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Mud Sweat And Tears | Bear Grylls Autobiography

Known and admired by millions as the star of Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls has survived places few would dare to go. In the best seller book you´ll read about Bear´s early years growing up on a remote island off of Britains cost, his passion for mountaineering and martial arts, and extraordinary adventures like climbing Mount Everest (at the age of 23) and joining the elite Special Air Service unit 21 SAS. The book tells the story of his action-packed life and also describes his near death accident in a horrific free-fall parachuting accident in Africa he broke his back in three places. source

"The difference between ordinary and extra-ordinary is so often just simply that little word - extra. And for me, I had always grown up with the belief that if someone succeeds it is because they are brilliant or talented or just better than me… and the more of these words I heard the smaller I always felt! But the truth is often very different… and for me to learn that ordinary me can achieve something extra-ordinary by giving that little bit extra, when everyone else gives up, meant the world to me and I really clung to it…”

You can get it in Europe here




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MANDARIN HOTEL IN BARCELONA | Image

MANDARIN HOTEL IN BARCELONA

Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona has a superb address on the city’s famous Passeig de Gràcia, near the Casa Batlló by Gaudi with its fabulous façade. The luxury hotel is situated in an elegant mid 20th century building, recreated with a highly stylised contemporary interior designed by Spanish-born Milano-based architect, Patricia Urquiola....
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THE MOVIE BOOK

Movie buff´s rejoice! The Movie Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained) is a new book that profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world. The beautifully illustrated book covers the most influential films, from classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, with epic´s such as Casablanca, Lawrence of Arabia, Easy Rider, Pulp Fiction, The Shawshank Redemption, Gravity, and many more. Available in Europe...
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BAMBU INDAH | BALI INDONESIA

Bambu Indah is a radically distinctive eco-luxury boutique hotel in Ubud, on the Indonesian island of Bali. At the unique escape you can stay at one of the magical antique Java homes comforted by the luxury and service of an intimate hotel. The resort offers upscale facilities in a gorgeous riverfront setting of rice paddies and scenic cascades, you can swim in a natural swimming pool so fresh you’ll share it with small fish, melt away with a Balinese massage, or in...
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