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Live Well Archives - Page 6 of 9 - The Cultureur | For the Modern Global Citizen

[Guest Post] Taking Finance From the Concrete Jungle of Urban London to the Amazon Jungle of Rural Peru

April 29, 2013
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During the summer of 2012, Amy Wang, an American working in London took a breather from her job to pursue economic development work in the Amazon jungle, as part of her company’s Emerging Enterprise Program.  The program lasted 8 weeks, and was a corporate collaboration with TechnoServe […]

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[Interview] Microfinance Entrepreneur Shyam K. Iyer, Founder of SKI Charities, An Organization Dedicated to Women’s Empowerment

April 20, 2013
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Talent is universal. Opportunity is not.

Microfinance, a concept institutionalized in 1976 by Bangladeshi economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Muhammad Yunus, continues to create waves in the international development world, helping to provide low-income individuals access to capital and finance […]

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[Interview] Malte Zeeck, Founder of Internations, the World’s Largest Community of Expats

March 12, 2013
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Mustering up the courage to step outside your comfort zone is the first step in moving to a completely foreign and unfamiliar country and becoming an expatriate. Once you’re at your home away home, the second hardest step is building a network and meeting like-minded people […]

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Top 5 Favorite Movies About the American Civil War

February 12, 2013
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February 12, 1809.

In celebration of what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 204th birthday, I’ve gathered my top 5 favorite movies that channel my inner history and film buffs and that depict the raw realities–the devastation, the glory, the politics–of the Civil War in […]

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12 Travel Essentials for Women: Beauty + Skincare + Haircare

February 10, 2013
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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS FOR WOMEN — As a supreme procrastinator, I tend to pack very, very last-minute, almost just moments before I leave for the airport. I’m getting better, but still it’s never no more than a few hours before. But that’s when being a seasoned […]

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Vintage Chic: Cocktail Party Ideas Inspired by The Great Gatsby

December 13, 2012
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I LOVE, LOVE the book, The Great Gatsby. I’ve loved it ever since I was first introduced to it in high school. Fabulous 1920s fashion, extravagant parties, free moral climate, Prohibition, gangsters, excess prosperity, and female independence–that’s how I remember the book. I loved […]

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Travel Souvenirs: Bringing the World Home

November 21, 2012
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I never consciously thought about what I’ve accumulated from my travels over the years or how my souvenir style has evolved over time until I read a recent NYT article and blog post regarding souvenirs (links below). I used to be an avid collector of shot […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: 40 Ideas for Armchair and Seasoned Globetrotters Under $150

November 1, 2012
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Halloween is officially over, and November has crept up on us far too quickly. Corner markets have now transitioned from pumpkin patches to Christmas tree farms, helping us to ease into the holiday spirit and festive mood. It’s finally time to start thinking about Christmas and all […]

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Guten Tag! Top 10 Movies About Berlin

October 28, 2012
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Lights, Camera, Berlin!

One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]

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“Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950” Exhibition at the V & A Museum in London

October 25, 2012
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I love London. I love British culture. I love fashion. Fuse all three and you get the new exhibition–Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950–at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, London.

Pardon me, while I let out an effusive scream. *unrestrained excitement*

The exhibition opened on […]

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