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Winter Superfoods with an Anti-Inflammatory Kick

Have you ever had problems with inflammation? It’s our immune system’s response to anything foreign in our body, including various chemicals and microbes. Inflammation helps us fight whatever our immune system considers a threat to our health. And even though it can be useful, if it lasts for a prolonged period of time, it can exhaust our body, leading to conditions like heart disease, arthritis or depression. There have even been cases where inflammation was one of the causes of cancer. One good way to fight it naturally is through food, so take a look at these four superfoods that can help you keep inflammation at bay this winter Chia seeds Not only will these wonderful seeds help you thicken your home-made fruit yogurt, but they’re also very healthy. First of all, they contain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, but also ALA protein, calcium and fiber. It’s actually the ALA…

5 Ways to Experience Sydney Like a Local on Your First Visit

Sydney is definitely one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and well worth a place on anyone’s bucket list. Of course, you need to keep in mind that the season change is a bit different Down Under, so make sure you visit this beautiful city either in September through November or from March to May, as in these months the temperatures are optimal and you can enjoy all the numerous activities and sights Sydney has to offer. Now, if you don’t want to feel like a tourist during your first visit, here are some great ways to enjoy Sydney like a local. Getting around the city When it comes to transport there are many different options you can consider. Of course, there is public transportation that includes the subway, buses and trains. But you can also opt for a personalized option like one of numerous quality limousine services…

Noumea, New Caledonia – Jewel of the South Pacific

In 1774, Captain James Cook stumbled upon a beautiful island while cruising the south of the Pacific. Here, he encountered a new culture, that of Kanak people. He named the island New Caledonia because it reminded him of Scotland. Later, this island and a few surrounding ones came to be the formal possession of the French, with the capital of Noumea, previously called Port-de-France. New Caledonia has been known as the “jewel of the South Pacific” for its incredible beauty. The breeze from the Pacific coast and beautiful sandy beaches with a scent of France in the air make New Caledonia one the most picturesque must-visit destinations for your holiday. When planning your visit, these are some of the aspects to consider. Accommodation Whichever place you choose to stay at, you are almost definitely in for a beautiful view of the sea. Strategically, it is best to search for Noumea…

5 Tips for Staying Hydrated in the Summer Months

Summers are hot and yet still beautiful. Summertime is the season when we have to take necessary measures to protect ourselves. Of course, this is no new revelation. It’s been like that for years. In order to have a great summer full of nice picnics, hikes, pool days and other outdoor activities, you need to pay attention to one significant aspect of your health – the hydration! Our bodies are 60% water by weight, so proper hydration is an absolute must – especially under the hot summer sun. So let’s take a look at five tips for staying hydrated during those scorching hot days. Chug it! It may sound obvious but you need to know that drinking more water is the most important tip. And even though it’s so obvious that water is the most important nutrient for us, we still tend to forget that fact. Therefore, make sure to…

Explore Untouched Nature of Maldives

Take a minute to imagine the Maldives in your mind. What did you see? Was it white sandy beaches, turquoise water, palm trees, coconuts and colorful cocktails? If yes, then you’re completely right! The Maldives truly look like everyone’s image of a tropical paradise, but it’s also much more. This group of islands is full of untouched nature and fun ways to explore and enjoy it, no matter if it’s from the beach of your resort, from the sky, from the boat or from under the surface! So, here’s what to do and what to see once you land on the Maldives to have an all-inclusive experience. Dive at Banana Reef Many people who decide to visit the islands come only for the diving. Even though there’s much more to the Maldives than diving alone, there are only a few places that can be compared to diving in the Maldives!…