Category Lifestyles

Simple Recipes to Create an Elegant Dinner for Any Special Occasion

Something that can make a special occasion memorable is a carefully planned full dinner menu afterwards. Food is something that everyone enjoys. It can add something unique whether you are celebrating an anniversary, birthday or distinctive accomplishment. You need to choose the meals carefully. A few recipes will allow you to make a memorable dinner with an appetiser, entree and dessert course for any special occasion.

Pear and Walnut Salad with Vinaigrette

Start the appetiser by putting a good amount of mixed greens in the bottom of a bowl. Cut two to three ripe pears in half and make thin slices to put in the salad. Toast some walnuts in the oven and add them to the top of the salad. Mix a vinaigrette by combining around 150 ml of beer with 120 ml each of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and...

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An Easy Guide to Getting from Kuala Lumpur to the Perhentian Islands on Your Vacation

The Perhentian Islands are without a doubt one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Located approximately 10 miles from the northeastern coast of Malaysia, these coral-fringed islands are a popular destination for holidaymakers from all over the world. Here, you can explore beautiful un-spoilt sandy beaches and crystal clear seas.

How to Get There

Of course, one of the most popular travel routes to The Perhentian Islands is from Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.

There are a number of ways that you can make this journey. Firstly, it is worth noting that all travel between the Perhentian Islands and the mainland is by boat, with a scheduled transfer taking place twice a day from Kuala Besut Jetty...

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Why Malaysia is a Favourite Destination Among Holidaymakers Worldwide

Malaysia is a thriving, diversified city where Chinese, Malays, Indians and numerous other ethnic groups live together in a harmonious fashion. Multiculturalism has made Malaysia a globetrotter’s paradise. In addition to beautiful scenery and impressive architecture, the city hosts many colourful festivals. Residents of Malaysia love to celebrate and socialise and from a visitor’s perspective, they are very warm and friendly. Such characteristics have kept Malaysia a top Asian holiday destination for many years.



Malaysia is almost as diverse geographically as it is culturally. Two federal territories–Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur–along with eleven states make up Malaysia’s Peninsula, which separates it from Eastern Malaysia...

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Buying Second Hand Cars: Advice From a Car Seller


Most of us don’t have the cash to go out and buy a brand-new car. Some will just go out and get a loan so they can roll their new wheels off the lot, but the more frugal minded take a different route. Used cars are a good way to get on the road, but not all of them are worth your money.

Some people might call buying second hand cars an art, while others might call it a science. Some even call it a ‘shot in the dark’. However, it doesn’t have to be any of these things. If you want to buy a second hand car, there are two things to remember.

1. Caution is king when you’re buying a used car.

2. A car’s price is what it’s worth to you.

Buying any car requires caution, regardless of the source. Even dealers occasionally sell lemons by accident...

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Interior Design Building Blocks: Here’s How to Design Your Space Like The Pros

Successful interior design can be very easily done, or it can be very difficult. For you to succeed in getting the look you want, patterns, colors, and even the size of the room have to work in a harmonious balance. Achieving this balance takes time, patience and a little pre-planning. Otherwise, the entire room, or the whole house, will look horrible.


Choosing the right colors is the first step. Many studies have been done on the use of color and moods. Cool colors, like blue and green make a person feel more relaxed, and offer a calming effect. Hot colors, like red and pink have an exciting effect, making a person feel more energized. You have to think about the use of the room, and whether to go with hot or cool colors.

Shades and Tints.

A shade is made by adding black to a c...

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A Guide to Caring for Wood Furniture

There is nothing quite like a beautiful piece of wood furniture to add style to your home. However, one thing you need to be aware of before buying wood furniture is that you need to take care of it. Wooden furniture can be easily damaged if you do not give it the proper care. If you are thinking about adding some wood furniture to your home, follow these guidelines to ensure that it stays looking great for a lifetime.

<h2>Buy From a Quality Vendor </h2>
The first thing you need to do is to make sure that you buy from a furniture dealer that is known for selling quality pieces. Make sure you do some research to buy from a reputable Ethnicraft online furniture shop in Singapore...

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Traveling Internationally: What to Know Before You Go

Whether this is your first time traveling abroad or you are a seasoned traveller, going to a new country is both exciting and a bit frightening when you don’t know what to expect. Some countries are safer than others. Here are some tips to be prepared for your next exciting adventure abroad:

  • Print out a few copies of your passport to bring with and leave one with someone who you trust back home. In the event that your passport gets lost of stolen, you don’t want to be stuck in another country. You can also scan your passport and save it to your e-mail.
  • Talk to your doctor and insurance carrier to make sure you have coverage in case there is an emergency when you are gone. If not, you may want to consider travel insurance...
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