You’ve bought your plane tickets, booked accommodation and organized all the internal land-transfers of your grand holiday. All that’s left for you to do is to pack your bags and you’ll be ready to go! However, packing for a trip is a challenge in itself. You never know exactly what you have to bring and you also have to take into account the maximum baggage weight limit in your planning. Here are 5 packing tips that could, perhaps, make selecting your holiday wardrobe (and fitting it all in your suitcase) a little bit easier.
Everyone (well, all right, not everyone – but a lot of people) can appreciate the beauty of a well-maintained garden and researches have proven that having a garden, even if it’s a small one, in your home does wonders for your emotional and psychological health and well being.
Even though the world has not shrunk in size, advancements made in communication and transportation has somehow, made it smaller. People are bombarded with news items, travel documentaries, pictures, videos of amazing and exotic places – raising curiosity and feeding on man’s innate travel bug. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to walk on the Great Wall of China? Or celebrate New Year at Times Square? How would it feel to dip into the clear waters of Tahiti? All of these play in everyone’s mind and everyone dreams of someday, going to these places to answer these questions.
Unfortunately, traveling, especially to overseas destination, can be quite expensive and, if you have a family to support, and children to look after, the costs can appear overwhelming. This, however, should not deter you from planning a holiday. Make this holiday a goal you and your family can work towards on. Have your kids save a little every day so they can have their own “spending money” (even though you know that you’ll be paying for their purchases anyway).
If you’re keen on going somewhere, whether on your own or with your family, but have limited funds to work with, here are ten tips for the thrifty traveller.
We’ve come to depend on emails for many of our work functions. Emails are now a primary tool for office communication so you can expect it your inbox to get flooded with emails especially if your work needs constant collaboration with colleagues and clients. Before you know it, you’ve got an inbox gone haywire – there’s just so many messages that you are left reeling. Your productivity tool has transformed itself into another chore that is derailing your schedule. [Read more…]
It is easy to fall into a serious debt problem, especially with credit cards that offer instant access to cash. If you have an impulsive buying behaviour, and a habit of paying only the minimum amount due in your monthly credit card bill, you could have maxed out your credit limit before you even notice it. Take note that credit cards charge very high interest and finance charges, and these accumulate fast. [Read more…]