Michael Claeren

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Change your life in 12-week bursts

Balance includes imbalance. And the best way to find balance – and achieve greatness in all facets of your life – is to embrace the imbalance of the 12-week year.<p>That's the claim of Holt, Mich.-based consultant Brian P. Moran, who helps individuals and corporations set and meet their goals. His …

App charts graves of Canadian war dead

In Canadian military annals, few campaigns were as remote and forgotten as the Siberian Expeditionary Force, which sailed from Vancouver to the Russian port of Vladivostok at the end of 1918 in a vain attempt with other foreign forces at blocking the Bolshevik revolution.<p>The 4,000 Canadian troops …

The seven skills you need to land your dream job

<i>This is an excerpt from</i> Sex and Your Job Search: A Guide to Scoring Your Dream Job <i>by talent acquisition specialist Dominic Bokich. Reprinted by arrangement with Smith Publicity Inc. Copyright © Dominic Bokich, 2013.</i><p>Before an interview it is a good idea to take a personal inventory of your …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Studies outline impact of spontaneous travel and how trips affect personal and business lives

As the last minute hotel booking debate rumbles on, Expedia has a study which highlights what travellers think about spontaneous travel decisions.<p>The …

Hit by recession, luxury B&B turns to TripAdvisor

<b>THE CHALLENGE</b><p>For Jack Pope, owner of Coracle Cove Waterfront Suite – a luxury bed and breakfast on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast – the 2008 global recession hit his business hard; as more people tightened their belts, fewer took vacations.<p>"Even though the economic meltdown didn't hit Canada too badly, …

Duolingo launches for Android to help you learn a language or five

Duolingo has been around for just under a year, and offers user on mobile and the web an opportunity to learn one of six languages — English, French, …

Using Roam Mobility on an iPhone 5 in the USA [Review]

On a recent family vacation to Florida, I decided to give Roam Mobility a try. As most of us know (and many of us find out the hard way), roaming in …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

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