Wednesday, August 24, 2016

4 Career Paths One Can Pursue in Litigation Law

4 Career Paths One Can Pursue in Litigation Law

Litigation is one of the hottest fields of practice in law today.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

What you didn't know about Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a tropical, semi-autonomous region of Tanzania situated less than 30 miles off of the east coast of the African mainland.

What you didn't know about Zanzibar

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Unique holiday cottages in Warwickshire

Three of the most interesting and unusual holiday cottages in Warwickshire

Unique holiday cottages in Warwickshire

Thursday, July 07, 2016

What's Involved in Creating a Campaign Website?

When running a campaign, you need to have a great looking website that works properly to give your supporters, as well as anyone who wants to learn more about you, the ability to get the information that they need quickly and easily. A campaign website should be organised, attractive, and modern, and it should speak to your particular audience in a tone that proves you support their needs.

What's Involved in Creating a Campaign Website?

How to Keep Up-to-date with The Latest Financial and Investment Developments

Are you worried about your financial future or want to be the first to get in early in the next investment success story? The business world changes rapidly, so it's vital to keep up-to-date with the latest developments that take place. Below are some of the most effective ways to do this.

How to Keep Up-to-date with The Latest Financial and Investment Developments

Roles of IT Applications Monitoring Tools Developers and Administrators

A career in application software monitoring and administration has the following important roles.

Roles of IT Applications Monitoring Tools Developers and Administrators

Choosing payroll software

One of the things that every employer is busy with at the end of the month is the payroll of the employees.

Here are some techniques to apply in choosing the best payroll software

Saturday, June 11, 2016

5 Roles of Your HR Department in Attaining Business Objectives

If you wish to pursue a career in human resources management or are in the field already, these are some of your roles:

5 Roles of Your HR Department in Attaining Business Objectives

SEO Expert Utah: Advice to Youngsters Aspiring to Start SEO Career

Being an SEO professional I often share tips on website optimization, but recently one of my friends asked me what should students do if they want to have a positive career in SEO after their graduation? Well, a decade ago when I joined this industry there were not many SEO courses and certifications but now there are plenty of courses that can give newcomers a fair idea about the SEO industry. However, the question is whether a formal education on digital marketing impresses the HR? Besides, a course can only teach you a few basic principles, but what makes you successful
in the real world?

SEO Expert Utah: Advice to Youngsters Aspiring to Start SEO Career

Monday, December 28, 2015

Wildlife holidays in Orkney

A new range of short holidays on Papa Westray in 2016

Papay Wildlife Club Holidays

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Psychological Warning Signs of Drug Abuse

If you have noticed that someone you care about has been acting strangely and you are concerned that they may have fallen victim to drug addiction and abuse, there are certain signs that you can look for to confirm your suspicions.

The Psychological Warning Signs of Drug Abuse

Monday, August 17, 2015

Day trip to Southport

Things to do on your day trip to Southport in the north-west of England.

More at: Day trip to Southport

Day trip to Manchester

Spanning over 60 square miles, Manchester has become a popular day trip location for Europeans. The city is located in North West England and dates back to Roman times. According to the reports by the official visit UK government travel body, it is the second most populated area in the UK. With so many people, so much history, and so much to do within the city, one may not know where to start when planning a day trip. Here are five suggestions to ensure that you have a great day trip to Manchester.

Manchester

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Explore the Career Prospects of a Hotel Interior Designer

Every aspect of a hotel is planned meticulously by a host of interior designers, who come together and execute functional, safe and smart designs.

Explore the Career Prospects of a Hotel Interior Designer

Flying With Toddlers and Babies - The Stress Free Guide

With summer upon us, many families will be getting ready to jet off on vacation. But whilst we all book our trips with high hopes of sun, fun and making memories to last a lifetime, the practicalities of travelling with the whole family aren't always quite so straightforward. Babies and toddlers can be notoriously difficult to fly with which really isn't surprising when you consider their routines are disrupted, their ears may hurt and actually, airplanes can be pretty scary. But with a little forethought and good organization, you can make your flight fun rather than fractious. Here are some tips on having a safe and pleasant flight with your little globe trotters in tow.

Flying With Toddlers and Babies - The Stress Free Guide

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Can we trust Cryptocurrencies?

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a currency system seeking successful adoption must be in want of trust. Trust that a representation of value, such as a paper note, is backed by real value or a genuine obligation to repay; trust that those representations will be accepted by others as such; and trust that the representations of value are not counterfeit.

Can we trust Cryptocurrencies?

Monday, September 15, 2014

Top 5 Reasons to Head for the Med

The Mediterranean's sun, beach, and clear sea have made it an eternally popular destination for holiday-makers looking for a fun and relaxing break away

Top 5 Reasons to Head for the Med

Monday, July 28, 2014

Blast Off to Beautiful Beijing

You’ll find pandas, pagodas and so much more waiting for you in this beautiful metropolis.

Blast Off to Beautiful Beijing

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Key Texts That Will Improve Your Property Gains

Due to the economic slump of recent years, property prices are extremely low, when compared to their values in more prosperous times.

Key Texts That Will Improve Your Property Gains

2013 Hot Pics: The Most Shared Photos of the Year

Mobile-based photo sharing solutions such as Instagram and SnapChat have provided an instant and inventive way for people to connect with one another.

2013 Hot Pics: The Most Shared Photos of the Year

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

5 Reasons Why Miami is the Perfect Place to Live

This vibrant and growing city has an incredible culture, great weather year-round, a spectacular food scene, and as much shopping as you can handle. More at:

5 Reasons Why Miami is the Perfect Place to Live

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for Less

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for Less

Frugal feasting for beginners. Infographic by Anne Perkins.

Friday, December 20, 2013

The Best Beaches of Tenerife

The towns on this island feature great attractions.

See: More at: The Best Beaches of Tenerife, Spain

Tenerife in Winter

In fact, 21 degrees is the average temperature during winter, and although it will get colder as you get higher into the mountains, there's also 6 hours of sunshine to take advantage of too. If you're thinking about visiting Tenerife this winter, let's take a look at some of the attractions available to tourists.

Tenerife In Winter!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Majorca's Most Visited Tourist Attractions

Majorca or ‘Mallorca' is a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea, and it one of the most visited holiday destinations in Europe.

Majorca's Most Visited Tourist Attractions

Cyprus in the New Year

The climate won't be the hottest compared to the peak summer season, but we're guessing that it will still be warmer than where you currently are now. If you hate the New Year's crowds too, then you're going to love it in Cyprus; the end of the year is a very traditional and humble season, so cultural events and festivals are kept to a minimum.

Welcoming In The New Year In Cyprus

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

USA - Boating Road Trips

If you’ve got some free time coming up and you’re itching to hit the road, take your boat and make it an epic combo road trip/boating holiday.

The Top 5 Places to Take a Boating Road Trip

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Famous Celebrities Born In New York

With so much to see and do in New York, it's hard to know where to begin - but just like any other major city, it's the people living in that are one of the most interesting attractions.

More at: Famous Celebrities Born In New York

Places Where a Single Woman Can Find The Thrill of the Outdoors

These days, what a single woman wants is the unbridled freedom of a solo trek. A survey by Travel Guard Worldwide revealed that it’s more common for female travelers to go solo then men. Some of the reasons given for this latest trend in travel include a desire to follow their own schedule and having more time

Places Where a Single Woman Can Find The Thrill of the Outdoors

Menorca's Top Holiday Activities

If you're thinking about taking a holiday to the Mediterranean island of Menorca this year, then there are several engaging activities that promise to keep you and your family happy. From swimming, golfing and basketball to beach soccer, surfing, scuba diving and mountain hiking, there's so much to keep you entertained in Menorca that it's hard to know where to start! The local Balearic communities, just like the Spanish themselves, are known to be jovial with the Menorca's fiesta celebrations, forming an integral part of their culture. There are also various sporting centers for kids throughout the island that aim to assist visiting children, and also locals, to develop sports skills at a young age. Don't take our word for it though - take a look for yourself!

Menorca's Top Holiday Activities

Lake District Guide

Home to England`s highest mountain and 12 of the largest lakes in the country, The Lake District is one of the most visited regions in the UK, attracting almost 16 million tourists each year.

Lake District Guide

Monday, December 09, 2013

Tips for travelling with only a carry-on

It takes a bit of preparation and planning, but using only carry-on bags keeps you from having to stand and wait for your luggage to leave the airplane, and you won`t have to suffer through the process of checking your bags.

Tips for travelling with only a carry-on

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Things to do in Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital of Wales and formerly an industrial city, has undergone significant transformation in recent years, and is now a cosmopolitan city, rich in sport, entertainment, culture and other attractions.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Honeymooning in New York: An Amazing Adventure

New York can be an excellent honeymoon spot for young newlyweds on the go. The amount of activities, sightseeing, museums, monuments, restaurants and bars is staggeringly high. Because of everything to see and do, it helps to visit the Big Apple with a budget of several thousand dollars.

Honeymooning in New York: An Amazing Adventure

Friday, November 08, 2013

Top 5 Off-Season Adventures for Globetrotting Travelers

From spotting the “Big 5” in Botswana to soaking up the Caribbean sun, you don’t have to pay top dollar for luxury travel experiences. “Off-season” or “shoulder season” is the perfect time to bag a bargain by traveling to the world’s top seasonal destinations – while everyone else is busy elsewhere.

Top 5 Off-Season Adventures for Globetrotting Travelers

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

50 Shades of Fall: 4 Scenic Motorcycle Tours to Take this Month

Whether you ride for beauty or adrenaline, autumn is a great time for motorcycle touring. Amid cool breezes and gorgeous foliage, you can take hairpin turns at exhilarating speeds or make frequent stops to dally in restaurants, shops and roadside attractions. Knowing where to go for extraordinary views and experiences is important, and the best roads can be found both in well-known areas and in hidden spots.

50 Shades of Fall: 4 Scenic Motorcycle Tours to Take this Month

4 Scenic Motorcycle Tours to Take This Fall

Bright, blue skies. Lots of golden sunlight. A panorama of fiery maple and yellow birch leaves. Ah, fall: It's the perfect time for a road trip. While exploring mountain highways, back roads and coastal routes by car is fun, there’s nothing like a two-wheeled tour through the change of season.

4 Scenic Motorcycle Tours to Take This Fall

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

A Budget-Friendly Family Reunion: The 3 Best Resorts to Hit During Off-Season

Family reunions can be so hectic, you might wish everyone just stayed home. There are the debates about where to go and who will play host to house guests, and if the reunion takes place in your own town, you don't even get to travel somewhere new. This year, why doesn't everyone agree to a family reunion at a resort during the off-season—everyone can relax and let the resort handle the details, and going during off-season helps everybody's budget. Consider these three terrific locations:

A Budget-Friendly Family Reunion: The 3 Best Resorts to Hit During Off-Season

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Cons, Hacks and Hidden Fees: Scams to Avoid When Traveling in the U.S.

From experiencing local customs to tasting new cuisine, there are many joys to traveling. However, losing all of your money or having your identity pick pocketed by a cyber thief probably isn’t on the itinerary.

Cons, Hacks and Hidden Fees: Scams to Avoid When Traveling in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Strange Driving Laws Around the World

On average, the cost of a speeding ticket in the U.S. is $152, notes Statistic Brain. Seems legit. In Japan, a ticket for splashing a pedestrian while driving is $65. As bizarre as it sounds, many countries have hundreds of varying traffic laws and consequences for breaking them. Some of them were implemented by officials due to odd folk that were actually doing these not-so-common sense things.

A lot of us would wonder why anyone would do these things. But, dear friends, common sense isn’t so common. Here are more bizarre laws that, if broken, could land you a hefty fine:

Strange Driving Laws Around the World

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Love and adventure down under

Romantic getaways are a fun and memorable way of spoiling you and your partner any time of the year.

Love and Adventure Down Under

Funchal, Madeira

The charming town of Funchal is the capital of Madeira and has long been a popular holiday destination:

A guide to Funchal

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ancient Europeans had a taste for spicy food

Prehistoric hunter-gatherers in northern Europe appear to have been using spices in their cooking pots 7,000 years ago.
Research conducted by University of York archaeologists and colleagues Denmark, Germany and Spain shows that our European
ancestors had a taste for spicy food.

Ancient Europeans had a taste for spicy food

Monday, August 19, 2013

How to pack for a weekend city break

You need to rethink your packing strategy if half of your closet ends up in suitcases for a weekend city trip. Part of the appeal of small getaways is the convenience of traveling lightly. You get a mini-vacation in a lively city without having to worry about lugging your life around behind you everywhere you go. Before you pack for your weekend break in the city, here's what you should keep in mind.

How to pack for a weekend city break

Going on Vacation? Identity Thieves Want Your Info - Here's Help to Stay Safe

Why are travelers more vulnerable to identity theft? Largely because they're forced to use unsecure Internet connections and carry personal documentation with them while they're vacationing, Independent Traveler reports. While you can never guarantee 100 percent safety from thieves, there are heightened precautions you can take on vacation to get protection from ID theft.

Going on Vacation? Identity Thieves Want Your Info - Here's Help to Stay Safe

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Undisturbed Coastlines of Asia

Experience the silent shores and listen to the melody of the tides. Gaze at the sky to enjoy the sun's rays and lay on the wonderful sand to sunbathe. Inhale the salty breeze to feel the freshness. Capture the breathtaking views of the coast. Give yourself an inner happiness better than partying or dancing. Backpack to some hand-picked Asian beaches to experience all these feelings and preserve them in your memories!

Undisturbed Coastlines of Asia

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Motorcycle Road Trips Through The Midwest

The American Midwest offers some of the most exciting and accessible motorcycle rides in the country. From Midwestern college towns and big cities, riders can easily connect with the region's treasure trove of state parks, Great Lakes and small town charm. Riders looking for new bike trips can find some of the Midwest's flavor with these three classic routes.

Motorcycle Road Trips Through The Midwest

Monday, August 05, 2013

The benefits of tutoring programmes

The benefits for both parents and children can be substantial and the end result has given many people good reason to
be glad they decided to seek out a suitable programme.

The benefits of tutoring programmes

Vienna: A Beginner's Guide

Located in the very heart of Europe, Vienna is a city that has something to offer every visitor. Classical music and fascinating history sit side-by-side with trendy architecture and funky nightspots, making Vienna a must-see destination for travellers seeking out a vibrant city with plenty of things to see and do.

Vienna: A Beginner's Guide

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Advice for starting your career in criminal justice

Criminal justice has always been recognised as being one of the more challenging and respectable professional career paths to pursue.

Advice for starting your career in criminal justice

Important things to know about Botox

Even though Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the United States, it continues to inspire fear and confusion in many people. Is Botox right for everyone? It really depends on personal preference, budget, and one's tolerance for needles.

Important things to know about Botox

Friday, July 26, 2013

Riding, Rallies and the Open Road to Sturgis

Bike enthusiasts from all over the country know that Sturgis, South Dakota is the place to be in August. Since the mid-20th century, the small town of Sturgis has been host to an event that brings over 400,000 people and their bikes to the area. It is a week full of vendors, exhibits, food and races.

Riding, Rallies and the Open Road to Sturgis

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Magnificent Voyage: 3 Desert Adventure Tours

Space may be the last frontier, but you'll find a terrestrial adventure easier to orchestrate and much more affordable.
When trying to come up with a vacation plan that hasn't been done to death, don't overlook the exciting journey of a desert adventure.

Magnificent Voyage: 3 Desert Adventure Tours

Sunday, July 21, 2013

US Coast

The waters of the US coast are filled with sea life and many other opportunities to enjoy yourself like whale watching, swimming, cruising and snorkeling. Whether you are on the West Coast, East Coast, Florida, Alaska, California or Hawaii you are bound to enjoy yourself.

Explore the waters of US coast

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

International Travel Essentials

Even flying at an average speed of over 500 mph it’s going to take 12 hours to get from Chicago to Tokyo. Chicago to Sydney? A short jaunt from Chicago to Toronto, 11 hours from Toronto to Sydney and an extended layover between connecting flights. Filling your carry-on bag with in-flight essentials is the first step to a comfortable, less stressful hop across the International Date Line.

International Travel Essentials: To Make the Long Flight Manageable

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Escape the Crowds in Tenerife

Tenerife is a wonderful holiday destination, no matter what time of year you go, and no matter who you go with. There's so many things to see and do there, that it's hard to fit it all into such a short space of time, however if you plan your itinerary well, you'll be able to experience everything this spectacular island has to offer.

Are You An Anti-tourist Tourist? Escape the Crowds in Tenerife

Top Highlights of New Zealand

This year, New Zealand looks set to be one of the most popular holidaying destinations in the world, so if you're thinking about experiencing the stunning landscapes, amazing climate and beautiful shorelines.

Top Highlights of New Zealand

Cyprus: The Burgeoning Home of Mountain Biking

Although relaxing holidays are always a lovely treat, active individuals will be attracted to adventurous vacations.
That doesn't necessarily mean that you can't kick-back and enjoy the luxury of good food and a poolside villa, but active holidays present an opportunity to feel fitter than when you boarded your flight. There's nothing quite like working up a sweat before enjoying a cool drink on a sunny veranda - by the end of your vacay, you'll be positively glowing (and feel more comfortable in your swimwear)!

Cyprus: The Burgeoning Home of Mountain Biking

Top Attractions for Adventurers in New Zealand

If you're thinking about taking a holiday this summer, then there's no better place to get in some much needed rest and
recuperation than New Zealand. Getting to New Zealand has never been easier, and a vast number of airlines now fly direct to the nation.

Top Attractions for Adventurers in New Zealand

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Tips for How to Travel Around the World

There are many benefits to travelling around the world in one go instead of breaking it into segments. Not only is it cheaper, but you can also visit neighbouring countries on a whim instead of having to return home for a day or two to catch your next flight.

Tips for How to Travel Around the World

Beautiful Tourist Attractions in New Zealand

With some of the most beautiful tourist attractions on the planet, New Zealand is a country well worth visiting this year. Whether you’re looking to get to grips with some real nature, or you’re looking to top up your tan on some glorious beaches, then NZ has everything you need to have a great time.

Beautiful Tourist Attractions in New Zealand


Auckland, New Zealand's Adventure City!

Auckland is well known for its thriving nightlife and cosmopolitan vibe, and whether you're into jet boating or bungee jumping, there's more than enough here to keep you entertained. Let's take a look at some of the best attractions to experience in Auckland this year.

Auckland, New Zealand's Adventure City!

Amsterdam Hangout Spots

As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam has a lot to live up to, and from the vast number of tourists that flock to this city every year, we can positively say that its reputation is nothing less than sterling.

Embrace Some Serenity With These Amsterdam Hangout Spots.

Must-see attractions in Glasgow

Scotland is a fantastic country laden with history. Glasgow, one of its most famous cities, is a cultural hotspot for Scots and tourists alike, and it’s one of the most visited places in Europe let alone the UK. From shipbuilding and engineering to finance, art and music, Glasgow is known for many things, and it has managed to keep millions of tourists entertained for decades. Surrounded by peaceful suburbs and lush landscapes, the city itself is home to galleries, pubs, museums, cathedrals, shopping centres and football stadiums. If you enjoy architecture then there’s more than enough of that to go around too! Let’s take a look at some of the must-see attractions in Glasgow, Scotland this year.

Top ten attractions in Rome

Once the socio-political centre of the world Rome is steeped in history. There is a lot to do and see whilst in Rome whether you're interested in Renaissance art or unwinding with some retail therapy, so if this beautiful Italian city is your destination of choice be sure to check out top 10 attractions on offer in Rome.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Adventure On the Road: Tips and Tricks of a Seasoned Trekker

Ah, the great American road trip - it's like the U.S. version of backpacking through Europe. Taking your first road trip is somewhat of a rite of passage. You're finally branching out from the known, driving past those familiar streets and landmarks and striking out to explore the vast, diverse landscape that is our country.

Adventure On the Road: Tips and Tricks of a Seasoned Trekker

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Geocaching

Now you can step back into your magical childhood with the latest trend of geocaching.

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which participants use GPS-enabled devices. Participants use their digital device to locate and find a certain set of GPS coordinates. At those coordinates, participants will search for container-filled unknown items, called the geocache, that are hidden at the site.

The Hidden Fun of Geocaching

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Greece

Greece is the mother of European civilization with a distinctive language, culture and cuisine. Its economic difficulties have been in the headlines in recent years, obscuring the fact that it is still one of Europe's best tourist destinations.

Greece offers excellent beaches, tavernas and a classic Mediterranean climate along with masses of ancient sites to visit. There is no getting away from the historic atmosphere reminding you of centuries of history.

Greece

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska's largest city, Anchorage, embodies the best of both worlds: Not only can you escape to a rugged wildlife adventure, you can also stay in civilization and enjoy some of the finest cuisine, entertainment and night life the Last Frontier has to offer.

Choose Anchorage, Alaska, for Your Adventure Cruise Destination

Friday, May 31, 2013

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne gives you the small town feel with the big city amenities.

More at:
Affordable and Full of Opportunity: Fort Wayne for College Grads, Young Families

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Visiting France

'Great cooking and great wines make a paradise on earth,' said Henri IV of the southwest of France but it is true of France as a whole. The Hexagon, as the French affectionately call their country, referring to its shape, is blessed with fertile soil and clement weather and as a result the food and wines cultivated there are second to none. There are twenty two distinct areas in France, each with their own heritage, history and culture and each is worth exploring.

Visiting France

Friday, May 03, 2013

Rennes, Brittany

As the capital city of Brittany in Northern France, Rennes is often overlooked on the tourist trail, which is a pity
because it's a beautiful city with plenty to see and do and a rich history just waiting to be explored.

More at: Rennes

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

European Origins

The origins of modern Europeans have been revised by an international team who have been working on genetic prehistory of Europeans for the past 7-8 years.

European Origins

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Road Trip for Shooters: Arizona's Desert Beckons

For shooters Ben Avery Shooting Range Facility in Phoenix, Ariz., is Disneyland for sport shooting enthusiasts.

See Road Trip for Shooters: Arizona's Desert Beckons.

People of Earth: Shape Up or Ship Out (To a Fresh Planet)

By the time 2050 rolls around, we'll need two more planets the size of earth to sustain our resource-guzzling, chemical-spewing ways, laments the Guardian UK and the World Wildlife Fund.

People of Earth: Shape Up or Ship Out (To a Fresh Planet)

Monday, April 08, 2013

Reducing Salt Consumption

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reported that the number of people in England who add salt to their food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the 5 years after a national campaign in 2003.

Reducing Salt Consumption

3 Easy Safety Tips For A Great Trip

Sometimes when we plan vacations, we get so wrapped up in all of the fun details that it's easy to overlook simple but
effective travel guidelines that can keep you safe during your getaway. Although it is definitely more fun to be looking at sites with fun-filled activities rather than thinking of ways to avoid travel scams or identity theft, a few easy steps taken now can prevent anything from ruining your fun filled vacation later.

3 Easy Safety Tips For A Great Trip

Friday, March 22, 2013

Notable Recipients of the Anti-Defamation League Award

In its 100th year since it was founded, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) continues to function as the USA's premier civil rights and human relations agency.

Notable Recipients of the Anti-Defamation League Award

Diet and Acne Re-visited

Whether you call them pimples, blemishes or zits, the hallmarks of acne are the source of untold misery for many young people. At a time when they are developing crucial lifeskills and social networks this cruel affliction affects self-esteem and causes social withdrawal, depression and anxiety.

Diet and Acne Re-visited

Monday, March 18, 2013

Take a Trip By Yourself

With a positive attitude and a mind open to adventure, a solo trip abroad can be a thrilling rite of passage that you'll never forget. Without those things, it can be depressing and lonely, even regretful. In order to set yourself up for success, I've broken down a few tried-and-true tips as well as a few of the best solo travel destinations.

Take a Trip By Yourself: Solo Travel Destinations & Planning Advice

Chocolate and Stroke

Eating moderate amounts of chocolate each week may be linked to lower risk of stroke.

Chocolate and Stroke

Friday, March 01, 2013

Auburn, Alabama

It's easy to love and easy to get to; it's a great place to raise a family and, according to Forbes.com, it's one of the top 20 cities in the U.S. for business and careers. Auburn, Ala., is a cool college town that has something for every age.

Auburn, Ala., is Kicking Butt and Takin' Names

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Day trips from London

The city of London is full of stunning attractions that bring in millions of tourists every year. From the Houses of Parliament to Buckingham Palace, to the Tower of London and the famous black cabs and red double-decker buses, there's always something to see in one of the world's busiest and most popular cities. But what if you've already seen it all? Seasoned London visitors who are still looking to have fun in the city may roll their eyes at the mention of Madam Tussauds, or the idea of a trip down the Thames on a tour boat, but if you're tired of all the traditional attractions, what is there to do for entertainment within London?

Day trips from London

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Barcelona

Barcelona offers an amazing variety of sightseeing attractions, museums, cathedrals, and even beaches and hill walking.
Euromonitor International found that Barcelona was the 5th most visited city in Europe in 2010 with 5 million visitors.

Barcelona

Las Ramblas is Barcelona's ultimate pedestrian paradise - a broad tree-lined boulevard where traffic is confined to a narrow lane on each side. It is the place to see, and be seen, in Barcelona.

Barcelona Las Ramblas

See also:

Barcelona - Sagrada Familia

Barcelona - Parc Guell

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Guide to Valencia

If you can't choose between a city break and a beach holiday you don't have to when you visit Valencia.

More at: A Guide to Valencia

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Fear and Politics

Political campaigns often use fear as a mechanism to influence public opinion on issues such as immigration and war but this strategy does not affect everyone equally.

Fear and Politics

Friday, February 01, 2013

The Joys Of Florence

The city receives millions of visitors each year and it's easy to see why. There is such a variety on offer in Florence ranging from its wealth of artistic and architectural heritage, the designer shopping, the beauty of the River Arno, and the wealthy roots of the city to its enviable location in the rolling Tuscan countryside with its associated delicious foods and wines. A visit to Florence is a delight for all the senses.

The Joys Of Florence.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Taiwan

When you think about vacationing over seas in an exotic land, places like Puerto Rico, Hawaii or Jamaica might be the first locations that come to mind. Taiwan, for instance, is probably not near the top ten on your list. However, more people are beginning to regard this country as a beautiful, culturally rich land that many will want to visit again and again.

Taipei and more at: Find Out Why There is So Much More To See in Taiwan

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Paternity questions

Paternity questions have made great headlines for bad TV, and with developments in DNA testing, answering paternity questions has become as easy as, well, taking a pregnancy test.


3% of Children Not Genetically Related to Assumed Father

Driving In Europe Tips and Laws

Car hire at your holiday destination or even driving directly to your holiday resort is a common occurrence. Driving while on holiday as opposed to other forms of getting around includes a number of key benefits from a greater ease when transporting families to budget efficiency and greater freedom to explore. If you are considering driving in Europe, you will do well to familiarize yourself with the latest driving regulations and tips.

More at: Driving In Europe Tips and Laws

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Weight loss

It is a sad and frustrating fact that many (perhaps, most) attempts to lose weight result in a temporary loss that is reversed in a relatively short time.

Keeping the Pounds Off

Rome - Capital of Italy

Known as 'the Eternal City' Rome, the Italian capital, is one of the most varied and historic cities in Europe.

Read about this fascinating city: Rome - Capital of Italy.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Croatia’s Top Cities

Croatia’s landscape boosts crystal clear turquoise water, dramatic coastline and charming islands, while its cities are scattered with romantic pebble stone streets.

More at A Guide To Croatia’s Top Cities

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A Genetic Link to Leadership

A specific DNA sequence has been significantly associated with the likelihood that an individual is linked with a leadership position.

A Genetic Link to Leadership



Racism and Knowledge of History

The acknowledgement of racism hinges on people's knowledge of history. If you are a member of a group that has been disadvantaged in the past you will not be surprised that this is frequently not acknowledged - and may be denied - by people from other backgrounds.

Racism and Knowledge of History

Friday, January 11, 2013

Don't Take Snakes on a Plane

Gearing up for some holiday travel or a big vacation? When you head to the airport, don't forget to pack those bags thoughtfully. Checked baggage costs money and you have to be careful what you try to carry-on. Flying is fast, but you can't just chuck things into your bags the way you might throw a few last minute necessities into your car. If you really want to get your stuff to your final destination intact, sometimes you have to do a little planning and ship it there. We know you're all smart readers and you'd never try to take contraband like this through that TSA checkpoint.

Don't Take Snakes on a Plane & Other Packing Tips From Cpt. Obvious

Scrap the Mask and Treat Sleep Apnea the Natural Way

If you know fifteen people in the U.S., then you know at least one person who is afflicted with the sleep disorder known as sleep apnea.

Scrap the Mask and Treat Sleep Apnea the Natural Way

Paradise in Paphos

Popular amongst vacationers for its rich combination of cosmopolitan appeal, glorious countryside and captivating historical sites, the beautiful coastal city of Paphos reclines on Cyprus's southwest coast. Enjoying a subtropical Mediterranean climate, the summer season begins in April, lasting throughout the summer months all the way into November, where the comfortable heat lures vacationers from chilly homelands into the sun.

Famed for its association with the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, Paphos makes for an especially romantic getaway for couples young and old. The relaxing pace of life and friendly nature of the resort also lends itself well to family vacations, where you and your loved ones can find yourself in sync with the take-it-easy approach to life, or fill your days with sites and experiences - Paphos certainly caters for however you're feeling on the day.

Paradise in Paphos

Self Catering Tips

In recent years, self-catering accommodation has become a real alternative to traditional forms of holiday accommodation.

The idea revolves around renting a holiday home for the duration of your stay. Typical holiday homes include villas and cottages that are situated in a wide array of locations from popular tourist busy regions to rural gems. If you are considering self-catering accommodation for your next holiday, here is a handy guide informing you of what to check and pay attention to.

Self Catering Tips

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Learning language in the womb

While it was already known that babies were born with the ability to learn and were able to discriminate between language sounds within their first few months of life, the researchers claim that this study provides crucial evidence that recognition of speech sounds had occurred in the womb.


Learning language in the womb

Friday, January 04, 2013

Who Are You Meant To Be?

This book goes beyond any other personality system or four quadrant model currently available by integrating a century old personality system with breakthroughs in brain science and neuroplasticity. These two behavioral change experts demonstrate how psychological needs originating in the brain are the driving force for the behavior behind each of the functional areas of the brain. By showing us how the brain actually develops, they demonstrate what we have to do to get beyond the "aha" moment to real growth and development over time.

Who Are You Meant To Be?

Strategy for Sustainability

Werbach covers a range of issues in his book, from ways in which business electricity costs could be reduced to the need to conduct business in a transparent manner.

Strategy for Sustainability: A Business Manifesto.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

5 Wonky Ways to Kill Time Before a Delayed Flight

You can't be a frequent flier without running into a delayed flight from time to time.
Weather, mechanical issues ,or the always-reliable Murphy's Law, will inevitably leave you stranded at the terminal, in need of entertainment.

Here are five wonderfully wonky ways you can kill time during your next delay...and five alternatives that won't get you arrested.

5 Wonky Ways to Kill Time Before a Delayed Flight

Criminal Minds: How to Think Like a Thief

In my younger and more vulnerable years I was a common sneak thief - at the age of 21 I was sentenced to three years in prison for multiple acts of burglary. But those days are gone and I now use my time to prevent home burglaries rather than commit them.

My own personal experiences are able to provide valuable insight into how you can protect your home and lower your chances of being victims of burglary.

Criminal Minds: How to Think Like a Thief

Friday, November 23, 2012

Lansing, Michigan

Despite its endless dining options, variety of outdoor experiences, business opportunities and world-class performance venues and galleries, the home of Michigan State University is getting attention for something a little unexpected. Lansing, Mich. is one of the brainiest cities in the country.

America's Brainiest Cities: 5 Unexpected Reasons to Move to Lansing, MI

Unique hotels in London

When you're treating yourself to a break in the capital you really want to make sure that you choose a hotel that offers something a little bit special.

5 unique and unusual places to stay in London.

Cork city guide

The city is also a prime example of architectural variety, with medieval buildings such as the Red Abbey with its bell tower surviving to this day and the two majestic cathedrals of St Mary and St Finbarre.

A guide to Cork City and it's harbour

Las Vegas - Cruising the Strip

Las Vegas is billed as the capital of partying - a Mecca for uninhibited good times, and Sin City is constantly doubling down to maintain its reputation.

Traveling to Sin City: A Guide for Rookies

Friday, November 09, 2012

Phoenix, Arizona

Living near Phoenix is not the same as living in Phoenix. If you're on the fence about making the move from Chandler, Tempe or other Valley suburb to the pulsing heart of downtown Phoenix, a rundown on the downtown highlights may be enough to prompt you to hop from your perch. Those already living near Arizona's state capital know the benefits of living in the middle of the city's action.

Essential Valley of the Sun Tips for Living In Downtown Phoenix.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is an exquisite monarchical supremity, a zombie of 2nd millennial architecture that remains standing not only as a museum of the past, but as a primary royal residence. Even the most modern additions to the structure refuse to shed history. They are a conservative, grandiloquent combination of Georgian and Victorian design, adhered to what is still a resolutely Norman design. It is as necessarily modern as the few Gothic flourishes allow it to be, but - stubbornly - no more than that.

Berkshire's Prize: Windsor Castle

Friday, November 02, 2012

Things to do in Manchester this autumn

As one of the UK’s most vibrant and alive cities, Manchester is an excellent destination no longer overlooked by visitors to the UK. A huge city, part of the Greater Manchester Urban area with a population of 2.2 million, Manchester spreads across from the Pennines in the north and east, with the Cheshire Plains to the south.

Things to do in Manchester this autumn.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Turning Waste Into Fuel

The next time you feel guilty for using a Styrofoam cup, or if you are one of the few who worry about what will happen when the landfills are overwhelmed with waste, companies like Renmatix, INENTEC, and Enerkem are coming up with new innovations that will soon make garbage more valuable than fossil fuel.

Throw That Half-Eaten Hotdog in the Gas Tank: Turning Waste Into Fuel

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Relocating? Try Papago Park, AZ

Scottsdale Chic Meets Southwest Zest at Papago Park, located in Scottsdale. Papago is a desert oasis of sorts filled with wonderful things, yet remains fewer than 10 miles from Phoenix. Papago features a wealth of amenities, a beautiful landscape, and lots of nearby fun that's sure to offer something for every single.

More at: Relocating? Try Papago Park, AZ

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Yellowstone's Must-See Sights

With numerous RV campsites and more than 2 million acres of natural beauty, ellowstone National Park is one of the USA’s most popular destinations for an RV road trip.

Because of Yellowstone’s massive size travelers won’t be able to see everything the park has to offer in just one visit. To help you nail down your Yellowstone itinerary, here are five of the very best sights in the park.

Yellowstone's Must-See Sights

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dominican Republic

In August 2012, just over two years after the first proposal was made to the Airport Commission, President Leonel Fernandez announced the unveiling of the $24.9 million renovations to Las Americas International Airport (AILA) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The latest remodel made the Dominican Republic’s largest airport into its most modern as well.

Santo Domingo Airport Rejuvenated

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Bristol Channel

Separating Devon and Somerset from South Wales, the Bristol Channel extends from the lower estuary of the Severn into the North Atlantic Ocean. At its widest point, it is over 30 kilometres across. Much of the coastline of the Bristol Channel is heritage coastline. Entering Bristol Channel is between Hartland Point and Saint Govan`s Head. Historically, the Channel was important for shipping and even today it remains a major shipping corridor. The Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter was also developed as a special vessel for sailing the Channel

Bristol Channel

Friday, June 29, 2012

Isles of Scilly

An archipelago off the south-western tip of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly are actually part of the Duchy of Cornwall.

Almost 30 miles off the coast at Land's End, these islands were first inhabited during the Stone Age. Fishing and farming have been the primary source of income until recent times when tourism has become the foremost industry.

Scilly

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne is a city in north east England; its name which is usually shortened to Newcastle comes from the castle built in the area in 1080 by Robert II, Duke of Normandy. The city is famous for its vibrant nightlife, the Tyne Bridge and out of town Metro Centre shopping complex.

Read: A guide to Newcastle

Exeter City Break Guide

The county town of Devon, Exeter is easily accessible by road or rail and is packed with things to do for the whole family.

Exeter City Break Guide


Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Edinburgh City Break Guide

Striking, sophisticated and forward-looking, Edinburgh rightly considers itself one of the major capital cities of Europe.

Edinburgh City Break Guide

Monday, June 25, 2012

Channel Islands

Although they are just a few miles off the French coast and are not part of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands are really rather British. The main islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm are accompanied by the smaller Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou - plus a number of uninhabited islets - to create an archipelago within sight of the coast of Normandy. They`ve long been a holiday favourite for both the people of the UK and the rest of Europe because they offer a wonderful combination of warm climate, spectacular scenery, tip-top facilities and historical interest, too.

A guide to the Channel Islands

A guide to Manchester

Situated in north west England, Manchester is seen by many as the 'capital' of the north of England.

More at: A guide to Manchester

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Resilience, Satisfaction and Happiness

Some of us never get over the pain of losing of a loved one while for most people adverse emotional situations associated with anxiety and depression fade with time. But there is another group who actually gain strength and grow personally from meeting adversity.

Resilience, Satisfaction and Happiness

Monday, June 04, 2012

Why is laughter contagious

Research shows possible mechanisms for contagious laughter.

Why is Laughter Contagious?

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Finding the Best Accommodation

One of the most challenging aspects of any holiday is finding the best possible accommodation. This is particularly the case when visiting a new location, or taking a family or large group, where extra services may be required.
The pressure is often on the person booking the holiday and it can become stressful without preparation - trying to anticipate the needs of the family and group and meet them all. So know from the start that it`s not possible to entirely please everyone, but you can elicit help and opinions and plan what you`re looking for before making that all-important booking!

Finding the Best Accommodation

London City Break

With many different attractions, restaurants, theatres and plenty of night life there is something for every type of tourist to experience. See:

London City Break.

Holiday Clothing Guide

What to pack, what to pack? Choosing holiday clothes often takes longer than organising the trip itself. Choosing the right holiday clothing is about packing clothes which are practical, suitable for the destination, look good and are preferably lightweight. Read on...

Holiday Clothing Guide

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Summer Holiday Locations

A wide choice is available for this summer, see: Summer Holiday Locations

The Value of a Family Holiday Even When Money Is Tight

Times are tough for everyone right now and with the recent rain it can all seem a bit doom and gloom. But thankfully the summer holidays are not far away and for many people that involves time spent with family on holiday. Whether your idea of the perfect holiday is a week spent in Wales or city sight seeing in Europe most families look forward to their annual summer holiday.

The Value of a Family Holiday Even When Money Is Tight

Worldwide Camping Guide

As travelling and holidaying are becoming more expensive, so people are turning to more economical ways of taking a break. Camping is an exciting cost-effective way to take a vacation and see the world. Many countries all over the world have excellent camping grounds with very good facilities. More at: Worldwide Camping Guide

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Loneliness and the Baby Boomer

Single baby boomers have a lonely old age ahead according to new statistics from Bowling Green State University's National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR).

Loneliness and the Baby Boomer

Bullying

Schoolyard bullying and cyber-bullying have very different characteristics.

Bullying

Monday, April 16, 2012

Stoke-on-Trent

A destination with a difference in England, Stoke-on-Trent also known as The Potteries because of its long association with the ceramics industry.

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Europe Road Trip

With a raft of different languages and cultures, in addition to a range of scenic environments, Europe is the best area of the world for a road trip holiday.

More at: Europe Road Trip

Friday, March 02, 2012

Hidden Holiday Locations - Europe

Many travellers think that they know Europe pretty well but there are still plenty of hidden gems to be found by those with an appetite for adventure and high culture. See:
Hidden Holiday Locations - Europe

Power and Poor Decision-Making

A recent study sheds light on how power can fuel the overconfidence that causes people in leadership positions to make bad decisions.

Power and Poor Decision-Making

Thursday, March 01, 2012

European Camping Guide

Europeans love camping holidays - a fact that surprises many international visitors when they first visit this part of the world! And for holidaymakers, especially those with families, it offers a fantastic mix of fun, outdoor and activity-packed holiday potential, for minimal cost outlay.

When you`re looking for camping grounds, you`ll find plenty of choice - and the sites are usually located close to main city attractions, beach resorts, or areas of visitor interest. More at:
European Camping Guide

Europe Accommodation

The first thing to note about European accommodation, is that much of it can be booked online and prices will fluctuate according to time of year, demand and other factors. See:
Europe Accommodation

Bullying

While it is often assumed that bullying leads to psychological problems a new study suggests that addolescents suffering from depression are more likely to be the victims of bullying.

Bullying

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Top European Resorts

The success of a good holiday depends strongly on matching the right European resort to the needs of your travelling group. Suddenly travelling with a baby for example, renders your previously hedonistic weekends to Ibiza as slightly less viable, although by relocating away from Ibiza Town or Bora Bora beach and heading to some of the other more family friendly resorts, you can suddenly find the best of both worlds merging.

Top European Resorts

Europe Cruise Package

For those who enjoy relaxation, great food, entertainments, a sense of freedom and a fresh vista every morning, then a cruise has to be the perfect way to enjoy a holiday.

Europe Cruise Package

London City Break Guide

London is one of the most visited destinations in the world and it is ideal for a city break. This thriving and culture-packed capital city is absolutely crammed with visitor attractions and destinations, so it helps to have some idea of what you want to see and do before you arrive, to avoid becoming overwhelmed by choice once you do arrive!

London City Break Guide

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

South Pacific Tourism

Tourism is the largest industry in many Pacific island countries. Yet mass packaged tourism can be a double-edged sword. More at:

Pacific Tourism

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Downtown USA

If you are considering touring the USA at some point in your life then you may be thinking of booking a room in a swanky five star hotel, but you might miss out on some of the inner city delights by doing so.

Downtown USA

Biking Abroad

For many a holiday abroad gives us a break away from lounging around our living rooms to find ourselves doing the same but in a hotter climate. The impetus in on us to pull our finger out and make holidays more of an adventure. If you are thinking of heading to one of the scenic resorts around the Mediterranean for example, then why not go with the intention of exploring the stunning landscape.

Biking Abroad

Monday, October 31, 2011

Weekend Breaks

There's nothing better than a weekend break - better still a long weekend break - to freshen you up, boost your enthusiasm for life and get you through to your next proper holiday.

Weekend Breaks

Family Holidays

Family holidays take a little planning to be successful. They have to suit your family circumstances: parents needs as well as the kids and so much depends on their ages and interests. In many ways younger children are much easier to satisfy than moody, temperamental teenagers. And, of course, the budget and the timing - many will be constrained by school holidays and pushed into the busier, and therefore most expensive times of the year. What are the options?

Family Holidays

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Caribbean Cruises

The Caribbean has a multiplicity of islands, large and small, as well as some worthwhile destinations on the American continent. But how do you visit a selection of them when you have a limited budget and only a week or two to spare from your annual leave? The answer for many is a Caribbean Cruise.

Caribbean Cruises

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Italy

With its ancient history Italy it will surprise some that it is a relatively new country having only been a united state since the 19th century. Despite the common language the regions of Italy remain very different in culture, attitudes and especially food.

More at: Italy

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Rome - Capital of Italy

Known as 'the Eternal City' Rome is one of the most varied and historic cities in Europe. Its history dates back to the beginning of the first millenium BC, wrapped in the legend of its mythical founders, Romulus and Remus.

Rome - Capital of Italy

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Menorca

A holiday in the Balearics is a time for unwinding, spending some time with the family, and seeing a few sights that this Mediterranean paradise has to offer. But before you go, you have to choose which island you primarily wish to visit. Majorca and Ibiza both have their charms, but in this article, we’re going to put the case for Menorca.

Holidays in Menorca: Things to See

Mayfair Hotels

Originally named after the annual May Fair that took place on the site during the 18th Century, Mayfair has risen in the popular consciousness - thanks largely to its status on the monopoly board - as a byword for wealthy London.

Mayfair Hotels

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Biking in Dublin

Experiencing cities by bike is always a great way of getting to know the respective city better since you can see exactly where you are going.

Biking in Dublin

Friday, August 19, 2011

New York Kayaking

Have you ever thought about taking a kayak trip around Manhattan? Or cruising up the Hudson River? Kayaking in New York is commonly seen on the waterfront, along with the ferries, barges, and boats. With a majestic skyline for a view, kayaking in the City is easily accomplished with a beginning class or guided tour.

Kayaking Around New York City

Late Family Summer Holidays

Late family summer holidays are an excellent idea because there are many good last minute hotel deals as well as often cheaper airline tickets. There are many child friendly hotel deals that include free accommodation and activities for the children such as special pools, playgrounds, and entertainment.

Late Family Summer Holidays

Amsterdam

Amsterdam has long been a top destination for weekend breaks for everyone, from those who come for the vibrant nightlife and shopping opportunities amongst the historic city streets and canals to those wanting to taste the culture available in the many performance art venues and the Museum Quarter. The nightlife, culture and festivals of Amsterdam centre on the city's main squares located in and around the central district.

More at: City Break: Amsterdam

Founded as a fishing village in the medieval period, Amsterdam has grown to be a flourishing northern European city of around 750,000 people. Today the heart of the city is based around a network of canals and bridges with distinctive houses surviving from the 16th century and onwards.

See: Amsterdam City Visits