Want to get away from it all and escape to paradise? Imagine trading your office space for a picturesque scenery on a Pacific Island retreat, your dreaded morning commute on a crowded highway for a walk along a wandering path through the tropics, your suit and tie for flip flops and a Hawaiian shirt, and your monotonous routine for an enjoyable lifestyle.Read More
Telemark skiing, a unique combination of downhill and cross-country techniques. The sport is becoming more popular, although it has always been a backcountry standard, as one can hike up with skins and ski down on the same gear. It is a sport which takes time to master and is spectacular to watch. Anne-Marie Buckland, a passionate skier, takes us through her season of transformation as a single woman that can hang tight with the men.Read More
The 1980's are the crème de la crème for Pop Culture of the western world. Pulling from the many styles of Micheal Jackson, Sci-Fi movies, Cartoons and Music videos, this video may be the all time most complete (and strangest) mix capturing the pop explosion in this intense mix from Smash TV.Read More
Swimming pigs on Big Major Cay, an island located in the Bahamas, have become a popular tourist attraction in the faraway region known as the Exumas. That peculiar fact alone was enough to grab the attention of sailing enthusiasts, Jeff and Bev, prompting them to check out the bathing beauties for themselves.Read More
Flag Theory is a tactical framework, a process for Perpetual Travellers achieved by planting flags in different countries. Each flag represents a specific element of life: personal, financial, or business. Anyone wishing to pursue an international perspective can properly utilize the flag theory to increase his or her freedom, privacy, and wealth.Read More
A culmination of artists from San Francisco, this gypsy-rock band is self-described as “a blend of eastern European gypsy traditional stuff, Spanish Flamenco, polka/ska rhythms. It’s a show for getting drunk, sweaty and making bad decisions." Concert enthusiast Anne-Marie Buckland narrates her account from a dancer's prospective.Read More
Several high profile corporate tax inversion deals have sparked recent media and public attention. The United States government is up in arms, leaving the American people to wonder, “Is corporate tax inversion un-American, or just smart business?” Rebecca Murphy takes a closer look.Read More
Maintaining our sanity and fitness goal can be challenging while traveling. For traveler, Anne-Marie Buckland, there is no better way to tighten your core, work on your balance, and strengthen your mind than to yoga on the high seas.
What does “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act" have in common with American passports? Stipulations passed by US Congress means the IRS can now impact the denial, renewal, or attaining of a US passport, and it's all hidden within the F.A.S.T. Act. Rebecca Murphy reports.Read More
According to BITB, a "Shoulder – Head – Shoulder" pattern appears to be forming in the Major Equity Indexes.Read More
For a number of years Paul Rosenberg has been telling people that the incentives faced by productive people and the incentives facing rulers (of whatever stripe) are very, very different. This list of quotes ‘bad’ and ‘good’ rulers, will make that point.Read More
China's recent devaluation of its currency has caused many to ask if further financial turbulence lies ahead. John Yang analyzes the past to look to the future.Read More
Although we’re proud to be American, and most of us will never leave, some of us cannot bear the threats to our ideology and principles and the hatred of the left for people who have succeeded. Meanwhile, Kelly @ Self-Reliance Central details why some US Citizens remain worried that the whole great edifice might just come crashing down.Read More
For a country that eschews modernity, all but bans tourists and sits deep on the list in the poverty stakes, Bhutan should be a global failure. But, as Tatka Zakharova discovers, the country's deep mysticism and holistic approach contribute to something so much more than GDP, GNH, or Gross National Happiness.Read More
You never need a permit to carry with ArtyA’s Son of a Gun.
Fan’s of ArtyA’s iconic watches will be thrilled to hear about the release of the latest Russian Roulette models.Read More
Building on the encryption and cryptography that allow assets to be exchanged securely and discretely the Blockchain is an evolutionary banking system. J. Bradley Hall explains why it is where the magic is.Read More
Nicknamed the Russian Salvador Dali, celebrated Russian artist and serial property owner, Nikas Safronov shares what prompted him to travel from an early age, and his best-loved cities.Read More
Is Santa an international tax dodger?
This year, it may not matter whether you were naughty or nice. Finland’s Santa Claus Office, a place where visitors and children alike come from all over the world to visit the beloved jolly St. Nick, has gone belly-up due to unpaid taxes.Read More
James Franco represents a new generation of Hollywood characters - energetic, full of strength and versatile talent. An actor, director, screenwriter, and artist, he also wrote “Palo Alto”, loosely based on his high school years and turned into a film by the director Gia Coppola. Juliette Roth met James Franco at the Sundance Film festival to talk about upcoming movies.Read More
With roots in Hindu tradition, Ayurveda, the ancient science of health, has the propensity to holistically balance body, mind and soul, helping alleviate external stress and maintaining an optimum level of health. Bruno Fernandez reports.Read More