Inspiring Quotations about Prison from Nelson Mandela from his Autobiography

In the winter of 1964, Nelson Mandela arrived on Robben Island, off the coast from Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa. It was here in a prison that Mandela would spend eighteen of his twenty-seven years of prison sentence before he would be freed just prior to the fall of apartheid in South Africa. The racist […]

16 Inspiring Quotes from Nelson Mandela’s “Long Walk to Freedom”

Nelson Mandela is celebrated around the world for his personal struggle against apartheid, a system devised by the National Party controlled by the minority white in South Africa to oppress the black majority. He led the decades-long struggle to replace the apartheid regime with a multi-racial democracy and advocated for reconciliation in spite of being […]

SINGAPORE: The Best Sights, Destinations, and Experiences (ASEAN Travel)

Great things do come in small packages, and Singapore is the ideal example. From quirky, obscure bookshops, gritty designers and excellent cuisine to exemplary street food and sophisticated bars and watering holes and even extraordinary wildlife encounters, this power-packed country offers you a holiday experience you will definitely never forget. Singapore: At a Glance Capital: […]

Definition: Cook’s Tour

A Cook’s Tour is a guided but cursory tour of the major features of a place or an area. Broadly, a Cook’s tour is a rapid but extensive glance or survey of a subject matter. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the phrase has its origin in Thomas Cook & Son, the prominent British travel agency, […]

Standard Household Towel Sizes: Bath Towels, Wash Clothes

Department stores offer towel collections that come with a variety of sizes, knitting style, cotton quality, and personalization details to fit the space, budget and personal preferences of buyers. Common household towels are made from cotton, rayon, bamboo, non-woven fibers or other organic materials. Most homes use three types of towels for each person in […]

Dave Packard’s 11 Simple Rules

Dave Packard, along with Bill Hewlett, friend and fellow graduate of electrical engineering from Stanford University, started Hewlett-Packard (HP) in Packard’s Palo Alto garage with an initial capital investment of US$538. Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard are known for their legendary people-oriented management style and community consciousness. Below are eleven simple rules that reflected Dave […]

Carnival Cruise’s Newlywed and Not-So-Newlywed Game

On Carnival Cruises trips, the Cruise Director hosts the hilarious Newlywed and Not-So-Newlywed Game. Usually, the Cruise Director chooses three couples from among the audience: the most newly wed couple (chances are that there might be a couple that got married during the cruise), the couple that’s been married the longest, and a couple a […]