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Why Portugal Is A Top Choice For Foreign Investors

“Where else could I have all this? In February?” asked the retired Swiss investment banker sitting inside Fabrica Coffee Roasters on Lisbon’s Rua da Flores, gesturing towards the sunny street outside.<p>In 2016, he and his wife joined a steadily increasing trend of expatriates taking up Portuguese …

European Travel

Luxurious New Sumatran Surf Camp Reveals Itself

Welcome To Mandiri Break Surf Resort<p>South Sumatra - A brand-new surf resort in South Sumatra has opened its doors, and it has some amazing opening …

Extreme Sports

Six Exercises to Improve Your Surfing Today

Floridian surfer and personal trainer Cody Thompson outlines how to boost your surf fitness<p>It seems logical that the best training for surfing would …

Aquatic Sports

Studio Saxe’s steel-framed villas provide fabulous view towards the untouched nature of Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based architecture firm Studio Saxe has completed a pair of villas in the rainforest of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, reflecting themselves as …

Architecture

The Most Romantic Drives In The World

Park Time Lovers<p>Route: London to Edinburgh<p>Weave your way from one capital to another through Britain’s best national parks and Areas of Outstanding …

European Travel

The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

Tech Trends

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

European Travel

A Strasbourg Attic Conversion with Minimalist...

A Strasbourg Attic Conversion with Minimalist Scandi Vibes<p>Parisian firm f+f architectes breathes fresh life into a 1901 Jugendstil building in …

Interior Design

7 Prefab Companies That Oregon Dwellers Should Know

Modular homes available in the Beaver State, known for its abundant forests, place emphasis on sustainability and stay connected to the region's timber legacy.

Prefab Homes

VIX Surge Hands 8,600% Profit to Little-Known Hedge Fund

Not everyone got crushed when the market collapsed.<p>For traders at a little-known Denver hedge fund who saw it coming, it was the score of a lifetime …

Investing

How To Spot A Lie In 5 Seconds (And The Biggest Lie I Ever Told In PR)

Body language is a critical part of public relations. As I tell our clients, if the visual and verbal aspects of a message don’t align, you are doomed.<p>Yes, there are clues that show the world when someone is telling a flagrant lie or shielding the truth. For your PR, the takeaway is to tell the …

Psychology

Traders: here's what to buy during the sell-off

The stock market's wild ride continued on Thursday. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average wiped out their 2018 gains as rising yields and …

Investing

Minimalist summer retreat in Denmark is like a house within a house

This summer retreat in Denmark may look like a minimalist dream, but there’s an interesting design twist when you take a closer look. Danish …

Architecture

European ski resorts you probably have never heard of

With access to authentic accommodation with character in hundreds of resorts, including many you’ve probably never heard of, Sunweb lifts the covers off some low-key destinations that turn out to be hidden gems<p>There are few things a skier or snowboarder values more than a secret – a secluded …

Skiing

Lake Levico is a breathtaking Italian holiday destination with a difference - here's what not to miss

From Lake Garda to Lake Como, Italy is well blessed when it comes to stunning tourist ­destinations at the water’s edge.<p>Garda in particular will be …

Italy

The Glade / DLM Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The brief was to create an energy efficient and sustainable new build family home on a densely planted …

Architecture

This Company Is Changing How We Think About Motorized Shades

The first to develop aesthetically pleasing motorized shading technology, J Geiger offers a modern alternative to dated, visually distracting window coverings.<p>With beginnings in Charleston, South Carolina, James Geiger, the company’s founder and president, got his start developing and installing …

Urban Culture

37 Photos That Will Make You Fall for Montenegro

In many ways, Montenegro is the perfect country. Locals welcome you with open arms, the cuisine is deep and delicious, […]37 Photos That Will Make …

European Travel

This Stunning Home in Austria Sets a New Bar For Alpine Retreats

Horizontal larch cladding and a copper pitched roof lend textural detail to a contemporary farmhouse.<p>In Tschengla, a high plateau in the Western Austrian village of Bürserberg, a minimalist retreat allows a local couple to work in the lively town of Feldkirch and escape to the solitude of the …

Architecture

Carney Logan Burke Architects Have Designed A New Home In Rural Wyoming

Carney Logan Burke Architects have designed a contemporary house in Wilson, Wyoming, that sits on a 40-acre site at the base of the Teton Range.<p>The …

Architecture

A Norwegian Cluster House By Norm Architects

An hour drive north of Oslo, surrounded by Norwegian woodland and the magnificent Mjøsa lake, the Gjøvik house by Danish practice Norm Architects …

Design

How to Wash Pillows: A Chore You Should Do Multiple Times a Year

Need a compelling reason to read up on how to wash pillows? This should do the trick: After two years, dead skin cells, bugs, dust mites, and …

Dogs

Cracking the secret of a longer life

<b>Most of us would like to lead long and healthy lives, but what, if anything, can we do to make it possible?</b><p>Longer life is the one thing you can't buy making it something of a preoccupation for the Davos elite, but what do experts suggest?<p>I'm not sure longevity expert Dan Buettner got the Davos memo.<p>…

Holistic Medicine

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to …

Central America

Lesser-known surfing spots around the world

Mention travelling to surf enthusiasts and the same places are bound to come up in conversation. Spots such as Oahu in Hawaii, Byron Bay in Australia and Bundoran in Ireland are world famous for their ripping waves and beautiful beaches, and rightly so.<p>But what if you want to catch a wave away from …

Radinn's second-gen electric wakeboard is faster and cheaper

Nearly three years after we first saw Radinn's prototype electric wakeboard, the Swedish outfit is back with a redesigned version. The G2X will be on display at the Boot Düsseldorf show this week, showing off its capabilities like a swappable battery so owners don't have to wait for a two-hour …

3 Under-the-Radar Lithium Stocks to Consider Buying Now

The lithium market is dominated by three large producers -- for now.<p>Investors who have dived into the lithium industry know that <b>FMC Corp.</b>, <b>Albemarle</b>, …

Want To Make $75,000 A Month And Quit Your Day Job?

Have you ever wanted something so bad you can taste it? You know what I’m talking about. It’s like the “burning desire” Napoleon Hill told us about in his business classic, <i>Think & Grow Rich</i>.<p>Maybe it’s something you wanted for so long, but life got in the way. The desire faded away and never …

Entrepreneurship

Profit from panic: New Canadian ETF leverages emotional selloffs

A new exchange-traded fund offers investors the chance to profit from everyone else’s panic.<p>The actively managed Redwood Behavioural Opportunities …

Behind Closed Doors – The Secrets Of A Modern Kitchen

Kitchens have many secrets which are cleverly hidden behind doors. We love the mystery and we also like the fact that doors make kitchens look neat …

Kitchens