Nicki Chapman: I’ll never forget my first visit to Vietnam | Travel News | Travel

WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE HOLIDAY? My first visit to Vietnam with my husband in 2014. Hanoi was a baptism of fire, a complete assault on the senses. I’ll never forget my first sight of the chaotic, dusty roads with thousands of cyclists. I loved the bustling night market and munching on street food such as shrimp pat ties, known as bánh tôm. We arrived during Tet, Vietnamese New Year, and stood by families, dressed in traditional costume, watching fireworks exploding over the Hoàn Kiem Lake. It was magical. AND…

Read More

Best supplements for joints: Reduce joint pain by taking collagen | Health | Life & Style

Joint pain can be caused by a variety of health conditions, including arthritis, back problems, an old injury, illness or nerve damage. Your first step should always be your GP who will usually carry out a physical examination and may offer you painkillers for short-term pain relief. Depending on how severe your pain is, some health experts recommend taking supplements – one in particular, collagen. According to nutritionist Dr Josh Axe on his website, collagen is the type of protein found in our bodies that helps build joints and keeps…

Read More

It’s a kind of magic | Property | Life & Style

It all looks very nice but once the novelty has worn off, you’re faced with paying to upgrade your boiler, insulate the loft and install new radiators – at the very least. Yet if you can’t stand the idea of moving into a faceless new-build there is an alternative – handsome former municipal buildings fitted with all mod cons. Heritage retrofitting does have a certain ring to it and like warehouse conversions, the result is a happy combination of period fixtures and contemporary fittings. There’s the added bonus of living…

Read More

Mikel Arteta to Arsenal: Gallas expresses shock at Gunners decision | Football | Sport

Arteta is the overwhelming favourite to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. The Spaniard held talks with the Gunners this week and reportedly agreed a deal to become boss on Friday. That is despite Arteta not having any previous managerial experience. Arteta has spent the last two seasons as a coach at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola since retiring in 2016. And Gallas has warned him he will find it difficult to make the transition from a coach to being in charge. “I’d be surprised,” Gallas told Sky Sports. “I don’t…

Read More

Instagram CONFIRMS new feature and users aren’t going to like what they see | Tech | Life & Style

Do you know how long you spend on Instagram? The photo-sharing app is set to launch a new tool that will let you know exactly how many minutes you spend using it. After computer science student Jane Manchun Wong, who has form for discovering new features well before they’re announced, spotted the new feature in the Instagram application package (APK), the company’s CEO Kevin Systrom tweeted confirming it. “It’s true…” he said. “We’re building tools that will help the IG community know more about the time they spend on Instagram…

Read More

Chelsy Davy at royal wedding Prince Harry ex flaunts long legs dress | Style | Life & Style

Chelsy Davy, 32, wore a leg-baring mini dress for the royal wedding of her ex boyfriend Prince Harry, 33, to Meghan Markle, 36, at St. George’s Chapel. Chelsy, who dated Prince Harry between 2004 and 2011, walked into the chapel with Prince Harry’s other ex girlfriend, Cressida Bonas, 29. The full skirted mini dress showed off the slim Zimbabwean national’s slim figure as she made her way to the ceremony. She chose to bare her flawless, tanned legs – which reportedly is against the Queen’s style rules for royals. The…

Read More