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staying fit while you travel (no, seriously)

staying fit while you travel (no, seriously)

Worried about staying fit while you travel? Here are some ideas: Avoid all macarons, croissants, chai teas, bubble teas, green curries, pork dumplings, roti pratas, pizza margheritas, swiss chocolates, paellas, falafels, scones, gelatos, bakhlavas, wines, champagnes, stouts, etc…. …or get a life.
fifty shades of house hunting

fifty shades of house hunting

Two months ago, I cried my eyes out at a coffee shop in one of London’s poshest neighborhoods.  A few platinum blondes adjusted their Hermes Kelly bags and batted their heavily rimmed eyelashes long enough to confirm that I wasn’t dying, and continued their stroll to whichever Tory Burch was having a sale.
how to sleep on a plane

how to sleep on a plane

For anyone who has ever had the terrorizing experience of insomnia on a red eye flight, the notion of sleeping on plane might seem laughable.  When your window seat is more like an audition for Cirque du Soleil than a luxurious four-poster bed, call upon our favorite habits and gadgets to ensure that your next...
so you wanna work abroad?

so you wanna work abroad?

Master’s student at the Taylor Institute in Lugano, Switzerland, junior analyst at The North Face, and gorgeous RSJ Contributor Jeannie Vaughan shares her experience as a working expat.  From securing an opportunity to making the most of it, Jeannie answers the most common questions we receive about landing international experience on your resume.
can't eat, will travel: jetsetting with food allergies

can’t eat, will travel: jetsetting with food allergies

RSJ contributor Dana Bruxvoort relays her experience as a gluten-free jetsetter, and provides six incredible tips to allay your food allergy fears while abroad.  Dana may be saying nyet to crepes and baguettes, but you won’t find her sitting at home anytime soon!
back to basics: visitor etiquette 101

back to basics: visitor etiquette 101

RSJ contributor Dana Bruxvoort shares her top three tips for overcoming Embarrassing Tourist Syndrome.
change in latitude, change in attitude: a travel partner survival guide

change in latitude, change in attitude: a travel partner survival guide

Do you have nightmares of your best friend becoming your mortal enemy after a trip to Copenhagen gone-awry? Here is a complete survival guide to help ensure that you and your travel buddies still love one another at the end of trip.
the ultimate guide to staying safe without cutting the party short

the ultimate guide to staying safe without cutting the party short

The harrowing tale of Amanda Knox, combined with gut-wrenching films like Hostel and Taken, have done a number on our confidence.  Can you party in a foreign city without feeling haunted by fictional abductions and real-life tragedies? RSJ tells you how.