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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Why Tailor-Made Is The Best Way To Travel

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Have you ever heard of the phrase ‘tailor-made travel’? If you haven’t, then it’s about time you did, and it’s about time you experienced it too. Basically, tailor-made travel is just as it sounds; it is where a unique itinerary has been created for you personally to suit your style, taste, and budget. You are forgiven for thinking that this is a costly way to travel, it certainly sounds it, but that’s the point, it’s designed just for you, so it doesn’t need to be expensive at all, it can be precisely what you want it to be.  Tailor making …

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Fear of Flying? You Can Still Travel!

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For those of us who travel frequently, boarding a plane isn’t all that much different to boarding a bus. Once you’ve done it a few times and know the procedure, it becomes second nature, and you don’t worry about the journey any more than you would be getting into a car. However, for some people, they simply aren’t able to shake their fear of flying, and this phobia can be a real issue. It can be enough to put people off travel for good and means they’re never able to visit the incredible foreign lands that they once dreamed of.  …

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What You Should Know Before Visiting Bhutan

Landlocked between China, Tibet, and India and surrounded by the Himalaya’s is Bhutan. A country rich in culture and traditions is a must-visit country for any traveler wanting to explore some of the worlds lesser-traveled destinations. Bhutan is under 15,000 square miles of land. With a tourism industry only dating back to the 1970s, Bhutan is fiercely protective of its traditions making it the perfect place to visit for those wishing to experience new cultures, or simply to trek. And with Bhutan only receiving around 70, 000 visitors per year, you won’t feel overwhelmed by other tourists as you explore …

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Cooking at Sea: How to Become a Cook in a Galley

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Is it your dream to work on a cruise ship? If yes, you have to understand that applying for a job on a ship comes with its own set of challenges. One particular profession that can be difficult to apply for is the galley cook. How to become a galley cook If your passion is cooking and you want to work on a ship, perhaps becoming a galley cook is your vocation. There are several available galley hand offshore jobs that you can check online. You should know that there are various kinds of cooks in this kitchen with varying …

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5 Ways To Spot A Good Tour Guide

If you’re going on vacation soon and thinking of doing a number of different tours whilst you’re there, you need to be sure you’re picking the right tour guide for you. Although you may feel as though you’re getting good value for money, more often than not you will find that your tour will be carried out by someone who is just not that good at their job. Whether they’ve been doing it for years or they’re new to the job, tour guides will often try to scam you when it comes to day trips. Whilst it can be tricky …

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Food Presentation: How to Wow Your Customers

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Food doesn’t just have to taste good when you’re in the restaurant business. You also need to make it look attractive so that people will be encouraged to order it. As they say, first impressions last and the first impression that your customers will have of your food is that of how they are presented. Proper food presentation can be a big help in ensuring that people buy your food. Here’s how you can make your food look great: Get the Right Plate Excellent presentation starts with the right foundations. This means you will need to have the right plates …

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4 Essential Planning Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation Experience

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Going on vacation is something everyone needs to be able to do, and this is something that will allow you to unwind and relax each year. Travel is so important because it can broaden your mind and expose you to other cultures and customs. This is why you need to make sure you take a vacation every year without fail. And there are a lot of aspects that should be planned out in advance before the trip. You have to understand what it takes to have the most complete trip you possibly can, and this means taking steps to plan …

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4 Things That Make Brisbane The Quintessential Australian City

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There are many reasons why a trip to Australia appeals to adventurous holidaymakers all over the world. First off, and most obvious is the incredible weather that is at its warmest when the rest of the world is digging out its thermal underwear. There’s also the incredible and unique ecosystem with stunning plant and animal life that can’t be seen anywhere else on Earth. Then, of course, there’s the beaches. Oh, and who can forget the food! And the wine? Oh my goodness. You simply haven’t lived until you’ve visited an Aussie winery (although their Kiwi neighbours are no slouches …

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Be Sure to Explore these Cultural Attractions If You Visit Perth

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Australia is the kind of place where just about anyone can take a long and ambitious vacation, and experience something that “works for them.” If you’re an amateur ecologist at heart, you could disappear into lush locations such as Daintree rainforest, the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. If you’re a surfer dude or dudette, you can spend your entire trip suntanning on a beautiful sandy beach. And, if you’re into cultural attractions, there are plenty of those to go around, too. Perth is one of the best-known cities in Australia and features plenty of cultural attractions of its own. …

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