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Why travel solo?

We all have that one friend on Facebook or Instagram that often posts photos in highly desirable locations on the other side of the world. It first amuses us, then sparks the desire to travel and then we day dream about our next vacation. For those of us who live to travel, it can be sometimes difficult to find someone to travel with. Friends and family are not always available, some are tied because of their jobs while others struggle to save money. The solution is to go alone. It’s a big decision. It’s challenging. It’s a scary prospect but at the same time it opens a lot of opportunities and it”s a chance for self- discovery. Solo travel can work for anyone, whether you’re in a relationship, single or married. There are several advantages of travelling solo and I really think that everyone should try it at least once […]

‘Save money and money will save you’  Even though you might find it hard to believe, saving money actually does feel great. It gives you a sense of responsibility and that you are doing something important for you and your family. Whether you are saving for a house, a car or the education of your children, every time you manage to save some money for that cause should be very rewarding and there will be a smile on your face. Every time you save some money you will realise that you are one step closer to getting what you want. When you save enough money and you are able to buy what you want we can assure you that it will feel amazing. You will appreciate what you bought more because you know how hard you worked to buy it. Saving money for the future is one of the great […]

The New Year Resolutions

Every year as January starts approaching we start coming up with New Year resolutions. Each year we say we will start doing this, or stop doing that. The New Year stands before us like a fresh chapter in a book. What we write in that chapter is entirely up to us. Losing weight, eating healthy, stop smoking, consuming less alcohol, help others more and become a better person are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. However, it is really sad that most people fail to achieve their goals. Most promises lose steam around mid- February and it’s back to business as usual. Research shows that only 8% of people make their New Year’s resolutions stick. It’s hard to keep up the enthusiasm months after you set the goals, but it’s not impossible. One of the main reasons why people fall short of their goals is because they focus […]

Every day you stayed up late watching your favourite shows, you ate breakfast for lunch and did fun stuff with family and friends. You are enjoying yourself and then come to the realisation that: it’s time to go back to work. The vision of going back to the office after vacation is not something a lot of people are comfortable with. Making the transition from holiday to work is not something people look forward to, but let’s be realistic it’s going to happen sooner or later. We are sure that you feel that reality is awful, and you will be be faced with a number of different emotions but we are here to help you. As many of us go back to work in some days, here are some survival tips to help you smooth your reentry into the work routine:  Plan for your return before you depart: As soon […]

Every family is different and every family has their own family traditions for advent and Christmas.Traditions are powerful for any family. They bring families together and create a sense of commitment. Traditions are the best way of creating memories that would last a lifetime while also remembering the past. Various studies have shown that the ones that are most affected by traditions are children. Children love rituals as they find a certain security in something that gives them a sense of belonging and comfort. Traditions also create a legacy- these are a good way of passing down family values to children who will then pass them on to their children and so on. Some traditions are simple and do not require a lot of thought, while other traditions require more planning and effort on behalf of a lot people. Preserving and nurturing the family traditions is a healthy way of […]

Cuba is the country of indescribable charm. Clear blue water, miles of white sand beaches, beautiful architecture, colourful facades, vintage cars, the best cigars and rum are some of the reasons why I fell in love with Cuba. Cubans are the gem of this country with their vibrant personalities, lively culture, and welcoming hospitality. If you have paid this country a visit then I am sure that you know what I am talking about. For those who never been before, get ready to discover one of the world’s best kept secret. Perhaps the isolation from the more modern world has helped to conserve the personality of the Cuban society. Cuba seems to be lost in time, somewhere in the 1950’s and it is not just the old cars or colonial architecture with peeling pain that makes it seem this way.  However, one has to accept that Cuba is slowly changing […]

Choosing the right career

If you take a look of the people close to you, you will immediately realise that the traditional three- step career plan no longer applies. It is clear that graduating college, getting a job and getting promoted at the same company plan is outdated. Today people change their job titles, move between many companies and industries throughout the course of their career. The main advantage of this trend is that people are more flexible and have more choice when it come s to choosing a career. The downside is that all choices are not necessarily good and having too many can be daunting. Choosing a career path is, for the majority of us, a confusing, difficult and anxiety filled experience. Even if you ask for help of professionals, you can still be confused about what is right for you.  Many will tell you to find something that you love and […]

Christmas is probably the most celebrated holiday in the world. The modern Christmas is a product of hundreds of years of both secular and religious traditions from around the globe. All over the world, Christmas celebrations reflect local and cultural traditions. In my opinion Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. For a couple of weeks every year people are happier, peaceful and the world takes on a magical radiance. Since I was young, I have been interested in different cultures. First of all I find it extremely interesting to learn about cultures different than mine. A little extra knowledge never hurt anyone and it would probably come in handy at some point or another. Whenever I learn about a different culture I find it very stimulating and helps me think in a different way and expand my thoughts. Recently I carried out some research about Christmas traditions […]

How to succeed in life?

No matter how old you are, your gender, your nationality or what you do for a living, as humans we all share one thing in common – desire to succeed. Success is a subjective notion. Success means different things to different people. We don’t all want success with the exact same things. What does it mean to succeed in life? Does it mean having a good job? Does it mean having a great relationship or perhaps being filthy rich? Even though we don’t want the same things in life, there are some common themes to what succeeding in life means. Success is not something unattainable, it does not come easy. There are a lot of studies published online which give tips on what it takes to achieve more in life. Find out what you enjoy doing and do it passion: Psychologist Angela Duckworth carried out a study which found that […]

Visit Slovenia

When planning a trip to Europe, a lot of people think about Rome, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and Berlin. But we can assure you that Europe offers many other wonderful places to explore. Despite its outstanding natural beauty, Slovenia still remains overlooked by many tourists. I am sure that after reading this article Slovenia will be on top of your list. Slovenia offers something for everyone. It is the only country in Europe that combines the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonian and the Karst. Here you can find the most breathtaking mountains, magnificent lakes, charming cities and fast- running rivers. The constantly changing landscape is what makes this country so special. You can be looking at the sea, then look in the other direction and you‘ll find towering mountains. Even if you only have a few days at your fingertips, it’s very easy to visit the main places of interest that […]

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