From cleaning ladies to the Queen, most women know that the most indispensable of all accessories is the handbag. Whether it is a typical granny bag with space for everything but the kitchen sink, or a chic designer clutch purse, a handbag can often be a girl’s saving grace. [Read more…]
Japan is like a shining Pacific pearl with many faces. You can expect to see sparkling royal palaces which once housed samurai warriors, and explore temples and shrines to ancient gods. But equally, you’ll also find sandy beaches, breathtakingly beautiful natural landscapes and skiing which compares with the very best.
Mexico enjoys a deserved reputation as a favourite holiday destination. And while the whole of Latin America also attracts tourists from every corner of the world, provided tourists observe the basic tips on personal safety, Mexico can offer a more varied and tourist-friendly mix than many of its regional rivals.
What do billionaires Warren Buffet and Sam Zell have in common? Both owe part of their fortune to the trailer industry in the United States. Buffet owns Clayton Homes, the US’s biggest mobile home manufacturer, and 21st Mortgage Corporation and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Company, the two largest mobile home lenders. Zell owns Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS), the largest mobile park owner in the US with over 140,000 trailer parks. [Read more…]
BrewDog is a multinational brewery and pub chain founded by James Watt and Martin Dickie in 2007 in Fraserburgh, Scotland. They produce a variety of bottle and canned beers, some of which they also sell by the keg. With over 45 bar locations around they world, they are always looking for new and innovative recipes and ideas to keep attracting beer connoisseurs. At the end of 2016 the company released Casino Rye Ale as a special one-time limited-edition to mark its entrance to the United States. [Read more…]
Designed to capture the attention of football fans who pine for live action and suffer withdrawal symptoms once the regular NFL season closes, the new Alliance of American Football (AAF) is trying to carve out its own niche by offering an appealing mix of gridiron action and gambling opportunities. AAF aims to make their off-season game more watchable for viewers. By eliminating some of the time-honoured breaks in NFL action (e.g. TV timeouts) they have produced a game which still bears all the hallmarks of American Football, but now with more fluidity thanks to the removal of frequent interruptions. [Read more…]
Is there ever a day when we’re not busy? Going to work and dealing with domesticity in all its forms: Paying household bills, finding the money for car repairs and school fees, as well as other unexpected expenses which just seem to arise out of the blue – the list is endless, and the pace unrelenting. However, playing in your favourite online casino means there’s always the possibility you could win a jackpot which would allow you to exchange all that for the chance to make your dreams come true and travel around the world. [Read more…]
If you’re thinking of inviting some friends over and looking to ring the changes with your repertoire of entertainment ideas, you might consider a casino-themed party. This cool idea could just be the spark needed to inspire your friends to get their own casino-inspired dress code thing going: What about James Bond and Vesper Lynd from Casino Royale? Danny Ocean? Or even Old West cowboys like Doc Halliday and Wyatt Earp? If you’re ready to be creative, there are lots of DIY ideas you could use too. [Read more…]
If you are travelling in India, the fantastic scenery, the exotic atmosphere, and the sheer romance of travelling across the Indian continent by train may prompt you to think about taking a few selfies. But beware – you might end up with more than just a collection of memorable moments, because India has some very strict regulations about what rail passengers can, and can’t do during a train journey. [Read more…]
Okay, so foodie culture might not have taken over in every aspect of life but it is certainly much more widely appreciated than it used to be. What’s more, its influence can be felt in many walks of life nowadays. In fact, foodie culture has come a long way. The term was first coined back in the 1980s and was sometimes also called the foodie movement and even the foodie revolution. Much of it was about pushing back against commoditised food, especially fast food, and placing a greater emphasis on the quality and look of ingredients. Foodie culture also embraced locally sourced food and sustainability but its central focus was always on dining as a visual as well as an oral experience. [Read more…]