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'Is tourism harming Venice?' DW Documentary

'Is tourism harming Venice?' DW Documentary

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Venice is threatened by mass tourism. Some 30 million visitors a year come to the city in Italy, making their way through the narrow streets. it has been a while since we returned from our latest Italy trip, back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016. We greeted the New year of 2016 in Venice's St Mark square, the place which was so overcrowded that the only way to make decent photography of cathedral was using long exposure photography. With staying overnight at Hotel Guerrini in the city center without heating I didn't feel welcomed very much here in Venice. Now, I have never been a fan of…

Highest Deposit Rates in the World by Country 2019

Highest Deposit Rates in the World by Country 2019

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There are many options to consider when looking to grow your hard earned money - stocks, bonds, the relatively new peer to peer lending, and of course -  bank savings or deposits. As a small and growing investor, I'm always looking for a higher yield investment, and despite deposits doesn't fit in my wealth building strategy, I have made some money in the past.  In 2019 I would favor peer to peer lending marketplace like Mintos.com over the hustle of opening a foreign bank account in a distant country just to chase a higher deposit rate.  How To Open A Bank Account in U.S., As A Non-resident…

Documentary - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

Documentary - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

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Interesting documentary about fraudulent investment schemes in Indiana, US. From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana…anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud. Business professionals we thought were trustworthy sometimes lie, cheat, and steal for their own personal gain. In this documentary, we reveal criminal cases in which fraudsters bilked Hoosiers of millions of dollars. We’ll find out how investors were scammed by deals that sounded too good to be true or by sharing an affinity with the perpetrator. We’ll hear how the scams unraveled, learn…

Best Selling Gaming laptops with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card

Best Selling Gaming laptops with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card

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In today's article, I've listed  best selling gaming laptop/notebook computers with NVIDIA GeForce GTRX 1080 graphics card available for sale on Amazon.com Most of the top best selling Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 laptops are powered with the latest 8th generation Intel Core i7 8750H processor.  Alternatively, see Top 20 Best Selling Gaming Laptops 2019 Top 20 Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Graphics card Top 20 Best Selling Gaming Laptops / Notebooks with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Graphics card A quick note: This article contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on…

Tbilisi sea

Tbilisi sea

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The Tbilisi sea or Tbilisi reservoir is an artificial lake in the vicinity of Tbilisi that serves as a reservoir. The lake has a length of 8.75 km and a width of 2.85 km. It was opened in 1953 and has become a popular recreation spot. There have been plans to develop the Tbilisi sea into a recreational park with various sports facilities.  One of the most active developers in the Tbilisi sea area are Chinese investors from the Hualing group, see Hualing Tbilisi Sea Plaza I first discovered Tbilisi sea back in the Summer of 2014, when we decided to get here by bikes, see: Cycling to Tbilisi…

Pokaiņi Forest

Pokaiņi Forest

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The Pokaini Forest, located 80 km south-west of Riga, Latvia near the small town of Dobele is a place where myths, superstition and mysterious events co-exist. The Pokaini Forest is a picturesque location and an ancient holy site famous for the wondrous legends told about it. Take a walk along the path and find out more about this energetic place. I first visited Pokaini forest back in 2008 or 2009. A lot has changed (developed) since then. During my latest trip here in May 2018, I did find many things have greatly improved like there is a kind of a tourism information center built, more…

How and Why To Invest in Mintos Secondary market

How and Why To Invest in Mintos Secondary market

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I'm not a huge fan of any secondary markets (Except probably just Tbilisi flea market), but at the end of February 2019 Mintos run out of the GEL loans (the last time it happened at the end of August). As more than half of my portfolio consists of investments in GEL and I have no plans to exchange them overnight to EUR or any other currency I decided to explore my options. And here comes in the secondary market. In the past, I've used Mintos secondary market just twice, first time I used it in March 2017 ( seems just to experiment) and the second time on February 22, 2019, to buy GEL loans…

Baby Stroller and Car Seat Combo Premium Lightweight Pram Travel System Graco Click N Connect Jogger in Modern Style

Baby Stroller and Car Seat Combo Premium Lightweight Pram Travel System Graco Click N Connect Jogger in Modern Style

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Graco's Aire3 Click Connect Travel System is designed to make it extra-easy for you to explore with baby. The Graco travel system includes a sleek, lightweight stroller that weighs less than 22 lbs. so it's easy to lift and carry, and the 3-wheel design is easy to maneuver. It folds with one hand and automatically stands for simple storage. The multi-position, flat-reclining seat is comfortable as your child grows. A parent's tray with zippered storage and two cupholders, and an extra-large storage basket makes strolling more convenient for mom. It also includes the best-selling Graco …

Top Peer to Peer Lending Sites 2019 (Highest Yields)

Top Peer to Peer Lending Sites 2019 (Highest Yields)

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Peer to peer lending is a hot topic in 2019. Both novice and seasoned investors are putting some serious money into peer to peer lending.  I've been familiar with this type of investment since 2016, and starting 2017 have actually invested some money. When speaking about me - there is just one peer to peer platform I personally have tried, still, use, and could kind of recommend to others - and I'm talking about Latvian fintech giant - Mintos. I've written countless articles about my experience with Mintos, you could just follow this topic, or see my latest review here: Mintos.com Review…

Degusto (Aghmashenebeli avenue 148-150)

Degusto (Aghmashenebeli avenue 148-150)

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Degusto is a popular diving chain in Tbilisi. The food here is sold by weight for very budget-friendly prices.  They have excellent sweets and really tasty cappuccinos served at Degusto. The one located on Aghmashenebeli avenue 148-150, Tbilisi is just next to the Champions Academy, and sometimes I visit it after the gym. The food court at Degusto  There are some cold and hot dishes available, from the cold dishes there are salads, while from the hot ones you can choose to have, sausages, chicken strips, pancakes and more. Sometimes they have a fish. Caesar salad, cucumber & tomato…