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How to survive an uprising and keep your family safe

How to survive an uprising and keep your family safe

Rebecca Grappo is the founder of RNG International Educational Consultants and has helped thousands of expats manage difficult situations — including helping families evacuate in emergencies. In light of the revolution in Egypt she has compiled a list of the 12 of the most important things families can do when an evacuation is necessary. 1. […]

By January 30, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
One letter on a plane ticket says a lot about you

One letter on a plane ticket says a lot about you

By Samantha Bomkamp, Ap Airlines Writer There are a few bits of information to pay close attention to on an airline ticket: the flight number, gate number and boarding time. Fare basis code? Not a common concern. But the single-letter code can make a big difference in some parts of the travel experience, even though […]

By August 26, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Just for fun: Unusual airports

Just for fun: Unusual airports

From Bing Travel: Unusual Airports: Princess Juliana International Airport, St. Maarten Be sure to wave at the beachgoers as you land here: The St. Maarten airport is located just beyond this beautiful Caribbean Island’s Maho Beach, and you’ll skim right over their heads before you touch down. After you get off the plane, you might […]

By August 21, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Living abroad improves creativity

Living abroad improves creativity

People who live abroad are more creative; and the more time they spend away from home, the more creative they become, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study,  entitled ‘Cultural Borders and Mental Barriers: The Relationship between Living Abroad and Creativity‘ found that people who live […]

By August 20, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Staying healthy while on the road

Staying healthy while on the road

Sometimes we simply have no control over a situation. Once I accidentally dropped all the diapers I had in my carry-on into a toilet right before boarding a plane. Another time I gave my starving little one a delicious-looking snack at a roadside stand to quiet her until we could make it home for dinner […]

By May 3, 2010 0 Comments Read More →