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    How to Be a Bad Tourist: A Practical Guide

    This very useful article will cover several key areas, providing novice Bad Tourists ample opportunities to bring bad tourist behavior to the next level of mastery. Full Disclosure: Some might find the following information to be slightly offensive. Sorry!? 😊 Appearance Language Cellphone Time Management Places to Visit Local Cuisine Local Traditions Air Travel Attitude 1. Appearance Traveling to another country generally means a long flight. Grab that pair of dirty old sweat pants from the hamper, and wear those. They are much more comfortable, and you won’t wrinkle up your good clothes during flight. Bare feet are also welcome on the plane. You can even put them on the…

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    4 Fears Preventing You from Taking a Career Break

    I’ve been playing with the idea of a career break — sabbatical style — for quite a while. Being a successful mid-career professional, it is not an easy decision to quit your job and take a pause from a steady paycheck. This post is for those of you who have been dreaming about taking this leap, but are a little afraid to try. Let’s have a look at the most common fears of taking a career break. I’ve personally encountered each of these categories but somehow survived. And you will too! 1. Financial Fears: “I can’t afford to take a sabbatical.” (Spoiler alert: Yes, you can. Maybe not right this…