Charmaine Pamire

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How to Write a Cover Letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know …

Chinese new year 2014: Eight things you (probably) didn't know about the year of the horse

The 15-day celebration of Chinese new year starts on Friday, with the first new moon of the calendar year. The day marks the end of the year of the water snake and welcomes the start of the year of the wooden horse. To bring you luck this new year, we've listed eight (a lucky number in China) …

Brunei’s wild riches

Ulu Temburong National Park is full of rare medicinal plants, towering dipterocarp trees and a 50m-high canopy walkway – perfect for peering into the virgin rainforest below.<p>Looking out over the canopy in Brunei’s Ulu Temburong National Park, it is easy to believe you are standing at the top of the …

Mini guide to Thailand’s islands

Ko means island in Thai, and the very word conjures up dreamy beaches, fantastic rock formations and undersea gardens. Hop in a long-tail boat and cast off the moorings.<p>‘Ko’ means island in Thai – the very word conjures up dreamy beaches, huts in the shade of a coconut palm, fantastic rock …

top 10 regions

Need inspiration for your travels in 2014? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.<p>1. Sikkim, India<p><b>Green is the colour</b><p>A bird's-eye view over Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, India. Image by Image Source / Getty Images.<p>Picking up national accolades …

The must-sees of Queensland

Relax on white-sand beaches, explore the dusty outback and chase dingoes through the sand in sunny northeastern Australia.

The Circular Walkway in Brisbane

Hilarious Australian coastal Rivalries<p>I’ve noticed something about Australians that fascinates me. I don’t know if this is ALL Australians or not… …

Living in: Bangkok

One of Asia’s most stylish cities, Thailand’s capital lures with its modern technology, ancient temples and an intense energy that rarely ebbs.<p>Thailand’s capital is one of Asia’s most vibrant and stylish cities, where modern technology and architecture exist alongside ancient temples and palaces. …

Adelaide grows up: ambitious plan to bring back trams to build 'creative city'

Something is happening in Adelaide. Australia’s fifth largest city is growing up.<p>Biannual arts festivals have become annual events, new legislation has backed small bars, a government-endorsed laneway culture has emerged and a $565m upgrade of Adelaide Oval is nearing completion that will attract …

Picture quiz – name these public squares

For residents, public squares often represent the heart of the city, but how many do you recognise? Test your world knowledge in our quiz

top 10 cities

After feverish debate, the results are finally in. Discover our travel experts' final cut of the most essential travel experiences and destinations on our Best in Travel page. And our top 10 cities - from reinvented classics to destinations on the rise - are sure to inspire your travels in …

How to Live Life to the Fullest (28 Plans) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is made to be explored and it’s content, be reached to the utmost. Limits are no limits when you don’t recognize them. With a burning-desire to …

The Big Ideas Blog

If innovation is about developing something new that impacts the market and creates value for users – what is required to make that happen? Continue …

Why You Must Uncover Your Innermost Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all been there before. Time after time we try to change a habit or start a new one in our life, but all of our positive action disintegrates …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

Wilshere returns for Arsenal, Mata starts for Chelsea

Be a frugal traveller, not a cheapskate

Have you and a platonic friend ever tried to convince a hostel owner to let you share a single bed? Have you ever walked more than 20 minutes out of your way to save a few pennies on bottled water? Have you ever stubbornly hitchhiked for hours instead of paying US$2.50 in bus fare, or bragged about …

8 Secrets of Undesired Singlehood

Clearly, some people are single because they choose to be. They are simply not interested in being in a serious relationship at this time in their life. Others are single due to the circumstances of their lives. They may have just gotten out of a meaningful relationship or have dated relentlessly …

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

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How Your Thoughts Create Your Brain | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts <i>create</i> …

Life Is a Game and You Make the Rules

<b>Events, including people's behavior, usually have consequences.</b> In my case, for example, because my dad did not provide my mom and me with much in the way of financial support, my mom had to work two jobs when I was young and I had to work full time while going to graduate business school.<p>But his …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Don’t mess

ON MAY 8th a descendant of German immigrants sat in Parliament and announced a series of measures intended to make life harder for future arrivals on …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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17 Tips for Making Friends as an Adult , How to Grow Your Friend Circle & Feel More Socially Fulfilled

<b>Face your Fears</b><br>It can be hard to take the first step and get out there, but realize the benefits outweigh the risks to taking the leap.<p><b>Boost your</b> …

Treadmill Workout: Programs and Routines for Indoor Workouts

Can't run outside? Try these fun boredom-busting treadmill workout ideas<p><b>Just think: If global warming were a good thing</b>, you'd never have to run indoors on a treadmill ever again. You can see where we're going with this. The next time you're running bored on the belt, change your routine with one …

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High-Fat Foods Linked With Increased Daytime Sleepiness, Study Finds

If you've ever felt tired after chowing down on a big, greasy burger, you can probably relate to this new research.<p>A new study, published in the online supplement of the journal SLEEP and to be presented at the annual SLEEP 2013 conference, shows that eating higher amounts of fat is associated with …