Ivan Dimitrijevic

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking across Europe

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Travel is very important for developing a more realistic view of the world, learning to be more emphatic, getting to experience unique cultures, taste some excellent food and drinks, and to just let off some steam. For some, it is a matter of luxury and comfort, while some, mostly the younger crowd, prefer adventure and excitement. Backpacking has become incredibly popular, as it really is a good way to experience the true essence of other cultures, learn to be more self-reliant and meet interesting characters along the way.
Europe is probably the best place on earth for some serious backpacking, since you get plenty of bang for your buck, so to speak. The Old Continent is densely packed with significant cultural sites dating centuries, and even millennia back, and there is a large amount of variety in terms of culture, cuisine and weather. Here are a few important rules for those...

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How to Prepare Your Home for the Winter

The winter season is upon us (you though I would say “Winter is coming” didn’t you?) and it is high time that we start preparing our home for the low temperatures that are impending. While most people assume that all you need to do is crank up the heating and you are ready for winter, there is a lot more stuff that you need to manage if you want a worry free winter. Now, now, don’t be lazy, imagine rectifying your mistakes in the middle of winter with a raging snowstorm going on. In winter, I like to leave my home only when I absolutely have to, and doing home repairs is not in my best interest. I suggest that you keep this in mind when gathering the motivation for the winter home preparations. Here are the things you need to focus on.

1. Garage preparation

We all like to work around the house in the summer. All those summer projects need to take the backseat during the winter and...

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Things You Need to Know When Starting Your Blog

Blogging is very popular nowadays, a lot of things are happening on various horizons, and people always love to express their thoughts on a given subject, find those who agree and those who disagree, and incite interaction between one another. Thing is, popular blogs have a great potency to be a lucrative asset for business, and if your blog website has high quality content, you may even earn some money and become famous. Of course, it is tricky to become a renowned blog owner from the very beginning, so be patient, persistent and try to utilize some of the following tips, and there is a chance you will become a respected member of the online community.

Design a user friendly and attractive website
This is one of the essential parts, believe it or not, and at the same time, it can be just useless if the content on your blog is shallow, but I’ll get back to that. The purpose of a...

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Why All of Us Should Bow Down To Air Conditioners

All the rumors and different opinions might lead you to think that air conditioners are not as good as the manufacturers present them to be. These things maybe are deriving from people’s experiences, but they are not necessarily true. People claim that air conditioners bring more harm than benefit to us, but in my opinion, all of that happens because some of those people are misusing them.

Every air conditioner comes with a manual description on how to use and maintain it, and if you are not following those rules, you are putting your health at risk. Change filters regularly, service them if you notice that they are malfunctioning and watch out not to set the temperature too low because you can catch a cold or disturb normal functioning of your respiratory organs and other parts of your body.

Here’s why I find them really useful and why I think they are wonderful inventions:


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7 Common Traits of Fit, Healthy and Confident People

There are those people among us who somehow manage to get their life on track and keep working hard on reaching their goals. They are ambitious and have a burning desire to succeed. Most people are amazed at how physically fit, healthy and confident these rare individuals are, yet very few people actually stop and ask a very important question. How do some of us manage to achieve all of these things? More importantly, what traits do they have that we can try to develop for ourselves and become more like them? Here are some of the common traits you’ll find among all those who have attained great physical prowess, a stunning body and seemingly unmatched self-confidence.

They know when and how to say “No”
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Most the time, it’s not you who is holding yourself back, or at least you’re not veering off the correct path by yourself. Friends, family, coworkers, bosses and even random strangers...

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6 Things You Really Don’t Want To Do While Wearing Braces

Opinions are divided when it comes to wearing braces - some people love it, and others not so much. Honestly speaking, braces have their good and bad side, and if you learn how to cope with them, you will forget that you are even wearing them. Don’t be frightened with other people’s experience with braces. After all, we are all different and each of us experiences things in a different manner. However, there are a few things that will bother you slightly and everybody who wore them knows that you shouldn't…

Kiss someone with braces

French kissing with braces can be a bit awkward, but if both sides wear braces, it might even get a little bit more uncomfortable. Situations such as this are likely to end up rather funny - the two of you tangled in each other’s wires and elastics. If you don’t mind this - go ahead, but you should know that apart from embarrassing yourselves, you can...

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6 Most Destructive Foods for Your Teeth

Let’s be honest, we all hate going to the doctor’s office but, out of all the checkups you can get, the dentist is by far the worst. The check up itself is uncomfortable, with all the poking, mouth stretching, prodding and so on. The fix up is quite a bit more unsettling and we all strive to avoid spending longer periods of time in the dentist’s chair. If you want to keep your teeth away from the drill, you need pristine dental hygiene and a good diet.
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Adjusting your diet in order to keep your teeth healthy can seem bothersome, but it will help you keep them healthy, improve your overall health and it can keep you away from the dentist’s office. I’m not suggesting that you keep these foods out of your diet completely, but try to avoid consuming them on a daily basis. Here are some of the most dangerous culprits responsible for your squirming under the ruthless drill of your dentist.



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How to Be Married and Still Remain a Couple

Many people say that the institution of marriage is a thing of the past and that it falls short of our “modern needs”. I don’t believe that’s true, especially when I consider how many married couples I personally know that last for decades now. Sure, there are some situations where people get married too fast, but in most cases, people are just too lazy to put in work and sort out the things they need to resolve. By the same token, they tend to let outside stress influence them, and they channel that stress towards their partner.
Unfortunately, there is no foolproof plan that can help your marriage work, since the relationship between two people is never the same. They might involve some of the same issues, but there are no two identical situations. The general rule is to attempt to remain a couple to some extent. It will never be the same as it was in the beginning, but it will help...

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Pick Your Favourite Martial Art as Your Hobby

The human body can be quite lethal and if we shape it in that direction, it has full potential to serve as a mechanism for self-defence. The best way for your body to realize its potential for self-defence is to devote your time to learning martial arts, which can give you the upper hand against your opponents, even if you lack size or raw strength. Mastering martial arts is not an easy thing to accomplish, it takes great resolve to do a repetitive task over and over again until you reach an impeccable finesse for just a single move, not to mention that you need to develop an instinctive reaction to threatening situations and take a stance required to defend yourself. Many martial arts are now international sports in which people compete by demonstrating their skills and overpowering their opponents at the same time. Here are some of the most popular martial arts that would be...

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Useful tips for a road trip

If you are thinking about the perfect vacation, going on a road trip can be relaxing and exciting at the same time. It is a classic American concept which takes you for a long, “on the road” adventure across the country. Fasten your seatbelts and explore the land one inch at the time with you closest friends. You’ll have tons of fun, provided that you have already taken care of most of the following things. Plan your trip right, and there won’t be any unplanned situation that could throw you off the track.

Clean your car before you go
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Since your car is going to play the role of your home during your trip, you wouldn’t like it to be messy and filthy. Besides doing regular mechanical checkups, you should also check the interior of your automobile and take out the trash that would certainly be annoying during the following days. All those fast food wrappers, unnecessary receipts, dog hair...

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