Skiing Etiquette Tips

Last weekend I celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on the slopes of Hunter Mountain. For only $100 Living Social offered a trip that included transportation from the city to the slopes, ski rentals, lift tickets and even a hot cup of coffee from the bar and thanks to the “luck of the Irish” we had perfect…

Netiquette 101

Netiquette is a fairly recent concept based on how we get along with others on the internet with little to no nonverbal cues available. It is important to understand the different types of online communication such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest and how we can leverage them to positively represent ourselves and our brand. …

4 Steps to Mastering the Business Follow Up

Turning a newly received business card into a professional contact requires follow up. Students and lower ranking professionals are the ones expected to initiate contact once the networking session is over. This should be done in the first 24-48 hours, and repeated as necessary. Here is what you need to know to maintain a strong…

The Art of Toasting Quiz

1. Toasting is an event which requires us to drink: a. Simultaneously b. Clink the glasses c. Alcohol 2. A Champagne toast to an individual is made: a. Before dinner b. After the meal and before the dessert c. After dinner 3. A toast is made first by: a. The guest of honor b. The…

Ten Tinder Do’s and Taboos

Every year thousands of people dress up in costume and head down to Sullivan’s Island for Dunleavy’s Polar Bear Plunge. This past New Years Day, my friend and I dressed up as Tinder, a dating app I’ve found to be as equally agonizing as jumping into the freezing (okay maybe 50 degree) ocean. Anyone dating…

SnapChat Etiquette 101

Snapchat is a real time picture sharing app for friends to fearlessly communicate fun and playful self destructing images. With over 60 million messages being sent a day, SnapChat continues to intrigue an audience of young users who have finally found a platform where fleeting messages both entertain our transitory attention spans and our growing…

If ordering fondue in Switzerland, do not ask for..

chocolate fondue. This is not a traditional Swiss dish, but a modern invention from New York. View this post on Instagram ▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃ ✽ Location: Thun, Switzerland ✽ Credits: @CHRIS036 ▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃ Don't forget to follow my other accounts: ❤️ @OliverHeartmont | @BeautifulHotels ❤️ ▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃ DO NOT FORGET TO TAG ALL YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS WITH:…