1. I always try to kiss people. After spending a lot of time in kiss-heavy countries like France, Spain, Argentina and Chile, it feels really normal to kiss others when I greet them. In fact it actually feels cold not to. So when I’m at, let’s say, a dinner party in MICHIGAN, I instinctively rush to kiss people on the cheek- which needless to say, really freaks out most Americans. … [Read more...] about 10 Ways that Travel Permanently Changed Me
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So what every school should really be teaching students this fall is how to set up a tax savings strategy that lets you build long-term wealth. Instead of memorizing things in school that don’t really matter, students should learn practical tips for maximizing tax deductions. Anyone can start a new business and deduct expenses for creating jobs, investing in equipment, inventing new products, investing in real estate, and even writing a book! … [Read more...] about 7 Steps to Reduce Your Taxes by 10-40% Permanently
Ever since car insurance quotes have become available online, drivers have gladly used them. Their main purpose is to provide full coverage over the current car insurance market in a targeted area. This is why any reliable website will ask first for the ZIP code. … [Read more...] about Find Out Where To Check Car Insurance Costs And Save Money
Meanwhile, if you’ll be arriving late at your destination, you might want to avoid anything more than a brief nap on the plane; that way you’ll be tired enough to sleep when you arrive. Queue up a few movies on your seatback screen, read a good book, and get up out of your seat at regular intervals to walk and stretch. You can also do exercises like toe raises, isometric exercises, stomach crunches, and shoulder shrugs right in your seat. This keeps your blood flowing and prevents it from pooling at your extremities, a common phenomenon in pressurized cabins. If you’re in a window seat, consider putting up the shade to let natural light in; it’ll help keep you awake. … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Jet Lag
Recently, I went to the wake of a high school friend. There, I ran into my high school crush (whom I never had the nerve to ask out but spent a lot of time with in high school). As we reconnected that evening, I found out that she has been divorced for about a year. After 30 minutes of talking, she needed to leave to get her daughter, so we agreed to get together the next week to catch up some more. A week later, the crush and I met at a restaurant in her town. We really caught up on old times and had many great laughs over a couple bottles of wine. At one point, she asked me why I never dated anyone in high school. I spilled the beans about my interest in her back then. She began to flirt with me and we stayed in the restaurant until well after it closed. … [Read more...] about Is it time to end my second marriage?