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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Then and Now: Ancient Biblical Places and Where They Are Today

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The Bible can be treated like a chronicle of events that started Christianity. It features the accounts of various witnesses in different places, whose names would sound strange or foreign today. But did you know that a lot of these places still exist today? They go by different names these days, of course, but they very well are the same locations mentioned in the Holy Book. So the next time you go on a Mormon cruise, you will have a deeper appreciation of the places you visit. Here are some of the more prominent ones that you may have read about …

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How to Plan for Your New Life Abroad

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Heading off into the sunset, leaving your old life behind is undoubtedly an appealing idea. Everyone loves a fresh start, so if you are looking for the ultimate in new beginnings, emigrating is the ultimate choice. Whether you are counting the days until your retirement so that you can head abroad for a life in the sun, or you are longing for a change of scenery, there are many reasons why people move abroad to start a new life as an expat. While emigrating is a life-long dream for many, making this dream a reality can be a challenge. If …

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A Winter Wonderland Escape in Svalbard

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When you think of vacationing in the middle of winter, what comes to mind? Seeking out tropical lush places to defrost your cold toes? Sun-baked beaches to explore? Maybe, but just maybe you should also be thinking about some of the most Northern places you can explore. Yes, even in the dead of winter.  Nestled between the 74th and 81st parallel, one of the most stunning places you may ever have the opportunity to visit in the dead of winter is the small area of Svalbard, Norway. During the dead of winter, the islands of Svalbard experience Polar Night: a …

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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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