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YouTuber pranks her followers with “photos from Bali” taken at her local IKEA

That social media is full of fakery is old news. But what fascinates me is just how easy it is to fake your life on Instagram. YouTuber Natalia Taylor recently decided to test it out herself. She “traveled” to the nearest IKEA store and took some photos, even purposely leaving some IKEA price tags in […] The post YouTuber pranks her followers with “photos from Bali” taken at her local IKEA appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Bali, Indonesia, Inspiration, Holiday, Social Media, Ikea, Prank, Vacation, Social Network, Natalia Taylor, Instagram YouTuber Natalia Taylor

Mrs. Maisel Fashion: How to Get Midge Maisel’s ’50s Style

She's fun, confident, and, above all, stylish. Who wouldn't want to be as marvelous as Mrs. Maisel?
Tags: TV, College, Inspiration, Vacation, 1950s, TV fashion, Mrs Maisel, Midge Maisel

How to Outsmart Your Hotel Room TV and Use Its HDMI Ports for Anything You Want

Hotels can be stingy about what guests are allowed to do with their TVs. For example, if you try to plug your own device into your room’s TV to watch your own content, odds are good that are nothing will happen. Hotel TVs are usually plugged into external boxes that track your hotel room’s TV activity and control what…Read more...
Tags: Travel, TV, Hotels, Vacation, Lifehacks, Hdmi

How Soon Should You Travel Somewhere After a Disaster?

The city of Santa Rosa knows you still want to visit California’s wine country even after devastating wildfires ripped through the region in 2017 and 2019. The Sonoma Valley city wants you to come, too; much of its economy relies on tourism dollars, to the tune of $1.47 billion a year for the region. But maybe skip…Read more...
Tags: California, Etiquette, Ethics, Tourism, Vacation, Lifehacks, Natural Disasters, Sonoma Valley, Santa Rosa

8 awesome beaches in SW Florida

I f you’re looking for the best beaches in Southwest Florida, look no further than The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. It’s right in the name, after all. Here, the Gulf has sprung up a series of beautiful barrier islands, long slips of sand just off the mainland with sparkly, quartz-white beaches and turquoise waters that hover around 75 degrees. Many have been made into preserves, state parks, or other public parks, and each has a personality of its own. But if they have one thing in common,...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Things To Do, Vacation, Brian, Beaches, All, Trip Planning, Gulf, Fort Myers, Bowman, Southwest Florida, Fort Myers Beach, Captiva, Sanibel Island, Sanibel

How You Can Choose the Perfect Holiday Rental Accommodation for Your Needs

For those who are planning a holiday, there are many options out there. You may, perhaps, be thinking of a hotel, but if you want better privacy and freedom and would like to spend time away from the crowds in your own special space, you are better off finding private holiday rental accommodation. Private holiday rentals come in the form of homes, manors, villas, flats, and cottages, so you have plenty of choices indeed when it comes to the number of rooms you want as well as the place’s feature...
Tags: Shopping, Vacation

These Are the Most Common Airbnb Scams

We here at Lifehacker HQ have written a lot about the troubles associated with booking an Airbnb property. Worried hidden cameras are spying on you? We’ve covered it! Worried you’ve booked a fake listing? We’ve also covered it (a handful of times, in fact).Read more...
Tags: Hotel, Vacation, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Lifehacker HQ

5 reasons agents don’t hire help when they should

So many agents want to grow their businesses, but they hesitate when it comes to hiring help. Here’s a look at why and how it stifles their potential.
Tags: Opinion, Marketing, Help, Radio, Teams, Vacation, Agent, Hiring, Onboarding, Prospecting, Select, Pavel Stepanov, Administrative Assistant

Create a Vacation Recovery Plan

Over on NBC News, writer Sarah DiGiulio described that imminent sense of dread you experience after taking time off, otherwise known as the post-vacation blues—by Monday morning, you’re back in the office, at your desk, and wondering if it was all a dream.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Nbc News, Vacation, Lifehacks, Jetlag, Sarah Digiulio

13 essential travel products available under $30

This holiday season is expected to break records for domestic road travel.More Americans are planning to travel abroad in 2020.These affordable products will make your next trip less stressful and more efficient. None As we enter a new year and a new decade, it's time once again to set goals and plan for the coming months. For many professionals and families, a recurring resolution is to travel more than they did the year prior. International travel is high on the to-do list for Americans, wit...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Gift Guide, Spain, Innovation, Vacation, Tsa, Lg, AAA, Packing, Anker PowerCore, TRI, Spigen DuraSync, Universal Charger Cable Lightning USB, Stock Organization, Teflon Coating Black

How to Frugally Travel with Your Pet

How to Frugally Travel with Your Pet is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Let’s face it, traveling can just get down right expensive! But, if you are considering traveling with your pet, it can be even more expensive. Most pet owners who want to travel, don’t want to leave their furry friends behind, though. So we looked into some of the most frugal ways to travel with your pet that won’t kill your travel budget. Trusted Housesitters As...
Tags: Saving Money, Marketing, Vacation, Airbnb, Motel, Everything Finance Everything Finance, Airbnb Pet Friendly, Aloft Hotels Aloft, Kimpton Hotels The Kimpton, Red Roof Inn Red Roof Inn

Your Guide to Stress-Free Travel this Holiday Season

Pack that suitcase with plenty of time before you’re due to travel! The holiday season can bring about all kinds of stress whether it’s a difficult mixture of relatives around the dinner table, the never-ending Christmas present lists, or even just how long to cook the turkey for. It’s wonderful to get everybody together and enjoy a day of food, television and gift opening, so it shouldn’t be spoiled by unnecessary worries. One thing you absolutely shouldn’t have to stress about is your travel...
Tags: Uncategorized, Beauty, Vacation, Google Maps, Bahamas, Holiday Travel, Self Care, Guide To Stress-free Travel, Holiday Season Travel, How To Prepare For A Trip, Managing Travel Stress, Road Trip Essentials, Stress Free Travel

Watch Out for This Airbnb Scam

Just last month, we wrote about a couple that was swindled out of nearly $12,000 on Airbnb because of a phony listing. But according to a report by senior staff writer Allie Conti for Vice—who fell victim to a scam played on Airbnb users in several major cities—scammers on the platform are becoming a hell of a lot…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Hotel, Vacation, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Stay, Allie Conti, Airbnb Woes

Creating a Life You Don’t Want to Escape

I was watching people walk around the streets today with their heads down in their smartphones, oblivious to the world around them, the beautiful fall day, and the sky. They were unmindful of the danger of smacking into a signpost or getting hit by a taxi. Why is there so much escapism in our society? Digital escapes. Drinking escapes. Shopping escapes. Exercise escapes. And even vacations to get away from a life that feels like it’s not quite what we expected. I was like this too, until a m...
Tags: Psychology, Vacation, Relax, Publishers, Escape, Spirituality & Health

What to Do If Your Hotel Is Overbooked

When an airline overbooks a flight, they’ll tempt travelers with money, meals or overnight hotel stays in a last-ditch effort to avoid involuntarily bumping passengers. But how do overbooked hotels cope with this same problem?Read more...
Tags: Travel, Flight, Hotel, Vacation, Lifehacks, Room, Overbook

Should You Book a Flight Through an Airline You've Never Heard of?

In your quest to find an especially great deal for a flight, you’ll likely come across airlines that seem made up—take Bearskin Airlines, for example, which operates out of Ontario, Canada and is very real. Or Chair Airlines, a Swiss airline that flies throughout Europe and is not a figment of your imagination.…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Vacation, Lifehacks, Plane, Flights, Airline, Ontario Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Chair Airlines

Going on vacation? Here are the do’s and don’ts of social media

Don't throw decorum and etiquette out the window online when you go on vacation. Stay classy and focused — and better yet, stay offline. Here are some tips on how to stay visible while taking time off.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Social Media, Radio, Vacation, Agent, Hootsuite, Don, Select, Troy Palmquist, Claudine Ellis

How To Surprise Your Kids With A Disneyland Vacation!

We all know that it’s pretty much every kid’s dream to go to Disneyland. Many parents want the whole thing to be a surprise to make it that little bit more special! While it won’t be too hard to keep the secret, the question is- what’s the best way to reveal the surprise to your kids? If you’re thinking about booking the trip (and doing the whole surprise thing), you might like a look at these great surprise reveal ideas. Do a scavenger hunt Scavenger hunts can be a really fun game plus an ex...
Tags: Family, Traveling, Entertainment, Jazz, Vacation, Disneyland

Surreal Family Vacation Photos That Include The Cats

New York City photographer Jim Lind decided that he wanted to include the family cats in everything he and his wife did, so he created the wonderfully surreal photo series “Family Vacation”. More: Jim Lind, Facebook h/t: laughingsquid The photos depict the cats participating in a moonwalk in New Zealand, a mountain hike in Montana, snowman building in Iceland, an undersea adventure and even a... Source
Tags: Family, Photography, Design, Cats, Vacation, Surreal, Photomanipulations

5 good reasons you need a vacation

Did you know that your productivity dips if you work more than 50 hours a week? Here are some of the benefits of stepping away from the laptop, shutting down the cell phone for a few hours — or better yet days — and taking some time to practice self-care.
Tags: Opinion, Radio, Vacation, Richard Branson, Agent, Salt Lake City, Small Business Trends, Select, VACAY, Troy Palmquist, Qualtrics X4 Experience Management Summit

Travel, Vacations, and the Issue of Time

Posted: 10/14/19 | October 14th, 2019 When I was growing up, my family didn’t “travel.” Like most modern, middle-class American families, if we went anywhere, it was because we were on vacation — short leisure trips with a fixed start and end, tied to the calendar of the working year, centered more often than not around visiting relatives: to Philadelphia to see my cousins or long road trips to see my grandmother in Florida. Long car rides, nights at big chain hotels, and visits to theme parks...
Tags: Travel, Time, Thailand, Paris, Backpacking, Vacation, Philadelphia, Louvre, Bermuda, Hostelworld, Random Musings, Don, Matt, Florida Long, Forget Travel Insurance Travel

How I survived 10 days on vacay AND ran my business

Ten days on vacation — and away from your business — can seem like an eternity, but with the right prep and people at home backing you up, you can actually enjoy your vacation. Here are a few tips for stepping away and still running your business like a boss.
Tags: Radio, Vacation, Agent, Out Of Office, Brokerage, Select, Troy Palmquist

How to Avoid Airbnb Scams

Last week, a couple spent nearly $11,800 on a two-week stay at an Airbnb in Ibiza, Spain—only to discover the listing was a fraud. Upon check-in, they learned that the property didn’t even exist and found themselves scrambling to find a hotel last-minute while struggling to communicate with Airbnb.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Listing, Hotel, Vacation, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Scam, Rental, Ibiza Spain

Avoid These Red Flags While Booking an Airbnb

Last week, a couple spent nearly $11,800 on a two-week stay at an Airbnb in Ibiza, Spain—only to discover the listing was a fraud. Upon check-in, they learned that the property didn’t even exist and found themselves scrambling to find a hotel last-minute while struggling to communicate with Airbnb.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Listing, Hotel, Vacation, Airbnb, Lifehacks, Scam, Rental, Ibiza Spain

Birthday in the Valley

Earlier this month K.C., Lilly, & I spent a long weekend back "home" in the Philadelphia area. The timing was right, the airfare was cheap, and it just kind of came together in a spur-of-the-moment fashion. It also happened to be my birthday over that weekend, so given the opportunity there was no way I wasn't going to pay a visit to good old Valley Creek.But first, some history.In all the years I lived in southeastern Pennsylvania, and with the frequency that I fished Valley Creek, I never re...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Pennsylvania, Broadway, Fishing, Vacation, Philadelphia, Continental, Fishing Reports, George Washington, Valley, Alexander Hamilton, Trout, Michael Agneta, Tenkara, Valley Creek

Great Ways to Make Money for Your Next Stylish Vacation

We all love going on special vacations. Taking a high class trip to a foreign place to have new experiences and get a taste of different cultures and people, can be fun and rewarding, and can widen our horizons. The challenge however is that traveling can be expensive, and it typically takes the average person to do some saving in order for them to take a nice trip. If it includes taking the family, more cash is required. Although there are lots of ways to save money on a great vacation includi...
Tags: Fashion, Featured, Style, Gambling, Vacation, Cryptocurrency, Online Gaming, Eye 4 Style, Loyal Casino

Road Trip to St Joseph – Part One

Recentlly, my husband and I took a short trip within our state. Since moving to Missouri four years ago, we have wanted to explore other areas. Our first venture had us heading toward Maryville in the northwest corner of the state. My husband spent four of his twelve school years there (8th-11th grades) and hasn’t […]
Tags: Personal, Museum, Architecture, Missouri, Vacation, Journey, Photographs, Genealogy, Geography, St Joseph, Maryville, Travel Tuesday

How to Avoid Annoying Crowds and Lines at Tourist Attractions

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Statue of Liberty, you should know now: You’ll likely run into hordes of slow-moving, selfie-stick-carrying tourists at any popular tourist attraction.Read more...
Tags: Travel, City, Vacation, Eiffel Tower, Lifehacks, Destination, Crowd Control

3 Outfits to Take on a Summer Vacation

Quick ways to look fabulous on your next trip!
Tags: Travel, College, Vacation, Dresses, Sandals, Swimwear, Travel Style, Fashion Tips, Ripped Jeans, Casual Outfits, One-piece Swimsuits

You Can Stay on These Tropical Islands for Less Than $100 a Night

Going on a tropical vacation doesn’t have to necessarily cost a bundle.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Vacation, Lifehacks, Travel Tips, Vacation Planning