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How to Add a Travel Career Break to Your Resume

The idea of taking a career gap to travel – especially mid-career rather than at the beginning – has conjured up negative assumptions among employers. Sometimes taking a career gap can create the illusion that the individual in question is trying to ‘escape’ or is ‘taking a step back’. While employers’ attitudes towards career break travel are changing, some of these misconceptions still linger. As career-break travelers, we need to be the ones to start showing how this unique personal developme...
Tags: Travel, UK, Featured, Graham, Kate, Job Hunt, Long-term Travel, Don, Work Abroad, Career Break, Green Chameleon, Christopher Burns, Andre Benz, Career Breaks, Kate Wicklow, Al Powell Representation Democracy


5 Tips To Get You Into Sports Photography

Sports photography is not something reserved for magazines and photo reporters – anyone can learn do to it! It doesn’t matter if you’re shooting football, rugby, tennis, skiing or some extreme sports – these are all great opportunities to learn how to get some amazing action shots! All you need is a little bit of patience and some sports event you’re eager to watch. The following 5 tips on sports photography are very versatile and they will surely help you get started when it comes to shooting v...
Tags: Photography, Canon, Outdoor Photography, Nikkor, Kent DuFault, Ritesh Saini, Christopher Burns, Thomas Schweighofer, Olga Guryanova, Alec Moore, Riley McCullough


Golden Idol and Bloody Sacrifice above the Himalayan Clouds

The jeep I was sitting in tore its way through the muddy mountain roads somewhere in Nepal, a misty chasm plummeting down one side and a barren slope rising on the other. I had no idea where the hell they were taking me. Some people like to plan ahead. They have it all set in advance – the plans are made, the routes are chosen, the tickets and stays are booked. I’m not one of these people. The path I tread unwinds before me naturally. The step I’m on is always caused by the previous step and ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Mountains, Featured, Tibet, Hiking, India, Everest, Nepal, Hinduism, Hindu, Road Trip, Temple, Solo Travel, Destinations


When to climb the greatest mountains

Since I first started climbing , I must have spent hours typing “when is the best time to climb…” into search engines and then crawling through websites to find the key piece of information I needed. Only when I have a date in mind can I start to think about the practicalities of actually trying to climb a mountain (i.e. booking time off work, flights, budget, gear, etc). To solve this problem once and for all, we have put together a mountaineering calendar of the world’s greatest mountains and...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Mountains, Japan, Usa, Colorado, Indonesia, California, Mexico, France, China, Russia, Africa, Earth, Colombia, David


15 Surreal Photographs That Will Force You to Stop and Think

Certain photographs compel us to stop our mindless scrolling and stare at them for a while. They inspire thoughts, memories, and associations to run freely. Most importantly, they make us feel and remember things unique to us, things the photographer will probably never know. It's in these dreamy works of art that we discover reflections of ourselves, find new kinds of inspiration, and dive into a world that changes us in unexpected ways. Surreal art is a genre of photography that does this part...
Tags: Photography, France, Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Miró, Kris, Man Ray, Rob Potter, Paolo Roversi, Christopher Burns, Cool Photos & Photographers, Warren Wong, Salvador Dali Pablo Picasso, Wu Yi By Martin Sattler, David Werbrouck, Earl Richardson, Chad Walton


Mistakes not to make in NYC

HERE are a few tips to avoid local wrath and make the most of your visit to the greatest city in the world. Mistake: Never leaving tourist areas. Photo: Maarten van den Heuvel I wouldn’t expect you to come to NYC without braving Times Square’s Menacing Elmos or taking a selfie on top of the Empire State Building. Yes, the new Freedom Tower is spectacular and the view from the Brooklyn Bridge is unparalleled. But if you limit yourself to the areas clogged with fellow tourists, you’re missing ...
Tags: Travel, NYC, New York City, Things To Do, Brooklyn, Mta, Italy, Broadway, Mistakes, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Yankees, Brooklyn Bridge, Tourists, Joe