How to Make a Travel Break Sound Like Work Experience

Send your workplace conundrums to [email protected], including your name and contact information (even if you want it withheld). The Workologist is a guy with well-intentioned opinions, not a professional career adviser. Letters may be edited. I’m a mid-50s guy who was recently laid off from an executive job at a struggling company. It was a job I had planned to leave — in fact, I got my notice about two weeks before I was going to quit! My plan was to travel around the world for several months before looking…

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Long weekend: Delhiites spending in lakhs to make the most of their extended break

There are many ways to celebrate Independence Day, but this year’s long weekend has allowed Delhiites to celebrate the day by opting for international getaways with their families. This weekend, which is followed by Janamashtami (on August 14) and Independence Day (August 15), is allowing people four days off on which they are planning exotic trips. Travel agents in the city say that Dilliwallahs are spending around a lakh, at least, to plan their getaways People with high budgets are going to places like Europe, Australia and South Africa, spending…

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The Open Road Awaits: 5 Iconic Road Trips for Spring Break

If you are planning to travel for spring break but are dismayed by continuing airline price hikes, why not hit the road instead? Gas is cheap and this may not be a trend that lasts long. So grab your gear, get in the car and get going on one of these five scenic drives. Pacific Coast Highway California’s Pacific Coast Highway is possibly one of the most exhilarating drives in the country – and in springtime, it’s even better. As you navigate the tight turns on narrow roads that hug the dramatic…

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