The Lazy Nomads’ Top 3 Safety Tips for Travelers in 2019

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Among the top risks associated with travel include theft, scamming, political unrest, natural catastrophes, and health risks. While traveling might be fun, there’s always danger. With that, whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, take into account the following safety tips for travelers. Thieves know many ways to separate a traveler from their valuables. See Also: Internet Access While Traveling: Tips for Keeping Your Data Safe.

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Managing a travel crisis

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If your Executive travels regularly you will both be used to travel delays and disruptions, sometimes those delays are easy to manage and sometimes they are much bigger than expected and can cause chaos around the world. I was working as an Assistant when the Iceland Volcano erupted back in 2010 causing widespread travel disruptions around […].

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Key skills round-up 2019

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I hope you enjoy our key skills round-up 2019. We covered a lot of skills including minute taking, event management, organising business travel, project management and everything in between! We focused really heavily this year on increasing our content around the key skills Assistants need to develop in their role this year. Here are our […].

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Are You Too Busy to Travel? 7 Reasons to Get Motivated and Start Travelling

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Travelling is an excellent way to experience new cultures and expand your horizons. Avid globetrotter Johnson Nguyen shares these traveling tips and hacks he’s picked up while traveling throughout the globe. If you are waiting for that perfect time to travel, it will likely never come. Today will always be the perfect day to travel. There are ways to make money specifically to travel. Travel Helps Decrease Stress & Anxiety.

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How to Earn Money While Traveling

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Those who live for traveling, and there are many of us who do, crave for the opportunity to see amazing places in the world as often as possible. However, only a few people can travel the world and not worry about their finances. Even if you do have some money in the bank and decide to spend them all on traveling, those savings will probably disappear before you even get to go through your ‘top 10 travel list’. Travel Photographer. Travel Nursing.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

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One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Not only that it gets us that time off work, traveling greatly brings us excitement, joy, and to top all that, it is good for our mental state and well-being. Here are reasons why you should travel: Reinvent Yourself. Traveling enables your body to relax as it gives you greater joy and excitement when you discover new sceneries. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment.

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[Webinar] How modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019

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On Thursday 14th March at 17:00GMT / 18:00CET, we’re joining TravelPerk’s FREE LIVE WEBINAR on how modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019. […]. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant TravelPerk webinarEver wondered… How do others in the job do it? What’s the best technology to save time? How can I take on new challenges?

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2019 Joan Burge Innovation Award for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Therefore, I created the Joan Burge Innovation Award in 2019. Other ideas presented included: An executive’s travel binder. Sandra Fette showed us the value of assembling a very detailed travel binder that included all types of important information such as when deposits were given for hotels, a place to hold business cards that the traveler receives, a pocket holder for expenses receipts, important information about meetings and much more.

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7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

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In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. While experiencing travel-related anxiety is totally normal, you shouldn’t let it affect your performance. Managing your travel anxiety on a business trip is not that too difficult. “Complete stress-free travel” is a nice slogan most travel companies promise. There are many things that can go wrong when you travel.

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

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Just think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantIt’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week? Maybe more? That time will be taken up by meticulously planning trips with the hope that nothing will go wrong while their Executive is away from the office. But from missed […].

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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day: DLM’s Top Picks for 2019

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Travel Kit: Vetelli Leather Toiletry Bag For Men. Portable Travel Charger: Anker PowerCore 20100mAh – Ultra High Capacity Power Bank. The post Gift Ideas for Father’s Day: DLM’s Top Picks for 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Still looking for the perfect gift ideas for Father’s Day? Finding the perfect gift for your dad is not as easy as what most people think. It’s somehow more challenging to shop for the men in our lives.

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Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets

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Whether you want to start getting fitter, sleep better, eat healthier, read more, travel to new places or learn something new, there’s a gadget that can help you. Travel More. Pick out the ideal date for your travel and start looking for flight tickets and hotel bookings beforehand. Once you see a drop in price that fits your budget, you can actually live your dream of travelling to new places. See Also: 10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling.

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5 Travel Tips to Safely Enjoy Your Vacation

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Traveling can create some of the best memories of your life, especially if you are traveling abroad. However, like in the movie Taken, traveling can turn sour pretty quickly. With that in mind, we’ve decided to compile a list of five travel tips to enjoy your vacation safely. Email Your Travel Itinerary to Friends and Family. While traveling in numbers gives a certain level of safety, there are times in our lives where we want to take a solo trip.

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Business Travel Planning for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

With more and more companies expanding the reach of their market across the country and even the globe, the role of the business travel planner has become increasingly important. Assistants who need to plan fast-paced and “not a moment to spare” meeting agendas and travel itineraries for their traveling executives know that getting it right is a difficult feat. Novice and senior assistants alike struggle with the task of travel planning for busy leaders.

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5 Tips to Convince Your Overprotective Parents to Let You Travel Alone

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A lot of parents aren’t comfortable with the idea of their children traveling abroad, particularly if they plan on going alone. However, you and I know that traveling is actually one of the best ways to learn and grow. By going on a solo travel, you encounter new and diverse experiences that are not always comfortable. Back up your research on the benefits of traveling and working abroad. See Also: 6 Ways Traveling Alone Makes You Stronger.

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What if all of your business travel was refundable?

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When you book travel, currently you have two options: […]. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants blogging EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks technologyHow many times have you booked a work trip for you or your colleague, only for them to end up needing to change the date or time, or even cancel altogether? Of course, business trips get amended for endless reasons which are out of your control.

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Streamline your business travel management in 5 steps

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Let’s be honest… Business travel can be a nightmare. Dozens of emails a week with travel requests, questions about itineraries, last minute changes, and scheduling complications. Better travel management can minimise emails and streamline the entire process. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men

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It’s no secret that traveling as a single man is one hell of an experience. With the right travel location and a thorough research of where you are going, you can have the best vacation possible. To help you start planning your next trip, here are the top travel locations every single man should consider: Cebu, Philippines. See Also: 5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is A Fast Way to Personal Development.

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[Free, live webinar] How should you be managing travel and expenses?

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Managing travel can be a headache. You might still be writing long emails back and forth to your travel agent, wasting time searching for the best deals yourself, or having to wait for your travellers to send you the booking options they want. Every time they travel! Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant TravelPerk Virtual Assistant

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Scientific American's Top Emerging Technologies of 2019

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Scientific American's describes their Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2019 as "World-changing technologies that are poised to rattle the status quo."  "  Key article quote on the technologies: One day soon an emerging technology highlighted in this report will allow you to virtually teleport to a distant site and actually feel the handshakes and hugs of fellow cyber travelers.

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Best Family Beaches In the USA You Can Visit With Your Kids

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But not every beach destinations can cater to the unique needs of travelers with kids. See Also: How To Travel With Children And Live To Tell About It. Children Happiness Relaxation TravelSummer is the perfect time to be on beach vacations. They offer a great way to bond with the family and create lifelong memories.

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5 Ways to Buy Cheaper Airline Tickets With A VPN

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Private browsing mode is a great way to do research about possible travel locations without ending up with tons of cookies on your devices. Money Technology TravelEveryone wants to beat the system and get better value for money online. Sadly, for the most part, the system has the ability to snatch as much dollar out of your pocket as possible. The good news is that there are ways to play the game and get around those systems.

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6 Things to Think About When Booking a Wellness Retreat

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Relaxation TravelWellness retreats offer the perfect opportunity to wave goodbye to packed trains and an overflowing inbox and say hello to wind chimes, fluffy dressing gowns, and total zen. However, there are a few things you need to consider before swanning off for a well-deserved pampering session. From treatments and food to the location, it pays to consider in advance what you really want from a spa retreat.

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The Best Foodie Cities In America You Should Totally Visit

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Food TravelIf you’re a foodie and looking to expand your culinary horizons, have you considered what the US has to offer? The States is absolutely jam-packed with diverse cultural food options. The best foodie cities in America won’t disappoint you. Whether you’re seeking hometown dishes, a gourmet experience or something with a foreign-twist, the US is often described as a ‘foodie’s haven’ It will definitely be a great destination for you.

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The 7 Most Famous Venues for Amazing Wedding Photoshoots in Sydney

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Happiness TravelIf you’re looking for an incredible wedding photoshoot venue in the Sydney area, quite frankly, you’re spoiled for a myriad of options. Not only are the following wedding venues stunning in their own right, but many of them are famous, too. We’ve included some photos below but if you want to see more, just head on over to the Perfect Moment website to see more beautiful wedding photoshoots taken from these venues. Le Montage.

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The Paradox of Increasing Business Travel; Skift's 2020 Travel Trends

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It covers the travel, dining, and wellness industries from a business perspective. The recently released their 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020. Travelers Demand an End-to-End Experience. Bleisure Travel is the New Black. Rethinking Corporate Travel Expenses. Business Travel Culture Drives Company Success. Taking Care of Business, the Traveler, and the Planet. This likely means there will be more business travel in the near future.

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7 Terrific Books That Can Make You Fall In Love With Math

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Wormholes, time travels, satellites, and the fabric of space – you don’t have to be as smart in physics as a whip to get the author’s ideas. So, you are a student who loves reading and writing. You write essays, reviews, and stories. It’s not a problem for you to help peers with their academic papers and you are ready to read tons of books on different topics. Wouldn’t it be great to have reading and creative writing the only subjects in school?

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How to Make The Most of Your Vacation

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With so much information about travel available at your fingertips, it’s easy to forget about some of the most simple, easy, and intuitive ways to improve your travel experience. You don’t need an app or access to the Internet to change the way you travel or know how to enjoy your vacation. Fantastic locations can be found through travel reviews, but an obsession with reviews can really backfire. Take the less-traveled path. Featured Travel

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Cultural Tips for Business Travellers

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However, with international business travels come cross-cultural differences: these differences may seem small but can have a great impact on business; hence it is vital to be mindful of these differences and understand important business etiquette. Here are some tips to avoid potential cultural problems when traveling to England: Punctuality. … The post Cultural Tips for Business Travellers appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Travel business trip United Kingdom

Golf tours in Barcelona

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Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant What would be your first thoughts if your exec board wanted a weekend away retreat that also included golf? How many people thought of Barcelona as the first place that sprang to mind? Not many, I would guess. The truth is that Barcelona is known for many things, but golf is probably not at the […].

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Top Instagram Braids to Copy

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2019 is the year to get creative with the braid. See Also: Beauty Hacks: 10 Best Hairstyles for Traveling. Braids are incredibly versatile and fashionable hairstyle. Regardless of what you’re wearing, they can help you achieve the look you wish for. For inspiration, here are some of the most popular Instagram braids you can try for yourself. Carefree side braid. This is a messy side braid that creates a relaxed ‘do. You need to keep the distinct sections of the braid even.

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How To Fund Your Holiday of A Lifetime

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Many of us just use the credit card we’ve got and don’t make the most of 0% interest offers or cards that offer travel rewards. There are tons of great cards out there that’ll help to cut the cost of your travels. Other methods include changing the way you travel to work, cutting branded products in your weekly shop, and selling anything you have wasted capital in. We all have a place in the world that we want to visit more than anywhere else.

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7 Steps to Keep Your Home Warm When the Weather Outside Is Frightful

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Heat travels upward and if your roof is full of holes, it’s allowing valuable heated air to drift outside. When temperatures fall below freezing and everything is covered in ice, nothing compares to warming up in the comfort of your own home. However, keeping your home warm can be a little trickier this year as forecasters with the 2020 “ Farmers’ Almanac ” are predicting a particularly harsh winter.

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Moving past a perfectionist mindset to achieve increased productivity

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We take pride in our detail-oriented nature as it relates to all that we produce, from professional email correspondence to travel arrangements to company-wide projects and initiatives. As assistants, managing details to ensure things run smoothly is a big part of what we do. We are the doers and the boots-on-the-ground, working “in the weeds” […].

2019 156

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

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Make mind maps, lists and always look for the road less traveled. Written by Eva Lantsoght (@evalantsoght), a structural engineer, concrete researcher, online writer, academic blogger, and music journalist with a passion for science, arts and travel. Most of us want to excel in life, but there’s just one problem. People often rely on what their society has to say when it comes to determining whether they’re succeeding or not.

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How Does the US Workforce Spend Their Vacation?

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Even though they’re outside of the US, their proximity to the US shows Americans don’t like traveling too far for their vacations. Air travel came second with 49% and car rental came in at third with 24%. Happiness Productivity Relaxation Travel PTO USWhen life at work gets a little tricky, the promise of an upcoming vacation can often be enough to get us through.

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13 Things You Can Do With Your Old Phone

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This way, you can travel light and use it as a handy backup. Smartphones are a necessity nowadays but one big setback in using them is that we need to upgrade on a regular basis. The newest technology today can be obsolete in a short year or two. This leads most people to discard their phones, but it doesn’t have to be this way. There are still many surprising and creative things you can do with that old phone. Backup eReaders.

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10 websites to help book great hotels

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There are so many hotel websites available for Assistants to use when booking business travel for their Executive. If you don’t work with a travel management company, where do you even start? Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantHere are ten websites to help book great hotels. This list covers everything you need to search and compare prices. When you are […].

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Top 8 Apps for Productivity to Help You With Your Daily Tasks

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Traveling is all fun until you realize the stuff you have to deal with for a trip. Keeping track of the things we need to do and staying organized can be a daily struggle. It is so easy to get distracted, more so when all of our information is scattered across different devices and online tools. As a result, projects take longer to finish and we waste a ton of our time every single day.

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Connecting With Your Child: 5 Things You Can Do To Stay Close Despite Your Work

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My wife had always been really supportive of my ambitions and therefore, excessive travel has never been much of an issue. I am preparing you in advance that you’ll probably break down and give these clues away much quicker, but in any case, it creates a level of excitement and interaction that you and your kids can partake in no matter how far your travels take you from home.

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10 habits of highly organised Assistants

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The role of the Assistant these days is pretty diverse; one day you will be assisting one executive with personal tasks, the next you may be making business travel arrangements for a different person, managing a project, working on a big event or hiring a new Administrative team.

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One Year After Moving To Spain

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Today, October 15th 2019, marks the first anniversary of moving to Spain. Personal Development Travel & FunExactly one year ago, me and my partner, Raluca, flew from Bucharest to Valencia with just two suitcases each. I refrained from writing about this experience, for various… The post One Year After Moving To Spain appeared first on Dragos Roua.

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7 Characteristics of A Broken, Undefined, and Unhappy Life

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I started out playing poker to pay for my travels, but I ended up back home playing to make more money for no reason at all. Are you really living the life you want? We all have some characteristics that hold us back from the life we dream for ourselves. Motivational gurus constantly claim to have the answers and aren’t shy about telling us to do this and that. If you’re reading this, then it’s quite possible that those things haven’t worked for you.

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