Author: Matt Westenburg

Southeast Asia should be your next trip. Here’s why

No matter what you’re looking for in a vacation destination, Southeast Asia offers it and more. With bustling cosmopolitan areas, ancient temples, towering mountains and pristine beaches, Southeast Asia is a traveler’s paradise. The Southeast Asian region includes countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Each of these destinations offers a unique travel experience but all of them are spectacular. Affordable living Food, drinks and lodging throughout Southeast Asia are much more affordable than in America or Europe. Since massages are cheaper in Asia too, you can relax knowing that your vacation won’t break the bank. Travel throughout the...

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6 US Vacation Destinations

The United States is a full of gorgeous scenery and incredible destinations. With such an expansive area full of travel options, we’ll help you narrow it down to find the perfect vacation spot. Here are six of our favorite US vacation destinations. Miami, Florida Miami Beach, Florida is known for its sandy beaches and abundant sunshine. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens are a showcase for exotic plants. The Little Havana neighborhood is full of authentic Cuban cuisine and a slice of Cuban culture. A thrilling nightlife scene helps secure Miami as one of the best vacation spots in the US....

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No Excuses: 4 Triathlon Myths Debunked

Triathlon races and the training that comes before them are plagued by misconceptions. The myths surrounding triathlons are often the reason people avoid participating in them. We’ve debunked some of the most common triathlon myths. Myth: Triathlons Are Longer Than Marathons This myth is kind of true. A full Ironman race includes a full marathon, a 3800-meter swim and a 112-mile bike ride. Ironmans are obviously more than a marathon but most triathlons are much shorter than that. Sprint triathlons are as short as swimming 500 meters, biking 12 miles and running only three miles. Basically, a triathlon is...

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Working from Home: the Pros and Cons

As technology advances it becomes easier to connect with anyone from anywhere. This is true for families video calling their loved ones around the world and business partners sealing a new deal without ever meeting face to face. Many people view technology as an opportunity to work from home. Some of us are at our most productive when we can roll out of bed and head to the “office” on the living room couch. Before you give up your office space and turn in your parking pass, here are some of the pros and cons of working from home....

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Coffee Shop Study Spots

Distractions often overwhelm our productivity at home, at school or even at the office. Sometimes the only way to get work done is to spend a few hours at a local coffee shop. Cafes each have their own unique vibe, which can affect your productivity level. Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re choosing your next study spot. Lighting Lighting is an important factor to consider when choosing a coffee shop study spot. Some people are most productive when they can sit next to big windows that let in lots of natural sunlight. Other people prefer...

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