Cretan Sunset

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Take Green Living to the Next Level With These Easy Eco-Friendly Steps
If you imagine a healthy and happy home that's free of chemicals and a comfortable way of life, it is possible.

Love and Adventure Down Under
Romantic getaways are a fun and memorable way of spoiling you and your partner any time of the year.

Ancient Europeans had a taste for spicy food
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers in northern Europe appear to have been using spices in their cooking pots 7,000 years ago.

Motorcycle Road Trips Through The Midwest
The Midwest offers some of the most exciting and accessible motorcycle rides in the country. From Midwestern college towns and big cities, riders can easily connect with the region's treasure trove of state parks, Great Lakes and small town charm.

The benefits of tutoring programmes
Although the idea of a tutoring programme may seem like nothing more than extra work, it is worth bearing in mind that it can actually make life at school much easier.

Beautiful Tourist Attractions in New Zealand
Whether you’re looking to get to grips with some real nature, or you’re looking to top up your tan on some glorious beaches, then NZ has everything you need to have a great time.

Tips for How to Travel Around the World
There are many benefits to travelling around the world in one go instead of breaking it into segments. Not only is it cheaper, but you can also visit neighbouring countries on a whim instead of having to return home for a day or two to catch your next flight.

European Origins
The origins of modern Europeans have been revised by an international team who have been working on genetic prehistory of Europeans for the past 7-8 years.

People of Earth: Shape Up or Ship Out (To a Fresh Planet)
By the time 2050 rolls around, we'll need two more planets the size of earth to sustain our resource-guzzling, chemical-spewing ways, laments the Guardian UK and the World Wildlife Fund.

Reducing Salt Consumption
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine reported that the number of people in England who add salt to their food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the 5 years after a national campaign in 2003.

3 Easy Safety Tips For A Great Trip
Sometimes when we plan vacations, we get so wrapped up in all of the fun details that it's easy to overlook simple but effective travel guidelines that can keep you safe during your getaway.

Diet and Acne Re-visited
Whether you call them pimples, blemishes or zits, the hallmarks of acne are the source of untold misery for many young people.

Chocolate and Stroke
Eating moderate amounts of chocolate each week may be linked to lower risk of stroke.

3% of Children Not Genetically Related to Assumed Father
Paternity questions have made great headlines for bad TV, and with developments in DNA testing, answering paternity questions has become as easy as, well, taking a pregnancy test.

Advice for starting your career in criminal justice
Criminal justice has always been recognised as being one of the more challenging and respectable professional career paths to pursue.

Keeping the Pounds Off
It is a sad and frustrating fact that many (perhaps, most) attempts to lose weight result in a temporary loss that is reversed in a relatively short time.

Paradise in Paphos

Important things to know about Botox
Even though Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the United States, it continues to inspire fear and confusion in many people. Is Botox right for everyone? It really depends on personal preference, budget, and one's tolerance for needles.

America's Brainiest Cities: 5 Unexpected Reasons to Move to Lansing, MI

Yellowstone's Must-See Sights

Throw That Half-Eaten Hotdog in the Gas Tank: Turning Waste Into Fuel
The next time you feel guilty for using a Styrofoam cup, or if you are one of the few who worry about what will happen when the landfills are overwhelmed with waste, companies like Renmatix, INENTEC, and Enerkem are coming up with new innovations that will soon make garbage more valuable than fossil fuel.

Costa Rica is often voted as one of the best travel destinations. With a population of just over 4 million, Costa Rica straddles Central America between the Pacific and the Caribbean.

  • Volcanic Costa Rica
  • Cloud Forests
  • Nicoya, Costa Rica
  • Scrap the Mask and Treat Sleep Apnea the Natural Way
    If you know fifteen people in the U.S., then you know at least one person who is afflicted with the sleep disorder known as sleep apnea.

    Mayfair Hotels
    Originally named after the annual May Fair that took place on the site during the 18th Century, Mayfair has risen in the popular consciousness - thanks largely to its status on the monopoly board - as a byword for wealthy London.

    Salt Consumption Linked To Moods
    Over-consumption of and craving for salt may be explained by its mood-enhancing qualities.

    Weekend Breaks
    There's nothing better than a weekend break - better still a long weekend break - to freshen you up, boost your enthusiasm for life and get you through to your next proper holiday.

    Health Benefits of Olive Oil
    Significant differences in cancer rates between northern and southern Europeans may be explained by the anti-cancer effects of olive oil in the diet.

    Vikings Dressed Flamboyantly
    Pre-Christian Vikings dressed more flamboyantly than previously thought with the use of vivid colors, silk ribbons, and bits of mirrors.

    The picture (above) of a glorious sunset could have been taken in the Pacific or the Caribbean. In fact it was taken near Rethymno in Crete

  • Cretan History
  • Other Greek destinations such as the Ionian Islands, Corfu and the Cyclades remain firm holiday favourites. See also:

  • Kefalonia
  • Zakynthos (Zante)
  • Paros
  • Rhodes
  • Madeira
    Atlantic all-year-round destination with mild weather, superb seafood, amazing scenery and fantastic mountain walks.

  • Madeira's history and attractions
  • Funchal, Madeira
  • Hotels in Funchal, Madeira
  • Reids Hotel, Madeira
  • Pantoon at La Pirogue  Mauritius is an upmarket 'exotic' destination, the ultimate multicultural island destination in the Indian Ocean

  • History of Mauritius
  • And as an alternative consider the beaches and birdlife of multi-island Seychelles