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Tourists Want More Experiences When They Travel

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As of a February 2016 the countries that travel the most are: Finland, United States, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, and France. However high thread count sheets and gourmet foods are no longer the keywords people are using when searching for …

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Late Summer Reading

In Downtime by Jill Crossland0 Comments

Reading tends to take on the essence of the seasons. Summer has the capacity to allow us to immerse ourselves in a good book as we have more leisure time. We seem to give preference to stories that provide an element of escapism. A good …

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Work-Life Balance Just Got Easier

In Health & Fitness by Jill Crossland0 Comments

When you first start to work for yourself one of the challenges especially for a home based business is staying focused. Teaching yourself not to be distracted. Now headlines tell us to stop sitting at our desk for hours at a time because ‘Sitting is …

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Colouring Books Revisited

In Downtime, Lifestyle by Jill Crossland0 Comments

You can do it in your office, with your kids or in group while drinking a cocktail; colouring books for adults are the latest trend in de-stressing. Millennials to baby boomers are for some part of the day turning off their phones in favor a …

Bleisure realistic or just silly?

In Lifestyle, Travel by Jill Crossland0 Comments

I agree with The Economist the latest buzzword bleisure is well, a bit silly. Plus the concept of having the time and money to embrace taking some extra time while on a business trip may not be overly realistic for most entrepreneurs. Don’t get me …

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Far from the madding crowd

In Lifestyle, Travel by Jill Crossland0 Comments

When visiting Asia the crowds and noise while overwhelming are part of the experience. Many Asian cities are still able to maintain their cultural and spiritual roots often right in the middle of all the congestion and Hong Kong is no exception Hong Kong: a …

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Airbnb is 7 Years Old

In Lifestyle, Travel by Jill Crossland0 Comments

Airbnb has some horror stories in its seven year history, a reminder that we have to be cautious when entering any situation via the internet but there is little doubt the company has become the source for some truly unique places to stay. A recent …