Five restaurants to recommend in the City of London

Practically Perfect PA

As Personal Assistant’s we book hundreds of restaurants every year for our colleagues, our executives and let’s not forget ourselves. Core Skills Featured Practically Perfect PA eats Travel Writers admin administrators assistants business travel Client entertainment EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant restaurants Virtual Assistant

Top 5 hotels, restaurants and venues in Amsterdam

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Are you organising travel to Amsterdam and feel as though you could really use some insights from a local? Don’t worry – here are my top 5 hotel, restaurant and event venue recommendations across a range […]. Core Skills Featured Travel Writers admin administrators Amsterdam assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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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. It could be communicating to find the way to your next destination or asking for the nearest restaurant.

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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. It could be communicating to find the way to your next destination or asking for the nearest restaurant.

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Columbus Recommended Restaurant for Business Travelers

Office Dynamics

Just a few steps from the new Hilton is Downtown Columbus is a fantastic little restaurant, Martini Modern Italian. This is a great recommendation for your executive when he or she has to travel to Columbus for business or should you travel there for any reason Relaxing, warm ambiance with excellent service and delectable foods.

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. Restaurant.

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How To Enjoy Traveling Solo

Dumb Little Man

“But, don’t you get lonely traveling solo?” Even on our best days, the thought of traveling solo either for a break or to start a life elsewhere can be daunting. However, traveling alone has some significant benefits, like pushing you outside of your comfort zone. Now, before you go ahead and fulfill your dreams, take a look at our tips on how to enjoy traveling solo. After all, this is your traveling experience. How To Travel

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Day in the life: Brenda Rogers, EA to the CEO, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s day in the life: Brenda Rogers, EA to the CEO, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group What are the main aspects of your role? The main aspects of my role are to manage the CEO and CFO’s active calendar of meetings and travel. I work closely with both gentlemen to keep them well informed of […].

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Backpackers vs. Glampackers: What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Dumb Little Man

Staycation, voluntourism, set-jetting—these are just some of the many travel buzzwords going around. Let’s start by getting a good grasp of these two distinct breeds of travelers. Backpackers are individuals who follow the low-cost and independent approach to traveling.

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Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. A small list of good restaurants close to the hotel or office. Assist Travel.

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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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Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. They can stop by for a bite at the exact restaurant where the infamous all-against-one fight scene was set in Volume 1. A walk along the southern bank of the river Seine will bring fans to the exact magical spot where Gil time-travelled back to the 1920s where the story really began. The post Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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How To Stay Safe and Prevent Theft While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Traveling to a new state or country can be very exciting and relaxing at the same time. Here are a few ideas on how to stay safe while traveling abroad or even during a simple weekend getaway: Before You Leave, Protect Your Home. Safety while traveling begins at home before you ever leave town. It’s quite common to have your credit card number or identity stolen while traveling. Technology for Travel Safety. Most restaurants and stores abroad take credit cards.

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Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. Well along with the usual stresses of travelling your boss also has to attend meetings and act professionally when in many cases they are dealing with jet lag and the continuous business activities back in the UK office. Happy travel planning, Nicky x.

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6 Ways Traveling Alone Makes You Stronger

Dumb Little Man

Solo travel is growing in popularity. In fact, the number of first-time travelers who choose to go solo has more than doubled in recent years. Despite that, solo travelers are still a niche minority as most travelers prefer to go in couples or groups. Traveling alone is a whole different experience. Here are six benefits you can get from traveling alone: You Learn to Rely on Yourself. There is no humility and openness like that of a well-traveled person.

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Las Vegas Restaurants and Attractions to Visit While Attending Our Conference for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Various restaurants such as Hugo’s Cellar, Second Street Grill, American Coney Island, Red Sushi, Chicago Brewing Co., This restaurant sits next to a large outdoor patio that overlooks a beautiful waterfall with an amazing array of foliage. This blissful restaurant will definitely make you feel that Las Vegas high life. It features restaurants, bars, and shops. The restaurant has an amazing selection of the freshest seafood, side dishes, and decadent desserts.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else! Each traveler has personal preferences and unique quirks that make travel planning a true art form. However, travel is full of unpredictable changes. We’ve spent the last couple months talking to some of the top admins in the game to find out what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve and keep travelers moving on time and in style.

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5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is A Fast Way to Personal Development

Dumb Little Man

We’ve come up with five simple reasons on why you should finally take an adventure solo travel trip as quickly as you can! The answer is pretty simple; adventure solo travel! Of course, for a majority of people, the idea of solo travel can be a huge challenge. However, once we choose to ignore such awful feelings, there are several incredible benefits of solo travel especially when it comes to personal development. Traveling Solo Teaches You to Be Brave.

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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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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! Restaurant.

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Emotional Intelligence Meets Travel Planning

Office Dynamics

What do emotional intelligence and travel planning have in common? I have been traveling extensively for business (and a little pleasure) for 3 straight months. I have been a business traveler for 27 years. While the typical person thinks traveling is glamorous, the business traveler has a different perspective. Often business travelers put in very long days. The traveler then sits and waits until boarding time.

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A review of Assist Travel 2015

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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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Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online!

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online! By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 22, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity A re you asked to make reservations for your manager(s) at particular restaurants? T here is a great site called OpenTable.com , which allows you to book reservations online with particular restaurants all over the world.

Tips for the Traveling Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are the superheroes of travel planning. Admins use their telepathy to know what brands their travelers prefer, time travel to get days of work done in mere hours, and teleportation to support their travelers, even when they are halfway around the world. Then, when it’s finally time to take a day off and relax, or travel for business, they’re starting from scratch and the planning process suddenly feels more stressful than ever!

Solution for Major Travel Planning Pain Points

Office Dynamics

Travel planning is infamous for being a huge time, patience, and sanity suck for administrative professionals. What seems like a simple there-and-back trip to a traveler is a whirlwind of coordination and research for the admin. And can you try to get me reservations to my favorite restaurant and hotel. Administrative professionals are the second largest employment group in the United States and nearly every single admin doubles as a travel agent.

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The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men

Dumb Little Man

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. From indoor-outdoor restaurants to seaside lounges, beach clubs, and villas, this is the ultimate go-to place for anyone looking for a vacation spot.

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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. Find restaurants, dentists, bar, salons even doctors wherever you are!

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4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

Do you want to know our secret on ways to travel the world for FREE ? If you are a traveler, you certainly know that traveling can be far too expensive. The good news is that there are ways out there to travel cheaper and longer. You may even end up traveling for free! You need to play your cards right in order to be able to travel more and avoid paying too much. Here are the 3 smart ways you can travel the world cheap or for free. #1

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to San Francisco

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Its newest restaurant, Waxman’s , is by local celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman. Download our Ultimate USA City Guide for Business Travellers below. If you know someone who travels a lot on business, download it below for free and share it with them! Assist Travel Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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The 4 steps of business travel planning: Delivering your Exec to their destination

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few weeks I have been looking at the four stages of business travel planning. I’ve heard many stories of Executive’s phoning their assistant to ask where certain shops, restaurants or other amenities are while in transit. I’ve put together a list of travel apps that will help you with all your business travel plans. They are all free so if your manager travels on one airline frequently it is well worth downloading their app.

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How To Maintain Healthy Habits When Traveling

Dumb Little Man

When I learned that Jay White, the founder of Dumb Little Man, frequently travels in his sales career, this immediately brought back memories of my own business travels during my years in pharmaceutical sales. I was traveling 25% to 50% of my time on overnight trips, sometimes for an entire work week. So here are some tips that I’ve learned to adopt during my travels to help you stay healthy while away from home. Health Travel

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s guide to Boston

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Boston Town Car is another option for luxury travel for the airport and within the city. The “T’s” Day/Week LinkPass gives visitors unlimited travel on Subway, Local Bus, Inner Harbor Ferry and Commuter Rail Zone 1A for one day ($12) or seven days ($19). This sleek restaurant also features a lively bar scene serving lavish cocktails and mouth watering appetizers to the downtown business crowd.

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Berlin

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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. If locals are to be believed, Neukölln is the new Kreuzberg, and it’s packed to the brim with bars and restaurants.

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Cannes

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The airport is 40 minutes from Cannes by road, and you can jump in a taxi, organise a transfer prior to travelling, or hire a car. Trains are your other option – and during the peak season months of July and August, can often be much faster and convenient than travelling by road. While the city is busy with tourists all year round, head away from the coast to find some of the best bars and restaurants in town.

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Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Office Dynamics

I have observed hundreds of assistants travel and heard numerous stories about their travel experiences both while in transit to Las Vegas and during their stay in Las Vegas. Since I travel most of the year and every trip is an adventure, many of the things I hear attendees complain about are typical, yet they appear to be larger than life to the attendee. It is for this very reason that I had Nancy Fraze, an Office Dynamics journalist, write, a list of Travel Tips.

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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! Restaurant Name: __.

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All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re one half of a couple, frequent business travel can take its toll on your relationship. There’s also something particularly poignant about sitting down to a table set for one in an unfamiliar restaurant amid the sound of strange accents and clinking glasses. However, for some business travellers (and even their partners) there is a middle ground. Deborah Zanke’s IT consultant husband, Steve, is a frequent business traveller, often spending half the year in transit.

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

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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 Check OpenTable or call the restaurant to see if you can get a reservation. Download our Ultimate US City Guide for Business Travellers. Assist Travel Travel

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Minimum Life Traveling Baggage

Brilliantly Better

Even came up with 4 4 tips for traveling long distance. So, I usually take with me my identity card (in Europe I can travel only with that, I don’t need a passport), my driver license and my passport. Never used traveler checks so far. I’m a digital nomad and traveling without any of these won’t make sense. You can get those at motels or restaurants. But when traveling I’m again relieved to not take care of that.

The 4 steps of business travel planning: Managing your Executive while they are on the road

Practically Perfect PA

So this is part three of my four part business travel planning guide. Are you expected to be in the office or can you work from home while they travel? Once the boss is settled into the hotel send them a reminder email detailing the hotel amenities and any local information that might prove useful (weather, good restaurants, nearest public transport). If your manager is travelling to a local office ask another assistant to keep an eye on your manager while they are there.

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Best Travel Gadgets: Don’t Leave Home Without Them

Productivity Bits

These are not just smartphones and MP3 players, but cutting-edge devices that are going to make traveling an hour down the road or thousands of miles around the world just a little bit more comfortable. Whether the trip is for business, pleasure, or a little bit of both, here are a handful of gadgets that no traveler should leave home without. One of the most important rules of travel sounds easy enough: do not get lost. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

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Technology of the week: Foursquare City Guides

Practically Perfect PA

I think most of you would have heard of Foursquare but, if not, it is a website and app that brings together restaurant recommendations, hotel picks, must-see places and loads of other useful advice for people travelling […]. Featured Office Technology Technology of the week Travel admin assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantToday’s technology of the week: Foursquare city guides.

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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. Don’t leave your laptop or other sensitive information in your hotel room and resist the urge to ask the person next to you to keep an eye on your belongings when in a café or restaurant. Image via Wikipedia. Thanks to technology, work is not confined to the office.

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