Thursday, July 29

job diary

BI-freelancer, Careers, contributor 2019, hotel, Instagram, job diary, Luxury, Mexico, Nordic, Resort, Strategy, Travel, Vacation

I work at a 5-star resort as an’Instagram concierge’ who helps guests get the best Instagram shots. Here’s what it’s like living out my dream job.

Eduardo Vallin, 30, is an'Instagram Concierge' at the W Punta de Mita 5-star resort in Mexico. Vallin analyzes guests' profiles to recommend the best Insta-worthy photo locations to fit their aesthetic. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Kaila Yu. See more stories on Insider's business page. I like to think I have the best job in the world, since every day I get to work in paradise at the W Punta de Mita, a luxury boutique resort in Punta de Mita, Mexico. ...
Alaska, BI-freelancer, Careers, contributor 2019, Day In The Life, Education, job diary, Migration, Nordic, Rural, Small Town, Strategy, teacher, Teaching, village

I’m a teacher in a tiny Alaskan village. My class consists of 8 students and there are no sports teams or after-school clubs — here’s what my life is like.

Taryn Williams, 28, is a teacher and freelance writer based in the rural Alaskan Bush. Everything is really close by, but groceries cost more than they do in mainland US. She spends an hour cooking dinner and stays entertained by participating in local customs. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI-freelancer, Careers, contributor 2019, Hamptons, Hospitality, job diary, Laura Casado, Luxury, New York, Nordic, reopening, Restaurants, The Hamptons, Wealth

I own 2 Hamptons hot spots that have been booked solid for a month. People will do just about anything to snag a table, from flashing cash to pretending they know me.

Zach Erdem is the owner of 75 Main and Blu Mar, two hotspot restaurant and bar destinations in Southampton, New York. His restaurants reopened at full capacity on June 1, and have been booked solid ever since. Here's what it's like running his restaurants post-pandemic, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Reopening my restaurants felt as if we'd all suddenly been released from a year-long cage, and now everyone is trying to make up for lost time. The Hamptons are filled with people who aren't used to hearing'no.' With much fewer restaurants, bars, and clubs than places like Manhatt...