Author: Gesten Van der Post

In films, books and games we are always reminded of the ideal partner and everlasting love. Is there such a thing as a perfect partner? And what actually constitutes a good partnership? Why are more and more singles resorting to dating sites? Why is it that an increasing amount of people are resorting to dating comparison platforms, such as Datinghive, in order to find the best compatible niche platform to suit their needs? In this article we will analyse the role of love in contemporary media and how it affects our love life and the search for a soulmate? What are we…

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Whatever your business startup idea, you’ll need a strategy to make it work. There are countless tips for startup success, but we think there are just a few that you need to really keep in mind. You’ll also need the discipline to see it through and stick to your plan too. Remember, being an overnight success can take years, so prepare to work your butt off. But, it will be worth it to attain your own financial freedom! 1. Have a business plan This might seem obvious, but having a mission plan is key to long term success. It might…

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The Numbeo quality of life Index for 2021 has been released. Although the top 10 spots are occupied by the usual suspects, the top 25 does contain some surprises. With quality of life high on the agenda for many of us in 2021, more than in previous years, the list makes interesting reading. The ratings take into consideration cost of living, safety, healthcare, pollution, purchasing power and cost of property to income ratio. Switzerland tops the list, followed by Denmark, The Netherlands, Finland and wih Australia rounding out the top 5. The United States sits at 17 in the listings,…

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How about being the first to own one of these top-five e-bikes for commuting this summer? Riding a bike is a fast, clean, safe, and convenient method to exercise, sightsee, and commute to and from your workplace. With affordable and modern quick means of eco-friendly transport, finding value for money should not be a challenge. The term ‘e-bikes’ refers to electric bicycles powered by pedals and an electric motor. Out of the three classes of e-bikes, class 1 is the most standard US automobile. Hence, the unique pedal and pedelec design. However, before hopping on one to hit the trail…

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A whopping 40 million Americans take camping trips each year, and they know it takes more than just a sleeping bag and bottle of water to go camping. You’re not ready to go camping until you’ve read this article and know what’s essential when packing for a camping trip. 1. Bring Solar Power With You While you may be trying to go off-grid, it’s always a good idea to bring your phone with you and a way to charge it. If the worst happens and you end up needing help, you don’t want to be stuck with a dead phone.…

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Did you know that Atlanta, Georgia has more than 3,000 acres of parkland and recreational centers? The beautiful parks and greenery make Atlanta one of the most gorgeous places in Georgia, a destination for lovers. If you are planning a trip with your partner and want to visit an exciting, nature-filled city, this is the place. Keep reading to discover some of the most romantic things to do in Atlanta so that your partner remembers every minute! 1. Hike the Chattahoochee Nature Center If you are looking for cheap or free things to do in Atlanta with your date, consider…

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Are you looking to build up the resale value of your home? Whether you are trying to build up equity or simply get ready to put your house on the market, it’s always smart to add value to your home. One of the very best ways to do this is to go solar. Forget the swimming pool—most people don’t want to have to take care of them! Adding solar panels is also far better than a lick of paint. But let us explain why! 1. Home Running Costs Buyers know that solar panels are a sure way to decrease the…

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The pandemic has spoiled many travel plans, but you can still see the world from the comfort of your own home. Who here likes to travel the world? I’m willing to bet most of you reading this do! Unfortunately, traveling the world, visiting new countries, and seeing new biomes, has been difficult lately due to COVID-19 and the plethora of traveling restrictions it brought with it. That said, there are a few ways you can experience the world from inside your home. All that’s needed from you is some spare time, an Internet connection, and maybe some money. 4 Ways…

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Do you like to explore the unknown and travel to different places? Well, if you are a person who likes to travel and explore other places and cultures, India might be the perfect choice for you. India is the world’s 7th largest country and 2nd most populated nation with a vast union of many religions along with a lot of cultural diversity. To be honest, India is like a mini world to travellers. Also, if you are from India you don’t need a passport to travel. Just think about something, mountains, glaciers, deserts, beaches, monuments, deep forests with exotic wildlife,…

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If you’re wondering what that chill in the air is, look no further. A vodka, smooth as it is bold, unique in design and elite in taste, is the new master of the market: Illuminati Vodka. If a drink could evoke a sense of refinement, rattle the status quo, all while commanding a room, Illuminati Vodka has achieved it. And with its black matte bottle, unique light-up logo, and smooth, crisp taste, it’s little wonder. Distilled seven times using raw, high quality products, Illuminati Vodka is an ultra-premium vodka. Made from rye, the rye is sourced from one trusted partner…

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After watching the pros execute stunning stunts on TV, many might think that snowboarding is a daunting sport. However, snowboarding is growing increasingly popular among adrenalin junkies and casual sports people alike. More and more people are getting into the sport every year. But many beginners give up after a few attempts at snowboarding, perhaps put off by the learning curve. This action packed sport has certain pre-requisites; passion, good reflexes, endurance, and supple joints. If you have the passion, the rest can be improved upon easily. You also need to start on the right footing and understand how to…

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Social media trends keep changing and evolving at a fast pace. Instagram is right up there when it comes to evolution. In recent times, you can see a sharp rise in IG trends and modifications. Many new features are cropping up while the existing ones, despite their once good commercial viability, are fading away. That’s because of the countless socio-economic changes and Covid-19 wreaking havoc throughout the world. There are multiple organizations and businesses around the globe that use Instagram as their main or secondary tool for revenue generation. The platform is steadily enabling AI-driven upgrades for advertising and shopping.…

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Tacloban, the capital of Leyte province, is a large urban area in the Philippines. Ravaged by a devastating Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in 2013, the city has impressively restored its vitality since then and has become more tourist-friendly. As people say, “The worst of things bring the best out of them,” the renovation plans post the tragic cyclone strengthened the city and its people, besides adding a new charm to the city. Although the gateway to the Eastern Visayas region, it was overlooked by tourists for many years. However, people now book flights to Tacloban to explore the renovated city. From exploring…

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Want to regain your fitness and health lifestyle? We take a look at some of the best wellness and lifestyle accounts on Instagram. 2020 has been a rough year for the world. For most people the pandemic has meant jobs lost, lifestyles uprooted, relationships strained, and mental health tolls like never before. As another year approaches, it is a wonderful idea to be looking for ways to remain positive and pick up new habits that foster health, productivity, creativity, and happiness. Since most people are confined to their own homes these days, it is no surprise that they are spending…

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Joomla is one of the top popular content management system, featuring many advanced options for effective e-commerce website building and management. There are lots of extensions and database tools for Joomla, making it highly customisable. Created in 2005, Joomla has grown exponentially over the last decade to become a top choice in CMS. Now, Joomla boasts of more than 63 million active downloads and ranks seconds to WordPress as the most used CMS platform. Using Joomla enables the effective development of social networking sites too. There are thousands of themes and plug-ins on Joomla now, making it easier to build…

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More businesses are realizing how important it is to have a visual presence online, but are not investing in proper professional website design. It is important though to understand there is more to a website than giving your address and business statement and looking visually attractive. A website needs proper thought put into it to ensure it is designed to be easy to use, has keywords covered, relevant content, links, and a whole lot more. Having any website up is no longer enough. If you want to improve your business, drive traffic and get more clients, your website and content…

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Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world, it is made up of over 18,000 islands. The country is home to a plethora of incredible sights to see, with many of its beautiful beaches, mountain peaks and national parks that competes in the ranking amongst the most beautiful in the world. The country has ethereal volcanic craters, alluring rural landscapes, and mystical dense jungles. Everywhere you go in Indonesia you will always find yourself admiring the vibrant country and its endless beauty. Whether you’re looking for a paradise to relax or explore indulge in your inner nature lover self, Indonesia…

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It’s no secret that Saudi Arabia has it’s eyes firmly set on a future as a tourism destination. And new research by the Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has looked at the perceptions of Saudi youth and their parents towards the tourism and hospitality industries. Based on more than 850 face-to-face interviews, the research found that young Saudis are less interested in traditional Saudi jobs such as petrochemicals or the huge oil industry, but prefer those within the strategic growth industries targeted by Vision 2030. In total, nine in ten young Saudis were interested in pursuing a career in tourism,…

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Travelling to America is always a thrill. There are so many places to discover that it can be overwhelming, and most visitors head to the same places. If you’re looking for some alternative destinations to put on your American trip, the team at Black Diamond PR have given us their tips. Whether it’s a city break, a road trip or just a break from business, these are all fab places to make a pit stop. Swap New York for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Birthplace of Andy Warhol and home to the largest museum dedicated too said artist, Pittsburgh has a thriving arts…

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Bucharest is one of Eastern Europe’s most appealing destinations, well known for its safety, inexpensiveness, impressive architecture, and attractive landmarks. Still, one of our favourite things about Bucharest, and what calls out to most travellers is the outgoing and energetic nightlife scene. As Romania emerged from its communist regime during the 90’s, locals adopted an outgoing and party hard attitude, and the city itself evolved to meet these requirements. Partygoers are constantly on the lookout for the latest and trendiest spots to enjoy their evenings, and it is not surprising as to why there are an abundance of spots to…

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Remember the time when you were able to completely switch off and enjoy your vacation to the fullest? The time when your employer, employees, colleagues, clients, and customers were not able to reach you? If you can, then you belong to a one really lucky group of people who is able to disconnect from work and enjoy your vacation. However, when it comes to the rest of us, those days are long gone. Now, even while you are on your vacation, you still need to find some ‘free time’ for working and for catching up. But, it is not the…

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