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Travel > World Wide

6 Wonderful Worldwide Wildlife Destinations

Whilst food, culture and beautiful landscapes may draw holidaymakers to countless destinations around the world, each country also has its own unique and compelling wildlife to offer visitors. From giant pandas in China to reindeer in Finland, a wildlife holiday will enable you to see some of the world’s most amazing animals in their natural habitat.

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24th Oct 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Health

What is the difference between a Thai massage and Yoga?

This article gives you a brief idea about the similarities and differences between the Thai massage and yoga.

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4th Oct 2012
Jack Russell
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Travel > Europe

Tuscany’s hidden gems

There are some areas of beautiful Tuscany that are often forgotten which offer spectacular scenery and calm contemplation away from the hustle and bustle of the major cities

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28th Sep 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Travel > Around The UK

UK Short Stays on the increase

Recent research has highlighted a UK holiday boom with more than half of the UK taking a domestic holiday this, amid government attempts to boost the domestic sector. Short breaks were most common so what are the options available for a relaxing UK short stay?

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27th Sep 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Travel

Insiders guide to romantic Dublin

You may have already been to Paris, Rome or Milan for a mini getaway, but have you considered Dublin? From romantic strolls down the mist-shrouded Liffey River and along Dun Laoghaire pier, to hiding away in the nooks and crannies hidden throughout the city, the friendly city welcomes couples who become swept up in the romance of theatre, art, and music. Hand in hand you can tour landmarks rich in history, visit beautifully-kept greens, or spoil your loved one with a gift from Grafton Street.

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27th Sep 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Health

Tempt to resist?

Gone are the days when we follow a lean bread routine and some fruits, the so called diet to lose weight effectively. We as human beings tend to crave for sweeter, buttery and all kind of fried stuff, that’s our Temptations.

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11th Sep 2012
Jack Russell
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Finance > Money Saving Tips

Be a savvy traveller

Being ignorant of hidden charges and failing to plan ahead can mean a single person paying an extra £400, or a family of four paying over £1,000, on top of the basic cost of a ticket for return flights on a, so called, ‘low-cost airline’. Does this mean the days of budget airfares have passed us by or is it still possible to grab a cheap flight to somewhere sunny for a long weekend?

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30th Aug 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Travel > Europe

Insider’s Guide to Corfu

Jo Simmons lived and worked in Corfu for 10 years and is a true expert on all that this beautiful island has to offer. Here’s her insider’s guide to Corfu, complete with some top tips and off-the-beaten-track ideas.

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28th Aug 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Travel > Europe

A Sicilian adventure

Located off the tip of Italy’s toe Sicily is a concentrated distillation of history, architecture and gastronomic delights, where mountain ranges jostle for supremacy, incandescent volcanoes light up the night skies and the sea has sculpted a coastline of stunning variety and beauty. Here’s a pick of some of the best activities for travellers when visiting this unique and often remarkable island.

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24th Aug 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Home & Lifestyle

Some Tips for Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping can be a very tiring job for someone who is not prepared for the endless options or short on time. This is a regular task and we can easily turn it into a more pleasurable activity while saving both time and money.

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15th Aug 2012
Jenney Maria
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Home & Lifestyle

We need more bank holidays - AGAIN!

Before 1834, we use to have 33 saints and religious holidays. Where have they all gone?

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3rd Aug 2012
Marce Colucci
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Travel

How to enjoy a multi-generation holiday

A recent survey by charity Age UK shows an increase in multi-generational holidays this year, with over half of British adults having been, or planning to go away with two or more generations of their family. With an opportunity for grandparents, children, aunts and uncles to gather together on neutral territory, multi-generational holidays offer a fantastic chance to enjoy time as a family in a relaxed way.

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25th Jul 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Travel

Package holidays and independent travel - why choose one and not the other?

This is the question that I always ask myself and try to understand why some holiday-makers like to purchase an all-inclusive holiday while others prefer to book the flights, accommodations and entertainments all by themselves.

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12th Jul 2012
John Spike
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

What to wear for upcoming wedding

What should I wear to go to upcoming wedding and where is best to get it?

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15th Jun 2012
Christine Hart
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Finance

Euro Turmoil: What To Do If You Are Close To Retirement

It is a bad time if you are approaching retirement because there are a lot of storm clouds brewing and the water is already fairly choppy. My Dad asked me should he cash in his pensions “Before This Bloody Euro Goes Bust”?

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10th Jun 2012
Alan Higham
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Travel

Travelstyle Tours Offer Free Coach Holidays

Coach tour operator are asking people to comment on their blog for the chance to win a UK or European holiday.

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25th May 2012
James Hubbard
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Equality meant more divorce

Equality of women definitely changed marriage, and led to more divorces, but is that a bad thing? In my interviews of over 30 women and a few men of 75 years and over I found that even though they thought that marriage was better in their day, all the women believed equality was only right. The book, Give and Take with a Capital G & T is an amazing insight into war time marriages - some of which were happy and some of which were horrendous.

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23rd Apr 2012
Frances Ive
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Travel > World Wide

World Leaders Today Not Like ResterYears

The world leaders today not of the calibre of the leaders in the early nineties, What has lead to some world leaders being less than the order of office, what kind of character are they today compared to yesteryear,

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21st Apr 2012
Keith Goodall
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Health

Stressed out and anxious?

Everyone talks about stress these days and now it's been claimed that stress has moved on to anxiety. Whatever you call it the results are the same - you don't feel as if you can cope and you worry all the time. What can you do about it?

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16th Apr 2012
Frances Ive
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Health > Women's Health

What exactly is a healthy lifestyle?

People who have a healthy lifestyle often overlook emotional factors in their lives. You can believe that you are living healthily by eating good food and exercising hard, but if your emotional life is causing you pain you might not be nurturing yourself. Frances Ive is a health journalist and editor of Healthy Soul.

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16th Apr 2012
Frances Ive
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Finance

My retirement = prison

Pension gone? Retirement fund stolen? Cost of health benefits unaffordable? Consider the retirement plan I’ve decided on for my future: Prison.

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5th Apr 2012
Heather McPhaul
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Health > Alternative Health

Create your own yoga space

How to start you spring workout without having to venture to the gym

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29th Mar 2012
Rebecca Norris
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Travel > Europe

Thinking of a ski break with the family this Easter?

The Easter break offers a final opportunity to indulge in a family ski holiday with children and grandchildren outside of term time. However, as the season presses on, not all resorts offer great snow cover, so you need to pick wisely to ensure you’re not disappointed.

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29th Mar 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Home & Lifestyle

2012 European Year of Active Ageing

Do we really need the Eurocrats to explain how we should go about ageing? I've managed perfectly well for 67 years, thank you very much.

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16th Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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Finance

African peanut lentils, glamour veg, John Peel and The Scotch.

African peanut lentils, glamour veg, John Peel and The Scotch.

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5th Mar 2012
DAWN CANNING
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What's on > Theatre

Jackie Mason "Fearless"

Jackie Mason - end of an era?

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4th Mar 2012
Tony Kirwood
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Finance

Dog-nurses, vegetarians, donkeys and otters.

Dog-nurses, vegetarians, donkeys and otters.

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2nd Mar 2012
DAWN CANNING
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Finance

Using bread as toilet roll, death chickens and the Oscars.

Using bread as toilet roll, death chickens and the Oscars.

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27th Feb 2012
DAWN CANNING
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Health

Did drink destroy the Soviet Union?

To a degree, but the whole system was broken

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23rd Feb 2012
Alexander Hay
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Finance

Shrove Tuesday shenanigans and syrup

Shrove Tuesday shenanigans and syrup

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21st Feb 2012
DAWN CANNING

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