Amsterdam – The City of Bridges

Amsterdam's unique position has made water and bridges to be of vital importance among the historic cities of the north. Along the banks of the river Amstel a city developed that depended on the water for its survival. At one time water was even more important than dry land. Water was the feature which allowed…

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Ang Ku Kueh – Chinese Bean Snacks!

Ang Ku Kueh is a must have Chinese snack on special occasions like celebrating the first-month of newlyborn baby, wedding days, etc for the Chinese. It has a red skin wrap with crushed bean paste, and is filling after taking two to three pieces. It's also sweet tasting. Red has been an auspicious color and…

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Hydroponic Lights

Hydroponic lights, or grow lights, are used for indoor gardening, plant propagation and food production. Although mostly known to be used on a large scale level in industries, hydroponics lights have now been used for gardening in the home. The plants growing in a hydroponics system need good lighting in order to thrive. A hydroponic…

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Where to Buy Investment Properties

So, you’ve decided to invest your money in property – good for you! There are a range of things you’ll have to consider, but one of the most important factors in your investment’s return potential is location, location, location! The area in which a property is situated is a major determining factor in that property’s…

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Decorating With Antique Oil Lamps

Since the miraculous advent of electricity, oil lamps have become something of an antique, and understandably so. It's not particularly practical to use an antique oil lamp in your home today, not to mention a safety hazard. However, these lamps are still very much in demand, but not for the reasons they once were. Antique…

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Tips on Painting Hardwood Floors

It is often the case that hardwood floors look better painted than laminate flooring would look in the place. Many even prefer the look of painted hardwood even to tile flooring that could be used in its stead. Painting a hardwood floor can bring new life to a severely damaged hardwood floor lengthening the life…

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