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20 Hidden Tourist Destinations in the Philippines

20 Hidden Tourist Destinations in the Philippines. Since then, it has reaped accolades and garnered international attention. In an annual list of smartest campaigns in the world released by marketing intelligence service Warc, the tourism campaign ranked third out of 100 in 2014. At its core, the success of the campaign is attributed to the Filipinos’ values that include love for their own homeland. There are a lot of fun things to do around the country and here’s a short list that prove…

from The Independent

Sapphire ring 'belonged to Anglo-Saxon or Viking royalty'

from Mail Online

Chinese vase valued at £30,000 which sat in a family home for 40 years sells for £3 MILLION

Chinese vase valued at GBP30,000 which sat in a family home for 40 years sells for GPB3 MILLION!


Cursed Antiques and Haunted Objects

The Florentine Diamond is a lost diamond of Indian origin. It is light yellow in colour with very slight green overtones. It is cut in the form of an irregular (although very intricate) nine-sided 126-facet double rose cut, with a weight of 137.27 carats (27.454 g). The stone is also known as the Tuscan, the Tuscany Diamond, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, the Austrian Diamond and the Austrian Yellow Diamond.


Gold Sea Horse from the Staffordshire Hoard -- the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found. In excess of 3,500 separate items were discovered in a Staffordshire, England field in July of 2009.