betty4225

13 Flips | 5 Magazines | 7 Likes | @betty4225 | Keep up with betty4225 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “betty4225”

From $1,000 a Night, to $1,000 a Month

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.<p>This isn't a particularly difficult thing to do if you don't <b>do</b> much, but we had big plans. We …

10 Things You Should Pack (But Probably Won't)

Yes, your passport and wallet (and probably some clean underwear) deserve to be at the top of your packing list. But in the rush to remember the essentials, travelers sometimes underestimate the power of the nice-to-haves. Humble objects, ranging from an empty reusable water bottle to bandages, can …

Wetsuits

Travel Websites Build Brand Awareness with Awesome Jobs Campaigns

The ideal job involves traveling around the world for free. And it’s one that’s not as rare as it once was — as long as you’re willing to jump …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Landscape Photography

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

In the Jungle<p>Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>08.31.13 4:45 AM …

You Might Not Have Realized Just How Much The 'Department Store' Has Collapsed

The fascination with the decline of JCPenney obscures a much bigger retail story: The traditional "department story" is in a seemingly endless death spiral.<p>This story is driven home in two simple charts.<p>First, check out this one from Citi, which breaks retail sales down into the various component …

J.C. Penney

Surviving a Plane Crash: Where You Sit Could Be The Difference Between Life and Death

The harrowing Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport may incite fear in the minds of the millions of Americans who take to the …

We Ask New Employees To Take A Two-Week Paid Vacation On Their First Day

Vacations have always been hard for me. It's a weird thing to say, but it's true. They just don't come naturally to me.<p>I remember when I was in business school, all of my classmates were taking these epic vacations seemingly all the time.<p>Spring breaks in Costa Rica, pre-internship trips to South …

The Workplace

DIY Shiny, Healthy Hair

Did you know that you can use eggs, beer, vinegar, avocados and honey to make your hair super shiny (not all together, though. Yuck). Use these …

Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

Customers

How to Protect Your Photography Online

When it comes to protecting your online photography there are many ways to prevent people from copying or distributing your artwork.<p>Lombard Street, SF<p>…