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In the last 100 years travelling has improved two-fold. Countries can be crossed in next to no time on high-speed trains. All four corners of the globe are readily viable to anybody that is able and ready to jump on a outgoing plane. But aside from trains, planes and even automobiles there is a load of other stuff that is improving travelling. And one of the biggest thing to improve travelling in recent years is technology. There are loads pieces of tech that are changing the way we travel — a few of them can be found below. Did you...

Did you know that if you have a garden, that you’re a part of the lucky few of the population who has the chance to grow their own food? So many people choose to use their gardens for flowers and barbecues, which is exactly what a leisure space is for, but imagine if you could save money on your shopping bill, save the world and eat all at the same time? Okay, well, save the world may be a little bit of an exaggeration, but the world is at a point where we now have more people than we have food. There’s a global crisis and while science...

Keeping your kids occupied during March Break isn’t always easy. It doesn’t help that the weather is usually miserable. Caught between winter and spring, the icy rain ends up keeping your family indoors. If you’ve already scheduled time to visit the library and exhausted all of the indoor activities you can think of, here’s one more: beginner music lessons. Getting your kids interested in music won’t just keep March Break boredom away. It’s a lifelong hobby that can improve their academic performance. A quick fix though it...

For people who serve in the defense, the turf that they can call home comes pretty late in life. After serving for nearly 30 odd years in the Indian army, the decision to settle down in the city that we can finally claim to be our home was a tough one. I retired in 2008, and by that time my two sons had finished their education, were married and working abroad. Now, it was just my wife and me, and we wanted to find a place that was quiet, lush and most importantly had roots to the life we had lived so far. Why I choose to reside in a...

Autumn season has arrived in all its glory. Contradictory to the general perceptions that associate autumn with sadness and gloom, this is actually a season that brings along a host of nature’s prizes and attractions. Aside from the rustic appeal of nature that makes a characteristic attribute of autumn, the season has its own charm and appeal and is a time to cherish and rejoice good times and memories and look forward to bright new beginnings. Here are some feng shui tips for autumn to embrace the seasonal charm and attract wellbeing,...

Hackers are becoming increasingly aware of the vulnerable areas in your car. Electronic hacking is on the increase and hackers can now hold you hostage, steal personal data, and perform malicious acts including gaining unlawful entry and locking up your transmission. Even though manufacturers are principally responsible for providing adequate security against hacking, you can do the following things to protect your vehicle from being hacked. Don’t Put Your Home Address Into Your GPS Although it is very convenient to add your residential...

Media report and news from all over the world is enough to make even the most wanderlust soul sit at home and cave into the dangers of the outside. But life is only lived by those who are willing to break free, and live their dreams. Travelling alone can be intimidating, but it can also be one of the best experiences of your life. With a little caution and planning you are sure to get some of the best vacations you have ever had. Research your location The first rule about traveling alone, be a within your country or outside, to some...

Motorcycles are a fun and fast alternative to regular cars but that doesn’t mean they don’t require regular maintenance. At some point you will have to change the oil, change the tires or do some more serious maintenance. To do this, you will require some sort of stand to stabilize your bike and preferably lift it off the ground. Given that the maintenance is necessary to keep your bike in proper running order, it is also necessary to have a stand that allows you to do that work. In this article I will discuss three main points to...

Travelling with teens can be both exciting and challenging. Teenagers are fun to travel with because they know the best spots to visit, the trendiest restaurants to try and can even find some amazing activities to enjoy during the trip: all of these are because they are connected and can find information faster than you can. On the other hand, teens can be challenging due to their different ideas of fun. They have specific needs and are often in a bad mood during the boring moments of a trip. To keep your teens happy, here are some tips...

The City of London is home to corporate offices of many of the world’s flourishing businesses. If you conduct business with a multinational company or a company with a global outlook, then more often than not, the first few places you will travel from the United States for business will be the city of London. Once in London, you will primarily need two things – one – a good accommodation and the other – a few spare days, where you can experience and relish the life in the cosmopolitan city of London. What to see? From...