate the world over the course of the next 12 months means you can make the most of them before they too are replaced.
Sustainable travel
The United Nations declared 2017 as the International year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and it is a trend that is set to continue well into 2018. Although keeping your carbon footprint and impact on the local ecology of wherever you visit as small as possible in a part of sustainable tourism, it goes far further. The idea is to take responsibility for protecting the natural and cultural heritage of your destination. You should also be attempting to provide both social and economic benefits for the local population. Although earmarked as a trend, the reality is that the principles of sustainable tourism are transforming the way we travel and that one day, it will be far more embedded in the mainstream. Ultimately, the hope is that all international travel will be sustainable to some degree.
Vaping
In recent years, vaping has gone from being primarily a way for smokers to quit traditional cigarettes to a lifestyle choice that is firmly embedded in the psyche of the nation. From increasing numbers of celebrity endorsers to the introduction of high-end, luxury vaping
devices, it’s a movement that is undoubtedly thriving. One of the many reasons behind its continuing popularity is the broad variety of flavors you can enjoy. Rather like the range of meals available in an Indian restaurant, your vaping experience can be mild, medium or more intense, such as the strong cinnamon sensation you get with Mt Baker Vapor big bang vape juice. While one cigarette may be much like another, every time you vape, you make it your own.
Comfort food
The chances are that at some point in the past five years, your favorite food or beverage has been found to be unhealthy in some or other study. And the chances are that if you go back further, or wait a few more years, that same food will get a clean bill of health and may even
be said to be beneficial. Growing consumer confusion about what exactly constitutes a healthy diet means one of the hot trends for the next year will be the introduction of foods that aim to enhance your mood rather than your health in general. Look out for delicious deserts containing botanicals such as lemon or lavender that aim to satisfy your sweet tooth but not make you feel guilty as a result.
In tandem with the rise of tandem food, expect to see an increase in goods and beverage that provide tactile experiences, provided for the most part by natural additives and flavorings. Expect to see beverages you can chew, an extra tingle of spice where you didn’t expect it and crackles and pops hidden inside your baked goods.