My Top 5 TV Shows 

This can be a hot topic of conversation at the dinner table, one that may really get heated. TV shows become best friends; they are almost equivalent to "family members”(forgive me for the metaphor), with people tending to stand by them and defend them with serious...
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50 of The Best Movies To Watch Over and Over Again (I Know I Have!)

These are, for me, the 50 best movies I have watched and continue to watch over and over, without ever tiring of them. Take a look and let me know if any of these are on your "watch and repeat" list! Oh, and just so you...
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Tuscany is a magical land with so much to offer. I have been personally visiting for years and I believe I will never tire of it. This beautiful region of Italy, and the neighbouring regions of Umbria and Marche, offer endless possibilities and itineraries. And...
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Mallorca hidden secrets: Santanyi and Cala Figuera

Mallorca is an amazing little island that lives up to its reputation as Europe's corner of paradise. I am not going to talk to you about its main city, Palma but I rather tell you about the hidden tiny spots that have retained all...
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1. COUNT the exact number of days you will be away and quickly go through all the different situations you will find yourself in: is there going to be a pool or a visit to the beach? Are you going to dine out at fancy...
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My top four shopping spots in Osaka for the curious traveller

When I first planned my trip to Japan, Osaka was simply the point of arrival, a modern city that wouldn’t normally make the list. So, when I arrived, I didn’t think twice about jumping on the first train to Kyoto. However, on my way...
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My seven best Business Books for 2018 for small online businesses

Talking about New Year’s Resolutions – I guess I am still on time, right? – I have so many, as everyone does, but I have one major one that sets the tone for all others and that is to have less New Year’s Resolutions. As...
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This is a hymn to beauty.

I have always been thirsty for beauty. I grew up surrounded by it and it became a necessary part of my being. The beauty of the little country village where I grew up, the river, Milan and its palazzi signorili, Italy and its unparalleled heritage....
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Meet Stefania

This journal is the trail of a wanderer. It’s about discovery and wonder and a constant search, near and far, for beauty in all its embodiments. I have been many things in my life, but I certainly am a nomad at hearth and a philosopher at soul. After many years spent in Africa, three years ago I have come back to Europe where I run Nabatea, an online concept store where I have gathered all the treasures I have found during these many years of travels.

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