Selecting a Comfortable Footwear

  1. When selecting an office shoes you should opt to a low heel pumps which is about two and half inches or less. You should remember that the higher the heels the more pressure your toe will experience.
  2. Shoes that fit your foot size well will give you a relaxed and comfortable feeling. Never settle for size 7 or 8 if your true foot size is 7 and ½ inches. Always ask the store if they have half sizes, if they don’t, might as well look for another store.
  3. Comfortable footwear usually comes with lower heels. Lower pump heels promote good and firm heel grip, thus it will give extra support to your mid-sole. The likelihood to feel pain is very low.
  4. Shoes that have sole cushions and shock absorption features provide extreme comfort to the feet even for a long walk.
  5. Shoes with broader and profounder toe shape give a comfortable fit on your foot. Having a larger room for your toes will avoid them from pinching or too much constriction.
  6. Most of wedge shoes are more comfortable than those of pointed heels shoes. Wedge shoes help in body weight distribution towards to your feet, thus, the force needed to keep your balance becomes lesser.
  7. Padded shoes or cushioned shoes support the normal shape of your feet. It will prevent more pressure to go in your toe ball area.
  8. Synthetics shoes are sometimes not a very good choice in buying shoes. Most synthetics shoes promote high sole constrictions leading to callouses and foot burns. Also, synthetic shoes do not give enough air flow inside; therefore, your feet are locked down and will surely sweat.
  9. Most of the comfortable shoes are costly. Well, we should always pay for our own comfort. Why let are feet suffer if we can afford a comfortable one, right?
  10. Also, most of the comfortable shoes are not found in the shoe section of the department store. There are outlets outside the department stores that offer variety of fashionable and trendy comfortable shoes.

 

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How to walk on high heels?

Not all are able to walk on high heels. However, there are certain occasions that require you to wear one. If that time comes, here’s how you could go through the high heel occasion with a smile on your face.

 

  1. Practice standing using high heels. In front of a full-length mirror, stand while wearing your high heels and turn on each side. This activity will not only help you correct bad posture; this can also help you to get accustomed to the additional height experienced by your heels.
  2. Walk a few steps while in high heels. In doing this activity, you must first practice on a wooden floor. Once you feel that you’re okay with it, train next on a low carpeting floor. Don’t rush yourself and start immediately with thick carpeting. This will only lead to loss of balance.
  3. Keep your legs straight and close together as you walk. Make sure to keep your feet as straight as possible as you walk. You can initially start slowly and once you get the hang of it, you can then increase your speed. While doing this activity, you have to slowly start building confidence as you walk. Having confidence will prevent you from falling.
  4. Walk back and forth turning in different directions while on your heels. You must learn to make a turn without wobbling or falling. Once you are done with this, practice on different floor surfaces.
  5. Practice makes perfect. Walking on heels is a completely different experience. Hence, if you don’t want to fall flat on your face, practice walking on it. This may sound silly but this is something that you really have to do. Practice will make your feet feel comfortable while you’re on high heels.
  6. Do a simulation. Practice the things that you might do while wearing your high heels. You can practice sitting, standing, dancing and many more. This will help you be prepared when the actual stuffs happen during the event.
  7. Be extra cautious when going up and down the stairs. If you’re climbing up or going down a staircase, it would be better to grab the railings. If you don’t want to completely grab the rails, you can just get as close to it as possible. Make sure that your shoes and feet land firmly on each steps of the stair.

 

These are just some of the things that you can do in order to prepare yourself on the actual occasion. Wearing high heels is a real challenge that needs practice. It is not something that will immediately come to you. Never be afraid of high heels. There are things that you can do in order to conquer it.

 

 

Selecting a Comfortable Footwear

 

  1. When selecting an office shoes you should opt to a low heel pumps which is about two and half inches or less. You should remember that the higher the heels the more pressure your toe will experience.
  2. Shoes that fit your foot size well will give you a relaxed and comfortable feeling. Never settle for size 7 or 8 if your true foot size is 7 and ½ inches. Always ask the store if they have half sizes, if they don’t, might as well look for another store.
  3. Comfortable footwear usually comes with lower heels. Lower pump heels promote good and firm heel grip, thus it will give extra support to your mid-sole. The likelihood to feel pain is very low.
  4. Shoes that have sole cushions and shock absorption features provide extreme comfort to the feet even for a long walk.
  5. Shoes with broader and profounder toe shape give a comfortable fit on your foot. Having a larger room for your toes will avoid them from pinching or too much constriction.
  6. Most of wedge shoes are more comfortable than those of pointed heels shoes. Wedge shoes help in body weight distribution towards to your feet, thus, the force needed to keep your balance becomes lesser.
  7. Padded shoes or cushioned shoes support the normal shape of your feet. It will prevent more pressure to go in your toe ball area.
  8. Synthetics shoes are sometimes not a very good choice in buying shoes. Most synthetics shoes promote high sole constrictions leading to callouses and foot burns. Also, synthetic shoes do not give enough air flow inside; therefore, your feet are locked down and will surely sweat.
  9. Most of the comfortable shoes are costly. Well, we should always pay for our own comfort. Why let are feet suffer if we can afford a comfortable one, right?
  10. Also, most of the comfortable shoes are not found in the shoe section of the department store. There are outlets outside the department stores that offer variety of fashionable and trendy comfortable shoes.

 

Mix, Laugh and Live: Bars and Culture

Ever been obsessed to partying all-night long and drinking till dawn? Well, in case you have turned your back on this fascination and you are now a changed man/woman, let’s just explore some of the best pubs and bars around the globe which would definitely add more colour and life to your future escapades. Well, occasional drinking isn’t really that bad after all, is it?

There is more to visiting bars and pubs than what meets the eye. When touring a different country, paying a visit to their well-known bars will open doors for you to meet locals and to experience their culture first hand. If you think bars are just liquor hubs and strobe lights, then think again!

Rise Above

Are you feeling all dressed up for a Martini? Then, Rise, situated at Ritz Carlton, U.S.A, would definitely be worth your visit as it is not only famous for its alcoholic beverages, but it also offers diners the chance to relish on the magnificent view of the Hudson River. The beverages may be a little bit pricey, but definitely, you’d surely enjoy the elegant ambience of this well-known bar.

Videoke Time

Anytime is videoke time for Filipinos, that’s for sure. Videoke bars are very abundant in almost all parts of the Philippines, and this is just evidence of how Filipinos love to sing their heart outs. Now, if you are expecting ballet shows and orchestra, well, the Philippine karaoke bars may not be the best option for you. Glasses of ice-cold beer, singers belting out their favourite songs and pure, clean fun minus the sophistication—those are what you would absolutely experienceand enjoy in the Philippines.

United Arab Emirates

Never thought that there could begood bars inside UAE? Then, you must be mistaken. A number of bars in Dubai are up until morning and if you just want to drink various liquors all night, then no problemo, mi amigo! These bars would be more than happy to serve you. If you’re just near Le Meridian hotel, never forget to drop by Barasti—the favourite hang-out of laid-back tourists. The best thing about this bar is that you don’t have to dress to impress. If you suddenly feel the urge to grab a few cocktails, you may do so even with your loose shirt on.

Germany

Germany—a place where almost everybody drinks! Yes, throughout the years, drinking seems to be a part of the culture of Germans, and there is really no wonder why a lot of bars and pubs are famous in this beautiful country. However, if you would like to visit one of the best bars here, then, you might as well order a few shots at Prater, located in Berlin. This beer garden will truly entice you with its relaxing atmosphere. Ever dreamt of drinking under decade-old trees? Now is your chance!

Truly, pubs and bars are also reflections of the long-established traditions and culture of societies. Through visiting these places, you are not only able to run away from it all and unwind, but you are also given the chance to mingle, laugh, and mix in with the locals.

 

Thrifty Travel Tips: Wander like a Nomad

No electricity, absent technology and traveling barefoot—that’s how they rock the planet during the earlier periods. It may be obscure, but I’ve always tried to envision how it is to live as a nomad, and sometimes, I get this really crazy feeling of wanting to try to do things the way they did. Although the perks brought about by the wonders of technology are absent, life back then was simpler—no money needed, just pure skills.

Now, it’s not really possible to relieve the old times, and I bet if there is any chance to, over 90% of the population would highly detest forsaking what we have right now for a less complicated life. However, while you are still young, isn’t it best that you try to be wild and free as well? Come on, you only get to spend 2 or 3 decades to live your life to the fullest, so why not do it in the most exciting and budget-friendly way?

Travel by Foot

Well, you don’t really have to walk barefoot to perfect this simple step. To fully enjoy your traveling experience, walking instead of using public transportation will not only save you a couple of dollars, but it will also open doors for you to mix and blend in with the locals, and who would know, you might also find hidden treasures along the way.

Often times, travellers are too focused on the tourist spots most highlighted by the country they are visiting. Walking, on the other hand, would open you to more possibilities of finding hidden gems that only the locals know of.

Thrifty Dishes

Even though it is true that most well-known restaurants offer good food, it would not hurt if you try out the local cuisines in less-exquisite food hubs. Befriending the locals would really benefit you on your traveling experience as they basically know where the good food is. Likewise, trying out street foods will not hurt either. Additionally, you only live once so you might as well try tasting exotic foods which you have never fancied eating.

Plan in Advance

Booking early would absolutely save you more than a penny, and if you have failed to do so, then it’s time that you unleash the gambler within you by buying last minute tickets. Aside from this, you have to research for the best and cheapest accommodation available on your scheduled date. Now, if you think it’s time for you to elicit your adventurous streak, then, go ahead and look for a beach. Wander. And when the night crawls in, set up a tent.

Travel with Friends

While traveling with your family is not a pocket-friendly idea if you are considered the breadwinner, traveling with your friends will not only assure you of fantastic day and night-outs, but your travel expenses would also be cut because everything will be split into the number of your group. See? Not only do you get to share chores and engage in the wildest activities possible, thanks to your crazy friends, but your chances of going home penniless will also be triply reduced.

 

A Guide For Choosing Window Blinds For Every Room at Home

For those people who wish to take advantage of the benefits of window blinds for their home, you must know for a fact that there are actually six types of window blinds that you can make use of. Given the fact that each room comes with different sets of needs, it is a must for home owners to find the right type of window covering that would satisfy the room’s requirements. In order to help you find the perfect window blinds for your rooms, take a look at the expert information given below:

–  For the Living Room.

This type of room is designed to be a place where the family members hang out as well as to entertain guests. As a result, this room should have three main things– privacy, elegance as well as comfort. With these requirements in mind, roller and Roman Blinds are highly recommended. This is due to the fact that such types offer lots of style options as these come in different styles of cloth. In this way, you can easily find one which would complement the design of your room. Another benefit of such type is its insulation function. This helps keep the room to be warm or cold as necessary.

– For the Kitchen.

Of course, kitchen is the messiest part of the house. With the various spills that can occur in such place, one of the things that you should think about is the blind’s ease of maintenance. This is why it is best that you opt for metal or plastic blinds. In addition to that, it is a must that you opt for types that have smooth finish given the fact that rough textures are quite difficult to clean.

–  For The Bedroom.

When it comes to the bedroom, privacy is the utmost priority. Because of this, the use of blackout shades is highly recommended. Not only will this help ward off light, it allows the home owners to have a good sleep at night too. Another choice would be honeycomb shades as this provide great insulation. As a result, you can maintain the stability of room temperatures, making the owner feel comfortable regardless of the weather.

–  For The Nursery.

For this room, safety is of the highest priority. When it comes to this room, the cords should be placed far away from cribs where children and the baby are not able to reach it. Aside from that, shy away from any spaces that may give way to pinching accidents. For this, blackout shades that feature automated closures is the best choice.

–  For The Bathroom.

Bathrooms are well known for being humid. This is why you should choose the type of blinds that are not easily damaged by water. Such types include vinyl, wood and plastic. Given the fact that such materials do not easily soak up moisture, they will produce lesser mild dew and mould stains.

These are just simple tips but these can certainly help you go a long way.

Be guided before going to Singapore

One of the leading  countries in South East Asia. Singapore is known to be a green, clean and efficient country.  Truly Singapore is a very expensive place, that is why it is very important that you have enough money before planning to visit the country.  For travelers proper information and knowledge about the destination is a must.

We should know and remember that for every country they have their own rules and regulations, beliefs and tradition, religion and customs. And as a foreigner, we are considered an alien in another country,we should be aware  with their policies and we should strictly follow all of their rules. Singapore is a very lovely place to visit, but be sure that before flying you are guided by their policy and rules. Here are some guides for you to remember.

Money – all countries have their different currency, for the country of Singapore they are using Singapore dollar. Don’t you worry if you forgot to bring their currency, you can will be able to find money changing shops at the airport and shopping malls. On the other hand if you don’t have cash, you can definitely use your ATM and international credit cards.

Mobile – before flying make sure that you know the dialing code of Singapore which is +65. Make sure also that you know the emergency number to be called in case something happened.

Weather – the weather will be hot and humid. So don’t take with you your winter clothes. J

Tax refund – as we all know Singapore is one of the best place to go for shopping. While doing your shopping galore stuff always look for the logo “tax refund” and make sure to spend 100 SG for a single receipt then surely you can avail this scheme.

Chewing Gum is not allowed – well this is only a hearsay, you can still enjoy your chewing gum as long as you will dispose it properly. Otherwise if they will catch you throwing it everywhere surely you will be punished.

NO smoking – if you’re a chain smoker then prepare yourself, as Singapore does not allow Smoking in public places. Sure you can still smoke, but there are designated smoking areas for you. Those smoking areas are marked with yellow paint. And be sure to throw your cigarette buts in the proper place. Don’t think that nobody will see you, they have so many installed cameras to catch you. And when you get caught make sure you have 1000 SG dollars as payment for your offense made.

Make sure also that you will not bring cigarettes in your baggage, otherwise you will also need to pay the fine.

Maintain the cleanliness and the green environment of Singapore!

 

Enjoy and explore the wonderful places in Australia

One of the best tourist spot in the whole world, also known to be as the Kangaroos land. Famous because it is one of the continents and also because of its natural wonders. You can find everything in Australia,  it goes in one package. From the natural wonders to the latest trend of technology, name it and you will find it here in Australia.

Let the kangaroos and koala bears welcome you  in their  fabulous  place. Australia will be the best place for your vacation.  Want to know why? Here are some reasons why you should choose Australia.

  • Great Barrier Reef – included in the seven natural wonders of the world. You will surely enjoy the amazing numbers of the largest coral reef in the whole world. It is composed of 900 island and 2, 900 coral reefs…amazing isn’t it?  Because of the clear water, you can also enjoy snorkelling and scuba diving in this area. Other than the amazing large coral you will surely love to see unique fishes that you will not find anywhere.
  • Sydney Harbor – Sydney is the one of the best place to visit in Australia. Considered to be the best tourist spot of  the country.  There are so many attractions that you can find in Sydney, but the Sydney Harbor Bridge and The Sydney Opera House is the most famous of them all.

Sydney Opera house – Even if  you haven’t seen Australia,  I am pretty sure that you have seen this Opera house in photographs especially on some postcards. With its unique design “white shell domed” you will definitely remember it. Most of the grand tours, concerts and theatre productions are held in this place.

Sydney harbor bridge – known as “ the Coathanger”, a steel arch structure that can accommodate 2 railways tracks, 7 lanes of traffic, 1 cycle lane and a footpath.

  • Melbourne – one of populated city in Australia, Melbourne is known to be the largest city of Victoria. In this city you can find the State library, The parliament house, the Melbourne town hall and so much more. And if you want to go for shopping, Melbourne is the best place which can satisfy your desire. Simply because it is the shopping capital of the country.
  • Uluru – well known by its previous name the Ayres rock, also a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. But take note that there is a curfew for this place! You can also visit at around 7 in the morning till 6 in the evening and you should be above 16 years old.
  • Great Ocean Road – your vacation will be incomplete if you will not see the fabulous view of the the ocean road.  This is built in respect of the soldiers who fought during the World War I. Another important thing to see is the “ twelve apostles” characterized by 12 stones.

Be sure to see these amazing places in Australia! Have fun!

 

Discover the heaven located on earth: Amanpulo

People do easily get tired because of their hectic schedules and stressful events. And we all know that once we get tired and stress, our mind and body will suffer a lot. Once were stress our mind can’t function normally, our immunity will decrease resulting  in sickness and depression. Thus it is imperative that once in a while we must pause and relax.

Give me a break!! Your mind and body is shouting already! Even cars and machine need to stop so as much for human. Recreation and getaways can surely help you forget your stress even for a while. Looking for a paradise which you can hide and be away temporarily from your busy schedule? Want to relax and have a complete peace of mind? Then Amanpulo,Philippines will be the best place where you can find inner peace for your mind and soul.

Peaceful place which is located in the island of  Pamalican, a private island near Palawan.  An hour away from the city of Manila, considered to be the most private resort in the Island of the Philippines. Because of its exclusiveness, don’t be surprised that your stay will be luxurious. Still don’t have enough idea for Amanpulo? See and believe!

Accommodation –  you will be surely amazed with those Bahay Kubo inspired little houses also known as “Casitas”. Designed with large bedrooms and wood floors. Never worry because the bathroom is made up of marble stones, to top it all, a comfortable sun deck is provided to make you relax and think for a while.

If you’re worrying that you may not be able to explore the whole island, don’t you worry they have this golf cart that you can use to discover the amazing island.

Clubhouse – you will surely love the clubhouse which has an overview of the swimming pool and the sea. It will not be a problem if you’re a foreigner and you’re looking for a certain food, they offers  a wide range of dishes from all over the world. Because the place is near the sea, expect that they will offer you a lot of seafood dishes.

In case that you want your body to be pampered, they’re also offering a great spa which is done in an open air. It is technically designed to be in an open air so that people can be relaxed and enjoy the amazing view of the island.

Sports- if you’re a sport minded person, your vacation will never be dull while you’re in Amanpulo.  You will surely enjoy water sports such as snorkeling and diving. And don’t worry for the diving equipments, there is a dive shop which offers equipments for diving , they do also offer diving courses and trips. Windsurfing can also be done on the eastern part of the island.

These are only a few of the amazing things that you can find and enjoy while in Amanpulo, Palawan. So better see it for yourself and enjoy!!

A must to remember before going to KSA

KSA short of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an Arab Islamic country which is located in the Middle East. Most of the people either man nor woman, once they reached the land of KSA definitely they will have a bit of culture shock especially if that will be the the first time for them to travel. Like a person who have a unique personality, almost all of the countries have their own culture and beliefs that needs to be followed.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has their own beliefs, customs, religions, practices and traditions, and every one of should respect those factors. Unlike other countries, Saudi Arabia is considered the most strict and conservative place. Thus, the foreign national should follow their rules and regulations otherwise they will be in Jail. So if you’re planning to go for a visit or for a work to Saudi Arabia you should always keep in mind the following rules.

Never ever carry or eat pork –  carrying and eating  pork is strictly prohibited in an Islamic country. It was clearly stated in their holy book or the Qu’ran that pork should not be eaten as it is harmful for a person’s body. So before leaving your country and traveling to Saudi Arabia or other part of the middle east be sure that you have enjoyed the pork already.

Alcohol – in other countries alcohol consumption is very much allowed, then not in Saudi Arabia. Any kind of beverage which has alcoholic contents is strictly prohibited in the country. Harm to the Islam religion. So if you’re a drinker then leave it and don’t bring that attitude in KSA.

Religion – in Saudi Arabia it is not allowed to practice your own religion. There is a certain place in KSA that there is a Catholic Church and you can find it in Aramco Company Dammam. But technically there should be only one religion to be practiced in KSA and this is ISLAM.

Illegal drugs – as the word stated it is “illegal”. Not only in Saudi Arabia but in every part of the world. But because KSA is a strict country if you were caught to have this type of drug surely the cost will be your life.

PDA- if you’re in a relationship or married, displaying of affection in public is certainly not allowed in this country. Don’t worry you can still do it privately J

Censored materials – avoid bringing pornographic materials, surely you will be in jailed if you will be caught.

Proper dress code – remember females you’re not in your  own country, for females in Saudi Arabia they are required to wear an ABAYA and a Hijab. It is again stated in the holy qu’ran that women should not reveal any parts of their body to avoid temptation for men.

These are just simple reminders, never forget these and your travel to Saudi Arabia will be meaningful!