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The world speaks your language. It’s true!

Travel is one of the best things on earth. The more you travel, the more you realise that other countries and other people are pretty much the same. With the global economies, and global businesses that spit out global products (Coke, Disney, Marvel etc) it comes as no surprise when you are walking…

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100,000 crosses

Some simply believe, no matter the odds. If you’re a religious ephemera afficianado, then the Hill of Crosses is a place that you should seek. Located in northern Lithuania, not far from the city of Siauliai, the hill is the resting place of over 100,000 crosses, crucifixes, statues and carvings places on the site…

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Your palace is now open again

The Ochre City of Marrakech presents a tale of two cities. Vibrant arts and culture, world class golf courses and fashionable night life, juxtaposed with spiritual mystique, beautiful gardens, Andalusian architecture and traditional souks. Click above to book the Oberoi Marrakech Resort. And, the sumptuous Royal Villa at the Oberoi Marrakech Resort (our affiliate friends) has…

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Remain in Spain again

You probably already know that when people flock to Europe, Spain is the most chosen destination. And that's no surprise, of course, as it simply seems to have what people want. An overabundance of sunshine, history, diverse countryside, criminally hip cities and a natural cuisine (not to mention wine) that all goes into…

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How to ride out a spiritual disaster

In 2017, I travelled to the Amazon jungle to take part in an ayahuasca retreat. I hadn’t done psychedelics for 20 years, and that last time I’d had a bad trip which had left me traumatised. Why would I ever want to try psychedelics again? Although I’d healed a lot from that youthful bad experience,…

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Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work

If you wanted to write a screenplay for a blockbuster film, Aristotle is the last person you might ask for advice. He lived more than 2,000 years ago, spent his days lecturing on ethics and earthworms, and never saw a movie in his life. But some of the best contemporary writers of stage and screen,…

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Heavenly churros

If you haven't tries churros yet, then run, don't walk, to your local Latin eatery. You will likely not leave your chair for some time, so wear comfortable clothes. Be prepared to relax after eating them, as they are deceptively "narcotic" in their hedonistic scrumptiousness. But what are churros? A churro…

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Adios, Covid. Now, it’s time to work

We could be wrong, but it feels like Covid is on the decline and that we can again breath a collective sigh of relief, pun intended. But, to be sure, it's not gone completely so be safe out there, as they say. And, as thanks, we can start to live our lives again but,…

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Post-Pandemic bucket lists

Please welcome our newest team member, Trish Filipovic. Whereas your editor jerks from one topic to another, Trish will focus on lengthy and content-rich articles. She's been all over the globe and knows what she's talking about. Get yourself a coffee, sit down and have fun. With a seemingly diminishing Covid 19, Post-Pandemic seems to…

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It’s crystal clear

Despite all that (most) people and companies try to do to save the planet, we're still on the path of no return unless we pull our collective fingers out and get it together. The most bothersome thing is that we have most of the technology and the knowledge. But it's the willpower (or…

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Art is everywhere

As you travel, you're almost always surprised and delighted when, in the least likely of places, a house or an office or some form of public works stuns you with its beauty or originality. In today's world of cookie-cutter homes and offices, we're thankful when an art lover with money collides with designers who…

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Sustainable, maintainable

If you know us, you’ll know that we have a sweet spot for some companies.  One of which is Europe’s EasyJet.  Having lived in Europe and travelled around the continent for work and play, we appreciate EasyJet’s focus on things that matter, such as treating customers well, modern and efficient aircraft,  a vast network of destinations, a genuine focus on sustainability and pleasing prices.  They also have teriffic holiday packages, as well. Here, we share some useful information about they do and will continue to to make air travel a sensible choice. Next time you’re traveling…

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Ceylon, sailor, to Sri Lanka

See what we did there?  We are such pranksters.  We promise that the rest of this article is pun-free. For background, or as a refresher - Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in Southern Asia. It is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India.  Sri Lanka has more than 2,550 years…

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Let’s promote remote

There are so many fabulous places in the world in which to travel.  Many of us are lucky enough to be able to do so.  And, many of us have already been able to make the rounds and see all of the "star" locations, such as Paris, New York, Beijing etc. It will come as no…

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Fly even faster than Mach 0.85

Nearly everyone wants the best.  The biggest.  The fastest.  The most expensive. How about flying even faster than the fastest plane?  The Airbus A350-1000 can fly at  Mach 0.89 (513 kn; 950 km/h.)  That is very fast.    But sometimes you want more.  You want the best.  So how can you fly even faster than…

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Pobrecito: the twelve year-old president

It's not easy being important.  Above and beyond all of your daily duties, you have even more activities that fill up the rest of the day.  And that day often turns into night, since you're so busy. But some important people just can't get a break. Pity poor Pedro Sánchez, the Spanish Prime Minister.  Smart, young, handsome…

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