Author: Nilsa Blumer

5 Tips For Surviving Antarctica

  Antarctica has the coldest climate on earth and is without a doubt one of those destinations that has an incredible aura. On one hand it is totally accessible, but on the other it is very accessible to anybody. If you are planning to make the trip to Ushuaia and then cross the Drake passage to Antarctica, it is important to know some tips beforehand       Speak to your tour operator I cannot stress this enough! Your tour operator is the perfect person to ask about anything, because they are running the tour. Important questions to answer...

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Ways to Stay Fit While Traveling

For those who can afford it, traveling can be a fun and exciting experience, but it does have its drawbacks. Along with it being costly and more than people are willing to spend, people may also have trouble staying fit while they are going from city to city. Staying in one location makes getting fit a bit easier, but that doesn’t mean people who travel have to suffer. What some may not realize is that there are a number of ways they can stay fit and in shape while traveling. Here are a few ways you can stay fit...

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Packing your Travel Beauty Bag

When you’re heading off on holiday it can often be easy to choose the clothes and accessories you will bring along with you. It can however become a little tough when it comes to packing your cosmetics. We all need to bring along those beauty essentials to keep us looking and feeling our best. After travelling so much I have learnt some very key lessons, all of which now enable me to use up the space in my back to it’s full potential. Sometimes you don’t want to always bring your most expensive items with you. So if you...

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What are the differences between CFDs and spread-betting?

Most of us are familiar with the stock market – whereby investors buy shares in a company and then make or lose money depending on the company’s performance as well as other factors such as the economic situation. There are many ways of using the stock market to get a return on your money, the most familiar and traditional of which is share-trading. This is where you buy shares (or get a broker to do so on your behalf) then sell them when – hopefully – their value has gone up.   Two less familiar ways of making money on the stock market are CFD trading (‘Contract for Difference’) and spread-betting. Because the two have many similarities, one of which is relative complexity when compared to share-trading, we’ve written this straightforward guide which should help you decide which one is right for you. Both CFDs and spread-betting allow you to invest in the movement of a stock without actually buying shares. They are very useful when the market’s volatile as the more movement there is, the more potential profit for traders. You can earn when the market goes down as well as when it goes up. With CFDs, you can gain access to the profit-making potential of many more shares than you could afford to buy outright.   However, they also expose you to much greater losses. Although the...

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Gi2C How-to Guide: How to travel around China

Traveling around China is easier than ever before. A myriad of transport options, such as high-speed trains, a growing number of flight routes and even private car await to get you to your travel destination. Don’t let your time as a Gi2C intern be all work and no play. During your China internship, take advantage of your stay in the Middle Kingdom and travel! Train  One of the most exciting things to watch unfold in China’s development is the expansion of its high-speed rail network. Every year, more and more routes open up, whisking passengers to their destinations in...

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