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The Strange Charm of the Bokor Hill Station in Cambodia

The old fireplace inside the Bokor Palace, Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia<p>The vertical drop behind the old Casino, Bokor Palace, in Bokor Hill Station, …

How to protect your data in hotels, airports and other public spaces when traveling

The first time Jesse Harrison was hacked was around the time she logged on to a coffee shop's open WiFi network to pay a bill. She entered her credit card information and paid the bill as always. But the next day she noticed something odd - there were fraudulent charges on her statement. It looked …

How auction houses orchestrate sales for maximum drama

The perfect Lot 1 will double or triple its presale estimate, igniting high spirits in the salesroom that encourage enthusiastic bidding.<p>That is from …

Insula Crafts - design objects made in Mallorca

Cristina Lozano had studied arts and fashion in London before she got a job at Camper, one of the most famous Mallorcan brands. And very soon, she …

Sapphire and diamond ring fetches $6.7 million at Hong Kong auction

HONG KONG - A 27.68-carat sapphire and diamond ring known as the "Jewel of Kashmir" sold for $6.7 million and a necklace of 42 rare gray pearls was snapped up for $5.27 million at auction, Sotheby's said on Wednesday.<p>The ring, which was sold to a Hong Kong collector, fetched $242,145 per carat, …

10 Filipino Painters Who Rock the Auction Block

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Pieces of art are like real estate—they do not depreciate in value. From Ventura to Luna, the Philippines has always produced great …

“Statue Selfies” Are the Next Great Internet Art Trend

Art World<p>It began, as many things do, on Reddit.<p>,<p>It began, as so many monumental internet trends have, on Reddit. A user visited Ireland’s Crawford …

Foreign Buyers Boost Mallorca Market - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News

A market forecast from the Instituto de Practica Empresarial (IPE) business school, in collaboration with property company Mar Real Estate, reveals a …

THE TOP 5 VIEWPOINTS IN MALLORCA

Mallorca is synonymous with landscape, so if you are staying in one of our villas, you can visit the 5 most spectacular viewpoints on the island. …

Stock Forecast Based On a Predictive Algorithm | I Know First |Systematic Trading: Up To 21.96% Return In 7 Days

Systematic Trading<p>This stock market forecast includes the best stocks determined by the algorithm with a market capitalization of less than a billion …

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

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Even Spain's Mortgage Market Is Rising Again as ECB Injects Cash

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

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The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

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Hackers Target Tourists With 'Free Wi-Fi' In Popular Spots

That "free Wi-Fi" you're using? ...may not be so free after all. An alarming video from the "Today" show investigates how hackers often set up "free Wi-Fi" networks in popular tourist spots, hoping to catch travelers who log in and are desperate for a connection.<p>Once tourists do, however, hackers …

Real Estate Agents - Article

The large shopping center S’Estada Mallorca, which will open in June 2016, has reserved 70% of the surface.<p>28.08.2015<p>S’Estada, a large real estate …

Fed decision unlikely to calm markets, fund managers say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The global market volatility that upended investors over the last six weeks may last deep into autumn now that the Federal Reserve has decided to keep interest rates unchanged, several equity and fixed income portfolio managers said on Thursday.<p>The Fed has not raised interest …

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Sales double in year for Taylor Wimpey España

With Spanish overseas property sales starting to take off, one developer has doubled sales over the last year, with strong demand from British, …

How to make property photos more effective

With the huge advances in the quality of digital photography, most international property developers and agents opt to take their own listing images …

Realtors and buyers using more technology to purchase homes

Agents and homebuyers are making more use of technology for home buying, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in …