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Icons of Adidas

            Having been in business since the 1920’s, you would think that Adidas would know a thing or two about shoes. Started by Adolf ‘Ádi’ Dassler, and later joined by his brother Rudolf, in their mothers kitchen they have been creating some of the most iconic sneakers for the best part of one hundred years […]

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Camelbak hydration packs – essential for the outdoors

An increasing number of athletes and people who enjoy outdoor activities are ditching the traditional water bottles and choosing to with to hydration packs. In my opinion the best hydration packs on offer are Camelbak, you can find lots of these on the Milletsports website now. I picked up one a couple of weeks ago […]

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5 tips on how to take a good photo

Taking great photos isn’t as hard as you’d think, but there is always room for improvement! Maybe you have been taking photos for quite a while and still don’t get better shots. Fear no more, just a little bit of confidence and perseverance will get you there. Read through as I have listed 5 tips […]

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European art cruise

Europe is renowned as a hotbed of artistic brilliance, with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet and Rembrandt gracing galleries the world over. However, there’s really no better way of enjoying such fine European art than in the cities that inspired it. And such a culturally rich trip needn’t break the bank. In fact, […]

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Rhythms of the World

Percussion is the heartbeat of music all over the world.  No matter where you are from, or what style of music you enjoy, the percussion is what inspires you most to move your feet and sway your body to the beat.  Although there are thousands of types of percussion, the most well-known instrument for percussion […]

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Culture Shock

Culture shock is a common phenomenon among expats. It’s difficult to define a precise meaning, but here are some ways to recognise it and deal with it so that it impacts as little as possible on your transition to a new culture: Recognising culture shock Usually within the first few months of living in a […]

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Time-saving travel: how to use the cloud when exploring the world

Tech nerds, freelancing expats and digital natives alike will concur that the advent of the cloud has made travelling the world exponentially easier. Gone are the days when we all lived in secret fear of losing that USB with our entire lives’ accumulation of files on it; the days of the floppy disk and CD […]