Author: Karren Brandenburg

Karren Brandenburg is a travel and shopping expert. She has been quoted in Street Insider, Yahoo Finance, Reuters, ABC News, and MarketWatch. Karren has a total of 18 credit cards, using reward points to see the world on a budget.
Create a photo portfolio
Life Tips

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Photo Portfolio

One of the most important things for a photographer is to create a portfolio of your work. Whether you want to market yourself commercially or simply want a collection for your personal use, a portfolio allows you to assemble a limited set of images representing your best work. What purpose you pursue with your portfolio […]

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slimmer waist
Life Tips

A Complete Guide to Getting a Slimmer Waist

  You can achieve a slim waist that proportions your body silhouette with a consistent and intensive exercise program. Especially for women, the waist is a special sign of attractiveness; Studies have found that waist-to-hip ratio (the inevitable curves that form the basis of a wasp waist figure) is a better measure of attractiveness than […]

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viruses and bacteria
Life Tips

How to Know the Difference between Viruses and Bacteria

  Are you studying for a biology exam? Are you lying in bed with the flu and curious about which microorganism has made you so ill? Although bacteria and viruses can make you very sick in similar ways, they are different organisms with many different characteristics. Knowing these differences can help you educate yourself about […]

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shopping
Shopping Guides

Top 5 Shopping Capitals Of The World

Shopping is one of the most common leisure activities in travel. Many people even travel to other countries just to buy brand new clothes. In a sense, shopping can even be called a cult of the 21st century, even though the trend for conscious consumption is gaining momentum. Where to go if the purpose of […]

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COVID19
Life Tips

How to Effectively Treat an Infection with COVID-19

  As the new form of coronavirus continues to spread around the world, you may be concerned that the respiratory symptoms you are experiencing mean you have contracted the virus. It’s possible you just caught a simple respiratory infection like a cold or the flu. To be on the safe side, however, it is important […]

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bar code
Life Tips

The ultimate guide to reading a bar code

UPC barcodes typically encode the identity of a company that manufactures or sells the product, along with the code that the company has assigned to the specific product. In rare cases, you can find a little more information by reading the 12 digits. Otherwise, you can just impress your friends by learning to actually convert […]

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sex of frog
Life Tips

A complete guide to determining the sex of your tree frog

Bought a tree frog and don’t know what to call it? No problem! Although frog species differ in many ways, most can be sexed based on certain characteristics. Here’s what to look for in your tree frog’s appearance and behavior so you can find out in no time if your tree frog is male or […]

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hood
Life Tips

How to Open the Hood of a Mini Cooper?

Don’t worry if you can’t open the hood of your Mini Cooper. The latch under the bonnet, also known as the locking latch, makes opening the bonnet of the Mini Cooper a bit complicated. Once you know how to press the latch to open the hood, you should have no trouble opening the hood of […]

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hairstyle
Life Tips

Tips for Hairstyles that make you younger

Many dream of looking younger. You don’t need a knife or scalpel for that. Even the typologically correct hairstyle can “cheat” for a few years. This article reveals what needs to be considered and what tips and tricks you should keep in mind. Which hairstyle makes you younger? Short hair Little styling effort and very self-confident – but […]

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moving
Life Tips

Cross Country Moving Tips

The process of organizing a move across the country could seem like a daunting endeavor but it doesn’t have to be. Professional movers should be hired to ensure a smooth and easy process saving your time and your belongings. If you’re moving to another part of the country, you will need to consider freight charges […]

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