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6 Lessons You Might Learn the Hard Way as a First-Time Traveller

Travelling teaches you a series of invaluable life lessons, and is generally considered to be one of the best ways to develop as a person. However, it isn't all plain sailing. Sometimes you learn a lesson the hard way when you're halfway across the globe. Let's explore six such eye-opening experiences which first-time travellers might find.

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Top 5 Places in the World Every Coffee Enthusiast Should Visit

Are you addicted to drinking coffee and you can't imagine a day passing without at least a cup? The love of coffee can make you fancy to travel around the world just to sample other varieties of coffee.

With no doubt, you will definitely enjoy visiting different places in the world where you will get to taste the native coffee. This does not end here - you will have the opportunity to learn about their cultures, beliefs or even tales connected to their love of coffee.

There are many coffee lovers around the world who have gone to the extent of opening cafes or coffee selling shops just to share their love for coffee with other people.

If you are curious about tasting different brews of coffee, here are top five places in the world you should consider visiting.

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101 fun Things to do in Beijing!

Here is our list of 101 fun things that you can do and see in Beijing . If you ever feel bored here, it's not because Beijing is a boring city, maybe you just don't know what to do!

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Don't Get Lost: 7 Steps For Getting Around Every Airport

Airports are complicated, especially for traveling newbie. All those terminals and check-in points can be pretty overwhelming. To make it easier for you to get around airport more effectively, we have given a few tips here you can use to avoid getting lost during your next air travel.

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10 Reasons to Study in Madrid

According to the last study published by the Spanish Education Ministry more than 1,500,000 university students arrived to Spain during the 2014/2015 academic year in order to complete an undergraduate or a master's degree in a Spanish university. They were all spread around the country, but it was revealed that approximately a 20% of them chose Madrid as first option. We interviewed some of these students and here are the 10 most repeated reasons of why they decided to come to Madrid.

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself Online While Abroad in 2017

Cybercrime is, slowly but surely, edging its way into the public consciousness. Yet still perceptions are somewhat misguided on just how severe the reality of this risk is.This has been highlighted in a recent study by ReportLinker who asked a cross-section of US citizens about various online security issues, with some worrying responses. Most prom...
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10 Important Things Expats Need to Know About Healthcare in Spain

Spain is often a popular option for expats looking to move within Europe. With easy access to the continent, warm weather, sandy beaches, a diverse cultural heritage and the widespread use of English as a second language in tourist hotspots, it's no wonder so many people choose to relocate there. In fact, according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, when records were taken in July 2015, there were 308,821 UK expats living in Spain, and 39,825 US expats.

If you are considering moving to Spain, here are 10 things you might want to know about the country's healthcare system before you arrive.

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Don’t be Rude in China: 10 Ways to Impress

Every country has their own ideas about polite and impolite behavior. Unfortunately, they are not universal. We've all heard of some polite things to do in China such as accepting a business card with two hands or taking your shoes off when entering someone's house. However, beyond the basics, how do you really impress your Chinese counterpart?

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10 Important Things Expats Need to Know About Healthcare in China

China's growing economy makes it a popular choice for expats looking to relocate – with a wealth of opportunities to teach English, or take up international positions with global companies. According to research conducted by the United Nations Population Division, records from July 2015 show that there were 9,108 expats from the UK and 26,777 expats from the US living in China.

Whether you are considering your options or have already made the decision about relocating to China to live and work, here are 10 things to note about the country's healthcare services.

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Avoid These Over-used 10 Words on Your Resume

These days there are a plethora of ways for employers and candidates to find one another. With the job market becoming ever more competitive it is not enough to simply send off a CV showcasing your skills and experience. Employers will look you up online and if you don't have a LinkedIn profile, you may be falling at the first hurdle.

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