The advancement of technology and social media paved the way for the rise of a phenomenon called “selfie”. It became so popular that selfie was named the Word of Year for 2013 by the Oxford Dictionaries.
When we think of going on a vacation, the first thing on our mind is travelling to a destination. But what if you don’t have enough in your budget to travel far from home? Then a staycation is the answer!
Did you know that?
1. France is the most visited country in the world with more than 82 million international visitors per year.
Hong Kong is not just an ordinary city. It is a fusion of two worlds with the territory’s Chinese roots mixed with the influences of more than one hundred fifty years of British colonization. This East meets West culture is quite evident in the city’s food, architecture, tradition and fashion.
If you value quality over quantity and have the money to spare, do shop for designer items. More often than not, they are made of high quality materials. They are more expensive compared to regular items but expect these items to stay in your closet for much longer than ordinary items. Designer items are made to last. In addition, some designer merchandise such as watches and handbags can be a form of investment too.
It all started as a niche genre until the Wonder Girls’ hit “Nobody” penetrated the Billboard 100 chart at least eight times in 2009. A few years later, “Gangnam Style” reigned as the most watched video on Youtube with over 3 billion views for five consecutive years. Today, K-pop is a global phenomenon with a price tag of over 5 billion dollars.
My family and I love travelling. We love seeing new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. That’s why we make it a point to travel each time our schedule permits.
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The Korean drama fever has been taking more and more countries by storm. An example is the 2016 drama series, Descendants of the Sun, which was viewed by more than a billion times and still counting. The drama was translated into 32 different languages. It has become so popular to the point that tourists had been flocking Zakinthos, one of the Ionian islands in Greece just to see the drama location site.
Society is constantly developing into a more high-paced environment causing burnout from our daily jobs; not just because of the pressures of the job environment but of the external environment as well. While keeping a good job is hard, keeping up with the Jone’s is an even harder issue to deal with.
This is why you should not neglect taking time off from work. A vacation leave not only prevents you from crashing and burning out in the workplace; it also serves as an escapade from having to fulfill unnecessary “obligations” to people you’re not even close with. Continue reading Why You Should Spend Money on Experiences Instead of Things