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  1. A Review of the Bookaway Travel Booking Platform

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    When you’re in the remotest travel destinations of the world, especially in the Southeast Asian countries, making bookings for ground travel can prove to be a far more difficult task than planning a holiday altogether! We live in an era when you can easily make flight and hotel bookings on your mobile phone, within a few minutes. However, when it comes to buying train and bus tickets in some developing countries, you might still need to visit a local agent and sometimes even wait in long queues. It is to solve such problems that a platform like Bookaway came into existence.   About Bookaway’s services Bookaway offers more than 2000 routes in different parts of the world, especially in...
  2. Creating and selling your custom products online

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    If you’ve always dreamed of creating and selling your products online, you’re not alone. There are countless people who have wanted to start selling their unique designs online – why haven’t they? It’s simple, when you think you need a lot of investment, time, and storage space it’s so easy to be discouraged. But what if there was a way to sell online without needing any of those things? Well, there is! Thanks to drop-shipping specialists, such as Printful.com, you can now start selling your custom designed products online easily. You don’t need a penny to get started, all you need is your creativity and the drive for success.   Making money from your designs When you work with a drop-shipping specialist like...
  3. How To Choose The Best SIM Only Deal

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      Going for a contract phone can often seem like the easy option. However, buying a phone outright and getting a SIM-only deal can get you a better deal in the long run. A look at your budget  and phone usage will generally determine which is the best option for you. If you are looking to cut down expenses to boost your budget, SIM only deals are the best way to get cheaper mobile phone bills, saving you some extra money. If you can afford to buy a brand new phone upfront, or you are close to the end of your present contract, a SIM only deal is a good option for you. SIM only deals are quite different from your typical smartphone contracts that often extend to...
  4. Just A Few Reasons Why Good Health May Depend on Your Gut

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    We all care a lot about our health, especially when we reach our fifties. With the rise of an almost-infinite number of different fitness programs, diet regimens, and services dedicated to providing medical screening tests, it certainly seems like the majority of us are willing to go to some pretty great lengths in order to ensure that we are performing and feeling our best, and are also spared the tragedy of serious illness. But, until recently, whenever people spoke about effective health practices, the gut was never mentioned – or, at least not in any more than a passing manner. Today, however, everything has changed. Research conducted in the last few years has increasingly revealed the incredible complexity and power of our guts – and the...
  5. Storage hacks for an organised home

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      An organised home not only ensures you can find everything you need, when you need it, but with less clutter and confusion you can relax a little easier too. If your home is need of a declutter and a little organisation, take a look at these storage hacks for every room.   Start by decluttering Work room by room and remove any items you don’t have a home for, no longer need or want to donate to a charity shop nearby.   Where to store things you want to sell later In a storage unit – Whether you need self-storage in Southampton or a small lock up in London, there is a huge range of storage solutions up and down the country where you can...
  6. Pursuing creative projects after 50

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    The idea that we are only creative when we are young is an unfortunately common misconception. As with many processes, it varies from person to person: while some tend to peak earlier, others enjoy a spurt of creativity in later years. One thing that’s for sure is our productivity tends to wane as the years go by, but do not let this deter you. Not only does time usually free up in later years, but creativity can go at whatever pace you choose. Take Julia Child, for example: the popular chef found fame with her TV show The French Chef when she was in her 50s. Or how about Grandma Moses, an American painter whose first real break came about when she...
  7. 5 Benefits of a Gym-Level Workout at Home

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    5 Benefits of a Gym-Level Workout at Home We all know how important health and fitness can be to a happy life. Regular exercise fights back against obesity, improves your memory, and even helps to prevent illness. As you get a little older, the more you build your muscles and strengthen your core, the easier it is to maintain your independence. The question is, how do you get fit when you don’t have the time, energy, or cash for a gym membership? The simple answer? Create your own gym experience at home. Here are just 5 reasons why you should ditch the membership and create your own at-home workout routine. It’s All About You First of all, if you’ve ever been a member of a particularly popular gym,...
  8. Has the willingness to help others left the building?

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    After a decade of severe austerity measures and cuts in spending on public services, volunteers are the ones in our country that keep the libraries open and maintain public gardens. Yet despite an ever-growing need for citizens to lend their private time to a good cause, the number of volunteers in the UK has stagnated since the turn of the century. What really astonishes me, however, is the distributional shift in the various age groups among volunteers. Whereas the number of volunteers below the age of 45 has increased in the last years, the share of people between the ages of 55-64 has dropped by 7%. How come that particular people in their fabulous fifties have evidentially ceased to stop supporting good causes? Find...
  9. 10 simple tips to keep healthy at work

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    Holding meetings whilst walking around the office, lunchtime yoga classes and workplace running clubs are just some of the strategies Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England is supporting, according to The Observer. Selbie believes that small and medium-sized companies should apply these suggestions, to help boost employees wellbeing. We have asked our experts for other ways that we, ourselves, can support our health in the workplace… 10 tips to help you stay healthier at work 1. Does the shoe fit? You could spend less time sitting in traffic, or being cramped on a tube, by swapping public transport for your feet (or at least for part of the way), which can also help to up your step count. However, make sure your footwear fits properly to avoid discomfort....
  10. Can mindful eating help shift those stubborn pounds? Especially as we approach swimwear season!

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    Is your holiday booked? Is your boarding call looming? Here are 8 ways mindful eating can help you achieve the shape you want Whatever size and shape you are, swimwear shopping over 50 can be daunting especially with those unforgiving changing room lights! Are you sweating it out on the treadmill daily and making sure you always opt for the stairs, over the escalator, but still bewildered when you get on those scales wondering how those stubborn pounds haven’t shifted? If this sounds like you, then it could be time to try a more mindful approach to eating. We have asked our experts for their top tips….   1. Skip saying ‘good’ or ‘bad’ foods For a healthy relationship with food, start by not associating them with being ‘good’ or...
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