Travel in a clique & be sane: 4-point guide to organise a big, group trip

How to successfully travel in a large clique and keep your sanity. Yes, it is possible. The more the merrier doesn’t always hold true when you’re on a trip with a large group. Whether personal or professional, travelling with friends or colleagues can sometimes be demanding and your holiday will leave you feeling anything but refreshed. But, if you keep these tips in mind, you will have a good time. Look before you leap The first thing you need to do is research. And a lot of it. Find out all about the place you are…

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Israel on your mind? This is the only food guide you’ll ever need to plan your travel

It’s Thursday night and Tel Aviv is hopping. Diners are lining up outside of Port Said restaurant; the sidewalk is filled with drinkers. It’s a similar story nearby at Santa Katarina. If you haven’t booked a table, good luck. Across town at the Salon, it’s even more lively. The dining room is jammed and the terrace is packed with people smoking, chatting on their phones or waiting for a table. Many are doing all three. Despite the specter of confrontation as Iran entrenches itself near Israel’s border with Syria, Israelis…

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Alt city guide to Birmingham

Creatively, Birmingham is elusive. Unlike many cities, it does not have an identifiable cultural DNA. It has never asserted itself as a centre of radical art or music. Local creatives offer various reasons why. Some take a quiet pride in that anonymity: “We didn’t shout as loud as people from Manchester, but that’s the nature of the city”, the techno producer Karl O’Connor, aka Regis, once told the Quietus. Over the years that modesty may have become a self-fulfilling prophecy, but, even geographically, Birmingham is not built for self-promotion. This…

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A Guide to Montreal Hotels

Montreal is the largest city in Canada’s Quebec province, and is the most populous city in Quebec. Montreal has a vastly appealing nature – to tourists and to those staying in Canada as well. Being a popular tourist destination because of the large number of major events held in the city, and because of the number of landmarks present, Montreal has become of the most popular cities in the world, and a beloved favourite among many all around the world. Booking a hotel in Montreal is a relatively easy task,…

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Mahabaleshwar Travel Guide

Mahabaleshwar is a charming hill station surrounded by the great mountain ranges of Western Ghats. It is full of lush green forest, beautiful orchards and wildlife. It is situated at an elevation of 1372 meters and provides panoramic view of the surrounding area with spectacular peaks and splendid greenery. With Mahabaleshwar just few hours away from Pune, Puneites love to take a short trip to this magnificent hill stationby hiring one of the Pune to Mahabaleshwar cabs. Things to do Mahabaleshwar is a perfect place to seek peace and inhale…

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Sarajevo city guide: 10 of the best art and design-inspired destinations

A vibrant, walkable city, Sarajevo is thriving thanks, in part, to its contemporary culture and art, which is on display at galleries … and also its restaurants, bars and hotels Grand design … Festina Lente bridge over the Miljacka river. Sarajevo. Photograph: Alamy On a warm summer day, I strolled down Wilson Alley, a promenade lined with shady linden trees in the centre of Sarajevo, the calm Miljacka river on one side and stylish cafes with alfresco dining on the other. I joined a cluster of people staring down at…

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A guide to finding the right criminal lawyer

When it is about needing a solid defence strategy, criminal lawyers are your unopposed choice to get you through the trial. A criminal attorney is outstanding interrogation, negotiation and planning skills to design a defence to redeem you of any charges in a criminal case.  It is essential for all attorneys to pass the Bar council exam  on completing law school to begin practice. Lawyers ought to have impeccable communication skills and the art of making the client comfortable to reveal all details of the case to the attorney. They…

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An insider’s guide to Bucharest: manele music and pastry-scented metro stops

From radical feminism to songs about student dorms, no pants subway rides to breweries in fancy hotels. Expect the unexpected, as Andreea Campeanu shows us her Bucharest Two girls taking a selfie in Herastrau Park, Bucharest. Photograph: Andreea Campeanu Cities is supported by: In five words Merdenele pastry* scented underground stations *(pastry filled with cheese or meet) Sound of the city Street musicians are always a pleasant surprise – you can meet them in underpasses, on the metro, on tiny streets or sprawling boulevards. These performers – from lonely singers…

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Trail-Following Drones Could Locate and Guide Lost Hikers

Anyone who’s been on a hike in the forest knows how easy it is to lose the trail — and if you get lost, it may be hours before a ranger or rescue party comes looking. But drones with specialized vision systems could make that search quicker and easier, researchers suggest. Many drones are perfectly able to stay aloft and track their location when in the open air, but a forest trail is a different story altogether. “In these environments, any little error may result in a crash, and robots…

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A Guide to Using PowerPoint to Create a Webpage

Most people who have a basic understanding of, and experience with, a computer know about or have at least heard about PowerPoint. Beyond mere presentations that can be very powerful, PowerPoint also has several other tricks under its package. One of the tricks that most people may have noticed, but never think about, is that PowerPoint allows you to export your presentation in HTML format. If you know the basic concepts about web design, then you most probably know that web pages are coded using HTML. If you didn’t know…

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