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Best Holiday Destinations in Turkey

The point where the East meets the West, the richness of culture, history with a landscape that encompassing beaches and soaring mountains, Turkey has a role as a gateway between Europe and Asia for thousands of years.

Thanks to its great climate, Turkey has been a popular holiday destination during summer. Whether you are looking for a crowded holiday or a peaceful one; to decide where to go in Turkey will not be easy!
(ps: I suppose, I don’t need to mention how you fill your tummy during your visit with delicious Turkish foods.)

Let’s have a look at treasures to help you to draw your vacation route.
 

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An increasing desire for British to buy property in Spain

Property Guides have recently conducted research around the increasing desire for Brits to buy property in sunny Spain.

The company surveyed 2,800 participants to find out why Spain is such a desirable destination and if the latest UK issues (such as Brexit and Covid-19) have affected their reasons for buying property abroad.

The survey revealed:

  • 60% of participants want to buy a property in Spain by the end of next summer
  • When asked what represents their dream life in Spain, 73% of people said they want a healthier lifestyle, 64% want a happy retirement and 49% want a new adventure.
  • 61% of participants said they desire a detached villa and would be willing to spend over £125,000.
  • While 61% of respondents claimed to know they can keep their EU rights to residence and healthcare if buying a property in Spain before the end of the Brexit transition period, 66% are not concerned about Brexit when considering buying a property in Spain.
  • More than 90% already have the savings or assets they need.

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7 reasons to Travel

Travelling will show you how small the world is, it will also help you grow your inner world. Because every person you meet, every city you see will come with you when you leave. When you go back home, you will realize that you put more things in your bag when you remember those moments again. When you realize that there are so many different cultures and thoughts in the world, you will realize how wrong it is to adhere to your own culture and mindset.

It is the best decision you can make that is going beyond your own walls and traveling around the world. So why is traveling important? How can traveling the world, studying abroad, meeting different cultures help us in life? Let me explain.

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The comfort zone

Challenging your comfort zone

In this article, you will learn how to go out of your comfort zone. First, we will define what a comfort zone is for you. It is a space, a place, a domain, in which you feel comfortable, you know how it works, the sensations you feel or go to feel are not unknown to you.

Now you will have to ask yourself if in your life, if you have ever been outside your comfort zone. If so, how did you experience this situation, what did it teach you about yourself or about this unknown area? Does that make you want to do it again? Have you started again? If you haven’t had the chance to leave your comfort zone or even had the courage to do.
So, you will know that this is a great opportunity to leave it. Are you going to say why? Because simply, if you step outside your comfort zone, if you learn something new, your comfort zone will simply be greater, and you will feel in your comfort zone in situations that you have previously disturbed. As the image of this post illustrates.

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Coaches and mentors for students

The importance of a mentor and a coach

Before we understand how important they may be, we talk first about the difference between a mentor and a coach. So, a mentor is a person who has already been where you want to be. So, he can be just one, two or three steps ahead of you. He doesn’t need to be an expert already, although this can be a plus but more complicated to find. If it is already several steps ahead. This will be enough because he can help you in the steps he goes through and make it feedback that can help you.

He can give you a map, the steps to follow to reach that point. It could be very useful because you gain time on research and the mistake he did before you could do. Now the coach, who is a person that doesn’t tell you what to do, but through questions makes you realise what you need to do in your life or for your goal.

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champagne history

The history of champagne

Champagne is a French sparkling wine protected by a registered designation of origin. Its name comes from Champagne, a region in north-eastern France. The geographical delimitation, the grape varieties, the yields and the overall production of champagne are the main characteristics of the appellation. Champagne is a drink that has become synonymous with celebration. It enjoys a prestige recognized throughout the world, thanks to the very active protection and defence of the appellation.

 

The champagne wine was initially not sparkling. It is simply called “Champagne wine” between the 16th and 17th centuries. The process of making sparkling wine is discovered, according to legend, by the Benedictine monk Dom Perignon. However, this method was approximate. Scientific advances such as Louis Pasteur’s work on fermentation have made it possible to establish this effervescence. Historically, Maison Ruinart was the first to offer sparkling champagne wine (1729).

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7 great cities in Spain you must visit

Spain is known as a country with great and beautiful beaches, excellent weather and their tapas food. In this article, we would like to tell you a bit more about our top 7 cities in Spain.

 

Barcelona

Famous for the beautiful beach, excellent food, iconic architecture and their nightlife. Barcelona is the capital and largest city in Spain’s Catalonia region.

Visit museums, beautiful churches, Barcelona stadium, palm-tree filled plazas, excellent restaurants, shops and several Roman archaeological sites and of course, a lot more great places in Barcelona.

When you are in Barcelona, don’t forget to visit Gaudi’s famous La Sagrada Familia Basilica. It is the most popular tourist attraction in Barcelona and probably in the whole of Spain.

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A glass of wine from La Rioja

I am Susana and I live in the north of Spain, in a place called La Rioja. Although it’s the smallest region in Spain. This land is famous because there are good wine and olive oil. The most famous wine is the red one.

red wine There are many different wines according to their quality, taste, and prices. The grapes are the main ingredients, but the technique is important too. In every season, the grapes juices must be kept in wood recipients for many years.

The experience of grape growers and winemakers has resulted in a selection of those grape varieties that best adapt to the region’s climate and soils, producing wine of the highest quality. Today the blend is usually dominated by Viura, also known as Macabeo, Malvasía for oak-aged styles, and white Garnacha in small doses. Other blends permitted include Tempranillo, Maturana, Verdejo, and Turruntés.

In the past, it was not uncommon for some brands to age their red wines for 15-20 years or even more before their release. One notable example of this is Marqués de Murrieta which release its 1942 vintage Gran Reserva in 1983 after 41 years of aging. Today most bodegas have shifted their winemaking focus to wines that are ready to drink sooner with the top wines typically aging for 4-8 years prior to release though some traditionalist still age longer. The typical bodega owns anywhere from 10.000 to 40.000 oak barrels. There is a wealth of historic producers, many of whom have been making wine for centuries, but recently the region has seen the arrival of a new wave of ultra-modern bodegas that are pushing the boundaries and taking the wines to even greater heights.

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The seven wonders of Liverpool

It is very easy to find inspiration to write about reasons for choosing Liverpool as a destination for your personal journey of learning from other cultures and also, improve your English. If you have doubts or are thinking about already…Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Liverpool is a friendly city with a multicultural history that still remains in its buildings and its people. Every street or road has the trace of a millenarian history and between their old walls, you can find and feel the scent of ancient ages of architecture combined with the modernism so particular of Liverpool City. Not in vain, it was declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site. Liverpool got one of the largest collections of Grade I listed buildings in the UK and largest cathedral in Britain.

That´s the Wonder One in our list: The Liverpool Cathedral, the largest in the whole of the UK and the fifth largest in the world, unique and fascinating which amazingly survived two world wars. The height of its walls makes them disappears in front of our eyes and the beauty and solemnity of the art paintings and sculptures take our breath away.

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A lovely city of Hungary: Budapest

I’m from Turkey and I lived in Budapest for 5 months. It was a beautiful period of my life and I will never forget my memories there. I have been most countries in Europe, The USA, The UK but Budapest has a big part of my heart.

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. There are 7 bridges which are connected Buda and Pest side. The one famous is the Chain Bridge. And the other one is Liberty Bridge.

visit the capital of Hungary

enjoy the famous buildings

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