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Global PanoramaIf you are a travel enthusiast, work and travel programs may be the best choice for you. Working and traveling abroad allows you to finance a trip you may otherwise not have been able to afford. Consider the opportunities that await you when working overseas: widening your career prospects, better opportunities for your profession, a change in your working environment and discovering a new country and its culture in depth, without having to worry about a travel budget. Read below for benefits of working abroad.

Benefits of Work and Travel Program

There are several benefits, which you can avail by working in another country:

Enhancing Knowledge & Growing Independent

When you work and travel abroad together, you will have a better perspective of the world, and while you are at it, you will be able to enhance your knowledge about different cultures & traditions. It will widen your horizon of understanding people and you will be able to connect to their countries and choices. It will also help to clear any misunderstanding they may have for other nationalities.

Moreover, it will provide you with the chance to be more independent, something, which you may not be able to do in your own country. Since you will be inside of an unfamiliar territory, you will be able to grow more responsible, and gain a feeling of independence. You will learn to live on your own, and how to take care of all the basic needs.

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Surviving a Long Flight

Many of us appreciate travelling and exploring new places yet we unquestionably dislike the process of getting to the far-flung destinations on the planet, spending extended hours on flight. You may feel troubled travelling such long hours on flight regardless of how exotic the destination is at the other end. However, you can plan ahead and gear yourself with things that will help you to relax effectively. In any case, what works for one individual may not work for you. So when you fly you’ll soon discover which strategies are best for you. To get you started, here are 5 tips to survive a long flight that can help you feel better and less irritating.

Reserve a Good Seat

One of the most critical things that can make or break your flying experience is picking the right seat for your long voyage. Avoid opting for a middle seat since offering the armrests to two individuals can be extremely maddening particularly when you are setting out for 10 to 12 hours journey. Refrain from taking seat close to lavatory as the area can be noisy.

Get Some Rest

In the event of a long flight it is imperative that you get a little rest. Getting some sleep proper shut-eye will surely benefit you, especially if you are changing time zones. Ensure to carry an eye mask, a travel cushion and a comfortable light sweatshirt, jacket or blanket to get that agreeable sleep on board. These couple of basic things can really make a difference. You can dress comfortably in loosely fitting yet warm garments as most planes are chilly because of the heavy duty air-conditioners.

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PatatiPatata BurgerMontreal is a city made famous for many reasons: it’s been called the “little Europe of North America”, it’s the home of the world-famous poutine, the city’s bars are open late and wild parties can be found mid-blizzard, but most importantly, Montreal is famous for its devotion to food. Whether you eat it in prestigious restaurants or in tiny, hidden dives, Montrealers know and appreciate good food when they find it. Because of this, JustFly reviews the best places to grab a delicious burger while visiting Montreal. Read on for JustFly’s favorite burgers joints in Montreal.

Patati Patata

Located in the trendy arrondissement Le Plateau, this late-night diner is a staple in the neighborhood according to JustFly. On the corner of Rachel and St. Laurent boulevard, duck inside the brightly colored and oh-so-teeny-tiny diner for the best sliders around. Okay, so they’re not full-fledged burgers, but the sliders at Patati-Patata are the perfect size for you to confidently order four without really feeling bad about it. Customize your order with either veggie or meat patties, add your garnish, grab some fries, and maybe even a beer all for the incredibly low price of a John Macdonalds (that’s $10 for those who don’t know, also it’s the purple bill). Seating in the diner is very limited, so your best bet is to take these little guys home with you and gorge on them in the privacy of your own home.

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Hong Kong SkyscrapersThere are many reasons you may want to move overseas for a new job. Maybe you plan on widening your career prospects, maybe there are greener pastures abroad for your kind of profession, or sometimes you may just be wanting to change your environment by breaking your current monotony and move on to newer and more exciting challenges. Having a job abroad is also an amazing chance to discover that country and its culture in depth, without worrying about a limited vacation budget. Of course, money usually does present some kind of an issue, but you can fight against that obstacle with a frugal lifestyle and making use of such websites as Discountrue that offer you coupons for a wide range of shops – Kohl’s, Target, you name it. Anyway, whatever your reason is, we’ve compiled the best advice from a number of experts on how to go about securing a job overseas! Check it out below:

Make good use of the Internet

You can start with social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr or anything else. However, the Internet also has lots of other resources that can help you find work overseas, including electronic mailing lists and professional blogs. A website such as prospects.ac.uk can also be a very good place to begin with. It has country profiles that contain a great deal of information about finding jobs and working abroad. You also need to ensure that your LinkedIn profile is up-to-date always, as some employers do recruit directly via the site. There are also several industry-specific groups that you can subscribe to in order to learn more about how to network online. Visit sites like CareerOneStop.org, Internships.com, CollegeRecruiter.com or iSeek.com to learn more.

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PugetSound_earthtoandyIf you’ve never been boating before, you are missing out on something special.  It’s a fantastic way to relax and spend time with family and friends. Choose the right boating destination for a majestic experience.

Before we look at some of the best places for boating in the country, consider the following tips for purchasing a boat. You can get a boat financed just like a car. To get the best deal, look for boat loan rates online before making any decisions. Also think about the type of boat that would best suit your interests; fishing, skiing, pontoon boat, canoe, sailboat or even a kayak. This site has some great recommendations for the best fishing kayak if you’re ready to combine your love of boating and fishing. Ahoy!

Read below for two great boating destinations in the U.S.

South Puget Sound, Washington

Known as the waterfront capital, South Puget Sound is certainly worth visiting. There are a number of interesting places as well as activities to keep you and your family members entertained. Take a cruise down the metropolitan route towards Seattle/Tacoma for the marvelous scenery and calm waters. Consider a fishing trip for salmon or other bottom sea fish. There are quite a few fishing sites in the area to fish or relax. For some privacy and less crowded spaces consider boating around one of the many spacious marinas.

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