Drinking Sustainably: Wine Trends That Are Good For You And The Planet

Ali Goode
written by Ali Goode
first posted on July 27, 2019
last updated on August 1, 2019

Wine consumption is on the rise and Americans seem to be doing most of the drinking, with the United States alone consuming 13 percent of the world’s wine. The USA tops the list of countries with the highest consumption of vino, followed by France, Italy, and Germany. It’s no wonder more and more people are reaching for a glass of red these days considering wine has plenty of health benefits that can’t be found in a bottle of beer, but with a higher consumption comes the responsibility of sustainability. Can wine really be good for our health and for the planet?

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Are Business Books Really Worth It?

Dmitrii B.
written by Dmitrii B.
first posted on January 31, 2019
last updated on February 8, 2019

The question of whether business books are worth it or not derives from the opposition of theoretical and empirical learning curves. Though many would advise taking action in order to learn, the best way is to combine both approaches. This will allow you to gain practical experience and have somewhat of theoretical safety cushion, protecting you from costly mistakes.

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The Cost of Living in Paradise: How We Spent $610/Month in Thailand

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on January 8, 2019
last updated on February 8, 2019

It’s 31st of December around midnight, and I’m standing on the tropical island beach in the Gulf of Thailand making a wish for the coming 2019 to be at least as awesome as the passing year. After having stayed in Thailand slightly more than a month, I can’t stop sending thanks to the destiny for being able to experience the island life. But living in a paradise comes at a price. Not a high one, as it turned out.

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Is Drinking Wine Good For You?

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on December 30, 2018
last updated on February 8, 2019

According to studies, drinking red wine is good for your health. Moderate consumption of red wine, especially during meals, (one-two glasses a day, not more!) with its high content of antioxidants (polyphenols and melatonin) has beneficial effects on almost the entire human body and reduces the risk of many diseases.

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What is a Geisha?

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on December 28, 2018
last updated on February 8, 2019

When I think about what a geisha does for a living, what comes to my mind is a Japanese equivalent of an esteemed performer who is talented in multiple arts, is extremely expensive to hire and, occasionally, might have a patron.

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two men are sitting on the banks of the Holy River Ganges

How to Spend Less Than $500/Month When Traveling South Asia

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on November 11, 2018
last updated on February 8, 2019

When I told people I’m planning a 9-month trip to Asia, their typical question was ‘Where will you get the money?’ My idea here is to show that you don’t need crazy amounts of savings to travel the world (or at least, South Asia). Read how we spent less than $500 per person during the month of traveling in India and Nepal as well as how to save money on things.

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