8 Effective Ways on Handling Your Finances While Working Abroad

I’ve seen people working abroad who had a total take off in their lives.  On the other hand, there were workers from abroad who only maintained their surviving level status.  In case you belong to the 2nd type of worker, hold your head high as you can still learn the Effective Ways on Handling Your Finances While Working Abroad. 1.  Open a Local Currency Account Opening a Local Currency gives you option to save money while working abroad.  Other than sending all money to your family member’s bank account, much…

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8 Life Lessons You Can Learn While Traveling

The normal set-up of us to learn is with our teachers or professors inside a classroom.  However, nobody told us that there are fun ways to discover and to learn things in our lives.  Allow me to share to you Life Lessons You Can Learn While Traveling that will mold you as a person. 1.  To walk outside your comfort zone Traveling brings you to unfamiliar places, which means you don’t have any idea what’s coming during your entire trip.  Questions keep running through your mind like will there be problems along the…

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8 Disadvantages of Working on a Cruise Line

1.  Dealing with the Passengers PATIENCE is the key when dealing with all the passengers onboard.  As expected, different nationalities & different people means different attitudes & different cultures that each crew member must learn how to handle.  As a result, some can turn to be our newly found friends while some can be our bad*** enemies at the end of the cruise. 2.  Getting Along with Other Crew Members Just like our passengers onboard, there are different nationalities crew members onboard too.  So handling these co-workers of ours are…

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Two Reasons Why I Worked on a Cruise Line

Cruise Line, Cruise Ship, Cruise Passenger… Cruise Line is a company that operates Cruise Ships.  Cruise Ship is a passenger ship used to offer pleasurable voyages to their Cruise Passengers.  Each voyage consists of an itinerary which may last for days, weeks or months.  Cruise Ships usually offer most variety of restaurants, bars, shops, wellness centers, entertainment and tours.  Just like a vacation paradise in the middle of the sea.  Since cruise ships offer almost everything, there’s a much need of crew members who will cater all of these services.…

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Farm Grown Domestic Ducks

As I spent my vacation in my Dad’s farm, I was able to watch these baby ducks grow.  Maybe not fully grown, but still felt lucky because it was my first time to experience taking care of ducklings and it was an experience I can’t get while working abroad.  So below, I will share some important things about Farm Grown Domestic Ducks which I’ve learned during my stay. What is a Domestic Duck? Like chicken, domestic ducks are typically raised for their meat and eggs.  There are known Health Benefits from Duck…

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8 Perks of Working on a Cruise Line

1.  Good Salary My onboard gross monthly income suddenly increased to 4x of my local monthly salary.  Only percentage of the Government contributions (such as SSS, Government Health Insurance and Government Housing Insurance) are deducted from my salary.  The rest of my salary, I’ll take home. 2.  Free Accommodation The Cruise Ship will provide each crew member their own bed onboard.  Furthermore, the cabin features or cabin size or cabin privacy depend on the position of a crew member.  Normally, high ranking officials have their own cabin.  On the other hand, regular…

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8 Reasons How Travel Makes You RICHER

As we grow older, we were taught that being rich means being financially stable by having a lot of money or assets.  However, no one ever taught us we can be rich in different ways.  Below I will discuss my top 8 Reasons How Travel Makes You Richer… 1. Travel unleashes your CURIOSITY You have so many questions at the back of your mind.  Questions such as, “What makes Miami beach popular?”, “How cold in Europe even during summer season?”, “Where the best place to buy Indian Spices?”, “When is…

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Behind HTC

My Hearty Travel Chef Journey!… Hi there! I am Cristina, a chef by day and an aspiring blogger of “Hearty Travel Chef” by night. I have travelled in different places of the world and tasted their signature dishes while working in a 6 Star Cruiseship. And on one of my many dinners, a realization suddenly came to me and propelled me to create this site to cater the needs of my fellow travelers and cooking enthusiasts. Before I come back to the Philippines last 2015, I set my plan into…

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