Moving to a New City: How to Get Comfortable Fast

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People often find stepping out of their comfort zone a terrifying thing to do. They do not know what to expect or how to act during unfamiliar situations, which is why they often surround themselves with the people, places, and items that they love. However, life can put you in uncomfortable positions that will force you to grow. One of them involves having to move to a new city. Your work or personal status might cause you to take on an unfamiliar adventure, but it can be challenging to make it feel like home. You will start to miss your …

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Living Abroad: How Does a Foreign Student Adjust in a New Country?

Moving to a foreign country for whatever reason is difficult, especially if there is a language barrier. However, it can be more challenging for students who are going abroad on their own to study.  It is common to experience “culture shock” during your first months in a new place, but know that you will eventually get used to living abroad. To make the process of adjusting a little easier, here are a few pieces of advice that will help you out.  Make New Friends It can be intimidating – or even awkward – to walk up to a stranger and …

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Should I Fly Commercial or Private?

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That is the question: should I fly with a commercial airline or on a private jet? This article will explore the advantages of the different types of air travel to determine which one might be best for you. Whether you are looking to fly as a businessperson, a family, a sports team, or for an event connected with a wedding. Advantages of Commercial Airline Travel Air travel, in general, is considered a quicker method of travel and less prone to accident. Long-range destinations are possible that are not possible on other forms of transport. Travellers can make it to many …

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How to Make Familiar Local Adventures More Exciting

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As we grow older, our lives settle into familiar, predictable routines. The inexorable passage of time makes each similar day blend into one continuous stream of monotony. When older people look back, their most vivid memories are probably associated with youth and early adulthood. We need to travel for novel experiences. It disrupts the steady, one-note existence of everyday living. But it may take time before travel returns to normal. With the ongoing pandemic, most people will be limited to local adventures for the time being. Exploring less-known destinations has its charm, but when international travel is your measuring stick, …

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Survival in a Bag: Assembling Your Bug Out Bag

Bug out bags go by different names: 72-hour bag, Go Kit, Bail Bag, Go Bag — but they all mean the same thing: a survival kit that will help you endure 72 hours in the wild or after evacuating your home from an emergency or a natural disaster. Bug out bags are meant to be deployed ASAP, so prepare them ahead of time. They are, however, only meant for short-term survival, so they should be lightweight and small enough to be carried in a backpack. Although it’s tempting to put everything in your bag (e.g. all the flashlights in the …

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Top Gear You Need For Backpacking

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Backpacking can be fun and exciting, however, it is certainly a trip that you need to be prepared for. This is why we have put together a list of some of the essential that you need to get ticked off before you head off on your adventure:  A Decent BackPack  Unfortunately, you can’t just pick up any old backpack when it comes to a backpacking trip. You need it to be reliable, big enough, and comfortable. You need to consider things like the amount of equipment you need to carry, your size as it can affect the size of bag …

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The Real Barcelona! Getting To Know The City’s Hidden Treasures

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The stunning architecture, the vibrant culture, the passionate football fans, the delicious and ample tapas… It’s easy to see why so many travel-hungry tourists are in love with Barcelona. It’s one of those cities where you visitors can (and do) spend entire days simply walking around and taking in the sights, sounds, and scents of the city. But like all major cities, Barcelona has its tourist traps. Those iconic and celebrated landmarks that are hailed as “must-see” by every guide on the bookstore shelf… but that all too often underwhelm when we see them in person. Not least because they’re …

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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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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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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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