Top 10 Free Travel Apps for Planning Your Next Adventure
Who doesn’t like to travel? According to the U.S. Travel Association, spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.7 billion a day, $113.1 million an hour, $1.9 million a minute, and $31,400 a second in 2016. People spent $683.1 billion on leisure travel, and $307.2 billion on business travel. U.S. residents had 1.7 billion trips for leisure purposes, and 457.4 million business trips in 2016.
Travel planning can be stress-free and fun with the help of technology. Luckily, there are apps that can assist you in all your travel needs, from booking a hotel to picking up a new language.
7 Ways to Get Better Sleep
We spend roughly one-third of our lives sleeping. For something we do with such regularity, we know very little about sleep. Scientists have not yet fully figured out the exact functions of sleep. There are many theories about the role of sleep in our lives, as it appears to be a very complex and important process. In this TED Talk, a neuroscientist Russell Foster shares three reasons why we sleep and discusses how much sleep people generally need.
Book Review of The Five Love Languages: Do You Speak My Love Language?
What do you think of when you hear the word “love”? According to Dr. Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages, everyone experiences being loved differently. What seems loving to you might not mean much to me, and vice versa. In fact, each person has a unique love language that they use to communicate love. We learn our love languages in early childhood.
25 Uplifting Songs to Make Your Morning Commute Better
Morning commute is a source of stress for millions of Americans. An average person travels 26 minutes to work, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Commute time is even longer in large metropolitan areas. We have put together an uplifting playlist that will make your morning commute better. Start your day right with these 25 songs!
How to Set Up a Home Gym Under $200
Have you ever joined a gym, paid membership dues and maybe, a new member fee, and never could find the time to fully use this membership? The complexities of rearranging your schedule and driving to the gym can add extra unnecessary stress to your already busy life. Instead of spending your money on a heavily under-used gym membership, you can spend the same amount or less to set up your own home gym on a budget.
Review of Waze – The Best Traffic and Navigation App
Today, we want navigation to be easy, accurate, and preferably fun. There is an app for that! Waze is a navigation app that is based on the concept of collaboration. Waze community of users can modify the app and drop pins about current events on the road.
How to Make Parking on Campus Less Stressful
Overall, students report that it can take them up to an hour to find a spot sometimes. At the same time, effective time management is one of the most important priorities for college students. In this blog post, we offer several strategies to alleviate the stress of looking for a parking spot.
How to Get To Know Your Roommate and Set Ground Rules
Successfully living with a roommate requires clear communication and mutual respect. If you ever had a roommate, you already know how important it is to set ground rules from the very beginning. Certainly, roommates can share a lot in common and enrich each other’s life.