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Whirlwind Archives - Hemispheres Inflight Magazine

Whirlwind Archives - Hemispheres Inflight Magazine | Travel - Inspiration and Practicalities | Scoop.it
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What a great idea - 5-hour quick guides by city for long airport layovers.

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The Cult of Face | Chinese obsession with saving (and losing) face

The Cult of Face | Chinese obsession with saving (and losing) face | Travel - Inspiration and Practicalities | Scoop.it
Of all the idiosyncrasies of Chinese culture, the concept of “Face” is perhaps most difficult for Westerns to fully grasp.
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I'm attempting to better understand the concept of "face". This article has a succinct breakdown of the difference between collective/eastern culture and individual/western culture, along with many examples of face-giving and -losing situations.

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Five More Things You Should Do On Every Trip - LandLopers

Five More Things You Should Do On Every Trip - LandLopers | Travel - Inspiration and Practicalities | Scoop.it
More things everyone should do on their next trip.
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Very good list. Although obvious, "research" bears repeating. And I have to say grocery store visits do leave vivid memories as a very "everyday" way to see how we are the same and how different from other cultures.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Making Any Purchase

3 Questions to Ask Before Making Any Purchase | Travel - Inspiration and Practicalities | Scoop.it
In every imaginable category (from homes and cars to clothing and technology), we must find greater intentionality in our consumer pursuits. Consider asking these questions.
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Very simple questions to consider before buying that next house, car, item of clothing, or ticket to a show. Do we need it? Does it enhance our life?

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Employees take a year off to travel the world | uOttawa Gazette

Employees take a year off to travel the world | uOttawa Gazette | Travel - Inspiration and Practicalities | Scoop.it

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Benoit Forgues's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:04 PM

Quel est votre itinéraire? Est-ce que le Japon y est?
Bonne chance...je vous suis.