Tag: Culture

The Most Effective Way to Learn a Foreign Language

Today, I am fluent in Mandarin and Portuguese, and high conversational in Spanish. I am in the process of learning language #5, Russian. Being fluent in 3 languages and conversational in 2 is not an easy process. I practiced every day. It took hundreds of hours of Duolingo, Quizlet flashcards,

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Top Tips Travelling to Mexico City

For this New Year’s, I was in Mexico City. After two weeks in the city, I can honestly say it is a place that I will keep coming back to. Just a 3-hour flight from Chicago and 5-hours from New York, CDMX has quickly become a popular weekend destination culture

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Top Tips Travelling to Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the best sea-side destinations in Mexico. With more than a dozen beaches and spectacular sights to see, it is an excellent winter getaway. I had the chance to go for this most recent Christmas and had a blast. I arrived on 12/24 and left on

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Top Tips Travelling to Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is a sprawling metropolis that is used to seeing more business travelers than tourists. With wide avenues, tall skyscrapers, and over 20 million people, I consider it Latin America’s “New York.” My first time in Sao Paulo was in September 2015. Since I do business in Brazil, I

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Top Tips Travelling to Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has everything: miles of beaches to trendy restaurants, beautiful men and women, and wonderful nature experiences. My first time in Rio was in June 2015. It was also my first time in Brazil, and the experience was magical. Since then, I have been back almost a dozen

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Incognito Mode Is Not Private. Do This Instead

Big tech giants and online advertising companies use a ton of tools to track you around the web. These include cookies, device logging, fingerprinting, and even share buttons. One of the most common ways people think they can hide their activity is incognito mode. This opens a browsing window where

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Why Tesla’s Cyber Truck Might Flop

The Cybertruck is a pickup truck for people who do not need a pickup truck. One of Tesla’s core accomplishments has been to change the public’s idea of what and who electric cars are for. The company’s most successful models have dramatically expanded its addressable market, reaching swaths of buyers

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Why Are Rich People Happier?

Peering into the lives of rich people is a guilty pleasure. Collectively love to hate them, even as we scroll through their Instagram pages or read what they buy. However, are they really happier than the rest of us? Based on the Data, the Answer is Yes What is interesting

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Minimalism: How It Can Benefit Your Life Significantly

Minimalism is all about living with less. This includes fewer financial burdens such as debt and unnecessary expenses. For many minimalists, this is about getting rid of excess stuff and living life based on experiences rather than possessions. Minimalism looks different for everyone. For me, I paid down $75,000 in student loans and traveled to

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