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Clissold Park, London
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With the UK’s fickle weather patterns, it’s hard to sometimes predict when you might be able to toss away your umbrella and dash out to marvel at that strange yellow orb also known as the sun. And when it appears, it tends to send people into a state of mad panic as they scramble out in their […]

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sound bath integratron
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Since water out in the desert is in short supply, it makes total sense to take sound baths instead, right? Sure… wait, say what?! The desert in California is home to a number of extraordinary, and sometimes downright eccentric, operations. Some attribute it to geomagnetic forces, while others blame the sun that never stops beating […]

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If paradise was a place on earth, the hot springs at The Esalen Institute in California’s Big Sur would be a very strong contender. I, for one, became an instant devotee. A visit to the Esalen Institute hot springs was high on our must-try list as we were planning the Pacific Coast Highway leg of our […]

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Famous dandy Beau Brummell surveys Jermyn Street
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Shaving is not an innate skill men are born with. It must be learned. If we’re lucky, Dad will have sat us down to teach us this manly art. If we’re unlucky, he handed us the razor, a bottle of Old Spice, and hoped for the best! But shaving doesn’t need to be a painful […]

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Views across the Ionian Sea from a rented flat in Soverato, Italy.
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Renting a house or apartment for travels overseas can be surprisingly affordable, even for relatively short stays.  Navigating the dizzying array of options can make this possibility seem overwhelming. Faced with cultural differences, language barriers, and the choice between private rentals or agencies, it’s hard to know how to proceed. Limited to a relatively fixed budget, I’ve still found […]

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Midsummer Sun in Finland
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While the summer solstice is marked in some way in many countries, in Finland the Midsummer Eve or juhannus is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. It virtually turns cities into ghost towns as people rush off to their cottages across the country for that brief spell of midsummer magic. Historically juhannus was celebrated […]

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