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Oslo topped a list of the world’s most expensive cities compiled by price comparison site PriceRunner.

Out of 32 countries surveyed in the site’s International Price Comparison survey, the Norwegian capital hit the number one spot on the list for the fourth year running.

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Dining

We all tend to under-think or over-think what we put in our bodies.  There are the people who will ingest copious amounts of fast food on a regular basis without hesitation; others will refuse every potentially tasty morsel of cuisine in order to stick to their allotted calorie budget.

Good food should be experienced, enjoyed and explored, no matter what your tastes, interests or budget – here’s a suggestion of things you should try or retry before you die:

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Travel

A Lithuanian company plans to create a holiday island paradise in the Maldives run entirely by blondes.

Blondes in the Baltics have apparently had enough of the dumb blonde jokes. Now they want to show they are smarter than the gags make out, with a growing blonde business empire.

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Travel

Many of us love to relax and unwind in a swimming pool with a cocktail in hand at some lavish hotel after a long day of exploration while on holiday.

But some hotels take their swimming pools to a whole new level than others.

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Travel

Georgia is the world’s most expensive place to hire a car, according to a new study.

Car rentals in Ireland were the cheapest of the 131 different locations surveyed by price comparison website Travelsupermarket.com, followed by Spain, Portugal and Malta, while 11 of the 20 most expensive destinations to hire a car were in Africa. The prices were based on a week’s hire of a vehicle, using the same pick-up and drop-off points.

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Travel

These days, it’s not just the engineering of your yacht that makes it truly super. It’s also about how pimped up it is – its style, its size, and, of course, its toys! Check out ten of the most covetable superyachts in the world:

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Lifestyle

You may have been to Disneyland, but these theme parks are in a whole different league. Forget classic bouncy castles or bumper car rides. These playgrounds may not be for everyone, but they are continually flooded with people who come for the exciting, the cute, the weird, the scary or the outright crazy experiences on offer.
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Lifestyle

Lets face it – we don’t all have the same tastes. And when it comes to expensive things, we can become even pickier about the brands, the activities and the destinations we care about and get behind.

Even a beach getaway can become a big point of debate, and while all the top beaches in the world may exude an incredible amount of natural beauty, we know that perfection is only truly achieved when the destination can provide the qualities that speak to you, not just your credit card.  So here’s some beach destinations to add to your menu based on various ingredients.

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Travel

A man has just embarked on a unique journey: travelling around the world without any luggage or bags of any kind.

Rolf Potts decided to put the concept of “travelling light” to the test by seeing how far he can go with only the items in his pockets.

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Entertainment

Movie stars sure live the life – and come to think of it even their fictional counterparts do as well.  It’s especially obvious in the places where characters live, as apartments and houses in movies are always just much bigger than they are in reality, of better quality and somehow more affordable.

But while the discrepancy between make-believe and real-life may be clear when it comes to apartments, hotels and resorts on the other hand seem to get a fair shake.

The grandest hotels in the world that have provided the backdrop in many films have the potential to fulfill or even exceed your expectations. Here are our top movie hotels, places you should definitely stay at and live out your cinematic fantasy.
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