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The Most Affordable Places to Travel in 2017

If you want to save money on travel, you’ll do well to focus on the costliest expenses, typically airfare and lodging. In their 2017 Travel Hacker …

Thousands of Canadians languish in limbo as they wait for long-term care

Clarence Young sits silently in a wheelchair in the 8th floor hallway of Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Infirmary Building. Occasionally, a nurse will smile or bring him lunch on a tray but, for the most part, he is invisible.<p>Mr. Young, 94, has Parkinson's disease. He was admitted to …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

6 reasons the rich stay rich

Some wealthy people were born into money, while others worked their way to the top. However they got there, many have figured out how to stay rich.<p>Learning how to make millions is one thing, but mastering the art of keeping that fortune intact is a different task. Many people get rich, only to blow …

Retirement

Reaching The Summit Of Mont Blanc, With No Mountaineering Experience

Our planet is bordered, split and segmented by two natural forces, oceans and mountains. Both are dominant features of any landscape, and wildly …

Off The Grid

<i>"A serene Arctic morning on the beach with jagged peaks looming in the background. I exposed a bit longer than normal to smooth out the waves and</i> …

An Everyman's Guide to Planning Epic Adventure

Three years ago, I went on my first-ever backpacking trip. About a year later, I decided it would be a great idea to quit my job and go on epic adventures around the world. Most recently, I paddled a folding kayak 50 miles into a remote fjord in eastern Greenland, base camped for a week, and made …

The Best-Kept Secret Swimming Holes of Central Florida

With a year-round temperature of 68°F, Kelly Park Rock Springs is a wonderful place to cool down on a hot day. Because the park’s creek flows freely …

8 Creative Ways to Build Hiking Fitness This Winter

Winter settles in quickly in the northern states. And once the snow comes, it’s usually here to stay—until June or July in the higher elevations. …

This hybrid hammock tent lets you float between the trees

Are you a tent camper or a hammock hiker? Although it can be a tough decision to make, Snow Peak just eliminated the need to choose at all. With the …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

4 success tips from a fintech entrepreneur

While WB21 — the company behind Michael Gastauer's success — is fascinating, I was more interested in discovering the business habits that he used to help him turn WB21 into what it is today.<p>Through my work at Taco, I got the opportunity to meet him for breakfast and find out the key to his success …

The Prettiest National Park in Each Canadian Province

Ah, the Great White North. The name conjures up images of stunning alpine peaks, dense forests, and icy waters. It's no secret that Canada is rich …

35 Killer Quotes From the Stars of Shark Tank

Need some inspiration? These lessons from the sharks will motivate you.<p>Over the past seven years, the savvy moguls at the helm of ABC's <i>Shark Tank</i> -- Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary -- have heard countless pitches and offered more than $66 …

Entrepreneurship

Scoured: Best Gear On Amazon

Coleman All Purpose First Aid Tin<p>Getting hurt sucks. Getting hurt and then having to go to the store and buy yourself some gauze, antiseptic, or …

How to Read a Rock Climbing Route, as Told by Conrad Anker

When he approaches an unfamiliar mountain or rock face, Conrad Anker says he sometimes feels intimidated. That’s surprising, coming from a man who’s …

Climbing

14 Most Swimmable Lakes in Colorado

As we approach the last few weeks of the summer season and Labor Day Weekend, you might want to cool-off at some of the best swimmable lakes we have …

The 14 Parks You Can't Get Enough Of

The results of our recent poll are in, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the National Park Service centennial this month than to share …

Life In The Park: Finding Meaning In Park Service Work

There's a popular refrain among National Park Service employees, one that doubles as a reminder, of sorts, after a long, wearisome day: "We get paid in sunrises and sunsets."<p>For many park employees, the pay is seasonal and not great. The hours are long. The question is usually the same ("Where's …

These Nearby Texas State Parks Will Make You Glad You Call Austin Home

We're breaking down 10 of the best Texas state parks within reasonable driving distance from Austin. Ready to go have an adventure, y'all?The post …

The 10 Coolest Adventure Rigs

Photo: Jakob Schiller<p>Every May, travel enthusiasts from around the world gather near Flagstaff, Arizona, to show off old adventure rides or shop for parts to trick out new ones at Overland Expo West. From $500,000 bus-size rigs to rare foreign imports to one-off custom rides, the show has it all. …

Highest Rated Photos

Hikes, Photos, & More<p>Featured Hikes<p>Highest Rated <br>Newest <br>Backpacked<p>Photos<p>Highest Rated <br>Newest<p>Gems<p>Highest Rated <br>Newest<p>Family Friendly<p>Featured Hikes …

AEP: Saudi financial crisis 'could leave oil at $25' as contractors face being paid in IOUs

Saudi Arabia faces a vicious liquidity squeeze as capital continues to leak out the country, with a sharp contraction of the money supply and mounting stress in the banking system.<p>Three-month interbank offered rates in Riyadh have suddenly begun to spiral upwards, reaching the highest since the …

12 Secret Caribbean Hotels for a Crowd-Free Beach Getaway

This private island 50-acre resort makes life so sybaritic—cocktails on the deck at Hill House, bocce on the private beach, hammock time pretty much …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

19 charming small villages you've probably never heard of but should definitely visit

While these small villages might not be on your travel radar just yet, many of them are home to unparalleled settings, historic attractions, and a tranquility you won't often find in large cities.<p>We've put together a list of 19 villages to add to your bucket list, from the fishing community of …

European Travel

13 National Parks that you wish you have heard of sooner

Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier – at least one of these places probably belongs to your wish list. And that is normal; it is not only …

National Parks

The 10 Best Campgrounds in America's National Parks

The classic summer road trip to visit a national park is a quintessential part of American culture. After all, the parks are home to some of the most …