Tag Archives: Travel Abroad

Five Activities to Help Combat Traveller's Blues

Living and working abroad can be challenging and even more challenging when things don’t go as planned. But don’t let unexpected changes spoil your mood.Instead, check out our list of five activities help you combat travel blues. 1. Change Your Routine: When you find yourself isolated or unable to travel like normal, you can change your routine. A simple change like eating at a new place at a different hour can help snap you out of the blues. Not only will it shake things up a bit, you ma ... read more

Three Reasons to Visit Gothenburg Now!

Sweden has seen a rise in tourists and business travellers who enjoy fine dining and unusual dining experiences. So, it’s no surprise to see foodies flock to Gothenburg where world-class seafood and award-winning restaurants await. But food is not the only reason to visit this coastal city. Here we outline three of our favorite reasons to visit Gothenburg. 1. Lisenerg Amusement Park: Even if you arrive on business, we suggest you schedule an afternoon to visit this theme park. A spin on ... read more

What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance During a Pandemic

As a frequent traveller, you already know the importance of getting travel insurance. Most travel insurance covers trip cancellations due to unforeseen events such as unexpected illness, accidents, or the death of a family member. In light of these definitions, what can travel insurance do for you during a pandemic? For most policies, your insurance will only cover cancelling your trip if you or the person you are travelling with has the virus. That means if you want to cancel your trip for f ... read more

Do You Have Your Travel Documents In Order?

Safety while travelling is on everyone’s mind these days, which is a good thing. But often, we think we know the rules of international flights and don’t make sure all is well with our plans. Don’t let new rules prevent you from reaching your work or holiday destination this year. We have a few tips that will help you prepare your travel documents. 1. Visit the Destination’s Government Website Always visit the government’s website of the county you will visit to check their pass ... read more

Extending Business Travel for Pleasure

There is a growing trend for those who travel for work to extend business travel for pleasure. This can be an excellent way to take a mini vacation at the end of a trip or see the sights after business hours with your family. There are a few things to keep in mind if you plan to extend your trip or bring your family along for the ride, so to speak. Let’s take a look at areas of concern. If you bring your family along for the trip, you are responsible for their travel and living expenses ... read more

Three Rules for International Travel

Travelling for work is challenging. Travelling internationally for the first time on business can be a nightmare if you are not prepared. Don’t get caught in a difficult situation. Instead follow our three rules for international travel. Rule #1 for International Travel Research the visa requirements and process before travelling and follow the guidelines. One of the hardest mistakes to correct is being denied entrance into a country because your visa is not processed in time or at all. ... read more

5 Things Your PA Should Do When Scheduling Business Trips

You have a lot to handle when travelling for business. The last thing you need is to worry if your personal assistant (PA) has everything under control or is forgetting an important detail for your trip. So, put aside your worries and have your PA review this short list of things to do when scheduling your business trips. 1. Create an Itinerary: While this seems basic it the key to a good trip. Make a list of all appointments and locations to visit during the trip. Your PA can then locate the ... read more

Dressing for Winter in Finland

When you think of Finland’s winter months, thoughts turn towards reindeer, winter wonderlands, and Santa Claus. When planning to visit this amazing country during these colder months, one asks, what should I pack to stay warm? Well, we have a list of the basic items every visitor should bring to winter in Finland. 1. Forget the synthetic blends and opt for natural fibres. While synthetics take up less room in your travel bags, they do not keep you as warm. Choose clothes made of natural fib ... read more

Three Unusual Things Every Business Traveler Should Carry

Travelling can be stressful. Long flights across time zones can wreak havoc on you. Set yourself up for better health by carrying three unusual things on your next trip. 1. Carry noise-cancelling headphones or quality earplugs. Public transportation can be noise causing you to lose valuable sleep while on planes, trains, and buses. Not to mention trying to sleep in loud hotels with corporate events taking place during your stay. While we recommend staying in one of our luxury apartments to no ... read more

Teach English in the Nordics

It is easy to see why many people visit Nordic countries and fall in love with the sights, sounds, people, and food! A common question is how can one live and work once in these amazing countries? We suggest you teach English if you are looking to stay. Two Ways to Get Certified to Teach English 1. If you are in the Nordics and want to stay, find the local on-site certification course. You can get your certification which never expires while you are vacationing. Sometimes, you can find ... read more