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Simpson’s hot holiday tip is . . . Afghanistan

John Simpson (BBC world affairs) says Afghanistan is a must-go holiday place, even though instead of sea, sun, and sangria we can see a perpetual danger of killing, kidnapping, and other “sights”. He recommended everybody to visit the country despite the advice by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office against going there by any circumstances. The […]

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Hotel investor anger at Nama ‘U-turn’

On one of the evenings of January 2016, a Dublin businessman by the name of Tom Walsh left the office of an accountancy firm KPMG in a cheerful mood. He became of the 50 people who invested into the construction of the Clarion Liffey Valley hotel situated in west Dublin. Indeed, it was one of […]

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The great travel insurance farce

Think twice before you cancel a travel because of your relative’s illness – it may cost thousands. Cancellation or shortage of a holiday because of the illness or even death of a relative may cost you a lot of money because of the insurers. People find out about a new clause in the insurers terms […]

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30 best beach hotels in the Med

From the elegant calm French Riviera to crazy parties on Ibiza, we have selected the best places in the world to have a holiday at. Croatia & Montenegro 1. Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik, Croatia Situated near the old town of Dubrovnik on a cliff, the hotel provides every guest with amazing views on the sea and […]

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Demna Gvasalia: the most wanted man in fashion

Only 2 years ago this man was working remotely from his house. Nowadays Demna Gvasalia is the boss of Balenciaga, and one of the favourite designers of the most famous women in the world. Many people think that the giants in fashion are all the same, and nothing new is invited “into the house”. If […]

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Samsung boss’s son told to ring changes

The crisis of Samsung is still a mystery, as nobody knows who has started it. But it’s seen who has to deal with it now – Lee Jae Yong is still in shock after a scandal featuring the company’s exploded phone. In fact, he was responsible for that from the very beginning, as he was […]

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Fashion’s provocateur: the brains behind the industry bible

In less than 10 years, The Business of Fashion became more popular than the news sources that were established for decades before. The founder of the new company, Imran Amed, says that he succeeds because his opponents are ‘sycophants’. Fashion was always considered a closed industry that doesn’t like outsiders. It’s working according to its […]

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It’s vulgar, I love it

Are fashion and bad taste connected terms? A recent exhibition is about to find out, showing us things as vulgar as they can be. Exhibitions devoted to fashion are usually based on one period of time, a designer, or a famous individual(s), like Michael Jackson, the Queen, or David Bowie. Such events aren’t usually based […]

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Dr Mark Porter: What you must know about statins

The opinions on such drugs are controversial, but some people say you can never miss if you want to have a healthier life.   Statins become more and more popular nowadays, so now we can add them to the list of “death and taxes” duo. When you enter middle age you will be offered to […]

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Digital nomads abandon home for the outdoors

You will not notice anything strange about Stef Roberts when he is catching the train to work, as he looks like an ordinary civilian. But if you think he has arrived to the station from his house, you are wrong. He goes to the station every weekday from the nearby forest where he chooses to […]

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