7 Highly Effective Benefits of Travelling

Is travel good for you? 7 benefits of travel proven by research 1. Travel gives you confidence Several of the studies looked at people who had spent six months or longer travelling, and I’m sure that long-term travel (which tends to be budget and independent travel) is a really wonderful way to increase your confidence; but another study suggested that short-term travel is often enough to give a confidence boost. 2. Travel keeps you young A research study with women over 65 showed that travelling was reversing their cognitive decline – we all hear these days that learning new things helps …

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how to start a travel blog

How To Start A Travel Blog 10 Simple Steps to Start Your Travel Blog 1: Pick A Good Travel Blog Name Make It Short & Memorable Your travel blog domain name should be relatively short, easy to type, easy to spell, easy to remember, and easy to share. I recommend brainstorming by writing down a bunch of words you think will best describe your blog. Adventure? Food? Culture? South America? What do you want to write about? Who are you? What is your passion? Write everything down and start playing with different combinations of words. Try using a thesaurus . …

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Cassini Dies on Saturn

NASA’s groundbreaking Cassini probe is dead after 20 years of exploring Saturn The Cassini spacecraft was destroyed at Saturn on Friday around 8:32pm AEST. It took more than an hour for the probe’s last signal to reach antennas on Earth. NASA’s $US3.26-billion mission was ended to prevent contaminating salty oceans of Saturn’s moons — water that may harbour alien life. The space agency is now reviewing a handful of proposals to return to Saturn and its moons. With the crackle and fade of a signal beamed from 932 million miles away, NASA’s 20-year Cassini mission at Saturn has come to …

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Cassini – Journeys End

NASA TV LIVE Coverage of Cassini’s End – Grand Finale Streamed live on Sep 15, 2017 This stream follows NASA TV as it follows the end of Cassini. The completion of it’s Grand Finale will see the spacecraft dive into the atmosphere of Saturn bringing its mission to a close. Bringing you the BEST Space and Astronomy videos online. Showcasing videos and images from the likes of NASA,ESA,Hubble etc. Source: NASA TV LIVE Coverage of Cassini's End – Grand Finale – YouTube

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grain silos become art galleries

An Historic Cape Town Grain Silo Converted into 80 Cylindrical Art Galleriesby Kate Sierzputowski on September 18, 2017 Housed in what was once Cape Town’s tallest building is the newly unveiled Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), created by London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick . The institution’s 80 gallery spaces were converted from 42 historic grain silos, storage units which were once used to hold and grade maize from all over South Africa. Heatherwick Studio transformed the tightly packed tubes into open areas of contemplation, carving out various oblong shapes to make room for large social spaces and lots …

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go boho retro

HOW TO :: GO BOHO A melding pot of colour, texture and pattern. Boho style is one of those styles that blends into different cultures and different times. Hailing from the central-eastern European ancient bohemia – bohemian style applied to people who lived unconventional lives, richly artistic and nomadic. This travelling gypsy ideal meant that many elements of style and culture were amalgamated into an eclectic mix of styles. Bohemian style had a massive resurgence in the 60s and 70s, with key features of what we call retro or boho-chic today. Anything you’ve collected throughout your life, display it! It …

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Travel Rituals

Wotif Insider 18 travel traditions you need to start now Adele Bevacqua 1 month ago Travel traditions are a great way to create lasting memories. They can be small things, perhaps something quirky you do every trip you go on. Or something bigger, such as that annual visit to your favourite place every year. Whatever the scale, they’re guaranteed to add a little extra fun to your travel world. We’ve provided some inspo below if you don’t have any of your own traditions just yet, or are looking to add to your list: Start every holiday with a champagne. Because, …

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Sand Mystic

What is the nomadic soul?
A masterful glassblower’s alchemical furnace,
Whose sacred breath pours forth itself;
Annointed herald summonsing dust to life,
Dancing particles of ethereal light;
This turning wheel of diaphanous fire,
Fanned by whirling winds of desire;
Coiling tentacles longingly reach out,
Fractal geometry yearning to see itself;
Fibonacci spirals seeking cosmic connectivity,
Sparking erruptions attempting fusion;
Collecting shards of broken rainbow glass,
Welding together a stained window existence;
That magical mandala emerging in focus,
The twist and turn of a kaleidoscope lens.

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