Posts Tagged“Europe”

In June 2016, the British people took to the polls in landmark referendum: should the United Kingdom remain in the European Union, or should they leave? With a very narrow margin, the British public voted for “Brexit”, meaning that they chose to leave the European Union. Almost one year on, Parliament has democratically agreed to follow the will of the people, and Article 50, which starts the formal process of leaving the European Union, will be triggered in March 2017. Interestingly, this happening was prophesized by TB Joshua, supreme leader of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on Christmas…

A new infographic by igaming affiliate CasinoUK reveals how gambling M&A’s topped £5bn in 2016, helping firms make record revenues. As most gambling companies start announcing their Q4 and full-year 2016 earnings it is clear companies that did M&As were the biggest winners. While the Euros were a big factor in firms making record revenues, the mergers and acquisitions across the industry played an equal part in their growth. Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) have announced they expect full-year revenues to be up 18% reaching almost £1.55bn after successfully merging together back in February last year. Ladbrokes Coral Group also issued…

Malta is a fantastically diverse and unique set of islands located off the coast of Sicily. Over the years, the numerous cultures, ethnicities and people who have called the island home and left their mark on the way of life there, have meant there’s no shortage of variety for things to do and see. The Historical  Due to its strategic location, just off the coast of mainland Europe, Malta has seen many different invaders set foot upon its shores, and the ruins of these many individual civilizations has made the country an ideal stop for all history buffs. The famed…

Photo by CC user EdiNugraha on pixabay The continent of Europe is culturally and linguistically more diverse than any other part of the Western world. Thus, planning a vacation there offers a wide variety of opportunities to explore different places and see myriad sights. There are some wonderful experiences to be had and, in particular, your vacation offers you the chance to visit some of the principal European heritage sites and the major cultural and sporting events that are quite simply unique. Here are a few of the top European destinations to whet your appetite… France The UEFA European Championship,…

St. Petersburg at the mouth of River Neva has quite a distinct feeling, as anyone who’s visited this city will tell you. We all love food and as this is probably something we all like to travel for here are the top 5 things (opinions may vary of course) to do for a foodie weekend in St. Petersburg the moment you arrive there. Our recommendations try to blend in a few high-end restaurants and places for traditional food, so no matter what kind of budget you’re on you’ll be good to go. Masha and Bear Masha and Bear is a typical…

It might be surprising to learn that Dublin, the capital of Ireland, has some of the country’s most beautiful and picturesque natural areas. Despite being a huge city Dublin has some great areas for you to sit down and relax. I visited Dublin a few weeks back to review some of the city’s best sights, giving you a couple of low cost suggestions for fun things to do when you’re looking to relax around Dublin. I started off from the Phoenix Park Travelodge Dublin Hotel, saving money while staying just next to the first big natural attraction in the city.…

One thing the 21st century has proven so far is that when it comes to finances even the blue chip approach can’t always be relied upon. With globalization never far from the headlines, the world of commerce is now an international affair. Investment opportunities can appear in unlikely locations, and overseas industries and markets are often where smart money goes. With this in mind, many retirees look towards trusted companies such as Fisher Investments for guidance on the best investment portfolio opportunities outside of the USA. Let’s check out some prime opportunities below…  Emerging markets So called Asian tiger economies…

Heading to one of Spain’s most culturally rich cities soon, but have no idea where to stay? There are many different options for accommodation in Barcelona that will adequately meet your needs – you just need to know what kind of person you are to make a wise decision. Let’s break down each category of lodging below… 1) Stay in a hotel Of all the accommodation options open to you in Barcelona, staying in a hotel is by far one of the most popular ways to spend a holiday in one of Europe’s most stylish cities. If you’ve got cash,…

While you are looking to travel internationally for the first time since the economic crisis hit, you are still in the process of rebuilding your financial reserves. As such, it is important to know where to go in 2015 to get a bang for your buck. Fortunately, due to the dollar’s rising strength and an abundance of amazing places, there are many outstanding choices… 1) Cambodia With infrastructure improving markedly with each passing year, Cambodia has become increasingly accessible to foreign visitors. This is excellent news, as not only does it boast a Wonder of the World in the ruins…