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Where to Lunch, Mid-Wine Tour, in Napa Valley

Wine tasting in Napa can be deceptively tricky. Not the drinking part, of course, which awaits you around every vineyard-strewn curve of Highway 29, …

Napa Valley

What I Learned Losing $1.5m of My Own Money

<i>Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency sharing every little detail such as all financials, salaries, hiring, firing, successes and failures on his blog StartupLabs. This post first appeared in Russian</i> …

Business Strategy

Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I see opportunity everywhere. It comes in the form of strategic partnerships, direct business for my creative digital marketing agency, helping others, new business ventures and collaborations, receiving referrals, simply sharing my …

Entrepreneurship

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

State of the Nigerian Economy, By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

<b>How is Nigeria faring in the face of the dwindling oil prices?</b><p>There has been some attempts to make people feel that there is no hope; that this …

Africa

A weekend in Barcelona

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Just an hour and a half's flight from Paris, Barcelona is a vibrant, sun-drenched city of colorful buildings, contemporary art, …

In a room above a mosque, teen girls code their way to a brighter future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every week in the heart of Nima, a slum in the Ghanaian capital of Accra, families congregate at a local mosque. When the time comes, young girls say goodbye to their loved ones and part ways, filing up concrete steps leading up to the floor above.<p>There, inside a large room dotted with …

Nonprofits

The Benchmark Way: Five Partners Who Make Other VC Firms Look Outgunned And Overstaffed

The first topic of conversation at one of Silicon Valley’s most exclusive dinners is usually the table. Made of a deep brown walnut, the table isn’t oval or square but a distinctive asymmetrical rounded triangle inspired by the French designer Jean-Marie Massaud. It’s been custom-built for its …

Top 10 hotels in the U.S.: Tripadvisor

Slide 1 of 12<p>Online travel site TripAdvisor culls through millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers world-wide to …

The 10 best date night spots in Chicago

To help you find a place that will impress your date, our friends at The Infatuation put together a list of the best date night spots in Chicago.<p>Whether you're craving authentic Neapolitan pizza or incredible hand-crafted cocktails, these are 10 of the best places to eat on Valentine's.

Farm-to-table

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Sandals

The Top 5 Countries To Visit in 2015

Luxury travel consortium Virtuoso has unveiled their 2015 travel report of the year's top destinations. Here, the five countries that ranked as the best places to vacation next.<p><b>1) Italy</b><p>With destinations such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and the Amalfi Coast, it's no wonder that Italy is the top …

The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

Read on Safari with a 10-day trial Start your free trial now Buy on Amazon<p>Where’s the cart? Now you can get everything on Safari. To purchase books, …

A green site in Memorial to become luxury real estate

A vacant 14 acres along Memorial Drive - a rare sight in this affluent west Houston neighborhood - have been sold to a developer who plans to fill …

Five Eye-Opening Things I Learned From Talking to a Nigerian President

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a walking history book. The stories of his life are similar to chapters in an eyewitness account of his country's formation.<p>Born into humble circumstances during British colonial rule in Nigeria, he ascended as a military officer and played a key role in ending the …

Africa

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

Needle on Zero: Nigeria's Economy Tanking as U.S. Oil Exports Dry Up

When the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 250 Nigerian schoolgirls last spring, many news reports noted that Nigeria had long been one of the biggest suppliers of oil to the United States, suggesting that economic relationship gave Washington a strong incentive to help track down the …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Africa’s luxury goods market booms

Johannesburg - Luxury items such as French champagne and digital televisions are experiencing record demand in Africa but experts warn the continent …

Economic Development

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.

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