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Playa Vik | Spectacular Villa For Rent In Uruguay

This is a truly remarkable private retreat on the beach in the village of Faro Jose Ignacio, Uruguay. The house is 20 miles from Punta del Este, it was designed by Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who has designed some of the world´s most famous structures, including the Paris Opera House. The Playa Vik is one of his rare residential projects, besides the amazing views overlooking the South Atlantic, the house combines contemporary decor with an artistic touch. The site has six individual houses for guests who want total exclusivity.



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ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM | Image

ONE CLICK | JEFF BEZOS AND THE RISE OF AMAZON.COM

Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder. In the book "One Click" available from today, you´ll find out why Bezos decided to allow negative product reviews, how Amazon survived the dotcoms bust of the early 2000s, the company´s future ideas, and many of Bezos forward-looking insights and ruthless business sense. The book is written by veteran journalist Richard L. Brandt. Judging by Brandt´s previous work - "The G...
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THE BIG BOOK OF BACON

Bacon lovers rejoice! a new book of recipes puts a spin on traditional meals and elevates bacon from a simple meal accessory to the focal point of these dishes. The Big Book of Bacon: Savory Flirtations, Daliances, and Indulgences with the Underbelly of the Pig, is a book by Jennifer Pearsall, author and publisher of the popular blog thebaconaffairs.com, and as she puts it, "I can’t think of anything bacon doesn’t work with." via Available in Europe here...
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TRISARA RESORT | PHUKET THAILAND

Trisara means "Third Garden in Heaven", this place sure looks like heaven. Trisara Resort is nestled in a private bay just 15 minutes from Phuket - Thailand. Trisara is hidden amongst lush tropical jungle, its a sanctuary of privacy, space and simple good taste. At the resort you can stay at one of the stunning 39 pool villas that sit above the bay, they offer private pools, dramatic sea views and a true sense of privacy.   ...
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