Escape The December Cold With These Sunny Destinations

With winter fast approaching, it’s tempting to leave the office for a little R-and-R under a tropical sun, and with this winter predicted one of the coldest of the decade, it’s never too early to plan your next winter escape! Beyond the usual beach destinations, however, we’ve come up with a list of some of the best places to travel during December, taking into account local weather, sites to see, activities to take part in, and things to buy. So what are you waiting for? Treat yourself to a Christmas getaway with these best places to travel to during December! …

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Luxury Party 101: Throwing the Perfect Gathering on a Budget

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Some people seem to be born with an innate party-throwing life skill. They instinctively know what works best and are not afraid to take on the daunting task of planning and hosting a party. But, for some of us, throwing a party can be stressful. It doesn’t matter if it’s a small gathering of friends or a big birthday milestone; each carries its own set of stressors. But not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Consider this your cheat sheet on what you need to throw that utterly luxurious gathering of your dreams. Pick the Right Venue What’s the occasion …

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Make Your Next Getaway a Camping Trip

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When the majority of people book a holiday, they’ll generally book some sort of beach break where they can lounge about in the sun. A flight is usually involved and the stay will generally last between one and two weeks. These types of holiday can be great as an opportunity to let your hair down and relax. But it’s also important to remember that there are other options out there too! If you’re looking for a break that’s a little closer to home, or one that will give you a chance to immerse yourself in nature and the outdoors, camping …

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Five Things to Remember When Visiting Singapore for the First Time

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Singapore may be one of the smallest countries in the world, but it’s nothing short of captivating. It’s been ranked by The Heritage Foundation as the freest economy in the world because of its low unemployment rate and business-friendly regulations. It’s also a melting pot of culture, as it’s home to a wide variety of ethnicities. Of its estimated 3 million residents, about 78% are Chinese, 14% are Malay, and 7% are Indian. Plus, there are also overseas workers coming from all over the world. You’ll always find something new to discover in this nation-state. It’s this diverse culture and …

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Teamwork Tactics: How to Improve Your Next Team-Building Session

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When it comes to retaining your best workers and attracting even more great employees, there’s nothing better than showing them great teamwork. A recent report by Gallup and CliftonStrengths found that employee engagement increases when their strengths are recognised and they know how great their coworkers are as well. High worker engagement led to41% lower absenteeism and almost 25% lower turnover, the study also found. Apart from improving your managers’ teamwork skills, recognising employee accomplishments, and other internal methods, it’s also important to build synergy outside of the office. Scheduling team building activities are a great way to do this. …

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4 Ways To Have A Truly Memorable Ski Experience

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There’s something very romantic about gliding down the side of a mountain on top of glistening white snow, one of the reasons, perhaps, why 1.5 million Brits choose to book a skiing holiday each year. Although any opportunity to take to the slopes is one we should be thankful for, there are times when we’re looking for something a little bit more special. Perhaps you are planning an engagement or are celebrating a big birthday with your significant other, whatever the reason, here are four ways in which you can make your skiing experience that little bit more memorable. Stay …

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Food Business Ideas for Chefs and Bakers Who Do Not Want to Open a Restaurant

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For food entrepreneurs, opening a restaurant is not your only option. Whatever your reason may be, whether you lack the funds for a physical store or do not want to manage one, you can always sell your products on the internet. The internet is a market place that has a lot less demand than its traditional counterparts. For one, opening an online shop is not as expensive because you do not have to rent a physical space nor hire a crew. Here are a couple of online food business ideas that you should consider: How About an Online Bakery If you …

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Marketing Strategies to Maximize the Word-of-Mouth Method

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Now that digital technology has advanced a lot compared to previous decades, new marketing methods are popping up recently. These methods make it more manageable for companies to promote and sell their products and services. However, there’s still one method that hasn’t lost its touch, and that is the word-of-mouth method. Despite being out there on the Internet, you can be relatively unknown unless someone tries you out and recommends you to others in their circle. If you are interested in maximizing the potential of this method, you should start with these suggestions. Get in Contact with Influencers One of …

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10 Best Recipes for Healthy Vegans

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Mouth-watering recipes are not all about pasta, meats, seafood and sweets. Some people go out of their way to make recipes that are both tasty and healthy. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, healthy vegan restaurants have sprung up with modern twists on old standards. This time, let’s talk about the top 10 Vegan recipes that you should try at least once in your life. 1. Eggplant Burgers Yes, burgers are great with meats. But if you want the Vegan way to do your burger, you can try using eggplant to serve as your patty. You might forget that you have eggplant …

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For Travellers and Foreign Students: Four Things to Remember to Make Living as a Local Much Easier

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While many think that being a tourist means being pampered and comforted, more and more people are taking a more pragmatic approach to travel. These tourists have realised that going on holidays is not just about getting an escape. It is also about gaining new experiences, which they will treasure for a very long, long time. Whether you are a long-term tourist or a foreign student looking to spend some time in a destination, adopting the local lifestyle will surely help. This is because it allows you to become part of the environment. You get to take part in the …

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Networking Strategies that Will Boost Your Career

The saying that “it’s not what you know, but who you know” is correct. Studies show that 85% of positions are filled through networking. That means you cannot dare to ignore the power of networking even if you are not a social person. You have no choice but to interact with people in some way if you want to boost your career prospects. But what should you do if you don’t even have an idea of how to get started?    1. Join LinkedIn LinkedIn is the world’s biggest professional network. It has over 675 million users, with at least …

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