Tag Archives: Travel

7 Ways to Learn a New Language

06 Nov, 2014 0 comments All life areas

If you want to travel the world, simply love linguistics, or want to communicate better with employees and customers in your line of work, you probably are looking for some quick, easy ways to learn a new language.

Well, we hate to break it to you, but a lot of those programs that promise fast, overnight results are either fleecing you or will give you some very basic basics that may or may not stick after listening to the CDs they have provided. After all, memorizing a few sounds does not mean you are speaking a language. Here are our tips for learning a new language–for real. You can try all of these, some of them or zero in on one method. Let us know what techniques you’ve had success with!

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Top Carnivals in the World

11 Sep, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Carnival celebrations are renowned the world over, and are viewed as times to have fun without much care. For the tourists lucky enough to catch the party, it is a time to get to know the local traditions, and enjoy the photogenic entertainment that comes with it. Coming from the Latin word “carne vale” which means “doing away with meat,” some say that carnivals are the last days to eat meat before the fasting that comes with Lent. However, most might not appreciate the idea that the debauchery that comes with carnivals may be tied to religion. The early church, in an effort to gain more followers, incorporated pagan practices with the goal of having the non-followers feast and get sinning out of the way, before joining the church’s 40 day repenting period.

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How to Tell People You’re Quitting Normal Life for Location Independence

26 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

The time has come: You’ve saved some cash, made a plan, told your boss that you’re leaving the 9 to 5 and are ready to live abroad in your new, location independent lifestyle. But wait. How do you break the news to your family? To your friends? To people who equate your new lifestyle of choice to that of “dropping out” of the real world? When these people express their concerns, chances are they are coming from a place of real kindness and caring. Maybe they have never imagined that location independence is a real lifestyle choice that exists for thousands of people around the world. And as for what the naysayers, well, they’re just jealous they don’t have the courage to go out and do it for themselves.

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7 Must-See Places on Every Continent

07 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Is visiting every continent on your bucket list? Not sure what to do in Antarctica or Asia? This brief guide will give you 7 must-see places on your intercontinental travels.

Let’s start with the real puzzler, shall we?—what do at the South Pole?

Antarctica

Apart from shivering in the frigid weather, you may not have any idea what there is to do down South. Well, here are a few ideas:

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5 Lifestyle Principles for Location Independence

04 Apr, 2013 0 comments All life areas

Location independence (living or working anywhere while traveling) is a kind of lifestyle that many desire, yet very few completely achieve. Most people who want to live a location independent life are attracted to the freedom it brings and the potential travel experiences it can provide. At the same time, the relatively unstable flow of money that a freelancing career entails often stops people from working towards this sort of lifestyle. Nevertheless, if you dream of traveling, meeting new people and living in different cultures, along with pursuing a career of your choice and doing work you like, then here are a few tips to guide you:

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Travel Journaling: Explore the World, Tell the Story

30 Jan, 2013 0 comments All life areas

If wanderlust and a passion for writing define you, then you should definitely try your hand at travel journaling.Travel writers from all over the world have established this form of writing as a distinct field – one which has now been opened to study and professional training. Travel magazines are growing in number, looking for freelance writers who are willing to sell their stories and share their experiences with a larger audience. If you want to be a travel writer, making habit of keeping a travel journal is the ideal place to start. If you want to start travel journaling, here’s a quick guide to getting started:

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5 Healthy Benefits of Traveling

06 Jan, 2013 0 comments All life areas

Healthy Traveling : For human survival, travel is in fact, a necessity. Traveling is not just for the financially affluent, it doesn’t need to be a luxury at all. For most of us, travel happens from a young age itself with family, and we keep moving around to take a break with friends or wherever our work takes. There are numerous fun elements associated with traveling, but did you know that traveling serves some significant health purposes as well? Here’s a look at 5 excellent health benefits of travel:

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Bali, India, Italy: Your Search for Love and Freedom can begin at Home

02 Oct, 2012 0 comments Health

Elizabeth Gilbert’s memorable memoir Eat, Pray, Love is the story of a woman’s search for love and freedom miles away from her home, in foreign lands. While the desire to travel and be like Gilbert might be hidden in all of us, not everyone can afford the time and resources to head anywhere. But that doesn’t mean the search for love and freedom stops there, on the contrary home is the best place to begin. The idea rests on the understanding that the place we live in is invariably the closest, more or less most comfortable environment available and plays a key role in shaping our lives. This is not an epic journey on the road of self-discovery we’re talking about. It’s very much rooted in our daily lives as ordinary people. It’s about taking on life right from where it begins – your home.

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Planning an Adventure Weekend: Things to Look Out For

13 Jun, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Every once in a while, we all want to try something different and challenging, and doing adventure sports can be a great way to test your limits and explore yourself. Here’s a quick look at what you need to keep in mind at various stages of your planning, to get the best value for money and an experience that will change your life:

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9 Water Sports That Will Leave You Wanting More

24 May, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Water, apart from being the origin of life on this planet is also beloved by we Earthlings for its thrills as much as its beauty. Gone are the days of amusement water parks with their rules and lines; get real! Once you get a taste of the ocean and explore the depths of our planets natural pools and seas, you’ll never want to go back.  So, dive into this unmissable list of the world’s most thrilling water sports.

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