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Tips That Will Help You When Relocating to Another Country

Relocating to another country may be both draining and scary. You do not realize how deeply engrained your culture is until you have to go to another place where things are different. That is, where people have a culture and probably a language which may be much different than yours. When faced by all this, you may feel the need to change much more intensely. Therefore, if you want to have an easier time adjusting, you need to embrace the new culture rather than trying to resist it. Whether it Read more [...]
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Ways to Avoid Having a Messy and Embarrassing Wedding

As you go over various YouTube videos, you will come across dozens of wedding fails and disasters. There are cute and funny videos, but others are scandalous and embarrassing. You might not have a perfect wedding, but you definitely don't want to have a scandalous one. If you want the wedding to go as planned, these are some tips to consider. Be sure about your decision One of the most scandalous things to happen is not showing up on your wedding day. Your wedding jitters get the best of you Read more [...]
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Update Your Home to Live in or Sell

Whether you plan to be in your current home for years or are thinking of selling, updating it is not a bad idea. By doing updates to your home, you can make it more enjoyable for the time you are there. You also can increase the value of the home if you plan to sell at some point down the road. So, are updates to your home going to happen anytime soon? Where Best to Renovate Your Home? In deciding to renovate your home, here are some possible areas to consider: Bedroom – What homeowner Read more [...]
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Examining the Cost-Effectiveness of PCB Software Over Traditional Design Methods

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are becoming more important in many industries. The global market is expected to reach $80.1 billion within the next four years. Do you have a business that manufactures and sells printed circuit boards? Do you need printed circuit boards to run your own business, but don’t want to pay to outsource the development of them? You need to make sure that the printed circuit boards that you develop are high-quality and economical. This can be difficult if you have Read more [...]
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Ras al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud’s Historic Land

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, ruler of Ras al Khaimah, comes from a dynastic tradition dating back to the days when the region currently occupied by the United Arab Emirates was under the control of the powerful Qawisim clan. Starting in the 18th century, the Qawisim rose to power through maritime dominance and trading at a time when the economy of Ras al Khaimah was quite prosperous. RAK was known as Julfar during the Middle Ages; it is believed that this region of the Arabian Peninsula Read more [...]
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Nabil Fakih – Tips on Dealing With Culture Shock

Whilst it may not be an official medical term, culture shock is something very real and something which really is not enjoyable. I you haven’t heard of this before it can best be described as being the freak out which many people have when they are traveling in or moving to a new country. Four years ago this happened to me and I only got through it thanks to a friend of mine Nabil Fakih. Nabil moved to the UK from Egypt when he was 18 and during our friendship he often told me how he had suffered Read more [...]
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Bharat Bhise – How to Become a Better Guitar Player

Growing up I always wanted to be able to play the guitar and whilst I learned on my own to play the odd tune, I never really mastered the art of playing the guitar properly, at least not well enough to entertain anyone. My next door neighbor and my very dear friend Bharat Bhise picked up the guitar a little later than I did, about 15 years later in fact, and yet after just a couple of years he had really mastered that thing. Bharat is one of those annoying people who can turn his hand to just about Read more [...]

Richard Soper – Why Listening to Albums is How Music Should Be

I first met Richard Soper at his record store in town and we quickly bonded over our shared interest in music and in vinyl collecting. Since that fateful day Richard and I have spent a lot of time together, discussing music and many more things as we have traveled from state to state picking up albums. Something which we often discuss is how the art of listening to a full album has been lost, and the need for this to come back into style. If you are guilty of this then here is why listening to an Read more [...]
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Peter Max – The Importance of Taking a Chance on Someone

I have learned in the last 2 years just how important it is to give someone a chance, and it was Peter Max who has taught me just how much you can change someone’s life when you do so. Peter is one of my favorite artists and I discovered a couple of years ago that a friend of a friend of mine was actually the daughter of the great man, it’s amazing what you can find on Facebook! At that time I was very much a struggling artist, about to give up on my dreams of making it into a career. I never Read more [...]
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Bogoljub Karic – Songs to Pick You Up on a Road Trip

My buddy Bogoljub Karic and I have driven across almost every state in the US and taken some extraordinarily long journeys in this great nation of ours. Bogoljub and I would take any opportunity to head off on a road trip and to be honest he has been the perfect road trip partner during our many hours on the road. One thing which is absolutely essential to any road trip is music, it has the power to entertain and most importantly, to keep your spirits up. There is always a period of downtime on the Read more [...]
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