Things Not to Throw Away

When it comes to throwing things away, I always face a dilemma when deciding whether an item will be of any use anytime soon. My father used to say that we would soon have to build an extra house for the spare items. I don't think the situation is that serious, but the combination of environmental issues and simple pity for used things makes me want to find a suitable use for many things that others would throw away. My credo, though, is to use them "once and enough" before they finally land in a trash bin, to prevent turning our home into a warehouse.

Starting your own business is scary at any age, let alone when you are young. The fear of failure is so strong that many give up even before getting in front of the sketch board. This is why it is important to develop not just a viable business strategy, but a healthy work philosophy as well, one that will carry you through all the troubles you are bound to encounter somewhere along the way.

Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time International Movement has spent the last few years exploring the globe in pursuit of some of its most spectacular wild flora and fauna. During his travels he has encountered a wide array of vulnerable and endangered species including the Black Rhinoceros, and the planet’s largest ever animal, the Blue Whale. During his time spent working with vulnerable teenagers in Rwanda, he ventured to the lush green hills of Volcanoes National Park, where he came face to face with the mountain gorilla.

For some a daily necessity, for others a tourist attraction. Suspension bridges are travel destinations that are only for the strong at heart. What are the scariest ones in the world?  We‘ll find out in today´s article.

When the temperatures reach tropical weather highs, the best thing to do is to pack and head towards water. Here are two large water bodies you could escape to. Both on the Vltava river.

Tricky Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are certainly not mindless and silly games for children. They are a good exercise for everyone who needs to get fluent and pronounce well in a language – for example before a speech. Similarities in words and tongue twisters are a great help to be able to differentiate. Here are some of the best ones.

Almost every year there is at least one such news about someone who traveled to an unintended destination because of two or more places having the same name. I wonder if some of these people eventually explored their unplanned destinations which might have been well worth it. For them and all of you,  here are a few examples.

The series of articles about travel discoveries continues and today we take you on a sacred visit to the homes of deities. As the highest places were often linked to the Gods, we will visit several mountains dedicated to a certain God or Gods.

Diving “White Death”

In the past few years, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time International Movement has been exploring the globe with hopes of experiencing close encounters with its most weird and wonderful creatures. While many individuals' bucket lists contain activities such as bungee jumping and mountain climbing, Leigh’s lifelong dream was to dive with one of the most feared creatures ever to inhabit the planet.

During summertime there are just so many colours surrounding us that one cannot resist bringing home some. The blossoms from the meadows and the gardens are so pretty in their unorganized way. They not only replace the professional bouquets from the florist but are unique. It’s a delight they perk up our homes during this time.

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