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South Africa is one of those countries that you have always thought about without ever having to be brave enough to visit. You know it is a country where you can experience unsurpassed nature, get up close with some of the world’s most amazing wildlife, and with a people renowned for their warm welcome and hospitality but it still always seems just a little bit too far to go. Now is the time for the umming and arring to stop as this country simply has too much to offer for you to keep putting off what will be a holiday experience...

There are many advantages to exploring a country on a bike. You never have to travel indoors, you get to see a lot more of the countryside than a regular tourist does, you get to set your own itinerary and your own plan and it costs next to nothing. What more could you ask for? Adventurous types have been cycling through the south of France for decades and they always return with gushing praise for the excellent state of the region’s cycle lanes, roads and trails. France might be well known for its wine and its food, but it’s also...

There is no doubt that triathlons are considered the “mother” of all endurance-based competitive sporting events. To literally dive into a lake or ocean and swim for miles, then jump on a bicycle and ride for a long distance and finally run for a couple thousand meters takes a lot of endurance, strength and will power. If you want to test your athleticism and would like to prepare for a triathlon, here are five things you should consider! Running Most people who are interested in competing in triathlons usually are experienced...

Cycling is something we should all be involved in, because of the enormous benefits we can get from it. I will share with you the various health benefits that are associated with cycling. The following are few of the major ones: Simplest ways to exercise You can ride a bicycle virtually anywhere at any time of the year, and without spending a fortune. Many people are put off from doing certain sports simply because of the high level of skills that appears to be required, or perhaps because they cannot be committed to a team sport due...

One of the many reasons why people stop working out is that they think that they will never achieve a positive result by working out at home or even by jogging around the neighborhood. The thing though, is that there are many types of workouts that could be done while in the house or anywhere else. Sometimes, going to the gym can be considered unnecessary, especially when one is vacationing. There are quite a lot of workouts that you could outside the gym. You still have to consider the reason why you want to workout. It might be because...

The health of your eyes is determined by a lot of factors such as the foods you eat, any underlying health conditions and if you exercise on a regular basis. There are a number of ways in which you can ensure that your eyes obtain optimum health. Below is a discussion of what these ways are: 1. Good room lighting Good room lighting can really make a room look wonderful but it is also healthy to your eyes. Excessively bright light should be avoided because it irritates the eyes while too little light causes the eyes to strain. Your lampshade...

Girls, you all know how important it is to stand out of the crowd, and what better way to do so than with some gorgeous va va voom lips. Brightly coloured lipsticks are all the rage today, and if you don’t have a pout that shouts ‘wow’ then sorry but you’re just not with it! If you want to look amazing and wear the right shade of lippy then I suggest you stick to my golden rules of how to choose the right colour lipstick for your skin tone. Pale Skin If you are a pale skinned kind of girl just like Bella from Twilight than your...

Have you ever thought of discovering more about your favourite artist by going on a themed holiday? If you are obsessed by the Impressionists, moved by the Pre-Raphaelites or fascinated by the Italian Renaissance era then you can indulge your hobbies and interests by going on a holiday that inspires and delights. A week by the sea is a great way to relax and unwind from your busy lifestyle however; they say a change is as good as a rest so why not think about doing something different this year but going in a trail in search of art and...

You probably know that it is tradition to have a cake at your wedding, but do you know any other wedding food traditions? In most cultures, food is used to symbolize the happiness and togetherness of the couple, and sometimes even used to seal the ceremony! Consider these five wedding food traditions from around the world for your wedding. Sugared Almonds In Italy, it is tradition for the bride and groom give each guest five sugared almonds. These tasty treats symbolize that everything in life, including relationships, has both sweet...

Here is the list of world’s 10 strangest musical instruments that left the music fans & rest of the world astonished with their eeriness. Have a quick look: The Theremin This is at top position of our list since this strange instrument led to invention of many more bizarre instruments in the music world. This is an instrument that is played without touching it physically. Theremin was invented by Leon Theremin, Russian, in the year 1919 and consisted of 2 metal antennas with a couple of radio frequency oscillators. The amplified...