Quick Interest Rate Update

Did the Feds lower interest rates? Interest rates moved down this month, as I wrote that they were projected to do in my article from November 28th.  (The analysts were right this time!) How far down?  It depends on your circumstances and goals, but in general rates have fallen about 0.500% from their 2018 highs. ...

Work Passionately

Happiness is the universal feeling we all aspire to experience more of, yet, we can be an angry, moody, depressed bunch, can’t we? The science of happiness tells us that being happy is, indeed, a choice. But if you’re still struggling to make lemonade when life hands you lemons, maybe you just need a little...

Creating electronic beats in the Malaysian Rainforest

I have no age. I carry my years without submitting to the regimen of time and its chronology of dates and seasons. I recognize myself living, hands outstretched, in the shade of the almond tree, with white hair and staring eyes unconcerned with the passing hours. My tree and I have entwined our ages in...

Photographer’s latest project reimagines time and space

There are so many mysteries yet to be unraveled when it comes to the ocean. People are always so small and shallow when standing before the sea. But the wild always attracts me in a mysterious way. Everytimes I close my eyes, I can see the gigantic ocean, the skyline where water and cloud see...

Mysterious Black

Now that the weather is warming, we can’t think of nothing better than the two-hour ride up to Hudson for the weekend. For a truly special stay, Haviland House checks all the boxes for a trip upstate: a comfortable stay in an elegant home with dreamy interiors, easy access to the mountains and countryside, and...

Modern Lifestyle

On autumn weekends with good weather you can almost experience caravans of people marching over the grandiose lookout balconies between the Dolomites and the Tauern and filling the mountain lodges to capacity. But very few people have the idea of turning the perspective around and approaching the Carnic ridge for once from the valley side....

Decorate Your House

Viewed from above, the Gail or Lesachtal also runs in a straight line. There is a clear distinction in appearance between the northern and southern sides of the valley. N ons side the gentle foothills of the Lienzer Dolomites, with its wide alp areas, on the other side the rocky contours of the Carnic ridge...

Do Something Different

A lot of us are looking to make some positive changes in our life, but we have no idea where to begin. My suggestion is to do something different. When you’re willing to do something different, you are telling yourself, your subconscious mind, and the entire Universe, “I’m asking for a change and I’m willing...

Be Creativity

Now, I’m not suggesting that you go cold turkey like that unless you have a lot of personal strength and courage, and the willingness to dynamically change that area of your life. Sometimes making a bold move like that will be what’s required. Many times making a small change in the direction of doing something...

Drinking Vinegar Cronut.

The Austrian capital has always been dignified, but there’s a thick layer of whipped cream around almost every corner. Its baroque architecture, art galleries and museums, rich musical heritage and café’s and cakes have been magnets for tourists. Read on for our pick of the city’s best museums, galleries, lunch spots, drinking dens and more....