6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. And the fun of traveling multiplies if you are flying to a foreign destination, more if that’s your first international trip. To help you prepare, here are some international travel tips you’ll find useful on your first vacation abroad. Know Your Travel Budget. Buy travel insurance. Tasks Travel

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Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws ? Here is a collection of the odd laws some of your travel destinations have. See Also: 21 Top Travel Apps and Tools . Now, let’s travel to a faraway place – the city of Adelaide in Australia. The best tip you can get when traveling to the Maldives is leaving your Bible at home. What did you think of these strange international laws? Law Security Travel


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Who Is Office Dynamics International?

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we are celebrating 25 years of serving the administrative profession. How long have you been a friend of Office Dynamics International? Perhaps you’ve known us for a long time or you’re new around here. Either way, we want you to know who we are and what we believe. We Passionately Believe. The administrative role is a noble calling. In a “Career of Choice” mentality.

Pros and Cons of Traveling by Car You Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Many people all over the world are fond of traveling. However, when you travel by car, you are your own boss on the road. In this article, we gathered the common pros and cons of traveling by car you should know. Pros of traveling by car. Cons of traveling by car.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. One of the main benefits of travelling, especially to areas where your native language is not widely used, is that you learn how to communicate with all manner of different people. Traveling makes us temporarily disconnect with our normal routine and it helps us appreciate the people and things you have around.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. One of the main benefits of travelling, especially to areas where your native language is not widely used, is that you learn how to communicate with all manner of different people. Traveling makes us temporarily disconnect with our normal routine and it helps us appreciate the people and things you have around.

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News from Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel just a few month’s away, I thought I would share everything that I have been working on behind the scenes. We really do have world-class speakers talking all thing business travel. Before I go into more detail on all that stuff, I thought I’d firstly refresh your memories and talk a little bit about why I think you should come along to Assist Travel. Why should you attend Assist Travel? The Assist Travel Programme.

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Tips for Female Travelers (Safety and Bonus Travel Tips)

Office Dynamics

Women Traveling Alone Should Enjoy Themselves. Traveling alone has many benefits. I have been traveling for business for 25 years and 90% of the time, I travel alone. Most of my work as a female professional speaker and corporate trainer takes me across the United States with little international travel (by choice). While being on the road is tiring, stressful and can drive you crazy when you travel often for business, it can be exhilarating.

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10 Essential Vitamins for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

Frequent travels can take a toll on the body. Regardless of whether you are traveling first class or economy class, your body gets exposed to a lot of factors that can greatly weaken your immune system. The same issue arises when you’re traveling by land. If you like making trips to different places, here are the best vitamins for frequent travelers you need to have in your diet. This makes it one of the top vitamins for frequent travelers.

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5 Important Tips Before Traveling Overseas

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of which country you are traveling to, there are things you can do and prepare to make the trip not only hassle-free but safe, too. To give you an idea, here’s the best international travel checklist you’ll ever need. Tip #1 Check Your Passport And Other Travel Documents. Before making any travel plans, you must first know where your passport is. Your passport should be valid for at least six months before you travel overseas.

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Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

Practically Perfect PA

Whether travelling domestically or internationally, corporations have a Duty of Care to employees visiting other cities and locations for business. That’s why Roomex have developed an interactive map that can pinpoint business travellers in over 550,000 hotels worldwide, providing instant visibility on your colleagues’ whereabouts. Accounting for the safety and the whereabouts of business travellers has never been of greater importance for international companies.

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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

Practically Perfect PA

Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Employment Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantOr maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? We get it.

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Travel Planning in a Pandemic? Here’s What You Need to Know

All Things Admin

When I worked corporately, travel planning was one of my favorite parts of my job, and I still love it today. COVID-19 brought the travel industry to its knees, but as vaccinations roll out and restrictions loosen, we’re getting closer to a place where we can move freely again.

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Why incentive travel works

Practically Perfect PA

Having been established in the incentive travel industry for over a decade now, I can state with confidence that we at First Event have seen it all; events to recognise success, reward achievement, inspire motivation, build relations and give back to communities. What works best; Cash incentives, vouchers, travel, awards or recognition? Incentivising your workforce with travel is the perfect way to promote a passionate, motivated team, willing to work hard for a great reward.

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Top tips for business travel to Barcelona

Practically Perfect PA

It is a brilliant city and with more and more people coming here for business trips I thought now would be a good time to share with you my top tips for organising business travel to Barcelona. This is the first video I have done for Practically Perfect PA – I much prefer writing than staring at myself on screen – however – with Assist Travel coming up next week I thought I would also highlight one of the great sessions we have at the conference!

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Enduring travel and expulsions of perseverance on energy

Office Organization Success

With very nearly 400 yonks of enduring in the travel and expulsions perseverance, we hear that blending can be an energy trade event. As a feature of the Allied International Network, Pickford’s is one of they’s most charge expulsions families for a worldwide movement, so you cognize you can lay on our office. Dennis Moby on the floor … The post Enduring travel and expulsions of perseverance on energy appeared first on Tracey Lawton.

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A review of Assist Travel 2015

Practically Perfect PA

We held our first Assist Travel conference and exhibition on Friday 25th September at the Hilton Bankside and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed the day. As with all of our Assist Events we like to make sure that it is a little different and I loved our travel themed registration desk. ’ This was half an hour where everyone called talk about their experiences booking business travel, what goes wrong and how to fix any issues that might crop up.

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7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

In this post, we’ll take a look at seven ways to save money while traveling so that you can come back with money in your pocket! 7 Tips for Saving Money When Traveling. Below are seven ways to save money while traveling. Discount travel booking sites, such as NextVacay.com, can save you hundreds of dollars on vacation costs, airfares and more. Friends noticed the couple’s frequent travels and asked how they were managing this.

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7 Important Things To Do To Travel Like A Local

Dumb Little Man

For some people, traveling is about getting an authentic experience. On the other hand, there are people who prefer to be low-key tourists when traveling. To give you an idea, here are some tips to help you travel like a local. It is handy for travelers to go to the library or use Google to research about the place they are planning to visit. Knowing an area in advance is probably the most important preparation any traveler can do. Fun Happiness Travel

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5 Future Transportation Trends That Will Change the Way We Travel

Dumb Little Man

Driverless cars, air taxis, and passenger pods capable of transferring people at speeds of 600 mph or more are bound to make travel faster and safer in the years ahead. These future transportation trends can change the way we commute and travel.

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Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

Office Dynamics

For an assistant, travel planning can be a nightmare! The problem of travel planning is massive and it’s plagued our field for decades. You’ll begin to see travel planning as an opportunity, rather than an obstacle, to demonstrate your revolutionary skills. In case you’re not aware, TRAVO is revolutionizing the world of travel planning. Cutting edge tools for travel planning that will save you time and money. Stop struggling with travel planning problems!

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5 Essential Tips for Keeping Your Sobriety When Traveling

Dumb Little Man

*This article is for recovering addicts and how you can stay sober while traveling. Traveling may bring a multitude of new sights, new experiences and new cultures. It is not dangerous for you to have travel as an integral part of your recovery; in fact, quite the opposite. However, for travel to impact upon you in the best possible way, preparation is the key. These tips are designed to assist you make the right choices and decisions whilst traveling.

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International Virtual Assistant Day 2009

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs International Virtual Assistant Day 2009 Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:39 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant While you may already have seen, heard, read or otherwise somehow found out that the Online International Virtual Assistant Convention (OIVAC) scheduled for May 14-16 has been postponed and rescheduled to October 1-3, 2009!

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Chance to Study Internationally

Small Business CEO

Here are some reasons how studying internationally can improve the quality and outcome of your life. When you open yourself up to the possibilities of traveling to another land to study, you open up a gateway for higher academia.…

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to San Francisco

Practically Perfect PA

San Francisco has two major airports – SFO (San Francisco International) and Oakland International (OAK). SFO has more international flights, but OAK is not as far away as you may think. Trains arrive at the SFO International Terminal every 15 minutes and it’s just 30 minutes to downtown San Francisco. Download our Ultimate USA City Guide for Business Travellers below.

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Assistant Recommended Apps for Travel

Office Dynamics

All this information is waiting in the palm of your hand and it has the power to make travel for yourself or your leader so much easier! Best Apps for Travel Recommended by Assistants. Whether you travel often or your executive does these apps will make your lives much easier by increasing your productivity and ease your travel woes. Mobile travel planning made easy. Booking for a traveler who prefers a certain seat or section of the plane?

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Cultural Tips for Business Travellers

Small Business CEO

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. Travel business trip United Kingdom

The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Berlin

Practically Perfect PA

Since opening its doors to the world since the fall of the wall, Berlin has become a bustling, cosmopolitan and hugely popular destination for business and leisure travellers alike. It’s gained a bit of a reputation in recent years with travelers, but the core essence remains the same: beer, and a whole lot of group pong action. It’s Berlin International Games Week , April 18th-24th. Download our Ultimate European City Guide for Business Travellers below.

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Cannes

Practically Perfect PA

Situated in the breathtaking surrounds of the coastal paradise on the French Riviera, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from June 18th-25th attracts a global audience of the biggest players in the communications, advertising and marketing industries. Cannes is easily reached by two nearby airports – Nice International Airport and the smaller Cannes-Mandelieu Airport. Many Cannes hotels and venues will offer shuttle transport from Nice International.

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5 Ways to Greenify Your Business Travel

Eco-Office Gals

Are you someone who does a lot of traveling for business purposes? Luckily for you, we have a few suggestions (five to be exact) that can help you to greenify your business travel and, hopefully, help you to distress a bit in the process too: Travel less. Thanks to technology, you definitely don’t have to travel as much as you used to. If it’s a one-on-one meeting, you can talk to people (even internationally) free of charge thanks to platforms like Skype.

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How to Plan Business Travel & Business Travel Planning Checklists

Office Dynamics

Travel Planning for Executive & Administrative Assistants. But I really didn’t understand the intricacies of travel until I became an executive and traveled often. For 22 years, I have been traveling; mostly within the United States. So, if I think it is tough being a traveler in the United States, just imagine how difficult it is for the executives who travel great distances often—and have to show up for meetings!

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s guide to New York City

Practically Perfect PA

Word of warning: There are a lot of stairs and ground to cover and no one to help with baggage, so only consider this option if you are travelling light. Newark International (EWR) , is in Newark, New Jersey and you can travel by train between Newark International Airport and Manhattan for as little as $12.50 Download our Ultimate US City Guide for Business Travellers. Assist Travel Travel

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Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? 4comments for this post Regina Thanks for posting the "trying to phone/fax internationally" issue. Is there a fee of any sort that goes with the international fax? By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 07, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Productivity D o you have trouble figuring out how to call a client or even a colleague in another country?

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The Conference and Hospitality Show and The Ultimate Travel Itinerary slides

Practically Perfect PA

Lucy Brazier from Executive Secretary Magazine updated the audience on the International Year of the Secretary and Assistant– they are doing great things so do check out their LinkedIn Group ! The Ultimate Travel Itinerary from Practically Perfect PA. During the presentation I did mention that I have a travel itinerary template for assistants to use. I also have a list of really great apps for business travel. Thanks to Jamila Juma-Ware ?@Justjampr

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Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency

Administrative Arts

Jacquelyn asks: I am accepting a position wherein I will have to make travel arrangements. I will need a step by step guide or a travel agency that will assist me. Will any of the travel agencies assist me in making travel arrangements. Using a Travel Agent. First of all, yes, most travel agencies and agents charge fees. Essentially, you need to balance the cost of using a travel agent against the benefits of using one. Why Use a Travel Agent.

Finding The Best Travel Deals - Online!

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Finding The Best Travel Deals - Online! By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Filed Under: Meetings , Research , Travel A re you trying to book a flight, hotel or car rental for your manager? I originally wrote a post on this entitled " Travel Plans " explaining that you can use Travelocity and Expedia to find the best deals. Visit Travel Zoo for the most up-to-date best deals you can find on the internet.

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Old Internal Hard Drives - Portable and More Useful Than You Think!

Professional Assistant Blog

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10 Tips for Protecting Personal Data While Travelling

Ian's Messy Desk

Laptops and phones are powerful enough that we can complete most types of tasks while travelling; any location can be a workstation. This can be a major productivity boon if you’re traveling on business. USE YOUR OWN: It’s tempting, especially while traveling, to pop into an Internet café to send e-mails and conduct business. Increasingly, English is the international language in which business (and espionage!) Image via Wikipedia.

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Travel Planning for Your Executive

Office Dynamics

This is a comment I often hear from executives who travel and feel their executive assistant is not thinking through all the details of their trips. While the trip itinerary may "look good" to the executive assistant or even the executive before the trip, there are hiccups along the way as an executive travels. Unless you have traveled extensively, which most executive assistants do not get to do, it is hard to comprehend what might happen.

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Making Travel Arrangements

Laughing all the Way to Work

Making travel arrangements for your boss can sometimes be stressful. I remember making travel arrangements for a boss who was travelling to New York City for a meeting. I was not aware there were three main airports in New York City: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark International Airport, and I had him flying into LaGuardia but his hotel room and meeting were right across town (closer to JFK Airport)! Here are some questions you can ask: what kind of travel: Air, Train, Car?

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IAAP, Yahoo and Air Travel

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). I thought I would pass on something from the e-newsletter because this week there was a link to a Yahoo article with a list of 20 Tips from Air Travel Insiders. If you are involved in making travel arrangements for your boss or even for your own personal travel, this is well worth the read.

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How You Can Help The Environment When Planning Your Next Holiday

Dumb Little Man

Imposed travel bans and reduced traffic means that the world is on track to see the largest ever annual fall in CO2 emissions. Limiting international trips is a great way to lower our overall carbon footprint. Green Travel

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A 5 Step Guide to Productive Travel: How to Keep Going Forward When You’re Going Places


As I write this, I’m sitting in a hotel room in Seattle preparing to head off for a week of travel. It doesn’t matter when travel takes place, it is disruptive. This disruption can wreak havoc on your productivity and can even carry over beyond your travel period if you don’t deal with it accordingly. Travel doesn’t have to be so disruptive that it throws you completely off your game. Some people do it the day of travel.

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