Stop Running From Your Home Energy Bill

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Featured, Technology | 0 comments

Stop Running From Your Home Energy Bill

ADT Pulse is changing both home automation and green living. Now you can adapt your home security alarm to modify your home’s thermostat, lighting and appliances. It’s never been easier to manage your energy usage while ensuring your home is completely secure. Being able to remotely control the temperature prevents your heating and A/C bill from skyrocketing. Just modifying the temperature by a few degrees will greatly reduce energy cost; the same is true for your appliances and lighting. How many of us accidentally forget to turn off a curling iron ore a light when we leave the house? In...

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The Best Budget Holiday Destinations Around The World

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

The Best Budget Holiday Destinations Around The World

The majority of people have their dream holiday destination, but there are numerous people who simply know sort of holiday that they would want – i.e. lazing on a beach etc. Direct Axis decided to put together a beautiful infographic to showcase some of the most exquisite holiday destinations that the world has to offer, coupled with all the travel information that you could possible need for each destination. Below is a gorgeous infographic showcasing The Best Holiday Destinations To Suit Your...

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Wedding Trends of 2013

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Family, Featured | 0 comments

Wedding Trends of 2013

Sticking with the latest wedding trends of the year! Right now in 2013 it’s all about crystals on the table, gold silverware & chargers, candles and chandeliers and Neutral colors. Metallic colors have made a huge comeback this year. They add a neutral eye-catching pop of color to any wedding decor. This year brides and grooms are sticking with neutral colors. It brings more of a soft romantic color pallette of embracing warm hues of browns and lattes. The flower of the year is the soft, lush Pheony. Since they only bloom 2 months out of the year, the Garden Rose makes a great...

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Top 7 IT Certifications

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Featured, Technology | 0 comments

Top 7 IT Certifications

Ever thought about getting certified in IT? There are several benefits to getting an IT certification including higher salary, job satisfaction and job security. Did you know that 77 percent of people feel that an IT certification has increased their salary? For example, once certified in A+ an IT Manager can earn an average salary of nearly $120,000 per year. And it doesn’t stop there. A Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification could land you a job as a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) who makes an average of $175,000 per year. The list goes on: Network Engineer, Information Security...

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Choosing the Right International School

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Education, Featured | 0 comments

Choosing the Right International School

Selecting the right international school for your child after relocating your family to Beijing is an extremely important decision that will impact the rest of your child’s life. It is necessary to consider your family’s values and your personal views on education while also weighing in details about the school, such as the curriculum, the location, the school activities and experiences, support programmes, and the level of importance the school places on bi-lingualism and cultural immersion in its education methodology.   Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) is a...

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What To Consider When Moving To Shanghai

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Featured, Geographical | 0 comments

What To Consider When Moving To Shanghai

How can you prepare your family for an international relocation to Shanghai? The best way to prepare is to familiarise yourself with the similarities and differences to expect in your new home. Will the cost of living have an effect on your lifestyle? Will there be high-quality schools, reasonable means of transportation and Western foods and activities available? How will you decide the right area to live and how should you interact with Chinese locals?   YCIS Shanghai uses bilingual education in English and Chinese at the core of its curriculum. Relocated children will learn to be...

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