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Second-hand may carry connotations of low quality, defects, damage or being worn out — but it’s simply not the case. Second-hand means preloved, but it also means a bargain and the opportunity for unique pieces. Second-hand items may not even appear anything less than new. Here’s a quick guide for various opportunities when seeking second-hand. Upcycling Furniture Furniture is one area which can cost a significant amount of money when you’re buying new pieces, especially if you want quality. Buying second-hand and...

Sending cards is one of the best parts of the holidays. However, funny holiday photo cards are not always the best ones to send. Sometimes, someone may misconstrue your humor as offensive which may damage a relationship. That is why you need to learn how to infuse etiquette into your greeting cards. If you observe the proper etiquette when sending holiday photo cards, they will automatically be perceived as witty and charming. The following tips should ensure your holiday photo cards are full of good-mannered cheer. Use...

The little nostalgic steam engine huffs and puffs its way up the steep track as we leave the lakeside village of St. Wolfgang in Austria. We are bound for the Schafberg Mountain and our carriage is full of expectant and excited people. The joy of travelling in toy mountain trains is unexplainable in words but we all feel it. This is a real adventure. Austria has long been a popular destination for visitors from around the world and when international travel returns to some semblance of normality (perhaps not until 2021) Austria...

Dubai is one of the most exciting, most fascinating and entertaining cities on the planet. Not only could you spend weeks here living the high life, experiencing all the amazing things to see and do. But you could also spend far too much money! The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is definitely becoming a more glamorous and up and coming city in the world. But if you’re looking to save money on your holiday in Dubai, you need to take a good look at your budget. In order to help you make the most of your holiday, here...

There is nothing quite like the open road: the wide horizon splaying open before you, with endless possibilities. The only thing that could possibly make it any better is feeling the wind in your hair and on your skin. Fortunately, motorcycles allow you to experience just that! The exhilarating freedom that comes with riding a motorcycle is unparalleled, but it’s not all fun and games. Before you invest in your cool new bike, here are 5 things you must consider before signing the check. Accessories Aside from the cool aviator...

The stunning country of Saudi Arabia is filled with exciting things to do, a rich history, and a vibrant cultural experience. However, when traveling to a new country, there are certain things that you should keep in mind. No matter if you’re traveling on business or trying to find a good way treat yourself to a holiday, you’ll need to consider all of the cultural differences when visiting a new place. So before you book your alternative holiday to this incredible Middle Eastern country, there are a lot of things you need to learn...

It is dark, cold and we are stumbling up a rough mountain goat track at 5 am to try to get a memorable image of sunrise over Laos. Sometimes I wonder about the sanity of travel writers! But let me start at the beginning. We are in far northern Thailand experiencing the attractions of Chiang Rai Province far from the crowds of Bangkok and Phuket. We spent the night in the border town of Mae Sai where the constant traffic between Thailand and Myanmar creates a booming economy. Thais come here to cross the border on shopping expeditions...

Over half the world in stuck indoors right now due to COVID-19 and what better way to pass the time than playing casino en ligne France games. The great thing about them is that they give you a chance to win real money. At the same time, it relaxes your mind and makes you forget about the world’s current predicament. The best thing that you can do right now is play for real money. That way, you can also win real money. You will be delighted to know that some casino games give you the chance to become a millionaire, if played...

Of the many disagreements between men and women, one of the most polarizing has to be about fashion. For some women, their love of fashion can only be equated to a man’s love of food. While he’s thinking about grilling, she’s thinking of Gucci. He wants pretzels; she wants Prada, and you can’t eat a handbag. So, when it comes to shopping for their gals, it’s no wonder fellas are lost (and hungry). For those guys needing advice on fashionable gifts for their significant others, here are four gifts sure...

There’s more to keeping your garden looking great than spending plenty of time in it during the spring and summer months. During the warmer weather, gardening is often much easier because you’re always looking for excuses to spend more time outside. However, that doesn’t mean you should forget all about garden maintenance when the weather gets colder. If you can dedicate more time and focus on your garden when the temperature begins to drop, then you can improve your chances of having a livelier and vibrant yard when spring...