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10 Tips To Help You Work From Home

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Otherwise, the whole thing you’re working on can turn out wrong which is both a waste of time and frustrating. A lot of the same tactics you might use to stay focused at the office work while you’re at home too. Setting boundaries around your work hours and communicating them with friends and family can help minimize those unexpected interruptions and keep you focused throughout the day. Of course, if you’re working from home with kids, some of this may be easier said than done. We’ve got you covered with tips on how to work out when you can’t get to a gym.
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11 Unique Things to do in Fallon NV

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We just got back from a fun weekend in Fallon, which is a small town an hour east of Reno Nevada. We were so excited when Visit Fallon invited us out for a weekend adventure. 11 UNIQUE THINGS TO DO IN FALLON NVThis archaeological site is only a short hike away to a panoramic view of the valley. The Churchill County Museum has been named the Best Little Museum on the Loneliest Road in America. Pin Pin PinPin
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15 Unforgettable Things to Do in Jasper National Park

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We finally made our way up to Jasper National Park! 15 UNFORGETTABLE THINGS TO DO IN JASPER NATIONAL PARK1. There are over 745 miles (1200 km) of hiking trails in Jasper National Park with waterfalls, emerald lakes, and mountains. Heli HikeOn the way up to Jasper National Park from Calgary, we stopped at the icefields to go on a heli hike with Rockies Heli Canada. Wildlife ViewingBecause Jasper National park is so wild, you are sharing the space with the true locals – the animals.
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16 Things Nobody Tells You About Being a Travel Blogger: No Bullshit Rundown

By Katie Diederichs
So you want to be a travel blogger? Our inbox is currently flooded with people reaching out asking for tips on how to start a travel blog. Travel Blogging is truly my dream job, and I truly love doing what I do. We’re wiping away the glamorous facade of free hotel stays and unlimited freedom, and we’re giving you an inside look at what it’s really like being a travel blogger. Alright, are you ready for this is a raw and real, no bullshit rundown of what it’s actually like being a travel blogger?!
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17 Amazing Things To Do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

By Katie Diederichs
If you're looking for an island with a laidback vibe and plenty of things to do, Koh Lanta may be the perfect addition to your Thailand itinerary. With roads that are perfect for motorbike adventures, long and uncrowded beaches, secret spots to be explored and decent nightlife, it comes as no surprise that Koh Lanta is one of our favorite Thai islands. Related: Read all about our other favorite Thai island! What to Do in Koh LantaFrom adrenaline-pumping adventures to stunning viewpoints to sustainable activities, there are so many things to do in Koh Lanta. In this travel guide, we're sharing 17 amazing and unique things to do on Koh Lanta; plus our favorite restaurants, the best bars and the area to stay in.
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19 Unusual & Fun Things to Do in Berlin

By Guest Author, Katie Diederichs
The hip-hop night, put on by a group called SWAG Jam, is a lot of fun. Almost every weekend I lived in Berlin, almost without fail, one of my German friends would invite me to go to a spa with them. There are tons of different spas in Berlin, but my favorite is Vabali. An extremely popular in thing to do in Berlin called Weekend Refugee Dinner is run by a Hungarian woman named Anna through the website Withlocals (here is Anna’s profile). If you can’t book the dinner, there are plenty of other Withlocal experiences to try our around Berlin.
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25 Amazing Hot Springs in the US You Must Soak In

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Goldmyer Hot Springs, North Bend, WashingtonAddress: Snoqualmie National Forest WA 98045These hot springs require you to hike 5 miles in to enjoy them, but it’s such a rewarding hike. Calistoga Hot Springs, Calistoga, CaliforniaAddress: 1006 Washington St Calistoga CA 94515This is more the luxury retreat where you can have a glass of Napa Valley wine and enjoy a dip in the geothermal pools and volcanic ash mud pits. Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, ArkansasAddress: Hot Springs National Park ARThe name says it all. Carson Mineral Hot Springs, Carson, WashingtonAddress: 372 St Martins Springs Rd Carson WA 98610This Victorian-styled resort is a great getaway. Bagby Hot Springs, Estacada, OregonAddress: Mt Hood National Forest ORWhile living in Portland, this was one of the hot springs that the locals often mentioned.
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32 Creative Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

By Katie Diederichs
But the worst thing is when they come out blurry, blown out, or just not all that exciting to look at. If you want to learn how to take better pictures on your travels around the world, this article is packed with everything you need to improve your photography skills. Each place has taught me something different and has truly made me a better photographer. I'm far from perfect and I'm certainly still growing, but I want to share what I've learned along the way with you. Whether you’re a total beginner or you know your way around a camera, the practical tips and easy photography hacks in this article will show you how to take your travel pictures from average to amazing.
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43 Absolute Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai

By Katie Diederichs, Amanda Pointer
We decided long ago that we will not knowingly contribute to attractions that exploit people or animals while traveling. We hope this information helps you formulate your own opinion about visiting some controversial sites on your travels. As with any controversial issue, research the subject, and formulate your own opinion so you can make a socially-responsible decision. Elephant TrekkingMany of the treks advertised in Chiang Mai include an elephant ride. Our advice would be to do a little research and decide where you stand on this topic.
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8 Reasons Why You Should House Sit and How to Get Started

By Guest Author, Katie Diederichs
On longer-term house sits, I found some opportunities to volunteer in the community garden, attended sustainability workshops, and even got some odd jobs. Whatever hobbies you have, try and see if you can fulfill those in town or try out some new ones! *Bonus Reason to House Sit from Katie and Ben8. Being able to stay in a house gives you the time to have a little normalcy in your life. It's not healthy always moving from place to place.
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9 Absolutely Breathtaking Things to Do in Lake Como

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We stopped by Lake Como on our way to Switzerland. 9 Best Things to Do in Lake ComoDuomo of Como – Like many other Italian cities, Como has a duomo, a cathedral with beautiful Gothic and Renaissance architecture. (Piazza del Duomo, 22100 Como CO, Italy, map) Funicular Ride to Brunate (Faro Voltiano Lighthouse) – take a funicular ride and then hike up the rest for the most breathtaking views of Lake Como. Bellagio – Visit the Enoteca Principessa winery Villa del Balbianello Varenna – a small town on Lake Como. Go Boating – enjoy the beautiful lake via boat.
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A Spicy Peanut Sauce You Can Use For Anything

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Unless you’re allergic to peanuts, I am pretty sure that you take a little peanut butter with you whatever kind of trip you’re on. Since peanut butter is such a common ingredient in the backcountry pantry, making a peanut sauce is an easy way to add flavor to any basic meal. The No Recipe way of making peanut sauce when you’re camping is just to throw in a little peanut butter and soy sauce into whatever dish you are preparing, then mix it in. In this recipe, the peanut sauce is used to douse a bowl of simple sautéed vegetables, but feel free to use it on whatever you want. Once you’ve sautéed the vegetables, you will need to put them aside while you prepare the peanut sauce.
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