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  • How to Get Started Teaching English Overseas

    Published March 24th, 2012 by keystrokemarketing
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    If you’re interested in teaching English abroad then there has never been a better time. The world and the global economy is becoming increasingly globalized, with people from all over the world being brought into closer contact with one another, whether for business or friendship.

    In this environment there is increasing demand for native English speakers who can teach others how to speak the language. You could go do this in any part of the world, from Latin America to the Middle East to East Asia!

    It’s not only a brilliant way to earn money, but also a great way to see parts of the world that you would otherwise never get to visit. This can be a great way to build your resume. Plus, you’ll become a new, m...

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  • Tips When Moving Abroad

    Published March 15th, 2012 by Gomesia
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    Who hasn’t wanted to pack up everything and head to another country to live for awhile? Or maybe you have a job opportunity that requires resettling in a foreign land, at least temporarily. Regardless of your situation, if you are planning to move abroad you need to plan carefully and consider the following tips.

     

    How Will You Get Your Money?

     

    You don’t want to get to your new home country then find out you have no way to get to your money. The banks in one country may not be found in another country. The ATMs may not accept your cards. These are all issues you need to consider.

     

    Talk to your bank about their presence in your new country. You can also...

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  • Improving your online hotel marketing by highlighting location

    Published March 15th, 2012 by Brandon Dennis
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    You have great rooms. The flowers are in bloom, deer through the back yard and you have a view of the mountains from just about every room. TripAdvisor reviews are good and your restaurant is the best in the town. Clearly the property is in great, but is this really what guests come to see?

    In the process of making up your rooms and taking care of guests, it’s easy to lose track of why guests come to visit you in the first place. An attractive property, customer service and appealing rooms are part of it, but the lodging is rarely the end goal of a guest’s vacation. Guests come to experience the hotel location. That’s why your location is going to be the most important factor in attracting guests ...

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  • The Five Types of British Overseas Traveller: Which Tribe Do You Belong To?

    Published March 13th, 2012 by tui_activity
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    It has never been easier to travel abroad, with long-haul destinations to every corner of the globe and budget flights all across Europe. And with over 60% of Brits taking at least one overseas trip each year, distinct types of traveller are beginning to emerge. From cruise enthusiasts to avid thrill seekers, find out which tribe you belong to with this tongue-in-cheek guide to the modern British overseas traveller.

    1. Culture Vultures

    On any trip to a distinguished continental museum or gallery you can be sure to spot the British Culture Vultures a mile away. They’ll be staring at an obscure Paul Klee canvas for hours on end, talking about chiaroscuro and emotional intensity, checking their expensive ...

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  • Paris: The City of Light - Paris on a Shoestring

    Published March 5th, 2012 by Timelessearth
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    Paris is not a city that many people associate with saving money. It is the home of haute couture and the mecca of fine dining. Any stroll along the grand boulevards of the Right Bank or the trendy new haunts on the Left reveals a city that is just dying to eat into your wallet. But the pleasures of Paris are not just restricted to those with a suite at the Ritz. There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on that all too familiar shoestring.

    First Things First… Where to Stay

    Unless you head further from the river into the arrondissements with higher numbers it isn’t easy to find a hotel offering cheap accommodation. Due to my limited budget and my unfortunate addiction to the St-Germain area, one of the most p...

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  • The Vermillion Coast

    Published February 19th, 2012 by Rosemary Redfern
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    The towns that lie at the end of the Mediterranean end of the Pyranees.

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  • The Pyranees, Mediterranean end

    Published February 19th, 2012 by Rosemary Redfern
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    Places to visit in the Mediterranean end of the Pyranees.

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  • Markets, indoor and out

    Published February 17th, 2012 by Rosemary Redfern
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    What to find in a market. Ideas for meals. Watching the locals

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  • The Mediterranean Beaches

    Published February 17th, 2012 by Rosemary Redfern
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    Lazing on the beach. Facilities available, Advice

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  • A Selection of Budget Cafes and Bars in Paris

    Published February 15th, 2012 by Raistlin
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    Seven Great Budget Cafes and Restaurants in Paris

    If you’re planning a trip to Paris on a shoestring, don’t worry; you can still enjoy the city’s world-renowned dining. For a great meal that won’t break the bank, try one of these seven excellent restaurants and cafes. 

    Chartier

    Chartier has been serving traditional food at a great price since the turn of the century. Popular with locals and tourists alike, the brassiere first opened its doors in 1896. Today, Chartier retains its Belle Epoque décor, especially evident in the 1929 mural featuring one of the first artistic renditions of an airplane. Open for lunch and dinner, menu items range from duck confit to pave, chitterling s...

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