UK officially more expensive than these 7 popular European countries

We’ve all thought about it: packing everything up and moving to a sunnier, more spacious, more beautiful place. Well, now you have another incentive – it would probably be cheaper too. UK-based real estate experts, Your Overseas Home, compared the cost of daily necessities, setting up a real home abroad and long-term living in seven … Read more

‘Experience the food first, then the team’: meet the special needs crew who run a kitchen

Although the team served their sandwiches about half an hour late, the tasters were quite pleased. Some liked the rendang sauce; others thought it could be spicier. And a few agreed with Seow that the bread could have been toasted more, so as not to get soggy from the sauce too quickly. A BOMBSHELL FOR … Read more

Egg prices exploded 60% higher last year. These food prices also rose

Minneapolis CNN — Eggs, milk, butter, flour… if you made pancakes last year, it would have cost you. Food prices increased in 2022. Grocery prices remain stubbornly high (and nearly double overall inflation) at 11.8% year on year, according to data released Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Blame Russia, the weather, illness and … Read more

A US federal agency is considering a ban on gas stoves

New York CNN — A federal agency is considering a ban on gas stoves as concerns about indoor pollution linked to childhood asthma grow, Bloomberg first reported. A US consumer product safety commissioner said the use of Bloomberg gas stoves is a “hidden danger”. “Every option is on the table. Products that cannot be made … Read more

“It’s never been a better time to be someone who doesn’t drink”

Around 2015 I cut alcohol out of my life for the first time. I have an alcohol use disorder, which is how I had to reckon with my relationship with the substance. This was at a time in New York when non-alcoholic cocktails were starting to get more serious. I am fortunate that my alcohol … Read more

Dubai scraps 30% alcohol tax to attract more tourism

Media, not the hotels themselves, often label hotels like Burj Al Arab as “six-star” or “seven-star” hotels. Wait for the light | Even | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai will scrap the 30% tax on alcohol sales for the rest of the year, the emirate’s municipality announced Monday. more foreigners. “The Dubai … Read more

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Travelers must dodge numerous pathogens this winter, including the “triple sickness” of infections caused by Covid-19, flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). But there are steps people can take to reduce their chance of getting sick, say health specialists at Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic. The key is to “develop a resilient immune system that can … Read more

How people in the UK celebrate Christmas

With our quirks and personal traditions, no two Christmases are the same. And – at the risk of sounding like a cheap Christmas commercial – that’s what makes the holidays so special. Ahead of this year’s festivities, we asked readers across the country to share what they’ll be doing on Christmas Day. Some of you … Read more

Take 5 ice creams from Perth: Chicho Gelato, Simmo’s, Billy Van Creamy, Mimmo’s Gourmet Gelato, Pietro Gelateria

Chicho Gelato, Northbridge and Fremantle You’ll find Chicho at the top of most Perth ice cream lists, and for good reason. For six years now, their flagship store on William Street in Northbridge has been serving seriously good gelato in seasonal specials, as well as much-loved signature flavors, such as salted caramel crack and pistachio, … Read more

More applications for bankruptcy protection in Singapore amid economic slowdown, end of pandemic support measures

Once bankruptcy protection is granted, legal action may not be taken against the bankrupt. Their debts are also frozen and cannot accumulate. However, monthly repayments, determined by an official assignee, must still be made by the bankrupt person. The growing number of bankruptcies in Singapore is due to a confluence of many factors, according to … Read more