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5 Tips For Working While Traveling

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In the day and age we live in, it’s easier than ever to work from your laptop while being on the go.

With little more than your computer, reliable internet connection, and possibly a cup of coffee, you can easily get work done no matter where you are in the world. It’s certainly one of the appeals of being a freelancer or online entrepreneur: you get to work whenever you feel like it (so long as you remain productive and complete tasks on time) while simultaneously getting to explore the world.

Here are five tips for working while traveling:

Tip #1 – Work On The Plane 

Sure, you could kick back and try to take a nap while on the plane. But this could also be an excellent time to get some work done as well. No, you won’t have access to internet, but if you need to compose a number of emails you can always safe them as drafts and then send them later when you get the chance.

The thing is, when you arrive at your hotel room, you’re likely going to feel tired and hungry, and that’s not exactly the best time to focus on the tasks at hand. This is why getting as much work done as you can on the plane (or at airport) will be smart.

Tip #2 – Prepare For Having No Wi-Fi 

Wi-Fi access may be as a wide ranging today as it ever has been, but that still doesn’t mean that you can always count on having a strong and reliable connection when you need it.

This is why you need to plan for being offline and still focus on completing deadlines. If you’re a freelance writer, for example, you can gather your research online beforehand, and then type up your articles or eBooks or press releases on a word document before sending them later.

Most airports, restaurants, coffee shops, and hotels should have access to reliable Wi-Fi, but again, you can’t always count on it. One way to get around this problem will be to bring your own portable Wi-Fi router with you wherever you go.

Tip #3 – Have Funds On Hand For Emergencies 

This is a basic rule of traveling to other countries. You want to have at least some cash on hand in the currency of the country you’re traveling to that you can use for emergencies.

Third party remittance services such as Remitly make it incredibly easy to send money overseas to any recipient of your choice, even if it’s you. According to Remitly, with an express transfer option, you can send money to yourself ‘within minutes.’ 

Tip #4 – Protect Yourself With Insurance 

This is another important travel tip and it’s especially true for those who travel a lot: you need to protect yourself with travel insurance.

There are a multitude of things that could go wrong on any trip: you may have to return home early and cancel your flights or hotel rooms, you could get sick or sustain a physical injury and need urgent medical care, or you may have valuable items stolen (such as a prized possession, an electronic item or jewelry).

Any one of these scenarios will prove to be quite costly to you, but a good travel insurance plan will help you to stay financially afloat. Just be sure that you read the fine print of your particular plan, as they can be vary significantly. 

Tip #5 – Give Yourself Time to Relax and Enjoy Yourself 

Last but not least, you can’t allow your work to overwhelm you. Yes, traveling and working from your laptop is going to involve a lot of sitting. But you still need to take advantage of the fact that you’re traveling to begin with, and that means spending time for yourself and away from your computer.

Get out and explore whatever town you’re in. Meet new people. Try a new restaurant or go to the beach. Add an entry to your journal. You get the idea.

Traveling provides you with the unique opportunity to see truly awesome places of the world, and you don’t want to waste all the time you’re in another country or city on your laptop. After all, what’s really the point of traveling then?

Getting Work Done While You Travel 

Using each of these tips and strategies we have covered today will enable you to work efficiently as you travel while simultaneously ensuring that you travel in a safe and responsible manner.

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5 Good-for-you Foods to Eat at Hardees

Hardees fast-food chain knows a thing or two about all-American burgers and sides. But did you know they are also one of the best fast-food restaurants for delicious and healthy burgers?

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The burger chain was created in 1960 by owner Wilbur Hardee who was known for his “charco-broiled” hamburgers, served fast food style in a drive through window. Less than a year later, Hardee decided to franchise and his burger chain spread throughout the Midwest and Southeast United States. The fast food restaurant was known for its’ biscuits, but in 2003 decided to focus on the hearty Black Angus beef Thickburger menu—mostly featuring its 1/3-, ½- and 2/3- pound burgers.  Today, the restaurant is known for its Thickburger offerings, hand-breaded chicken tenders, natural cut fries, curly fries and jalapeno poppers and milk shake dessert drinks.

In 2010, Hardee’s menu revolutionized fast-food world when it introduced new calorie conscious foods for consumers who want delicious flavor that isn’t drowning in empty calories and fat. Today they have the “Low Carb It” line which allows you to exchange a bun for lettuce-wrap, the “Swap Your Combo”, to swap fries and a soda for salad and bottled water, “Veg It”, to remove or substitute the meat, and “Trim It”, taking away mayo or cheese.

With so many ways to modify your meal for a tasty not-as-bad-for-you option, here are the best healthy foods to eat at Hardees:

Charbroiled Chicken Cub Sandwich, “Low Carb It”

A marinated chicken breast wrapped in fresh whole-leaf iceberg lettuce topped with melted Swiss cheese, and sliced tomatoes (hold the bacon and mayonnaise) is delicious and filling with 250 calories, 16g protein, 1g fiber

Thickburger (Hold the Patty), “Veg It”

Veggie burgers patties are usually made with vegetables, like potatoes or corn, textured veggie protein (like soy), or beans.  Hardees menu now offers a delicious juicy veggie burger is option to the classic Thickburger.  The vegetarian friendly sandwich is topped with premium classic fixings—ketchup, mustard, fresh lettuce, tomatoes and pickles (hold the mayonnaise) at 560 calories, 11g protein, 3g fiber.

Charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich, “Trim It”

Looking for a delicious chicken sandwich that doesn’t hold back of sauce or flavor? The charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich, modified to “trim it”, is a low carb sandwich topped with smoky bbq sauce and fresh produce, without oily mayonnaise and cheese, packs a punch with fiber and protein. Swap out the sesame seed bun for a soft honey wheat roll. Total measurements come to 500 calories, 25g protein, 3g fiber.

Egg & Cheese Biscuit, “Veg It”

It is possible to have Hardees world famous biscuits without the extra fat and calories! If you must, order the vegetarian version of the classic egg and cheese biscuit (hold the bacon) held between their flaky made-from-scratch biscuits.  The simple swap now brings the breakfast classic to 410 calories, 13g or protein, and 3g of fiber.

Side Salad, “Veg It”

The perfect side to any main entrée or sandwich, the side salad of crunchy iceberg lettuce, sliced tomatoes and onion, plus shredded carrots clocks in at 120 calories, 7g of protein and 2g of fiber. Make it better by topping it with more fresh cut veggies from home and half a packet of reduced-calorie dressing!

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