Instagrammable holidays: How do you choose?

Are you surprised to find out that two fifths of millennials will choose their holiday destination according to how ‘Instagrammable’ the pictures will be?

Brooklyn Bridge photographed by Wes Hicks

As a travel blogger, who sees the tangible impact of Instagram every day, I wasn’t the least bit surprised.

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Can you still smile after botox?

The use of Botox has become a credible treatment in the field of cosmetics. While the origins of Botox are somewhat worrying for some individuals, such as questioning whether you can smile after Botox, the usage of toxins from bacteria in cosmetics is one of the more trusted new developments in the field.

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Botox treatments are mostly safe and have limited side effects. In addition, many of the horror stories about their usage have been blown out of proportion. A better understanding of Botox and its usage will help individuals learn for sure that you can smile after Botox.

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Five ethical places to see elephants in Asia

Tomorrow is World Elephant Day, so I thought it was a good time to suggest a few ways to see elephants that are completely ethical and un-problematic.

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Thailand Chiang Mai Elephant Nature Park eating – Rickshaw Travel

Around 75 per cent of the world’s captive elephants have been illegally captured, with over 3,000 used for entertainment purposes in Asia alone. The annual World Elephant Day (August 12) is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world’s elephants, as many fight to change this fate.

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Why I’m moving home and dreaming about windows

This week I gave notice at my flat and at the end of the month I will be moving home, back in with my parents.

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Brooklyn, New York – Photo by Chris Barbalis

Considering I am closer to 30 than 25, and currently living with my boyfriend (P), this was not an easy decision to make. Even as I sent the email P asked me: “Are we crazy?”

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Gennadi Grand Resort: My new favourite hotel

Dare I say Gennadi Grand Resort is the best hotel I’ve ever been to? It sounds so outlandish and overly complimentary, but I think it might be true.

Gennadi Grand Resort review

P and I stayed only for two nights, but we were both blown away at the high standard and lavish luxury we experienced – and the hotel isn’t even complete.

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