by Nia Scott

Feb 8, 2019

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Products / Technology

Learning a new language can be a challenge. It discourages people when they spend so much time practicing vocabulary to not be able to string together a simple sentence. For people that travel to other countries often, it’s useful to know a little of the language so communication is easier and there is less left up to interpretation. Eager to find the new best way to help learn a language, people will spend hours on the internet hoping there is some secret to learning languages no one is releasing. The true secret is repetition and to go for it. Speak the language even when you only know a few words; speaking in the language everyday will help reinforce it and make the words stick in your brain.


Apps are a terrific way to pick up a language and many use them as on-the-go tools for learning languages. One of the most popular language apps at the moment is Drops. This app has more than 31 free languages to choose from and teaches by having the user engage in many word games. It makes learning the language fun and helps the brain remember. The best part about this app, and what makes it stand out from the others, is the content is completely free. There is no upgrading fee after using the app for two minutes.


The goal is make vocabulary learning fun and teach it in a way that is useful for creating sentences and phrases. This app is a great tool for anyone looking to further their language skills.

One Day in Vegas

You already know you’re going to spend your nights in Las Vegas on casino floors, playing machines, or in swanky clubs and restaurants — maybe you’ll even get a chance to see a show.

Work and Play in Italy

ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.

Tips / Safety
Feb 16, 2019

Tips for Backpacking as a Solo Female

So, you’re planning a backpacking trip as a solo female. Good for you. Ignore the sideways glances and pestering questions from concerned friends and family, people are always wary of what they don’t know. You got this.

Tips / Travel
Feb 16, 2019

Comparing TSA PreCheck to Global Entry

You’ve seen the signs at the airport and watched with envy as other travelers sped through security and/or passport control, but what exactly are these programs so many travelers use to breeze in and out of airports, and how do they differ?

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Under $100 / Europe
Feb 16, 2019

Under $100: Lyon, France

Somewhere between Paris, Provence and the border with Switzerland is the charming riverside city of Lyon, a burgeoning culinary capital in a country with one of the world’s best cuisines. Lyon’s reputation as a food destination grew within the past decade, and visitors flock to the less-crazed and friendlier town for a more laid-back approach to French cuisine.