How to save money on train fares

How to save money on train fares

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Travelling from country to country, or city to city, is a truly amazing experience and voyaging by train is one of the best methods to do this. European train fares are based largely on the distance traveled, however, many European rail companies have now moved to a dynamic pricing system — like airfares — in which a fare can fluctuate depending on demand, restrictions, or how early you purchase. Whether you plan to travel Austria, Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, or Italy, a little research before your train journey could really help stretch your budget. Here are top tips on how to save money on train fares during your travels. Book in advance To save money it is important to organize your transportation as soon as possible. Decide precisely when you would like to travel and book your tickets.…
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Design a Dino, Bring Awareness to Endangered Species

Design a Dino, Bring Awareness to Endangered Species

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PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C. – In an effort to combine the passion for saving endangered species, coloring, and dinosaurs, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is hosting a design-a-dinosaur contest beginning Feb. 19. There are two different contest categories – student and public editions.Design a Dino, Bring Awareness to Endangered Species. Participants of the “Design a Dino” are asked to color the dinosaur to look like their favorite endangered animal. Two of the many life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs visiting the Aquarium this summer will be painted with the one-of-a-kind markings created by the two winners. “This is an exciting opportunity to not only bring dinosaurs to the Aquarium but also to bring awareness to animals that are facing their own extinction today,” said Hap Fatzinger, director of the North…
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10 Healthy Ideas for Valentine’s Day

10 Healthy Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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Toss that box of chocolates! Forget the flowers! This year, why not show that special someone you REALLY love them with these very alluring, romantic, and healthy alternatives! Here are the 10 Healthy ideas for Valentine's day. The experts at Getfitnow.com offer these fun non-traditional ways to heat up your Valentine's Day! 1. START THE DAY WITH STRAWBERRIES Colorful and oh-so-romantic, strawberries are packed with Vitamin C, which bolsters the immune system. Serve them with low-fat fruit yogurt, and a cup of green tea instead of coffee. Green tea contains powerful blood-thinning agents called flavonoids, which can reduce the risk of dangerous blood clots by 60 percent. 2. TAKE A YOGA CLASS TOGETHER Yoga expert Gwen Lawrence, author of Body Sculpting with Yoga, says yoga refreshes, relaxes and restores. It increases strength and…
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Why Your Next Hire Should be a Developer

Why Your Next Hire Should be a Developer

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Why Your Next Hire Should be a Developer Ralph Perdomo Marc Andreessen wrote this popular, oft-cited article that first appeared in the Wall Street Journal back in 2011. You won’t need to read the whole piece to get its gist, though; Andreessen's succinct headline is enough to glean his point. Let's see why your next hire should be a developer. The software is eating the world. It may have been only slightly prescient then, but today, Andreessen's words have become gospel for the tech community as a whole. Unfortunately, the word according to Anderssen hasn’t traveled very far outside the tech industry. What’s more, his foretelling can be seen as a tale of things to come if industries don’t get in the game: “More and more major businesses and industries…
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5 Things  Compromising Your Online Safety

5 Things Compromising Your Online Safety

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5 Things Compromising Your Online Safety Dr. Eric Cole Just like we work to improve our physical health and well-being, it’s also vitally important to improve our cyber health and keep ourselves safe from online danger. Here are five easy fixes to keep yourself cyber safe this year: 1. What You’re Doing: Clicking in Emails What You Should Be Doing Instead: Never click on a link or email attachment, ever! Think of email as a text-only method of communication because nothing else about it is safe. It was never meant for transferring files, and links are probably not what they appear to be. Remember that email is the number one method that the adversary uses to get you to do their bidding. Unless you absolutely know that the email comes from…
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