Day: June 28, 2020

Scenic and wild: the best day trips from Santa Marta

Scenic and wild: the best day trips from Santa Marta

A host of outdoor adventures await travelers visiting Santa Marta. Set right on the Caribbean Sea at the foot of the mighty Sierra Nevada, Colombia’s oldest Spanish city is a short jaunt from picturesque beaches, wetlands, verdant jungles, hiking and surfing. Here are just a few of our favorite day trips. A view of green hills with Santa Marta far away in the background Take in the view of Santa M... »

Beyond the pretzel: Munich’s hippest eats

Beyond the pretzel: Munich’s hippest eats

Nowhere in Germany can you find sweeter mustard or plumper dumplings than in Bavaria. The food identity of the southern state is strong and marinated in tradition. There are even rules about when to eat sausages that rival those of how to enjoy coffee in Italy. And yet visitors to the Bavarian capital of Munich will be pleasantly surprised to encounter a growing wave of burrito joints, burger shac... »

Piedmont for foodies: epicurean nirvana unplugged

Piedmont for foodies: epicurean nirvana unplugged

Feasting on local seasonal produce – of extraordinary quality – has been alla moda in Piedmont (Piemonte) since time immemorial. From Alba’s insanely desirable white truffles, snuffed out of the earth by dogs, to noble red wines crafted by multiple generations of Langhe winemakers, this Alps-fringed region in northwest Italy cooks up the ultimate trip for epicureans. With a staple larder bursting ... »

From Sappho to Pride: a guide to LGBT-friendly Greece

From Sappho to Pride: a guide to LGBT-friendly Greece

law in Greece may have tempered this LGBT paradise, it’s once again rearing its beautiful head in some of the country’s most desirable locations. A huge rainbow flag in front of the Greek Parliament during the annual Pride parade © Kostas Koutsaftikis / Shutterstock A huge rainbow flag in front of the Greek Parliament during the annual Pride parade © Kostas Koutsaftikis / Shutterstock Athens Pride... »

Hidden glory: a guide to Bucharest’s neighbourhoods

Hidden glory: a guide to Bucharest’s neighbourhoods

At first glance, Bucharest may be hard to define. The enormous Palace of Parliament gets the most attention as the second-largest administrative building in the world, but it’s far from what constitutes the everyday local life. Dig a little deeper in Bucharest’s walkable neighbourhoods, with their period architecture and pockets of hidden glory, and you’ll find an eclectic mix of old and new, arts... »

Two days in Brisbane – explore Queensland’s booming capital

Two days in Brisbane – explore Queensland’s booming capital

It seems odd that Brisbane, Australia’s third-largest city and Queensland’s capital, could be described as ‘undiscovered’. But as the 2.2 million residents attest, this is precisely the case. Sydney has the beaches, the iconic architecture, the celebrity chefs; Melbourne has the coffee, the culture, the big-ticket sports events – but Brisbane? Who knows anything much about Brisbane? Brisbane... »

Alberta on ice: Winter adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Alberta on ice: Winter adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Alberta on ice: Winter adventures in the Canadian Rockies JONNY BIERMAN Lonely Planet Writer 4 DECEMBER 2018 We’ve all seen the Instagram photos – turquoise colors of Lake Louise, vibrant Rocky Mountain hiking trails, and waterfalls aplenty. But what happens when the snow flies and it all freezes? That’s when the ski hills open, the lakes turn to rinks, and Alberta, Canada is transformed into a wi... »

How to live like a Local in Dubrovnik

How to live like a Local in Dubrovnik

LP Local Vesna Celebic has been living in Dubrovnik for a few decades, but she only started truly appreciating its intricate history once she began guiding walking tours around the town and region. She loves the dramatic setting, proud locals, leafy nature and sparkly sea, and her favourite local tradition is lingering long over a coffee on a beautiful open-air piazza. Dubrovnik’s beautiful ... »

10 spectacular sunset spots in Dubrovnik

10 spectacular sunset spots in Dubrovnik

With over 250 sunny days per year and a stunning setting on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is a top destination for anyone who loves to watch the sun drop below the horizon amidst a meditative play of oranges and magentas. The medieval Old Town’s picturesque stone walls and the glittering sea with its constellation of islands become even more beautiful as they bask in the seductive glow of the ... »

Connect to culture: experience First Nations traditions in British Columbia

Connect to culture: experience First Nations traditions in British Columbia

Long before European fur traders arrived in the 18th century, indigenous people populated the area known as British Columbia, Canada for tens of thousands of years. Today, the richness of the First Nations culture lives on. There are 198 distinct First Nations in British Columbia, each with their own traditions and history – and visitors can experience this living history through cultural adventur... »

Trump retweets video of supporter shouting ‘white power’

Trump retweets video of supporter shouting ‘white power’

US President Donald Trump retweeted a video showing one of his supporters loudly shouting “white power”. The supporter was among a group of people taking part in a pro-Trump rally at a retirement complex in Florida. The footage showed supporters and opponents of the president hurling abuse and swearing at one another. Mr Trump has denied accusations that he is seeking to capitalise on ... »

St. Louis mayor faces calls to resign after she was accused of doxxing the names and addresses of constituents who wrote letters calling for police defunding

St. Louis mayor faces calls to resign after she was accused of doxxing the names and addresses of constituents who wrote letters calling for police defunding

Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on Friday was accused of doxxing her constituents during a live broadcast on Facebook when she shared the names and addresses of protestors who gave her letters calling for police reform. On the since-deleted broadcast, Krewson shared the name and addresses of at least 10 people who called on her to slash police funding amid ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.... »

7 diseases that Bitter Kola can treat

7 diseases that Bitter Kola can treat

7 diseases that Bitter Kola can treat  Bitter cola not only increases libido, but it also improves the sexual performance of men who consume it. It is said that the best medicine has a bitter taste: Undeniably, bitter cola is one of them. The use of bitter cola is not limited to traditional activities. In fact, the fruits, seeds, nuts and bark of the plant have been used for centuries in tradition... »

What Does Urine Color Say About Your Health?–5 

What Does Urine Color Say About Your Health?–5 

What Does Urine Color Say About Your Health?–5 One of the simplest and most overlooked ways to check on your daily health is in something most people tend to give minimal attention to. The color of your urine can give you invaluably important information on your health. Updates on simple day-to-day factors such as how hydrated you are to indicators of serious medical concerns, including liver and ... »

How I saved my life from grave illness using bitter kola to cure several diseases in 4 days

How I saved my life from grave illness using bitter kola to cure several diseases in 4 days

How I saved my life from grave illness using bitter kola to cure several diseases in 4 days You will be amazed to find out that the kola nut is that the origin of the word “cola,” and therefore the tree on which it grows is believed among many tribes in Nigeria to be the primary tree on earth. Garcinia kola, mostly called bitter kola is found in moist forest and grows as a medium size tree. itR... »

Sore throat: medications, herbals and home remedies treatment for healthy living.

Sore throat: medications, herbals and home remedies treatment for healthy living.

A sore throat is pain, scratchiness or irritation of the throat that often worsens when you swallow. The most common cause of a sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu. A sore throat caused by a virus resolves on its own. Strep throat (streptococcal infection), a less common type of sore throat caused by bacteria, requires treatment with antibiotics to prevent com... »

See the 10 Fatal Diseases That Can Kill human In Less Than 24 Hours. (Beware of them)

See the 10 Fatal Diseases That Can Kill human In Less Than 24 Hours. (Beware of them)

See the 10 Fatal Diseases That Can Kill human In Less Than 24 Hours. (Beware of them) There are many diseases that can be fatal to anybody who is exposed to them, with some leading to death in an instant if the person is unprotected. Unlike slow-escalating illnesses such as AIDS and cancer, which allow a victim to still have time to be with loved ones and seek treatment, there are certain diseases... »

Why COVID-19 patients die from blood clot complications –Haematologists

Why COVID-19 patients die from blood clot complications –Haematologists

  Severely-ill COVID-19 patients can develop blood clots that can lead to liver failure, kidney failure and blockage of the lungs, haematologists say.   The experts, however, explained that if a patient gets immediate medical attention, the fatality of the clots can be reversed.   Speaking with PUNCH Healthwise in an exclusive interview, Head of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at ... »

FG intervention loans will worsen businesses’ debts — Olawale

FG intervention loans will worsen businesses’ debts — Olawale

The Director-General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, Dr Timothy Olawale, speaks with IFE OGUNFUWA on the problems faced by the organised private sector and the government interventions required to mitigate the impact of coronavirus pandemic What has been the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown introduced to curb the spread of the virus on the organised private sector?... »

APC: I’ve no regret, I stand by all my actions — Oshiomhole

APC: I’ve no regret, I stand by all my actions — Oshiomhole

Immediate-past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said he has accepted the decision of the National Executive Committee NEC to dissolve the National Working Committee NWC which he chaired until Thursday.   At a news conference Saturday in Abuja, the former labour leader said he has no regret over the various decisions he took while at the h... »

I Use This 5-Minute Therapy Technique Every Day for My Anxiety

I Use This 5-Minute Therapy Technique Every Day for My Anxiety

  I’ve lived with general anxiety for as far back as my memory goes. As a writer and stand-up comedian, I have the most trouble fighting against social and performance anxiety on a day-to-day basis, as I conduct interviews and interact with editors during the day and then take the stage at night.   My anxiety most often shows itself in what I call “anxiety hangovers,” when I wake up on t... »

How Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Different for Kids?

How Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Different for Kids?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy that can help people of all ages, including younger children and teens. CBT focuses on how thoughts and emotions affect behavior. Your child doesn’t need to have a diagnosed mental health condition to benefit from CBT.   Therapy usually involves an agreed upon goal and a set number of sessions. The therapist will help your child lea... »

Messi Best 10 goals

Messi Best 10 goals

Meet best ten goals Messi scored for Barca during his career To mark Leo Messi’s birthday, we have taken a look at the best 10 goals from the eye-watering 699 he has scored for Barcelona during his career. Leo Messi is celebrating his 33rd birthday, which provides the perfect excuse to reflect on the Barcelona star’s best 10 goals. The Argentina forward has been the scourge of defenders in Spain a... »

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

The Federal Government has pledged to bail out the local aviation sector with a sum of N27 billion as part of measures to restart air travel and keep the airports safer.The sum, already proposed to some of the operators, will besides supporting the airlines, also fast-track the establishment of a private sector-driven national carrier. The Federal Government in March restricted local and Internati... »

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Madrid’s Las Salesas neighbourhood – named for the nearby Plaza de las Salesas – has sprung to life in recent years thanks to a new wave of pioneering business owners. Nestled between the iconic Gran Vía, party-loving Chueca and stately Colón, Las Salesas is especially well-known for its variety of independent shops. A quick detour through this central barrio (district) is perfect for picking up q... »

How to get 6pack fast

How to get 6pack fast

1 Do 4 sets of 12 basic crunches. Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Place your fingertips behind your head, inhale, then exhale as you raise your upper back off of the floor. Raise your torso for about 2 seconds, then gently inhale as you lower yourself back to the floor. Be sure not to tug your head upward with your hands. Keep your head, neck, and back ... »

20 Richest  actors

20 Richest actors

Top 20 richest actors We are about to show you… Some of the most popular actors in the world are worth more than a half-billion dollars! We’ve decided to compile a list of the 20 richest actors worldwide, along with their current net worth, and a short bio. Before you start reading this article, can you guess who will appear on the list? The Top 20 Richest Actors in the World Below are the 20 rich... »

Feds’ mixed messages on masks sow confusion

Feds’ mixed messages on masks sow confusion

“We just believe that what’s most important here is that people listen to the leadership in their state and the leadership in their local community and adhere to that guidance whether it has to do with facial coverings or whether it has to do with the size of gatherings,” Pence said. Early on, the government’s no mask message was unequivocal. As the first known COVID-19 infections were identified ... »

Native Americans protesting Trump trip to Mount Rushmore

Native Americans protesting Trump trip to Mount Rushmore

President Donald Trump’s plans to kick off Independence Day with a showy display at Mount Rushmore have angered Native Americans, who view the monument as a desecration of land violently stolen from them and used to pay homage to leaders hostile to Indigenous people. Several groups led by Native American activists are planning protests for Trump’s July 3 visit, part of Trump’s “comeback” campaign ... »

Man City will give Liverpool guard of honor

Man City will give Liverpool guard of honor

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Manchester City will form a guard of honor for new English Premier League champion Liverpool when they meet next Thursday, City manager Pep Guardiola said. Liverpool took the title City have owned for the last two years this week. When English soccer resumed this month, Liverpool’s trip to Etihad Stadium was a po... »

American jailed in Spain was unwitting drug mule, US says

American jailed in Spain was unwitting drug mule, US says

Victor Stemberger wasn’t about to ignore the emails inviting him into a multimillion dollar business opportunity, so he pitched himself as perfect for the job. In a way he was — but for all the wrong reasons. The 76-year-old Virginia man, whose family says he has cognitive issues, accepted the offer and boasted of his credentials as “an experienced businessman who does what he says he will do, and... »

Princeton to remove Wilson name from public policy school today

Princeton to remove Wilson name from public policy school today

Princeton University has announced plans to remove the name of former President Woodrow Wilson from its public policy school because of his segregationist views, reversing a decision the Ivy League school made four years ago to retain the name. University president Christopher Eisgruber said in a letter to the school community Saturday that the board of trustees had concluded that “Wilson’s racist... »