Best Jobs for Those Who Like to Travel

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Flight Attendant

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When it comes to traveling, one of the most obvious choices is to become a flight attendant. Just imagine: you don’t have to book tickets, hotel rooms and tours, you don’t have to plan your travel. Your entire work will include traveling, and the most of the time you will spend up in the sky, flying from one destination to another. Isn’t it romantic?

A perfect job for those who is dreaming to travel around the world and working at the same time. If you are not afraid of constant time zone changings, tough schedule and just flying on a plane, this job is definitely for you!

Despite crazy hours and a crazy lifestyle, which could be the hardest part of your job. However, it is a perfect choice for all travel lovers. Bonus: discounted flights for you and your family.

Au pair

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If you are good in communicating with children and you are fond of traveling, this job is for you. The main requirements include good command of English, though the second language will be a plus.

If you feel that you obtain all these qualities, au pair might be a perfect choice for you. Au pairs live in the place of their host family and they should take care of children. This is a great experience for those who dream to live in a foreign country. What you have to do: child care services, such as babysitting and assistance with schoolwork. It is a perfect chance to immerse yourself into other culture and experience all benefits of living abroad. You will also have a chance to explore a foreign mentality and home-made cuisine.

Cruise line worker

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This cruise experience is like no other! Cruise ship is a separate city, where you can not only have fun and be able to become a part of a cruise team, but also to travel the world! Just imagine: beautiful ship, crossing the oceans with multinational people on board, and also free food and accommodations. You can choose from a wide range of offered jobs: restaurant server, a shop clerk or a performer in the cruise’s entertainment center. There you can find diverse people, different experience and visit to numerous ports.  

You will have a wonderful opportunity to join the great crew, see wonderful shows and concerts and have an impeccable experience.

 

Wedding photographer

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Every couple dreams of making their honeymoon as wonderful as it is possible. There is no way to leave great memories about this romantic period without a professional photographer. Most of them live in the most popular wedding destinations, and receive orders to make wedding photoshoots from time to time. The others travel from one place to another depending on a place where they have a job offers. Anyway, this profession gives you a wonderful opportunity to travel around the world or to live in your dream place. 

 Diving instructor

With the whole world beneath the ocean’s surface, the profession of a diver is for those who is searching for something new and something wonderful. You will have a chance to not only explore the beautiful sea life, but also to travel to the seashores and places with the most wonderful underwater sceneries and opportunities for divers.

Fiji Tour Guide for First-Time Travelers

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The archipelago of Fiji is located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean. It is a truly unbelievable paradise with searing hot sun, palm-fringed beaches, and colorful coral reeves. Luxury resorts extend along a white-sand coastline looking amazingly beautiful, each with its own unique ambiance and tropical joy.

This collection of volcanic islands spreads 1,600 kilometers and is rightly considered a remote and exotic escape. With a marvelous coastline, pristine beaches of white sands and turquoise waters – as well as a fascinating culture – Fiji Islands are one the most wonderful destinations to enjoy your next vacation.   

There are two large islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, and around 900 smaller islands and inlets. The tiny islands are not so popular and crowded; so, if you are looking for secluded beaches with an unblemished coastline, we suggest you visit them. On the flip side, if you want to enjoy spirited activities, national music, a lot of locals and splendid atmosphere, we suggest you stay on the bigger islands, which remain the most popular areas.

Most resorts in Fiji Islands are luxury – and expensive. However, there are plenty of guest houses that are quite cheap. Whether you are searching for budget flights and accommodations, or you would like to have a luxury package, Fiji is a perfect destination for an unbelievable vacation. Indeed, according to numerous researchers, Fiji is one of the best choices in the Pacific!

If you come to Fiji, you are definitely looking for beach recreation, which is reasonable since Fiji has some of the greatest beaches in the world. The best ones are located in the western part of the archipelago on the island groups of Mamanuka and Yasava. Mamanuka is the driest place in the archipelago; the high season there is year round due to the exceptional weather conditions.  So, you can come here any time of the year and be sure to be met by sunny weather with no rain or storms.

The biggest island of Fiji, Vitya Leva, doesn’t have so many good beach areas, but the island is popular among budget travelers as the costs are not as high there. If you have decided on Vitya Leva for your vacation, we recommend that you visit Coral coast which is located in the south. This is the most developed section of the island and the best for beach recreation. Vanua Levu (the territory from the gulf Savusavu to Bouck’s gulf) also has wonderful beach zones of Laven on the islands of Taveuni and Vatuele – and tiny isolated islands where there are few tourists so an atmosphere of solitude reigns.

Published: 29/05/2017

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Best Travel Devices to Help you Fall Asleep

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  1. Sleeper Scarf

The Sleeper Scarf is a very fashionable accessory with an inflatable neck pillow built in. It combines the main features of a trendy accessory and comfortable cloth. The secret of this cloth is the hidden pocket with the inflatable pillow in it. Even if this device may seem strange and even uncomfortable, it helps to survive long flights and feel warm.

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  1. Convertible Travel Blanket

Well, we have already mentioned a pillow. So, how about a travel blanket? It is especially convenient for those who love not only comfort, but also warmth. It is extremely soft and gentle and will be irreplaceable for hikers and travelers who go on long trips. Moreover, you can easily toss it in your bag or use it as a pillow. It is big enough to cover you from head to toe, but it becomes compact for easy packing in your travel bag. One thing is for sure: with this blanket you will never feel cold and uncomfortable at night.

  1. Satechi Portable Humidifier

Did you know that dry air in a hotel room or in a different climate can cause sinus pain? Of course, you would have difficulty falling asleep, and the reason is not simply jet lag, although that may also affect you. To help you get shut-eye you can take a Satechi Portable Humidifier with you. It’s an extremely useful device that provides a soothing environment by making the air more humid. All you need is to place this modifier into the opening of the container with the filter put into water. After plugging the humidifier into a USB port, enjoy its work and more pleasant air.

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  1. Mobile Apps

There are plenty of apps in your Android Market or Apple Store. They are all different, but the main benefit is that they are made for a good sleep. Use it every day, and your app will even help you to choose a perfect bedtime.

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  1. Sleep Phones

A perfect combination of earphones and eye mask, but made for ears. It will block street noise or an irritating snoring partner. They are also called “pajamas for your ears” for the smooth material they were made from. So, you don’t need to be afraid that they will fall down or make any inconvenience for you while you sleep. Moreover, they can be doubled may be added by an eye mask in case you need it.

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  1. Portable Aromatherapy Diffuser

Of course, smells are not an essential part of your sleep. However, they help you to relax and fall asleep faster. You can also make your room like a real spa – full of relaxing aromas and wonderful atmosphere

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Where to Travel Each Month of the Year? Part 2

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AUGUST – The Bahamas

 

It is not a secret that the best period to visit The Bahamas, the so-called high season, starts in May and finishes in October. This period is perfect considering weather conditions, hotel and flight deals, and water temperatures.

While June and July are the most popular months for crowds of tourists assailing the group of islands, August is not so overcrowded, but the temperatures are milder and the weather is not as good.

 

 

The average temperature is around 26°C (79°F), while the water temperature is about 30°C (86°F). Brilliant? Oh yes! Especially for those who love bright national events: Emancipation Day and the Cat Island Regatta.

The latter takes place in Southern Bahamas, when Cat Island becomes extremely vivid and bright. Here you can enjoy performances of music bands, take part in quadrille dancing, learn ancient national contests and games, and try wonderful dishes of local cuisine.

Interesting facts about Bahamas:

  • On July 10, 1973, The Bahamas became independent from the United Kingdom.
  • The Bahamas is located on the edge of the Bermuda Triangle.
  • The highest mountain in The Bahamas is Mount Alvernia on Cat Island.

 

 

SEPTEMBER – Paris

 

The most romantic European capital is wonderful in any season. However, the best time to visit Paris is April through October when the weather is parfait (perfect) and there is almost no rain.

However, as you may know, during high summer season Paris is extremely over crowded as it is one of the most popular world destinations.

Honeymooners, lovers, families, people learning French and millions of others who are passionate about this city come here in high season. All hotels, restaurants, concerts are booked in advance.

Moreover, June and July are the periods of “Les Soldes”, six-week shopping sales in the fashion capital.

 

 

In order to avoid over-booked everything, we suggest you come to Paris in September, which is a calmer and milder month in every sense of the word.  This month is also perfect for visiting beautiful Paris Gardens in its blossoming period.

The weather is dry and sunny, with a rare shower. The average temperature is around 19°C (66°F) which is a wonderful weather to explore the French capital and enjoy its beauty.

 

If only we could spend every #Sunday at this #Paris cafe. 💕 Photo by @jasminetartine

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Interesting facts about Paris:

  • Paris was originally a Roman City named “Lutetia.”
  • Paris has 6,100 rues (streets)
  • The French capital is so fond of coffee that you can get an espresso for €1 in 181 spots

 

OCTOBER – Mauritius

 

The average temperature in October in Mauritius remains at around 23°C (73°F). October is generally very mild and warm, with rare rains and high humidity. The sea temperature stays the same almost year round at about 24°C (75°F), which is only 4°C (7°F) cooler in February.

While summer in Mauritius starts in November  bringing high temperatures, the month of October represents the shoulder season, with lower temperatures than in summer but warm enough to feel comfortable and enjoy beach recreation.

 

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Interesting facts about Mauritius:

  • As Mark Twain wrote: “From one citizen you gather the idea that Mauritius was made first, and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius.”
  • Mauritius does not maintain a standing army.
  • Mauritius’ cuisine is a combination of Creole, French, Chinese and Indian influences.

 

NOVEMBER – Cancun

 

The weather in Cancun is warm year-round. However, November is a perfect time to visit as it cools down from the summer heat and becomes less scorching.

Moreover, it is when hurricane season draws to an end. However, the official high season starts from the end of November, when the temperatures get higher and the climate becoming more humid.

Sometimes an occasional Norte, or even cold front, can bring a chilly wind to the area. However, a cold rain quickly changes with tropical weather.

 

 

Interesting facts about Cancun:

  • Cancun used to be called Ekab, literally “black earth”
  • More than a third of Mexico’s tourism revenue is generated from Cancun

 

DECEMBER – Havana, Cuba

 

The average temperature in Havana in December is around 23 °C (75°F). Cuba’s capital city Havana holds such great events as Havana Jazz Festiva (music festival), Parrandas de Remedios (with street parades and rumba percussion), Charangas de Bejucal (street party fest).

Everyone who is searching for the perfect Cuban atmosphere, wonderful beaches, a lot of music, bright costumes, verdant nature and ideal weather, should come in December.

 

 

Interesting facts about Havana:

  • In 1848, Havana became the third city in the world to receive gas lighting.
  • There are no credit card machines in Havana and no ATMs.

 

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JANUARY – Yucatan

Winter is Yucatan’s high season, and the most exciting adventures you will experience are from the 20th of December when the season begins. Throughout January you can enjoy the most pleasant weather, the clearest turquois water, the most beautiful nature, the brightest landscapes, the most inimitable beauty of undersea world and the highest level of service. Yucatán expects tourists to visit the peninsula in the winter months, so the service is of the highest level during that season.

We advise you to reserve well in advance if you plan to be in Cancún around the holidays in order to book the best hotel rooms and the best resorts.

January is a perfect month in Yucatán as the temperatures are ideal, around 25-30C (77-86F) while the water temperature is around 20C (68F), which is perfect for swimming.

Exploring Mayan ruins 🔎🗿 #xichenitza #yukatan #cancunmexico #rivieramaya #xmasholidays

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Interesting facts about Yucatán:

  • Yucatán has one of the new Seven Wonders of the World: the iconic pyramid Chichén Itzá is located here
  • Yucatán has the longest pier in the world, over 8 km

 

FEBRUARY – Colombia

Colombia is special. It has only two seasons: dry and rainy. Traveling to Colombia in February means that you will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful warm and sunny dry season in most of the country.

Besides glorious warm weather, in February there is also the Carnaval de Barranquilla in Atlantico that is always widely celebrated in the country. Being one of the largest events in the world, Carnaval de Barranquilla dates back to the 19th century. Due to its importance to locals, all regular activities are completely canceled,  and the entire country participates in this carnival event.

Interesting facts about Colombia:

  • It’s the only country in South America that has a coastline on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Colombia has one of the highest capital cities in the world.
  • It is OK for Colombian children to drink coffee

MARCH – Galapagos Islands

Tortoises and turtles definitely look like they're from a different time. Feeding them must be surreal. [📷 @mourabu ]

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The Islands of Galapagos are visited all year round; however, March is the best time to discover this beloved tourist getaway. Why March? Because the average temperature is about 24C (75F), and water temperatures are around 25C (77F) – offering perfect weather conditions for an exciting holiday. This season is also excellent for diving and snorkeling as underwater visibility is the best of the year. However, you should put on sunblock with SPF 30 or higher not to get sunburnt.

Interesting facts:

  • The oldest island in the Galapagos, Espanola, is be 3.5 million years old.
  • Due to its location on the Equator, the Galapagos Islands have an equal 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night throughout the year.

 

APRIL – Fiji

💎 Happy Wednesday. This is where me and @tiareonly are right now. Dreams require hustle.

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April is a fantastic month for visiting Fiji. First, it is the most budget-friendly month to go. Pleasant temperatures do not have the chill that comes in September and June. You will also experience wonderful sunshine without the fear of getting burnt or having sunstroke. The hottest temperatures here are in the months of July and October. It is not recommended to visit the island in these months since the extremely high temperatures are scorching.

Already missing Fiji #holidayblues #fiji #tokoriki

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Interesting facts:

  • Fiji is made up of 333 islands, with 223 of them being uninhabited.
  • Fijians raise their eyebrows as a non-verbal way to say “yes”.

 

MAY- Hawaii

May is the cheapest month for traveling to Hawaii. If winter is the high season for Hawaii, summer is the low one. So May is somewhere in the middle between the two. What does it mean?

It means that the Big Island is not over occupied with tourists in these months, but the weather is still wonderful, about 27C (81F) on average, and about 24C (75F) in Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital city on the island of Oahu. The sea temperature is about 26C (79F) – perfect for beach recreation.

Classic mornings on the stairway to Heaven

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Interesting facts about Hawaii:

  • Hawaii’s nickname is the “Aloha State.” Aloha is used both as “hello” and “goodbye” – and to express the overall hospitable spirit of the Islands.
  • Surfing, or “Heenalu” in Hawaiian language, was basically invented by the Polynesians when they came here a thousand years ago.

 

JUNE – Australia

From the crystal water to sparkling sands and gentle seaside, unparalleled cuisine, unbelievable nightlife and gorgeous beaches, verdant forests and beautiful nature – Australia is a favorite destination for Canadians. Average temperatures are about 21C (70F), and the sea temperature is around 19C (66F). All these conditions make Australia one of the most desirable places to visit.

Interesting facts about Australia:

  • Australia is as wide as the distance between London and Moscow
  • Melbourne has the world’s largest Greek populationoutside of Athens

 

JULY –Peru

Beautiful sunset overlooking Amantani Island on Lake Titicaca! 🌅

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Peru is a wonderful destination for those who love mild climate, gorgeous landscapes and amazing scenery. So, if you are fond of hiking, this destination is just perfect for you! If you dream of exploring the Andes Mountains, July is the best time to go: it’s dry season so the climate is perfect for hiking.

Who would you like to visit Lima with? 📸 @antovilavi #lima #peru #thecityofkings #travel #visitperu #intoperu

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Interesting facts about Peru:

  • Peru is the third-largest country in South America
  • Mashed potatoes, French fries and chips – all of these snacks owe their origin to Peru.
  • 60% of the country is covered by rainforest.