Michelle Maraj is a consultant who frequently gets the opportunity to travel for work. Michelle loves pretending she knows how to use a camera, seeing new cities, and visiting touristy attractions. Michelle currently runs www.travelafterfive.com.

  • 5 Tips for Attending Conferences

    5 Tips for Attending Conferences

    There are many different types of conferences you may travel to: recruiting conferences, networking conferences, or even training conferences! You may start attending conferences as early as high school, and it definitely doesn’t end once you start your “real life”…

  • Airport Security | Is TSA Precheck worth it?

    Is TSA Precheck worth it?

    If you travel at least 4 times a year – yes, I believe TSA Precheck is worth it. What is TSA Precheck? TSA Precheck is a status that is added to your boarding ticket for an airplane. This means that…

  • Get the Airline to Reimburse Your Delayed Luggage

    Get Delayed Luggage Reimbursed

    Did you know that you can get your airline to pay for lost luggage? Did you know that you can get the airline to pay for your delayed luggage? As a traveling consultant, my wardrobe is critical to my profession…

  • San Jose After Five

    San Jose After Five

    San Jose, located in the Bay Area of California just south of San Francisco, is home to a large array of tech companies including Adobe, eBay, and PayPal. Whether you are looking for tourist attractions or a walk in the…

  • San Francisco Chinatown After Five

    The San Francisco Chinatown is one of the oldest and largest Chinatowns in the world, bringing in thousands of visitors each month. If you are near Chinatown for work and are looking for some activities for after 5:00 pm, there…

  • Maximizing airline hotel points

    My Business Trip Packing List

    As you start to travel almost every week, your packing list gets pretty routine. You might find yourself packing for your work trip in less than fifteen minutes! My packing list for business travel is pretty similar to my packing…

  • Lo & Sons: The OMG or The Seville?

      I own both the Lo & Sons The OMG and 15′ The Seville, because I have very little self control when it comes to purchasing bags. Both of these laptop bags are incredibly popular among consultants and other business…

  • maximize points from work trip

    Maximizing Points on your Work Trip

    One of the best benefits of traveling for work is the amount of points that you accumulate. Usually when you are traveling for work, you will have to pay for airlines, hotels, and meals, which you will reimburse later. To…