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Month: July 2020

I’m Engaged – Now What? The First 3 Things Every Couple Should Organise for Their Big Day

If your partner recently popped the question and you said yes – congratulations on getting engaged! You have no doubt already announced your good news to friends and family and are now considering what you need to do next. Weddings…

Why You Should Travel with Small Group Tours

You know how it can be annoying when you’re travelling in a big group (that’s why we love small group tours), and you have to wait for the other tourists who keep wandering off?  Or when many people keep interrupting…

The 4 Benefits From Having A Wedding Out In Nature

There are outdoor weddings and there are weddings out in nature. What’s the difference? Well, an outdoor wedding could simply be in a backyard or a park. While those types of venues are really nice, it is not the same…

Deterring Burglars: 10 Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

There’s no question that securing a home isn’t the most exciting part of homeownership. While this may be true, it is still a step that all homeowners must take. Some tips to help ensure any home is protected from nefarious…

9 Crafts You Can Make While Traveling

If you regularly find yourself collecting ideas to create, have trouble sitting idle, and enjoy new hobbies, you probably are a crafter. Crafters generally have a love of what they can make, and are often the family members that have…

Rooftop Cocktail Bars to Host Your Next Event

Summer is upon us, and if you are planning to visit New York City or planning an event in the Big Apple, then it is time to take a closer look at the plethora of rooftop cocktail bars, available in…

The Top Cooking Rules You Need to Live By

Are you ready to take your cooking to the next level? It is actually rather easy for you to do this. Food preparation isn’t just about talent. It also involves a great deal of preparation, attention to detail, the right…

Is the occupancy rate of your vacation rental far from being 100%?

Don’t worry! You’re not alone! You’re among thousands of rental property owners looking for ways to strike the chord with the travelers. But, what is the much-hyped occupancy rate? It’s the percentage of rooms booked or filled in your rental…

How to Survive During The Hot Summer?

Brace yourself; the hot summer is coming. And who knows that better than citizens of Chicago, where summertime is always hot, humid and sunny. In such conditions, surviving June, July and August can be challenging. And while hot summer creates…

How to Gain Muscle Mass Fast?

Despite the general belief, growing muscle mass doesn’t necessarily mean changing the workout routine drastically or following a bland diet.  No matter if you are an experienced athlete or have just begun the gym journey, you should know a thing…