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Tips for Planning a Truly Memorable Romantic Getaway

It can be hard to find the time to keep the romance alive, but a little preparation - and a little inspiration - can help you create a moment that both of you will remember for the rest of your lives. They say that opposites attract, but even if you two come from different walks of life, it's important to find a destination that works for both of you. You can even turn the process of picking a destination into a bonding activity. Throw darts at a map and look into where it hits. Themed dinner nights and parties are a great way to get yourself hyped for your trip and also learn more about the cultures you could be exploring. If you are planning on going to a popular destination for travelers, keep in mind that you'll have to find a balance between availability and demand. A romantic getaway…

Ways to Stay Active and Fit when Traveling 

Whether you're in a gorgeous seaside town in Britain for vacation or staying in a hotel in the Florida Keys for business, it can be a chore to stay active and fit when you're traveling, especially if you travel quite a bit. Staying fit and active can be full of challenges, and many times it just seems easier to skip it for the day, or the next couple of days. Instead of doing that, read this blog on ways to stay active and fit that you're sure to enjoy.  Take Up Swimming Daily  Why not take out that slimming swimwear you picked up at the beginning of the summer and swim in the hotel pool daily while you're on your trip? Swimming burns calories, keeps you active, and is relaxing and relieves stress. It's a multitasking way to stay active and something that's fun to do if you love the…

Best Reasons to Visit San Diego

The city of San Diego, California is one of the great cities of the American west coast. In fact, it’s popularly known as “America’s Finest City” and for good reason. While San Diego can be a great place to live permanently, it is also a great place to visit. There are several reasons in particular why you should come and visit San Diego: Amazing Weather The main reason why people enjoy coming to San Diego is to take advantage of the great weather that is present all year long. Being located in Southern California, the winter months still provide residents with plenty of warm days. In the summer months, it tends to warm up further in the city, but the weather is much milder than you would find in other areas of the country. This is due to the proximity to the ocean, which helps to bring in cooler air…

Follow Your Passion Is Good Career Advice

According to a Gallup Poll, our planet has a broken workplace. Only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. That means 85% of full-time workers around the world hate their jobs. A billion people feel disengaged at work. In the United States, things are only slightly better--about 70% half American workers loathe their jobs.  But it doesn't have to be this way.  The way to do work that you love is to find your passion. Still, passion alone is not enough. You also have to choose a line of work other people value and will pay you to do.  While it’s possible to find your passion working for a corporation, the chances of finding the perfect workplace are highly unlikely.  Often, those who work on something they love become solopreneurs or build their own business.   Here are a few suggestions on how to make money from your passion:  Buy…

Being a Traveling Entrepreneur 

What can be more fulfilling than not only traveling for a living but getting paid to do it? Granted, there are ways to make money during your travels such as picking up work while you’re local, however, being your own boss or running your own business is a far cry different from picking up odd jobs. Where To Start Starting your own business can be both exciting and scary. You’ve already come to the conclusion that you're dissatisfied with your current work situation. It's reasonable to consider by starting your own business, you’ll find the happiness you didn’t experience working for someone else. The next thing you have to consider, is where do you start? To figure out what you want to do, you have to examine both your skills and passions. Do you have a skill that’s marketable and could be the solid foundation of a new business venture?…

Earn a Degree While You Travel the World

Gone are the days when you had to choose between travel and education. More and more universities today are offering courses and even full degrees online to meet the needs of students.  What’s more, these flexible degree programs are not limited to technical or artistic pursuits. They include almost everything imaginable, like accelerated BSN programs online.  With a little planning and plenty of hard work, you'll be able to earn your degree and reward yourself with amazing travel adventures. Here are steps you can take to successfully earn a degree while you travel the world. Create a Checklist Once you have selected your online degree program, it's time to get packing. Set aside time to develop a list of items you will need to successfully complete your online courses. These may include: laptop computer with wireless connection capabilities and cables smartphone, with its own WIFI Hotspot and helpful apps (for…

How to Optimize Your Extended Travel Plans

Your dream of an extended vacation is finally happening. Now is the time to consider ways to optimize those extended travel plans and make them as incredible as possible. Whether you are staying in one place for a few weeks or for a month, there are various ways to make the most of your time. Here are five ways to do just that. Immerse Yourself in a Local Apartment Forego the usual travel planning of reserving a hotel room or hostel that provides little more than a bed. Instead, consider other options for your longer stay, such as fully furnished apartments available in several cities. These will provide a more immersive experience as they will most likely be enveloped in neighborhoods outside the typical tourist areas. You'll experience living like a local in style and comfort. Purchase a Transportation Pass Transportation around any city can quickly become expensive and use…

5 Tips for Saving Money While Traveling 

Whether you're heading to the beach for a week-long vacation or traveling through Australia on the trip of a lifetime, traveling in any form can be expensive. You've saved for months, sometimes years, to make sure you can take this vacation, so you don't want to blow the money you saved so hard for in the first couple of days, leaving you unable to have the experience of a lifetime. In this blog post, you'll find a few tips and ways to save money while traveling, so you and your family can have the time of your lives.  Take Advantage of Coupons and Rebates You use coupons and take advantage of rebates when you're at home for groceries and other items, don't you? So why not take advantage of things like a Walgreens rebate and other retailers’ rebates during your travels? You'd be surprised at how much you can rack…

The 6-Letter Word for a Financially Sound Future

If your dream is to travel several times each year to exotic places around the world, it’s possible if you learn how to budget your money. Thankfully, this is something that anyone can do. Listed below are a few tips to achieve your goals. What Is a Budget? You’ve heard about budgeting and the important role it plays in achieving a sound financial future. However, for some reason, you haven’t started. Budgeting isn’t difficult. In simple terms, it only requires you to take a hard look at your money and where it goes. By identifying areas of weakness you can take a new approach, one that puts more of your hard-earned money into your pockets. For example, food shopping is where a lot of wasteful spending can happen. To save money at the store, make a list of what you need such as milk, bread, protein pancake mix, and eggs,…

7 Things Not to Forget for Your Destination Wedding 

While destination weddings are all the rage and the perfect setting in which to marry the person you love, it makes it easier to leave things behind than ever before. Many brides and grooms have forgotten important items in their rush to get to a traditional church wedding, but it's even worse when you hop on that plane, arrive at your own wedding, and realize you've forgotten something you can't do without. If you're worried about being forgetful as well, here's a list of items that you don't want to forget for your wedding day at a far off destination.  The Rings  You searched far and wide until you found the perfect moissanite rings for your wedding. From engagement rings to wedding bands, you don't want to get married without them. Make sure you pack them ahead of time so that you don't make that mistake.  Your Wedding Outfits  While…