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45% jump in enquiries for second passports – the ultimate luxury item for HNW individuals

A second passport or permanent overseas residency is now the ultimate luxury item for high-net-worth individuals, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The comments from deVere Group’s Nigel Green come as his company reports a 45 per cent year-on-year jump in enquiries from individuals across the globe who are seeking citizenship and/or residency outside their country of origin. Mr Green observes: “Wealthy individuals around the world are now increasingly considering investing in a second citizenship or overseas residency. “A second passport or elite residency in a host country are now widely perceived...

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Road Trip Rides of the Rich and Famous: Luxury Motorhomes to Swoon Over

What image comes to mind when you hear the word “motorhome”? Is it that rusty old clunker that’s basically a character unto itself in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation? Or maybe you recall the sleek, silver Airstream that your snowbird grandparents drove from Long Island to sunny Florida each spring. Either way, motorhomes aren’t exactly synonymous with luxury living. Or are they? You might be surprised to learn that there are some models with million-dollar (or more) price tags and the amenities to match. Let’s take a look at some of the opulent, luxurious recreational vehicles that money can buy!...

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Types of Motor Boats and Reasons to Buy Them

A motor boat is a boat powered by an engine instead of a set of sails, and they are some of the most fun and convenient watercrafts you will ever set foot on. Whether you are at the helm, or sitting back and watching the scenery fly past, you are in for an exhilarating experience. Here is a guide to some of the different types of motor boat, and why each might appeal to you. Speedboats If it’s speed you’re looking for, it’s all in the name. These boats are lightweight and aerodynamic, allowing them to go as fast...

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How to make your first cowboy boots comfortable for winter wear

With below freezing temperatures and snow blanketing the ground, winter may leave you scrambling for warmth over style. However, you don’t necessarily need to look like an Eskimo, especially when it comes to selecting your footwear. There’s nothing more fashionable than wearing your winter clothes with sleek-looking cowboy boots! Luckily, the most comfortable boots come in styles for both men and women. Shopping for and buying your first cowboy boots is easy! Making sure they are winter-ready, however, takes some doing. Unless you want your feet irritated and blistered, you may need to break them in to make sure...

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6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019

  The influence of global cultures is increasingly visible in home decor as technology expands homeowners’ worldviews. Acting on the inspiration of global trends can be as simple as shifting your outlook to bringing eye-catching features and everyday functions into your home. For example, playing with color, replacing doors and incorporating unique accents can help contribute to an on-trend style that flows seamlessly from room to room. Colors offer the opportunity to create a mood and update a space. Doors provide an average of 800 square feet of previously untapped design potential that can add visual interest and enhance...

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Top Tips to Travelling to St Barts

St Barts is a tropical island like no other. Even though it is located in the heart of the Caribbean, it not your typical Caribbean Island. The best way I can describe this beautiful piece of paradise is to get you to imagine the chicness and glamour of the South of France and then put that in the middle of the stunning natural beauty of the Caribbean with its pristine crystal-clear turquoise waters, tropical warmth, and volcanic mountains. St Barts is one of the smallest Caribbean Islands. It is a tiny 9.7 square miles or 25 square kilometres in...

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Calling all foodies: 4 trends shaping home cooking in 2019

Today’s chefs and home cooks alike are seeking more meaningful food experiences, with smart, intuitive technology that’s high-performing and saves time. This year, leading brands are changing the way culinary enthusiasts source and prepare their food, emphasizing a heightened level of respect for all ingredients throughout the process. The result? Delicious food and healthier lifestyles. Here are four trends driving the evolution of home cooking in 2019: 1. Farm fresh, locally sourced food. More than ever, home cooks strive to use fresh, locally grown or raised organic products, both in the interests of sustainability and to achieve the best...

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Stressed Spelled Backwards is Desserts

With love in the air and Valentine’s day approaching, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite sweet treats using the delicious cheeses from Bellwether Farms, a family owned and operated farm and creamery located in Petaluma, CA. Below are the recipes for their Chocolate Swirl Brownies and Chocolate Ricotta Icebox Cake– sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Remember, don’t bite off more than you can chew, unless there’s chocolate in it! CHOCOLATE SWIRL BROWNIES Moist, dense, chocolatey, and quicker to make than cookies or cake, brownies are the best of both worlds. Swirl in a creamy mixture of Bellwether Farms...

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California Wine Country Fun for the Non-Drinkers

Award-winning VJB Cellars in Kenwood, California is the perfect place to take a friend or loved one who enjoys great food and good company but not necessarily wine! Non-wine drinkers can enjoy a beautiful visit to wine country at VJB Vineyard & Cellars which was created as a gathering place for all.  Located in downtown Kenwood, in the heart of Sonoma County wine country, a visit to VJB is akin to enjoying an afternoon in a bustling piazza in Italy. From the outdoor wood burning pizza oven and live opera music on weekends to the sweet little gelato and...

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South American Odyssey By Private Jet

Frontiers International Travel is excited to offer an exciting tour of South America by private jet on October 19-November 2, 2019. Fifteen lucky travelers will discover highlights of South America on Lakani’s 600 Legacy private jet as they venture to Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile. This custom designed itinerary was created to include all of the must-see destinations and experiences of the region paired with luxury and comfort in mind. Guests will experience exciting cultural encounters, all-inclusive sightseeing, luxurious accommodations, and unbelievable meals at the finest restaurants in each country. They’ll enjoy the camaraderie of a small group of like-minded...

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Game Day Eats and Treats

Score major points with delicious dishes If the crew is coming over to root for your favorite team, it may be time to spice up the menu. Whether you’re hosting the weekend get-together or watching the game after work, switch up your typical spread and serve something new to leave your guests cheering for more. When it comes to choosing an ingredient that can lend a winning assist to nearly any dish and score you some major points, look no further than California Ripe Olives. Variety is key when mapping out food for a crowd, regardless of the event....

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Wine and Wings? Getting Creative for the Big Game

Everyone enjoys a hearty spread of comfort food for the big game. The range of flavors and textures in these dishes tend to run the gamut from salty, spicy, and meaty, to creamy, crunchy, and cheesy, making beer the natural pairing. However, if your drink of choice is wine, finding the right selection can be tricky. Sauvignon Blanc is very food-friendly, particularly when paired with many game day favorites like nachos, guacamole, salsas and chicken with some heat. Those from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, such as Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc 2017 (SRP $14.99), are crisp, with bright...

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