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The Beginning of the Internet

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The actual date on which the web official came into being is well documented in several pieces of literature. However it is when the web began to impact the lives of ordinary humans that is really started to matter. At that moment the web stopped being a fragment of the imagination or something from a sci-fi movie. Suddenly it...

The Best Websites and Apps for Cheap Travel

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Travelling, especially to a distant foreign land, is without a doubt one of the most rewarding and life-changing experiences anyone can engage in. Not only does it open your eyes and mind to a world of limitless possibilities, but it also challenges you to embrace and accept different cultures, lifestyles, and people from varying backgrounds. What's more, the new...

Where to Stay in London

I was recently asked by friends here in the US where I recommend they should stay when visiting London this summer on a vacation. Whilst we did live in London for over 12 months I still had to research where I would advise them. London is the best city in the world in my opinion and I was happy...

Destination: Stockholm – Europa Final

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In less than 2 weeks one of the biggest sporting events in world football takes place in Stockholm at the Friends Arena, The Europa Cup Final. Whilst this is no Champions League final, the two teams make this a major moment of the season. Both Manchester United and Ajax are arguably of the biggest teams in the world. Ticket...

Visiting Italy in August

Colosseum in Rome
This August we plan to visit a place which we have been excited about for the past several years, Italy. Whilst we haven't determined where we will be going to but this article will act as some research for us. As August will be in the middle of summer we expect the weather to be great and we will...

Canelo vs GGG Tickets and Information

We have been waiting for the past 2 years for this fight to be announced and whilst we wasn't surprised that it was we are happy it has. Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin is the fight for two of the best middleweights of our generation go against each other to determine who is the best. The date is 16th September...

Buying an Apartment in Manchester

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We are pleased to be in a position where we can finally afford the down-payment or deposit as we say in the UK for an apartment in Manchester. The reason we have chosen Manchester, not only is it my birthplace it is also the 'second city' in the United Kingdom after London. We have decided to look in 3...

No Place Like Home

Over the past 10 years we have been fortunate to travel to many different countries and experience some of the best times visiting some of the most beautiful places on earth. During this time I have always thought of myself as a ' man of the world'. What I mean by this is a person who enjoys travelling and can...

5 Things to do in Seoul – South Korea

Starting Point: Manchester Destination: South Korea We have just returned from a journey to South Korea and whilst we only visited Seoul we had an amazing time. Due to time constraints we could only stay for a short period of time, however we did see all the major tourist stuff and have a good idea for next time. Here are our...

Welcome to My Starting Point

Welcome  to My Starting Point, this is the personal blog of myself and other contributors. We have decided to create this website to give us the platform to voice our opinions and share with our readers the latest news, information and articles which we think you will find interesting. We have been travelling to different countries each year and most...