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How the New Year is celebrated in different ways on different dates

While the coming New Year is celebrated in many different ways (and at different precise times) around the world, there is an almost universal desire to mark the sense of annual renewal as winter peaks and the slow saunter towards spring begins. Regardless of climate variations around the world, there is an innate human need to celebrate the cyclical nature of the seasons, one that manifests itself in myriad different ways.

2022-12-15T11:54:58+00:00 December 15, 2022|Culture, Lifestyle|

Best Bids Bulletin

Andy Warhol’s Shot Sage Blue Mailyn becomes the most expensive artwork, Royal Mughal pashmina carpet goes for a princely sum, 1898 Peugeot Type 15 tops the bill at car auction and an Ancient God’s herm sells for twice its estimate.

2022-12-13T11:57:02+00:00 December 13, 2022|Art, Collectibles, Culture|

Moneyopolis- which Metropolis has more mega-rich residents than any other place in the planet?

Much has been said and lists have been created by numerous groups and publications with their own ranking of which city tops other cities in terms of its Gross Domestic Product, number of millionaires and all other varying elements. In a city like Hong Kong, where any house and estate owner can easily be considered a millionaire due to the high property and land rate, we take it a notch higher and count the billionaires in these cities instead. The high-net-worth people or the “individuals with net assets of USD $1 billion or more”, or the billionaires who reside in these cities on the list, were taken into account.

2022-11-22T16:54:06+00:00 November 10, 2022|Culture, Lifestyle, Living, Travel|