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The Benefits of Bilberry

By Sam Taylor, published on Jun 4, 2015

Going all the way back to World War 2, Bilberry has consistently proven to have health benefits. Pilots would consume bilberry jam to try and improve their vision at night, while there have been several studies analysing the effects since then.

What is bilberry?

Bilberries, not to be confused with blueberries (although the two are closely related), are a low-growing shrub in the genus Vaccinium. They are generally found in the North American wild, or other temperate and subarctic regions within the world.

They are darker than blueberries, typically almost black but with... (more)

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5 Ways Bees are Helping Us Live Better Lives

By Sam Taylor, published on Jun 3, 2015

Bees are an incredible species – not only do they provide us such delights as honey, but they actually contribute a great deal to the human race. Here, we’re going to take a look at five different ways in which they enrich our lives every day.

They Help Our Skin

Honey and other substances extracted from bees are constantly being used as ingredients for skincare products. It is becoming more and more popular, as people become aware of the benefits. Certain substances can go as far as to help skin heal after an injury, but most are for general day-to-day care.

Propolis is... (more)

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The natural benefits of olive leaf extract

By Sam Taylor, published on Jun 2, 2015

The amount of antioxidants found in it surpasses that found in green tea, which is itself highly regarded as being a rich source. In actual fact, olive leaf extract contains double the amount of antioxidants compared to green tea and 400% more antioxidants than Vitamin C, which is well known as a natural immune system booster.

The history behind olive extract

Olive leaf extract comes from the leaf of olea europaea, or olive tree, which is native to the Mediterranean and Western Asia. It has been used in traditional herbal medicine as a natural remedy for minor ailments such as... (more)

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what is Royal Jelly?

By Sam Taylor, published on Jun 2, 2015

One of a number of substances we can thank the bees for is Royal Jelly – created by the worker bees in order to feed their queen. This natural ingredient produces a number of different benefits and is available to purchase from in capsule form.

There are many fascinating topics to discuss regarding bees and the things they produce. Here, we’re going to look at exactly what Royal Jelly is, how it is made and what it can do for us as humans – specifically our bodies.

Royal Jelly – What Is It?

Essentially it is a milky yet sticky substances that, as mentioned, is created by worker... (more)

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How Signs Can Be Useful in Your Healthcare Facility

By Sam Taylor, published on May 26, 2015

Signs are a necessary and important aspect of any public facility, whether that’s a train station, out on the street or at an event. Did you ever stop to think I am lost? Large public sector buildings such as hospitals and other such facilities use signs to instruct, direct, inform and prevent danger.

Signs can often be overlooked when considering the interior design of a building, but, as mentioned, they are incredibly important. If you’re responsible for the overhaul of a healthcare facility’s interiors – or are just looking for a few tips to improve its current look – then read on.

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An Introduction to Jericoacoara

By Sam Taylor, published on May 23, 2015

One of the lesser known areas of Brazil, Jericoacoara is a small fishing village in the Ceará region, primarily known for its water sports and luxurious settings. The latter is personified by its soft, white beaches – which are often confused with snow, such is the brightness in their colour.

While more and more tourists are heading to Jericoacoara every year, it is still relatively quiet and can’t compete with the likes of Rio de Janeiro in terms of extravagance. If you’re looking for a peaceful, Hide & Chic holiday experience nestled in the one of the corners of Brazil – then there... (more)

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The Best Places to Visit in Belize

By Sam Taylor, published on May 22, 2015

Belize is fast becoming one of the number one tourism destinations, thanks in large to its excellent weather, beautiful settings and luxurious offerings. It has many natural sights that draw in people from all over the world, and the more manufactured areas are of incredible quality.

If you do want to visit Belize, then there are many different places for you to visit. Reported by the Telegraph, it has been widely written about and advised, that in this small but varied city, you will see a lot by travelling around a little. Here is what you can look forward to when booking a stay in... (more)

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7 Unmissable Sights in West Hollywood

By Sam Taylor, published on May 21, 2015

While your hopes of a successful trip to West Hollywood may rely on the amount of celebrities you can spot – if that’s all you came for, then you’re missing out on so much. There are many incredible sights to see in Tinsel town – here are seven reviewed favourites.

The Hollywood Sign

In case you’ve forgotten where you are, one look to the famous Hollywood sign will put you straight. You can get a great view of the 90+ year-old structure when you visit Lake Hollywood Park – where there is plenty of parking. You can even head up the trek on Mt Lee Dr and stand above the sign – where you’ll... (more)

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If you go to Buenos Aires – You HAVE to do these five things

By Sam Taylor, published on May 20, 2015

The Argentine capital has been a tourism hotspot for years – people from all over the world flock to the city for its cultural highlights, the lively atmosphere and the incredibly welcoming people. If you’re struggling to decide on a holiday destination this year – consider Buenos Aires.

You’ll find there are many different, wonderful sights to see during your stay, while there are plenty of activities for you to partake in. The food, weather (most of the time) and sandy beaches are all great benefits that will ensure you have an enjoyable time.

Casa Rosada

The presidential palace... (more)

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Choosing a WordPress Theme

By Sam Taylor, published on May 16, 2015

So you’ve purchased a domain name, set up your blog and now it’s time to decorate it in a way that is unique to you. The great thing about WordPress is how customisable it is – you can literally have it looking any way you want – but when there are so many options it’s difficult to make a decision.

The purpose of this particular blog is to help you make that decision. We’ll look through all the different aspects when considering a WordPress theme, in order to find one that is suited perfectly to your needs.

Free vs. Premium

First of all, you need to decide whether or not you... (more)

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