According to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale, unemployment is one of the top 10 stressful life events. Hunting for a new job can be a rollercoaster ride; high points when you find jobs that call you for an interview and lows when you go weeks without hearing from an employer.
Before you set out on your overseas trip – whether for a month or 5 years – you need to take a few steps to minimize your stress and ensure your journey goes well. These preparations don’t need to be expensive. However, they all require attention to detail.
In spite of my best planning for my world trip, I still made mistakes that would have been easy to avoid if ‘I knew then what I know now.’ This blog lists some of those mistakes and offers solid advice for travelers planning to set out on their own journeys, whether long or short. These mistakes cover the gamut, from packing and setting up the right legal backups, to staying in touch by phone and buying a camera. It’s a hodge-podge that long-haul travelers can use to advantage.
As promised, here are some photos of some of the concrete water fountain features I have in mind.
When I pour concrete shapes, I will often use a Styrofoam block to form the cavity. Cutting Styrofoam cleanly is not easy. Based on a few designs I saw on YouTube, I made a hot wire cutter that does indeed cut like a hot knife through butter!
I’ve been traveling now for 10 months and have seen many spectacular sights, most of which I’ve written about here on Life As A Human. Recently, I’ve been faced with a few challenging situations. In this blog, I’ll describe those challenges (mini-crises actually) and how I handled them. I’ll also give some advice that will be useful to anyone thinking about setting out on an extended trip of their own.
From the eternal glow of New York City to cloud-defying mountain peaks, deciding on a trip can be tough. Today, however, I am going to share with you five amazing places situated in Europe. You probably haven’t visited them, but you definitely should. Don’t be alarmed if, half way down, you feel an urge to begin booking your plane tickets!
With a little planning and an emphasis on individuality, you can easily transform your backyard into a spectacular summertime oasis!
Many years ago, when I was in my 20’s, I decided to make some of the Christmas presents I would give to my family. This year, I decided to revisit some of that fun and use my configurable mold to create some concrete gifts for friends and family.
Want to have some fun with your Yuletide ‘cheer’ this holiday season? Here are some ways to ignite your sense of adventure and explore the many options available for your holiday happy-hour.