The four Types of Business Travellers

Business trips currently are totally in vogue and for many employees they belong to their working routine by now. The hotel loyalty club Wanup has extracted four types of business travellers from their numerous members who all impose different requirements on a hotel. Do you already know which type you match? The Luxurious Travellers If you recognize yourself in this category, you probably work for a multinational company. Money does not play a huge role for you. So you can definitely afford to make high demands. This is already the case with the journey, wherefore the luxurious travellers fly business… [...]

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Reading Tips for Business Trips

The next business trip is lying ahead and you do not know how to spend your spare time best yet? This is the best opportunity to read a book once again. And in order to use the storage space in your suitcase for appropriate business clothes instead of weighty tomes, we selected the best eBooks for you that you can easily read on your tablet or smartphone. “The $100 Startup“ Actually you are not absolutely satisfied with your job, your colleagues or your employer and would rather go into business for yourself? Then let yourself get gripped by your ambition… [...]

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Dress to impress

Smart Casual, Business Casual, Business Attire, Day informal, Semi-formal – With this numerous and similar sounding dress codes it is not easy to stay on top of things. And the last thing that you want is to attract negative attention on a meeting which is less informal than you thought. “Clothes make people” – this has always been the case. We summed up the most important variations for you, so that you know which clothing style is appropriate for power lunches, garden parties and business trips: Business Casual This clothing style is demanded at less formal occasions like internal meetings… [...]

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The searching & finding of the perfect smart suitcase…

So called smart trolleys are the new travelcompanions which you definitely need for your next (business) travel. Because if you find your perfect suitcase with smart additional features, you don’t want to travel without them ever again and you know: a suitcase is not only a storage option for your travels. In the last few years, various additonal functions were developed and set the first step in direction to the future of travelling. Charging your smartphone or tracking the position of your suitcase are only the beginning of smart gadgets offered by the luggage manufacturing. here we want to present… [...]

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Why you should live abroad once in your lifetime

Going on a holiday is easy. Book a ticket, board the plane, get to your hotel and relax. You can hire a tour guide who shows you around and tells you about the culture of the country you’re visiting but it is difficult to immerse yourself in local cultures and get out of your comfort zone on short-term trips. When you spend an extended period of time abroad, however, it can help you grow into a better person. Language Skills When living in a foreign country it, most of the time, involves speaking a different language. And even if you… [...]

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Why superfoods aren’t as super as they sound

Goji berries, chia seeds, quinoa and avocados – the so-called superfoods of our time. Especially the avocado is known as the mother of all healthy fruits. Avocados are good for us, no doubt about that, but are they also good for our planet? Well, no, but let me explain. Why we love avocados Avocados aren’t only healthy and tasty; they also have one very special quality: they can replace animal products like eggs and butter. And this makes them an important ingredient in the vegan cuisine. But meat eaters love them just as much. Avocados are known to lower cholesterol… [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions – how to stick to them

We all know them, the New Year’s resolutions: more sport, healthier food and less smoking. On New Year’s Eve we are looking into the sky, enjoying the fireworks and at the same time we already have a guilty conscience. Will I succeed in doing more sports or quitting smoking? At the beginning of January, we all are highly motivated, we subscribe to a gym and throw out the last cigarettes we still have from New Year’s Eve. But after the first and the second week in January have passed our resolutions are gone as well. Sports are really exhausting and… [...]

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Social commitment is important to us

We care a lot about families, especially when they had to deal with a heavy blow. Families with seriously ill children need our help the most. 46.500 children with life-shortening diseases live in Germany. These children have by the time of the diagnosis no hope of cure and die before entering adulthood. The majority wishes for a quiet and peaceful time with their families in a domestic environment for the time they have left together. The Björn Schulz Foundation was established to help those children and young adults professionally und stand by their side during the hard time they are… [...]

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Christmas traditions from all over the world

In Germany, Christmas is a family festival. On Christmas Eve the whole family comes together, the Christmas dinner consists traditionally of either a Christmas goose or sausages with potato salad, you go to the Christmas Mass and afterwards unwrap your presents which are placed under the nicely decorated Christmas tree. Many families sit around the tree singing Christmas carols. It should be reflective and harmonious. Christmas is celebrated all over the world. Of course, in every Christian-influenced country but also in countries whose population didn’t grow up with Christianity. We are inviting you on a small trip around the world… [...]

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Wishing Well – the tradition of throwing coins into a fountain

The phenomenon of the wishing well fountain can be seen worldwide. And each day thousands of tourists are standing with their backs to fountains, make a wish and then throw a coin into it. The most famous wishing well is Rome’s Trevi Fountain, in which up to 3000€ are thrown every day. 13 Million guests a year make a small fortune. About 1.2 Million in 2013. Where does the tradition originate from? There are many theories about the origin. Some refer to a legend which says that everybody who throws a coin into the Trevi Fountain will someday go back… [...]

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