In this technology-focused world, it’s hard to unplug from digital devices. And sure, modern inventions like smartphones and tablets exist to make your life more convenient and to entertain you. (Who hasn’t used Google Maps for directions or watched a YouTube video online for a good laugh?) But when you rely on technology too much, all that screen time can end up distancing you from real life, damaging your personal relationships, and feeding your need for instant gratification from sunup to sundown.                  
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Located in southern Idaho, Sun Valley (and neighboring Ketchum) is a resort area known best for its world-class skiing. During winter, it’s a snow bunny’s paradise, but summer boasts warm temps, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor concerts and festivals. Regardless of the time of year you choose to visit, you can count on friendly faces. In an area that is home to only a few thousand people year-round, shop owners, restaurant staffers, and innkeepers will make you feel welcome and freely offer advice on how to navigate the area.                  
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Italy is home to plenty of fantastic ancient buildings, both standing and in ruins. So it’s no surprise that a renovated residence in Milan once housed something else entirely. Owner Christoph Jenny’s 11,840-square-foot loft was first a printing factory, built in the 1920s. Located in the Città Studi district, the apartment still keeps a slight touch of its industrial past.
 Today, Milan is undergoing a process of urban renovation that is unique in Italy. This growth is dictated by the will to assert itself as a contemporary city, and the deadline of the 2015 Exposition. In 2015, Milan will host a universal exposition, also known as the World’s Fair (www.expo2015.org). The event will host more than 130 participants and focus on the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

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Messinezis, the owner of the long-standing, quality furniture and decor import company Ivy Home Collection, and his wife fell in love with a particular plot of land on the edge of the seventeenth-century village of Berdemiaros. The atmospheric views of the landscape and the solid blue Aegean Sea beyond this sacred spot left them speechless. In 2004, Messinezis and Dikeakou acquired the 3,660-square-foot plot and commissioned local architect Nikos Balis to build their home. Deeply inspired by their travels to the Cycladic islands, the homeowners achieved a 1,290-square-foot gem that Messinezis describes as “warm and traditional, yet with a modern twist.
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Home buyers in Metro Vancouver remained active in November, a month that is traditionally a quieter time of year for real estate.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 2,516 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2014. This represents an 8.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,321 sales in November 2013, and a 17.7 per cent decline compared to the 3,057 sales in October 2014.


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