Author: luxebeat

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous – Exclusive Bars Around the World

Share: From rubbing shoulders with well-known faces to elite guest lists, we’ve recently researched into the world’s most exclusive bars and members clubs, illustrating what it takes to paint the town red like the rich and famous. Here are just a few to add to your bucket list! 5 Hertford Street – London, UK – So secret that even the membership cost isn’t revealed to the applicant, this West London spot is frequented by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney. Metropolitan Club – New York, USA – Opened by the famous banker JP Morgan, the membership costs a cool...

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How to Prepare for a Sabbatical Year

Share: If you are stuck in your office browsing through pictures with tropical beaches and dazzling mountains, you could be just tired or in need of a real, extended break. The idea of a sabbatical year (or half-year) emerged in academia, but applies to most careers and can help avoid burnout. Humans are explorers, conquerors, and although we have settled into 9 to 5 routines, our ancestral wondering lust did not die with this. There is something about going on an adventure that makes people rediscover the simple pleasures, think more about their role in the world and emerge...

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Dining Out? What You Need to Do if You Have Food Allergies

Share: According to the US Food and Drug Administration, about two percent of adults and five percent of children in America suffer from food allergies. Of this number, about 30,000 undergo emergency room treatments and about 150 individuals die due to allergic reactions. Some of the leading causes of food allergies are milk, eggs, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, and soybeans. Unfortunately, a cure for allergies has yet to be developed, and if you are allergic to certain types of food, avoiding these is your only option. What causes food allergies? Allergic reactions to food happen because your body’s...

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How Companies can Improve the Checkout Process

Share: If you have a website on which people can checkout and pay for items, then you may be seeing many consumers abandoning their basket before this is complete. The problem with the payment process can come in at any point, we’re here to tell you how you can improve this process to get a higher rate of checkouts. Allow a Guest Check Out We don’t always want to register for an account to check out and complete our transaction, especially for a quick fashion deal. Offering users the option to check out as a guest, instead of divulging...

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A Cool $45K Will Get You a Night at This Private Island in the Maldives

Share: As you begin planning your fall and winter travel coverage, if you’re looking for an ultimate luxury destination, get Coco Privé Private Island on your radar. This luxurious Maldivian island is available only for exclusive hire. With six beautifully designed villas, it’s the perfect secret escape for those on the look-out for total privacy and solitude. For $45,000 (plus taxes) per night, guests will enjoy the premier amenities of the island for themselves and up to nine of their closest (and luckiest!) companions. Guests are transported by luxury private yacht from the airport to the island where the...

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