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Lifestyle & Great Living

The Lifestyle section of MarquetteTurner.com features articles on travel, hotels, yachts, technology, food and drink, recipes, restaurants & more for great living.

Debunking home improvement myths

Your home is your greatest investment and should be treated like gold. As such, expensive add-ons will bump up your property’s value. However, some luxury extras may be expensive, but won’t add any value to your home. Be selective in the kind of upgrades you choose. Adding fancy and unique touches to your home won’t […]

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How to reduce housework

Housework is not something busy people want to spend time on. After a whole day of work, the last thing you want to do is clean the kitchen or bathroom. The problem is these areas aren’t going to clean themselves. And, it’s far worse to enter a completely dirty home than spend about an hour […]

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Doing the basics before moving in

Excitement fills the air at the thought of moving into your new home and meeting new people form the neighbourhood. The downside comes when you need to unpack all your luggage sets and the various boxes stored in the livingroom from the move. Moving is not about loading goods into a van and off you […]

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How to Increase Your House Value Without Spending a Lot of Money

If location sells a property, you must keep in mind this is something you can’t change when the time comes to list your home. So, how do you go about increasing value at this point? Staging is key; these are some tips to stage your home, even if you don’t have much to spend. Go […]

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London’s History of Casino Luxury

Mention luxury casinos to most travelers, whether they play casino games or not, and most will think of the Monte Carlo casino in Monaco. While the Monte Carlo has indeed been the standard of luxury in many areas including gambling, many of the luxury standards used at the Monte Carlo were established in London casinos […]

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Amsterdam Mini-Cruise Special Offers

Amsterdam, one of the greatest small cities in the world has everything it takes to be a truly romantic and beautiful city. The Dutch capital has a full cultural agenda showcasing the best festivals, nightlife, museums, excursions, exhibitions and events, and a host of attractions you shouldn’t miss. Starting from the Amsterdam Canals to the world famous museums (The […]

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Three Simple Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, in 2014 alone over 1.7 million home burglaries occurred, with losses totaling over $3 billion. Protecting your home and personal belongings from burglars and other criminals is vital, and there are a number of things that you can do to keep unwanted trespassers away. Whether you’ve recently been […]

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Awful stains and how to remove them

There is nothing worse than buying an expensive sofa and having a spill ruin its beauty. There is nothing you can do to prevent accidents, besides covering your furniture in plastic. Which is an abomination on its own. Spills and messes are evil, but there are some quick fixes you can use to win the […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Last-Minute Guests (Infographic)

Picture the scene: you’ve made plans to go out in the evening and are sat relaxing at home when suddenly, the phone rings, and your friends say there’s been a change of plans – they’ll be coming over within the next half-hour. Now you find yourself running around in a panic, tearing your hair out […]

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The best kitchen look for 2016

It’s a new year and that means it is time for change. If you have been entering the same, uninspiring kitchen for the last few years, then 2016 is here to change all of that. Kitchen remodeling has now become a place where creative design meets functionality. In today’s kitchen, colour inspires the senses and […]

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