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Protecting Your Stuff While Traveling

Protecting Your Stuff While Traveling

Traveling is wonderful! You meet new people, see new places, and gain a view of the world that is new and refreshing. Many people, however, have a bad experience while traveling because someone steals their stuff. Unfortunately, popular tourist spots are also popular spots for pickpockets, not all hotel workers are completely honest, and sometimes the(…)

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Travelers and Tourists

Travelers and Tourists

There is nothing I like more than traveling — everything about it. I enjoy airplanes (even the food), strange hotels, languages I don’t understand, long airport layovers, and meeting people with different perspectives on life. I even like the smell of jet fuel! Sometimes people talk about the difference between being a tourist and a(…)

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Using Business Cards in International Environments

Using Business Cards in International Environments

I have business cards, but I must admit that I find it harder and harder to see the point of them. Quite often, I will ask a colleague to send me an email with contact information because that’s efficient and environmentally friendly. If you travel globally, however, think again. In many cultures, particularly Asian ones, the(…)

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Do You Procrastinate? (Could Cost You Money)

Do You Procrastinate? (Could Cost You Money)

There are times when procrastination doesn’t cause any problems, other than making your “to do” list longer the next day. But there are other times when procrastination can cost you money. As of 2014, make sure you process your business travel expenses in a timely manner. Expense reports must be completed in a “reasonable” period in(…)

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