Does Having Tech-Savvy Employees Really Matter?

Sunday, April 30, 2017


As businesses incorporate technology, software, and automation at an ever increasing rate, how important is it for them to have tech-savvy employees working for the company? It’s a question that many small and medium-sized business owners are asking themselves right now. Read on to find out whether this is something you should be worried about too.

For The Love Of Sports

Saturday, April 29, 2017

If you’re not a sports fan you may not understand why some people just love the sport so much.  It isn’t just the playing of sport, that may seem obvious given the pleasure of staying fit and active -  but the hours of watching, following and investing real emotion in a sport may just seem a little over the top to a non-sports fan.

Ancient Foods Everybody Is Going Crazy For

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Guardian newspaper has been trying to make us feel guilty about our obsession with ancient foods. But despite all the negativity, the world is onto a good thing. Foods like quinoa which were practically unheard of a decade ago now adorn practically every pantry in the land (even if they’re not eaten all that regularly).

But as with all things, the world moves on, and now everybody is getting obsessed with a whole bunch more ancient foods, realizing that quinoa isn’t the only game in town. Check out some of these ingredients people can’t get enough of.

Brave the Urban Life: Basic Millenial Necessities #IAmUrbanBrave

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Have you experienced that feeling where excitement just flow in your bloodstream and you get so giddy when exploring a store for hours? That’s how I am when I knew about Urbanize–a millennial’s favorite one-stop shop for tech, lifestyle needs, and urban accessories.  I only get to visit Urbanize very often since I still need to fly over to Luzon because they don’t have a branch here in Mindanao, but every time I get the chance to go there, Urbanize never fails to make my techy heart pleased.

I have been traveling out of the country since January and I haven’t got the chance to go to my favorite tech and lifestyle shop. However, the next time I do get to visit Urbanize, I will surely find products that can make my life much easier during my travels. Hence I have listed down my top picks that I find worth buying and featuring on my next shopping spree. These are pretty much essentials for my future travels. I hope that with this post, millennials out there may also find these items useful for a more orderly life. You with me? Let’s start.

The Seven Events You Want To Go To Montreal To See

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

If there’s one way you can really find out the character of a city, you just need to look at the biggest events celebrated there every year. When you see the kind of things that bring people together, that’s when you really see what kind of people call a city home. For Montreal, Canada, that’s no different. Known largely at the cultural hub of Canada, you’ll hope to see something different when you get. But just what are the big events and festivals that are really worth sticking around for?


For a city like Montreal, there isn’t really any getting away from the weather. The warmer seasons are comfortably hot enough, but the winter months (and a few surrounding them) are hard to bear. So, is that when the whole city shuts its doors? No, that’s not fitting of one of the cultural hubs of the entire city. Instead, it’s when huge amounts of people join for the biggest music festival that the city sees the whole year around. Igloofest is something of an oddity when you first hear of it, compared to other summer music festivals, but the people of Montreal seem to be nothing but stubborn, intent to enjoy their electronic music and their dancing regardless of what the weather says.
The winter celebrations

Not everyone is going to be dancing outdoors to huge sets of live music when the winter rolls around, of course. But that doesn’t mean that they’re going to shut themselves indoors, either. Instead, you’re going to find many of them at the Fetes de Neiges, a city-wide celebration of everything wintery. For four weekends, Parc Jean-Drapeau serves as the hub for all kinds of fun that have anything to do with snow or ice. There’s ice skating, there’s sledding, there are going to be plenty of snowball fights, especially around the huge ice pirate ship. There’s a lot of music and dancing available, too, for those of you still feeling the rhythm from Igloofest. Definitely one to go to if you have any kids (or big kids) traveling with you.

The lights

Sometimes, you just want to enjoy a calm winter’s evening with a cup of hot cocoa, without having to get up and dance or get freezing by spending all day throwing snowballs. If you want to just relax during those darkest months, then Montreal still has you covered. In particular, you’re going to want to check out the Montreal en Lumiere festival. The whole city brightens up and just when you thought people would be going to bed, they’re taking to the streets. You can admire the pretty lights all you want, but there’s plenty of live music, great food, and even curling available throughout the city. If you’ve never experienced a winter wonderland, this is what it really looks like.
The marathon

That said, it’s not always the case that it’s snowy, icy, and cold. It’s never a guarantee, but Montreal does have its warmer months and there’s plenty to do during those as well. Just as summer ends, in September, you’re going to be confronted by a whole stampede of locals.  The Montreal marathon is a huge annual event that sees thousands of participants. It’s not all about the race as well, but about the festival that comes with it. If you can get in great shape, then you’ll want to try your luck, but otherwise, there’s a whole health and fitness expo that comes with it for you people looking to get in better shape.

The Grand Prix

If you want to see something just a bit faster than people in a marathon, then you might be interested in perhaps the most popular of all the city’s events. Montreal loses hockey fever for just a few months, right in time to pick up the racing bug when the Grand Prix in Canada comes to town. With the Grand Prix comes all the luxury you would expect, attracting some of the classiest of people to the city’s hotels and the most exclusive of parties to enjoy a craft beer with while you talk about the races. It’s an event that attracts a worldwide audience and it’s when the city truly shows its face as a hot tourist destination.
The Patrick’s Day Celebration

Once you’ve enjoyed the luxury and high octane thrills of the Grand Prix, you might be ready for something just a little bit less sophisticated. That’s not to say that there’s no effort in the Patrick’s Day Celebrations of the city. It’s right up there with cities like New York and Boston for some of the most elaborate and fun Patrick’s Days in the whole of North America. As one of the oldest Paddy’s Day Celebrations in not just Canada, but North America, it draws thousands of visitors from all across the country to see parades of floats usually somewhere in the twenties, plenty of authentic Irish Music, and green as far as the eye can see. This is definitely when the party animals want to come to Montreal.

The Chamber Music Festival

Things slow down when there’s a little jazz and classical music to enjoy and there’s nothing wrong with that. The Chamber Music Festival certainly doesn’t draw the crowds of Igloofest, but most of the city will take part at some point, somewhere, as a slew of venues invites hundreds of performers. Rather than a huge stage and a crowd of dance-mad Canadians, it creates an atmosphere of the music over weeks in concert halls and outdoor venues across the whole city. Definitely, an event to catch if you want a slower paced trip to the city. It’s three weeks of some of the most gorgeous sounds composed by man and woman and a perfect backdrop to enjoy it in.
There’s art, there’s music, there are movies, sports, and even a good run. There seems to be little that won’t bring Montreal folk from their home. That’s a good sign for anyone looking to see a city that really knows what it’s like to welcome visitors.

Don't Let Bad Weather Ruin Your Camping Trip

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Plenty of us has a picture-perfect idea in our minds about what it would be like to go on a camping trip. Crystal clear skies, warm grass beneath our toes and a gently babbling brook nearby. Of course, the likelihood of this happening is fairly slim - as typically whenever you plan the camping trip of a lifetime, the trusty weather will always let you down! Camping in a downpour, or even in more extreme conditions such as strong winds or snow, can be a pretty miserable experience, even for miserable campers. But if you're determined to wait out the shower, what can you do to make your stay more comfortable? Take a look at these tips for camping in ALL weathers....

Road Trips: the Ultimate Last-Minute Budget Holiday

Friday, April 21, 2017

When you think of last-minute holidays, you might think of flying out to somewhere nearby like another city, a beach or something relaxing. You might also consider taking a train to a comfortable rural location, or you might consider driving to a nearby luxury hotel to spend a few nights pampering yourself before returning to work.

However, planning those trips as a last-minute thing can be quite expensive. Booking hotels anything less than a week in advance is difficult and expensive, and last-minute flights are often limited and you won’t have much choice to pick from without paying several times more for a ticket. So why not try a road trip? It’s safe, fun, you can take your friends, and it costs a fraction of a plane ticket. But what’s in it for you? Here are a couple of reasons why your next holiday should be closely related to a road trip.

Pampering Your Plumage To Perfection

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A lot of guys aren’t particularly happy with their hair. This part of the body can say a lot about a person. And, it’s always on display. Unfortunately, it’s hard to know which style is best for you. And, some people even struggle to keep their hair maintained. If you fit into these anywhere; this post will be just for you. It will be going through the full process of sorting out your hair to make sure that it looks as good as possible. Now, you just have to book an appointment with the barber.

The Best Trips For Escaping The World

Friday, April 14, 2017

Sometimes, the world gets a little chaotic and noisy. It’s a beautiful place, but, in built-up areas full of people, it can become easy to forget what’s so special about the simplicity of nature. You can easily find yourself wanting to get away from it all, especially if you have an adventurous streak in your veins. Perhaps it is time to get away from it all. Perhaps it’s time to take a solo trip away from the rest of the world. A return to nature is a great way to relax, unwind and enjoy the very basic beauty of life. Getting back in touch with your roots can be the key to unraveling a tangled mind and forgetting the stress of the manmade world. If you’re looking for some ideas which might open up your eyes once more, then here are just a few.

Make Your Beach Holiday Active

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A beach holiday doesn’t have to be a lazy holiday. For those that like to stay active on vacation, there’s a multitude of different ways to satisfy the inner adventurer in anyone. Here are just a few examples of activities worth splashing out on.

Indiana Jones's Lifestyle But Without The Danger

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Don’t you dream of an adventurous lifestyle but without actually having to face all the dangers of it? The excitement of adventure is a Millennial’s dream, with a sense of going back to a manly and challenging life where you need to prove yourself to stay alive constantly. Okay, maybe not to stay alive, but who doesn’t dream of being the hero of his own life? It’s all about taking control and pushing your limits every day, and you can also get a hat and a whip like Professor Jones if you are up for it. But in truth, you probably don’t need to whip to make things work for you. Although, admittedly, it’s a look to aspire for, especially if you’ve grown up watching his mysterious quests to retrieve forgotten treasures.

While there aren’t many forgotten treasures left that you could find, there are still plenty of new experiences that you can make, and new dreams that you can taste. Welcome to Adventure 2.0, reload the excitement in life.

Visiting Russia For A Vacation? Read This First!

Saturday, April 08, 2017

With almost 200 countries to choose from, you’ve got plenty of choice about where to go for your next vacation adventure! One of the best and most exciting of destinations to visit in the world is Russia. The nation has a large expanse of land, much of which gets taken up by Siberia.

As you can imagine, there is much to see and do in Russia. You’ve no doubt checked out some guidebooks to the country and are keen to get over there and start your travels. Before you do that, it’s worth taking note of a few pointers to have the best experience possible and a safe time doing so.


Adventure For A Living

Thursday, April 06, 2017

As they say, make money doing something you love and you will never work a day in your life. It’s half-true. It’s true that if you can make money doing something that you love, it doesn’t feel like work. However, it does take some work to get there. Especially if what you love is living a life of adventure. Here, we’re going to look at some of the ways you make money doing just that and how you get to the stage.

Save Your Skin: Simple Tips For A Smoother Face

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Having better skin is something that many of us strive for. Making a few lifestyle and diet changes can really make all the difference in the end, so there are a few things that you should bear in mind if you find yourself constantly struggling with your skin. Here are a few points that you should think about which can help to improve your skin over time.

Quick Tips On How To Take Instagram-worthy Photos with the OPPO F1s and achieve your #FeedGoals

Monday, April 03, 2017

There’s no denying that Instagram is now the whopper of photo sharing on social media and knowing the fact that it is used by billions of people worldwide, there are gazillions of eyeballs that will stumble across your feed looking at your photos! Maybe it’s time you consider to hype up your insta-game and have a stunning Instagram feed.
Here are some few quick tips on how to have Insta-worthy photos:
1. Look for natural LIGHTING
Lighting is very essential when taking photos. Natural light will always yield a beautiful, clear, and sharp photo. Avoid taking shots in dimly lit areas because it will make your photos look grainy and shaky. However, if you find the need to take photos at night, be sure to look for a good lighting. 

An East Asia Adventure Should Be On Your Summer Travel List

Sunday, April 02, 2017

When a lot of people plan their travels, they decide to go to south-east Asia and tour around Thailand and the Philippines etc. While there are loads of cool things to do and see in these countries, you’re missing out on a whole host of other things to the North. Instead, you could spend your time in East Asia and see amazing countries like China, Japan, and South Korea.

There is so much to see in East Asia, it’s almost criminal to not spend a few months checking it out and traveling around the countries. Here are some of the cool things you should see/do while on your East Asian adventure:

Love Beer Then You'll Love These American Breweries

Saturday, April 01, 2017


If we have learned anything about life, it is that a great life is made up of great experiences. As the saying goes, life is not a number of breaths you take but the moments that take your breath away. And getting the best experience out of something is no different when it comes to food or drink, and certainly not beer.

Sure, for a beer to be great it needs to taste it. But that isn’t the only factor that holds a serious amount of sway, gorgeous, delicious, bubbly sway because what makes us want to visit a brewery isn’t just the beer, it is the whole experience.

With that in mind, we have come up with a brewery bucket list chock-full of American breweries you have got to visit at least once. Yup, another one to add to the many fantastic drinking trips you can make. Enjoy.


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