Take a trip anywhere in the world and you’ll return home with a refreshed spirit and energy. You will also develop some skills you may not even be aware of gaining while abroad. No matter what industry or role you’re in, these skills are valuable and can be leveraged in the corporate world instantaneously. Whether taking a vacation or going abroad for an extended period of time, you are guaranteed to learn any or all of the following skills. I know I’ve certainly picked these up along my journey!
Traveling can be difficult for a variety of artists & photographers
A photographer from London claims “jobsworth” staff at Heathrow Airport ruined her rare vintage films as she flew out to Los Angeles for work. Ruth Iorio, who once live Instagrammed her child’s home birth, said security at the west London hub put the unused photography equipment worth £200 through an x-ray scanner despite her begging them not to.
Say it with me now… “Dream Life”!! *sigh*
There are a lot of bloggers out there traveling around the world and filling your Instagram feed with gorgeous destination photos. But there are very few who have actually cracked the code and figured out how to make money. Alyssa Ramos is one of them. This 29-year-old is the definition of a digital nomad success story: A solo adventure traveler and entrepreneur, she travels full-time, runs the site My Life’s a Movie and has racked up over 125,000 followers on Instagram. Her favorite slogan? “Dreams don’t work unless you do.”
Millennial women are conquering their travel bucket lists and not taking “no” for an answer. They aren’t exactly shy about proving it either. Whether it’s hiking Machu Picchu or going to Oktoberfest in Munich, you can find proof all over Instagram and Pinterest.
Full Story [Forbes]: Four Ways Millennial Women Are Dominating Their Travel Bucket Lists
The U.S. State Department has warned its citizens about traveling to Cancun and Los Cabos, two of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, after a surge in violence in those regions.
A travel advisory issued Tuesday upgraded the warnings for two states, Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, saying turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime and shootings in which innocent bystanders have been killed.
When most people hear the word ‘traveling’ or ‘vacation’ they think dollar signs. Either that person has the extra income to do it or they don’t. And that’s a myth. You don’t need to be rich to travel. You don’t need thousands of dollars to spend on a vacation. There are plenty of ways you can travel with an average middle-income job.
An insider’s guide to the Top Design Hotels in London, featuring the best for eclectic interiors, striking artwork, luxurious rooms, and spectacular lobbies, in locations including Soho, Kensington, and Shoreditch perfect to stay and visit London Design Festival.
Full Story & More Photos at: Top 10 Design Hotels in London
What a cute property!
Set on a 150-acre country manor estate in the picturesque village of Southrop (the location for Kate Moss’ 2011 wedding to rocker Jamie Hince), Thyme has a magical feel from the very first moment you pull up its driveway.This 17th century luxury boutique hotel is comprised of a beautiful farmhouse – featuring elegantly designed bespoke bedrooms – a series of picture perfect cottages, a renowned cookery school, a delightful cocktail bar and an award-winning, traditional country pub mere metres down the road.
Full article & more photos: Relax and recharge at luxury boutique hotel Thyme | Daily Mail Online
There’s an intimate hotel – and then there’s a hotel with only one room.
Welcome to the world’s least roomiest lodgings, where guests have a choice of a handful of rooms, or just one.
From a hotel in Germany built in a very narrow alleyway to little lodgings on a rocky outcrop in the Canary Islands, these are the hotels where size is a definite consideration.
If you’ve ever planned a vacation abroad, you’ve probably spent some time with Lonely Planet. The company is the largest travel book publisher in the world and offers plenty of free resources on its website and in the Lonely Planet Guides app. The latter provided the inspiration for the latest Lonely Planet project, a new iPhone app called Trips (also coming to Android this fall). At its core, it’s a crowdsourced version of the Guides app. But instead of featuring contributions from Lonely Planet experts an