Iamronel X Nakturnal Giveaway 2018

What’s up!

Are you guys winter ready? If not yet, this is too timely for you as I am hosting an awesome giveaway here that might give you some good set of clothing which you can use off for this winter season that is brought to you or in-partnership of the one of the leading digital agencies today, based in the US, called Naktural. This agency caters almost everything about digital marketing and online strategies hence if you had yourself an online businesses that wanted to be mentioned online or to have your reputable presence online? then, this agency is the best option to consider to make it possible. Go check their main site now here : https://nakturnal.org for more details

This site, iamronel.com and Nakturnal is giving you away 2 GCs ( 100 USD EACH ) for the lucky 2 winners that you may spend off either to eastdane.com (mens clothing) or to shopbop.com (women clothing). But mainly we are encourage you all to use it off at #Eastdane as I was promoting a men’s fashion here. But of course it’s all your choice in the end, if you won this contest though.

Mechanics and guidelines:

As much as possible we really wanted to make this hassle free and easy to follow contest as we keen for everybody to join. So please follow the easy mechanics and guidelines below for everyone’s convenience.

 

Giveaway Guidelines:

 

  • Giveaway is open worldwide
  • Giveaway open from November 12 to November 25 2018.
  • 2 winners will announced on November 25, night time around 7pm, possibly..
  • 2 winners will received a GC worth 100 USD each that’s redeemable at Eastdane.com or Shopbop.com, your choice.
  • It’s free shipping as long you’ll fully use the GC’s amount.
  • Please be note: if the winners are located outside the US or Canada and have potentially on paying a customs duties base on your country’s rules, you must then shoulder it yourself.
  • As for the PH TAX TARIFF: No worries my fellow Filipinos as The Bureau of Customs announces few years back that any items valued at P10,000 and below are no longer be taxable.

Mechanics:

 

  • Tell me at the comment box below on what item/s from Eastdane.com would you like to purchase for yourself or perhaps for your loved ones this holiday season. Please put up the name of the item/s + the product link of it, we might pick some additional winner(s) and send over your picked item/s on your doorstep.
  • by commenting please use your real name in it and the email you uses should be valid.
  • Simply follow my IG account here: Inexpensive.Journeys
  • Give some love for Eastdane by liking their Facebook page.
  • Share this giveaway over Facebook and tag as many friends you like using the #IamronelXNakturnalGiveaway and the post should be public.
  • Lastly, Go to my inexpensivejourneys.com (click here: http://www.inexpensivejourneys.com/2017/03/07/enter-to-win-here/) to complete the last step.
  • Also, make sure that I can see your both comments in this blog and to my inexpensivejourneys.com blog so you can have your valid entry on.

Eastdane.com releases their newest set of sweaters and sweatshirts for all the men out there to be upgraded their fashion statement for this winter season. For more men’s fashion finds in a very reasonable prices. Go check their store now by clicking the given link and shop now!

Thanks and Good luck to all~~

The Reality of Studying Online and What It Can (And Can’t) Do for You

Whether you want to learn a new language or study a new skill that you believe will help you in your new job, there are countless ways to learn something new thanks to the internet. Whether it’s looking at YouTube videos, reading a blog or even signing up for an online course, there are going to be plenty of opportunities for you to take.

However, online learning is a completely different experience to learning in a classroom and it’s a good idea to understand the advantages and disadvantages before you sign yourself up for a course or even quit your current lessons to make the switch.

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Online learning is more focused

One of the biggest advantages of online learning is that it’s focused, condensed and packed with information. This is because, unlike a regular college or university programme, you’re not going to have a lot of excess time where lectures and lessons are stretched out to fit into the year. Instead, you’re going to get a lot of information in a lot less time and it’s all going to be relevant to helping you improve your skills.

But it requires more discipline

However, this also means that online learning can be overwhelming. You’re going to be blasted with information and this is going to make it incredibly difficult for you to learn especially if you consider yourself a slow learner. You also need to be more disciplined because it relies on you focusing your free time at home in order to grow your knowledge, and most people won’t be able to do this because they’re too focused on other things in life.

Online learning is convenient and handy

Another advantage of online learning is that you’re going to be able to study no matter where you are. Be it on a train, at home or even in another country, you’ll be able to access your online course and, in most cases, complete at your own convenience.

But help is limited

Unfortunately, unless the online learning resource states otherwise, there’s going to be very limited help. You’ll need to rely on other communities if you have a question that has gone unanswered and it’s very unlikely that you’ll be able to contact the teacher or whoever wrote the lesson for advice–that’s just not how online learning works.

Online learning has plenty of choice

Whether it’s a masters in engineering management that you want to study to further your career or a cooking course with a famous celebrity chef, there are countless online learning resources that you can use to grow your knowledge and it’s all very easy to find with a quick Google search.

But quality can vary

Sadly, since it’s so common to see online learning around, the quality of the courses you see can greatly vary. This is sadly due to the number of educators switching to online learning because it’s a little more profitable when done properly and gives more freedom in the courses that you teach.

Hopefully, this article has given you a bit more insight into how online learning can help you and also detail some of the advantages and disadvantages involved.

Suits of the future — how is technology influencing our tailoring

It is said that the suit that we all know and love today started in the early 1800s by a gentleman called Beau Brummell. He replaced long-tailed coats and silk stockings with the classic suit jacket accompanied by full-length trousers and it all went from there. But as we’re faced with new challenges (such as the lengthy daily commute) and as we strive to cut out time consuming activities (ironing a suit can be draining), what does the future look like for our tailoring? CT shirts, retailers of the morning suitmen’s casual shirts, investigate:

Past innovations

One of the latest in shirt technology is temperature adjusting materials. In many cases, this works by controlling the body heat of the wearer. Researchers across the US developed clothing that changes how much radiation escapes from the shirt and how easily air can circulate around the body. Although heat controlling technology in clothing is not new, it is only in recent years that it has made its way into wearable clothing when it was once reserved for those in space. This sort of technology not only improves comfort levels for the wearer but can potentially have knock on positive effects on the environment. Air conditioning (AC) accounts for an outstanding 13% of energy used in the US. If our shirts become temperature regulated then it is possible we will be in lower need of constant AC — reducing our carbon footprint so we all benefit!

Non-iron shirts are more than convenient. Enjoy an extra 10 minutes in bed as you pull your work shirt out of the dryer and put it on straight away — wrinkle free and no need to haul out the ironing board. The technology behind the non-iron shirt includes a process that strengthens the fabric, preventing the molecules from moving as much and increasing its resistance to creasing.

It’s important to be able to move freely in our suits. Especially when you’re sitting in the same place for a prolonged period of time, such as at the desk, on your way to work or at a fancy dinner. This is where the latest mechanical stretch technology comes in to play. This sort of technology works with the materials of the suit to improve its flexibility. Some suit jackets and shirts achieve this stretch through incorporating a small percentage of elastane in the fabric and this is enough to enhance the comfort of the garment.

Future innovations

Wearable payment gadgets are something that researchers and corporations are spending a lot of time exploring. Of course, we already have the ability to pay contactless with a smart watch or phone but that’s just not enough! MasterCard paired with fashion designer Adam Selman to explore the idea of inserting a microchip into clothing, perhaps in the sleeve of a jacket or into a bag — allowing you to pay for items with even less effort. This concept could have some effect on our tailoring trends as cuff links and pockets could become payment devices!   

Forget buying multiple of the same suit in different colours, colour-changing fabrics are here to shake up the fashion industry. The research behind it is ever advancing and there are a few ongoing projects developing the idea. One of the projects, explored by scientists at the University of Michigan, is looking at incorporating tiny crystals that react differently depending on the wavelength of light. This affects the crystal’s formation and how they look in terms of colour to others. Other research, carried out in Montreal, is investigating how electricity from human movement can power electric fabric and change its colour. It appears that the research is a long way off from our high streets, but it is paving the way for colour-changing materials in the future.

The price of a high-quality, tailored suit can be quite high and many take pride in keeping it in good condition. It is then unsettling when a sleeve is caught on a door handle or on something sharp and the material is damaged. The latest technology in textiles is addressing this issue through the development of self-healing fabric. It works by coating regular fabric in a special solution that, when ripped, is able to melt back together at low temperatures. Other research has founded that E. coli bacteria has self-replicating properties and this is being explored in order to discover if it can be used to knit broken fabric back together.   

From past to future innovations, it’s clear to see that our wardrobes aren’t what they used to be. Many developments are being made in order to make our lives easier and further enhance our suits to meet our highly digital and busy lifestyles.

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https://www.gq.com/gallery/the-gq-history-of-the-suit-by-decade

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-chameides/the-wrinkle-in-no-iron-sh_b_793703.html

https://search.proquest.com/docview/1738859748

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2074964-smart-clothes-adapt-so-you-are-always-the-right-temperature/

https://www.theverge.com/2016/2/22/11081384/visa-mastercard-mobile-payment-connected-devices-mwc-2016

https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/news-analysis/adam-selman-mastercard-turning-clothes-into-payment-devices

https://www.highsnobiety.com/2015/03/31/future-textile-technologies/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3715203/The-future-fashion-Watch-incredible-self-healing-fabric-repair-rips-clothes.html

Great Male Bonding Methods For Anyone

If you are looking for some helpful ways to get a little closer to some of your buddies, then it’s good to know that there are always many ways in which you can do that. Whether you have just met some people at a new place of work, or you are looking to try and make new friends some other way, you can be sure that it is helpful to have some idea of what you can actually do together. Spending time together as friends will be beneficial for the both of you and for the relationship as a whole, and it’s good to have some of these ideas up your sleeve. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best male bonding methods you might want to consider next time you are looking to get to know a pal of yours.

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Fishing

If you have never been fishing, you might be surprised at how effective it can truly be for getting to know someone. Because it typically takes many hours of sitting still, it is a great opportunity to chat away with a beer or two, and you might find that it is especially useful for getting to know one another a little better. Even if you neither of you are into fishing at present, it’s a worthwhile pastime to learn ust so that you can have it to bond over. At first, you will find yourself wondering about all sorts of technical matters such as What’s the best reel to use?, but before long you should be able to find a groove in which you can get to understand the process of fishing – and hopefully even manage to enjoy it greatly as well. Consider going fishing if you are looking to really delve deep in conversation with someone  or, likewise, if you just want to sit in silence together, which can be equally as powerful for the same purpose.

Sports

Because of the competitive and physical nature of sports, they are often a great opportunity for men to get together, and this is north remember if you are looking for ways to do that. The great thing about this is that you can either do it as a means of spending time with someone you have just met – or you can use it to actually meet some new people in the first place. Simply going to join a local club will ensure that you can meet a lot of new people, and that alone will make it easier to get bonding with some new men in your life. What the port is is entirely up to you, of course, but make sure you do go for something that you are actually likely to personally enjoy – don’t just go along with something that doesn’t interest you for that sake of it. You are unlikely to meet like-minded people anyway, and you won’t end up having as good a time as you would hope to.

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Games

Something else that a lot of men bond over is games – of many different varieties. Particularly popular are video games, of course, and that could be a good in for you if that is up your street. Ut it could be any kind of games, and you  might actually be surprised at just how many people out there spend their spare time playing board and card games too. Whether that means for you personally playing some late-night poker, or whether you are more of a MagicThe Gathering type guy, as long as you know which to go for, you may as well give it a shot. Find a local group to play with, and you can be sure that you will be able to make some great new friends. This is good because you will probably find that they meet regularly too, so you can be sure that you are going to be able to make it a regular part of your life in that way, which will make it much more effective for our purposes here. Bear in mind that you do need to find the kind of game that you actually enjoy however, and as long as you do that you should be able to use it as the perfect opportunity to find some new male friends and get bonding with them. You might be surprised at how effective this really can be.

All of the above are great options for bonding, so pick and choose the ones that work for you and get going.

The Wedding Plans Best Made Together

It’s not uncommon, at all, that the bulk of wedding planning will fall on the shoulders of one person in particular. Often, it’s the bride, since many guys simply can’t get as engaged in all the details that make the perfect wedding. That’s sometimes frustrating but it’s sometimes a good thing, as having one key deciding figure can really eliminate a lot of back-and-forth and indecision. Regardless of who is doing the majority of the legwork, however, there are some things that really need to be decided together.

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The invites and seating plan

The first thing you should both do is come up with a number of invites. Who is invited is up to both individuals but having an even split can keep things feeling fairly representative. It’s important to talk about who you want to invite and to understand one another’s reasonings. This Brides article can give you some ideas on extraneous people to cut from your own invites, but don’t shoot down anyone your partner wants to invite. For instance, inviting your extended family might be incredibly important to you, but your partner might feel a much closer connection and bond to old friends.

The wedding party

You should, however, have a little more say over who is part of the wedding party, just as your partner should have some say who is part of your half of the equation. There are some picks that will always work, such as an immediate family member or two. However, for friends or more distant relatives, you have to make sure that everyone’s personality complements the wedding party, that there are no tensions or obvious conflicts. What’s more, you need to think about whether the party has a practical role in helping to plan or carry out the wedding and, if they do, are the people suited to the job?

The rings

You’re both going to be wearing these rings for the rest of your lives, so you should take a little time to make sure you’re both happy with the budget, look, and the practicality of it. This doesn’t mean you have to drag one another from jeweler to jeweler, thankfully. As this James Allen review shows, it’s much easier to use the web to find the perfect ring, even if you want to buy it in-store. You can explore different shapes, and see how the cut and clarity affects price, making sure you’re on budget. Don’t be afraid to mix and match rings instead of getting two perfect duplicates, too.

The venue

You have to have a serious talk about what kind of wedding you want. In terms of atmosphere, size, and tradition, the venue plays a huge role. For instance, if you have a wedding on an exotic beach in your dreams, you have to take into account who your partner wants to invite most and whether it’s possible to transport them out there.

Above all else, ensure that the factors above are planned together. You might feel like you work great as a team, and your partner might even be willing to contribute a little more to the planning process.

Uplift Your Mood, Solve Health Problems and Feel Strong Again

You have been feeling a little under the weather recently and you’re not sure how to manage it. You aren’t sure whether you should seek medical advice, improve your lifestyle or make a change to your relationship. Whatever is bothering you, now is the time to start making yourself feel better. There are so many avenues to explore when it comes to solving your health problems so take your time and start to enjoy life again. You spend a lot of time focusing on your fashion sense and style; it means a lot to you that you can look and feel good on a daily basis. Your autumn wardrobe might well be perfectly stocked, but you aren’t feeling so hot on the inside. It is worth taking some time to discover what is really going to make you feel happy, improve your health and make you feel strong again. Whether you need to take time out from your job, remove toxic people from your life, or simply seek advice from a medical professional you should start to feel better sooner rather than later. Take all of the following advice on board and you will soon have a new lease of life.

Explore Innovative Research

If you’re experiencing a pain or symptom you have never been through before, then you could be experiencing an illness that has a lot of innovative research surrounding it. If you’re looking for any information on new research about oncology then see HeraBioLabs.com for more. Their methods are turning around high quality results which could benefit you in many ways. You should never dismiss new and upcoming research as they could be discovering something that is very relevant to your case.

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Pinpoint What’s Getting You Down

Perhaps you aren’t suffering from a particular illness or symptom; you are simply feeling under the weather. Are you feeling stressed at work? Is your relationship putting strain on your life? Do you feel unhappy in your own skin? Try to be honest with yourself and figure out what is making you feel blue. The sooner you can address the problem, the sooner you will be able to find a solution. If you are the type of guy who bottles up their feelings and is afraid to speak their mind, then now is the time to go against the norm and admit how you are feeling.

Take Time Out

Sometimes life can get a little too stressful and you need a break; this feeling is completely normal so you should never feel bad about wanting time away. Perhaps you need to take a week off work or go on a short holiday with your closest friends. If you are working too hard or running a full time business, stress can quickly take its toll on you. Make sure you are looking after your mental health and be aware of any warning signs before they spiral out of control. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about your stress or anxiety levels.

Mend Your Relationships

Relationship stress can quickly get on top of you, make you overthink and cause you serious health problems if you don’t address the issues quickly and effectively. If there is an ongoing rift in your family or your partner is causing you grief, then try to sort out the problem rather than dwelling on it. You might be able to fix the issue over a quick cup of tea and a chat one afternoon, but if you don’t make the effort you might never get to the bottom of the argument.

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Say Goodbye to Toxic People

If there is somebody in your life who is causing you to become upset and anxious then you need ask yourself whether it’s worth the stress. Cutting toxic people out of your life can be one of the most refreshing and liberating things you can ever do. If you have tried your best to talk to them and nothing has worked, then now might be the time to finally cut them loose from your life.

Rethink Your Living Situation

The place that you live can have a huge impact on the way you feel about yourself and the way your entire life pans out. Perhaps you are trapped in a relationship that you really want to get out of, but you are living with that person, struggling to find a way out. Moving into a new apartment and starting afresh could be the answer to all of your ongoing health problems. It might be time to speak up and make a change once and for all to your life.

Adopt a Healthier Lifestyle

It might be time to switch up your way of living; if you think you eat badly, drink too much alcohol or don’t partake in enough exercise then now might be the time to fix it. Adopting a healthier lifestyle will help you to reduce symptoms of illness and will act as a preventative for future ailments too.

There is nothing more debilitating than feeling under the weather every single day, so it’s finally time to make a change. You may be suffering from a number of different problems in your life at the moment and you want to feel like yourself again. All of the following stages might just help you to discover the issues that have been eating you up inside in the recent months. Instead of allowing your health, mood and feelings to take over your life, you can finally start to feel alive again. No matter what the solutions may be for you, you should always give yourself time to recover from an illness or mishap in your life. You can only feel good about yourself once you have eliminated all of the problems in your life. Whatever steps you need to take, just remain positive and you will come out stronger in the end. You should never be afraid to talk about your health to anybody; it’s time to take control and feel revitalised once and for all.

Forget the Ceremony, The Wedding Is All About The Party

OK, maybe you shouldn’t forget the ceremony entirely – there are some practical aspects to the day, after all – but that’ll be done and dusted in no time at all. If there’s one thing that guests and the couple love, it’s having a big party with the people they love! So if you want your wedding to be memorable, you need to ensure that the party is full of love, life, and fun. Not sure how to achieve this goal? Take a read of some of our useful tips below, and make it a party for the ages.

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The Essentials

A couple of balloons won’t inspire people to shake loose for the evening! Set the mood by making the room look amazing. It’s all about the lighting and having an ample space for people to dance, perhaps with fairy lights dotting the edge. Also, don’t forget that people will be ready to dance once they’ve had a couple of drinks. But these should be no ordinary drinks: weddings are for cocktails and spirits, so make sure you have a well-stocked bar available for your guests.

Deliver the Best Music

The most important aspect of any party is the wedding! If it’s on point, then it’ll be one to remember for all the right reasons. If it’s not, then the party will be a lead balloon. There’s nothing worse than a party with no-one on the dance floor. Get everyone in the mood to dance by hiring a live band, like those available at https://www.alivenetwork.com/hirelivemusic/wedding_bands_in.asp?area=Dorset. Once the live band has finished, it’s all about having a DJ who knows what tracks to play to keep people up and dancing all night long, so choose wisely!

Babysitting Services

It’s awesome to have children at a wedding. They bring such infectious energy! However, there comes the point in the evening when they’re just not able to keep up with the adults, and need to hit the hay. Alas, this is the moment when many people leave the party and head home, even when they don’t want to. So think about offering a group babysitting service when the music starts. All the kids will be well looked after, having fun together, and the adults can hit the dance floor without worrying about stepping on tiny humans.

Midnight Snacks

The aim is to have your party go on until the early hours. If your party is finished before it legally has to end, then something has gone a little bit wrong! Keep in mind that your guests aren’t party-machines, able to power through hour after hour on the dancefloor. They’ll need their energy topping up from time to time. As such, consider providing a midnight snack. People are going to work up an appetite after hitting the dance floor! Also, think about making a small “chill out area” where people can sit down and talk in between dancing sessions. It’ll keep everyone at the party much longer.

What To Look For In A House Abroad

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Looking for a house abroad can be a time of careful planning. While the familiarity of the property market in your home country might take a little time to get to grips with, abroad you may need to learn even the most fundamental ideas behind property rights and how to proceed with business. For example, in France, a deposit may not be as protected as it is in the United Kingdom, so any loss of faith in the contract after a period may not return a certain sum placed down when hoping to hold a property.

There are many examples like this that it pays to know. However, to start with it’s essential you know what to look for when searching for a house abroad, so you can at least find the best and most suitable property.

Here are some tips to help you:

Purpose

The purpose of moving abroad might mean you look for different houses. Are you looking for a retirement home in France? It might be that choosing somewhere nearer to Southern France such as Montpellier could gift you a vacational home outside of the crazy prices of Paris, while gifting you a region filled with absolutely wonderful views and extended natural landscapes. If you’re hoping to move for work it might pay to think a little more metropolitan, but also consider the transport links involved. For example, living and working in Venice might take you much more time to traverse to your location than a busy city with a large road network. Use your purpose to make your choice.

Security

It’s likely that when moving your items abroad you will have to transition your change to the new home in stages. For that reason, during the buying process (and especially if you need to renovate the home after the purchase,) you may not spend too long in this property. Ensuring that the security of the home is well maintained, such as strong and locked window features on old period buildings, could help you avoid any unnecessary situations from occuring before you have fully moved in.

Well Within Your Means

A home well within your means is perhaps even more important than it might be at home. At home, the proximity of moving or the more negotiable terms of a loan may mean that little expenses are tracked and easy to assume, or at least lessened. When abroad, there are many hidden costs that can occur as per your travel, finding the right documents and transitioning through an international agency. It’s best to allow for some of your budgets to take care of this, and ensure you know how to improve credit score in 30 days in order to have your strongest loan terms while in the new country, perhaps helping you decorate and saving some money in the long term. When abroad, your finances matter, perhaps even more than they might have at home. This will help the pressures of becoming familiar with the new environment to an untold degree.

With these simple tips, looking for a house abroad is sure to be a little easier.

Marino Infantry Reveals Summer 2018 Lookbook

I must say, Marino Infantry is one of the few street wear brand that conserved the basic fashion up to these days. Which is too fine and easily to wear on my opinion. Though, most of the dope men out there who loves street wear more than I do are kinda upgrading their wardrobe though by putting something pieces that can turn their street wear into kinda casual looking wear.  That’s why I am so stunt with Marino Infantry for not reverting their kind of brand into what mostly people wants to have today.

These are the tees that we could expect to the brand to release soon, probably like a week these pieces will be available for us all to avail. Just check on to the brand’s main website for further details when do they exactly be releasing these dope pieces.

Champion & BEAMS Teamed Up For Their Mismatched Sweatsuit

I think by these times, you most heard about the mismatched color for men’s clothing especially to the sweatsuits. I think this ideas are from the Asians peeps where they used and loved to mismatched their clothing and shoes to make them looking dope and in fashion, I guess. And now these 2 brands here called Champion & BEAMS got this crazed imbibed and created their very own pieces that they could offer for the following season.

About the availability and pricing details?

Well, as of now, I haven’t heard any about the releasing of this collection. But I just know one thing that each brand will release the collaborative pieces by the month of October hence you better check any of the brand and you can either buy these in any of the 2 brands main shop site.