Posts by Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO®

Where to Stay in New York City

When you decide to visit The Big Apple, excitement most likely abounds – until you try to figure out where to stay in New York City. Manhattan? Queens? The Bronx? Brooklyn? Staten Island? If you’re a bit overwhelmed, here are three criteria to consider to help you find accommodations in NYC. Type of Accommodations If…

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Cyber Security – Did you know that cyber attacks can happen via phone scams?

Here’s important cyber security news from Bryce Austin of TCE Strategy about something we may never have thought of: cyber security attacks through phone scams. Plus, heed his warning about patches for Microsoft! “Woman fell victim to phone-based cyberattack, losing her life savings of $200,000: Even educated people fall for clever scams. A Harvard Associate…

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3 Secrets to Success in Life

In June of 2019, 13 of us embarked on a special journey, walking the Camino de Santiago. We had one “warm up” day of 12 km, then walked the last 118 km of the Camino Portugués from Valença, Portugal, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, in 8 days. As an American who is not used to…

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Walking the Camino de Santiago with Fresco Tours

If you’re an independent traveler, you might cringe at the thought of delegating vacation planning or trip planning to a company. I totally get that…because I’m the same way. My husband and I have been planning and traveling independently for over two decades. I wouldn’t say we’re high maintenance, but we are particular about certain…

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Is Chivalry Dead?

When I was in my 20’s, I witnessed a woman chide a man for opening the door for her. “I’m perfectly capable of doing things for myself!” she snapped at him. I remember feeling very confused because I’d been raised to be fiercely independent, but I’d also been taught that polite men open the door…

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