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515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to experience massive icebergs in …

National Parks

7 Essential Shoe Styles Every Man Should Own

From loafers to work boots, these seven types of shoe will ensure you're appropriately dressed for any social occasion, from the office to the gym.

Men's Fashion

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Communication Skills

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

The world's most powerful passports belong to two Asian countries

Asian countries are increasingly challenging their European peers in terms of passport power.<p>As of early 2018, Germany has for five years in a row been ranked as having the world’s most powerful passport. However, the country just ceded that title to Japan and Singapore, according to a real-time …

South Korea

7 Grammar Hacks to Elevate Your Writing and Public Speaking

Master these and you will ooze authority and confidence<p>Bad grammar can cost you an opportunity -- a speaking engagement, a referral, an interview, a job, and you might not ever know about it. You've seen that phrase, "I'm silently correcting your grammar," emblazoned on t-shirts and coffee mugs, …

11 Surprising Facts About Being a Porn Star, Straight From Rachel Starr Herself

By looking at the bare-faced woman smiling back at me from her screen, I would have never guessed that adult film star was her occupation. With nothing but mascara and a natural glow from kickboxing class in terms of makeup, Rachel Starr was nearly unrecognizable as we Skyped.<p>The 33-year-old Texas …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

The Coolest Resorts for Your Next-Level Destination Wedding

A fun destination wedding is about so much more than just the ceremony/reception/after-party. It’s also about all the little moments in between—the connections made around the pool, at the bar, at breakfast the next morning. These resorts will make your nuptials feel like a private club of your …

The Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

Since the dawn of civilization, mankind has relied on wine. For what purpose, we all know. At home or away, for family or friends, on various …

Wine

Discover the Seven New Wonders of the World on this ultimate bucket list trip

If you have a travel bucket list the length of your arm and are hoping to make a big dent in it … then this trip might be the answer. The 31-day tour takes trippers on a whistle-stop tour of the Seven New Wonders of the World and the last standing ancient wonder.<p>The trip is being organised by On …

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

Time Management

What the Heck Do I Eat to Stay Healthy? Advice Straight From the Doctor

It feels like every other week there's a new diet trend or a buzzy new superfood that needs to make it into our morning power smoothie. Should we eat more fat or is a low-fat diet still optimal? Should we go keto or Paleo, and what the heck is the difference? These questions plague us daily, which …

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

Project Management

The best islands in the world

When Condé Nast Traveller first appeared in 1997, Ibiza was trancing out many of you - so much so that it utterly failed to make the top 20 in our …

The Top 10 Most Expensive Sunglasses in the World

Home » Luxury Lists » The Top 10 Most Expensive Sunglasses in the World<p>First invented as a form of protective eyewear, sunglasses became one of the …

These ultra-luxurious underwater homes are being built in Dubai

Richard Branson, fittingly, owns the island representing Great Britain.<p>The Heart of Europe rolled out its first $2.8 million floating home, the aptly named "Floating Seahorse," in early 2016. Since then, development firm Kleindienst has been rolling out even larger homes that will cost roughly $3.3 …

Bedrooms

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

The best luxury headphones tested: from bluetooth to noise cancelling

Bose, Sennheiser, Vertu, Bowers and Wilkins, Bang & Olufsen and more go head to head<p>For your listening pleasure, we've tested the very best luxury …

The 8 Best Scents for Summer

Because sweat becomes no one.<p>Yes, shedding layers is key, but it's our personal belief that the single most important thing to switch up when the temps climb is your fragrance. Is it <i>really</i> summer if you haven't found a new, equal parts fresh and sexy scent? From well-worth-it indulgences to total …

15 Future Cars We Can't Wait to Drive

With these cars coming soon, the future looks bright.<p>It's an exciting time to be a car enthusiast. Even as the rise of self-driving cars continues, there's a deluge of driver's cars coming down the pipeline that we can't wait to get our hands on. These are the cars that keep us awake at night with …

11 apps that can help you get through the airport as quickly as possible

Thankfully, there are apps that are designed to helps travelers get in and out of the airport as quickly as possible.<p>We've come up with a list of 11 apps that can save you time at the airport, from apps that can give you up-to-date information on security lines to those that will let you pre-order …

Apps

A Luxury Experience You Just Can't Miss At London's Corinthia Hotel

It’s easy to be overwhelmed about where to stay in London. The city has over 120,000 hotels that boast of everything from views of the Thames River to afternoon tea that rivals a royal affair. So, when I found myself at Corinthia Hotel in a jaw-dropping suite, shielded from a gloomy London day, I …

Woodwinds

Watch Nine More Cars Morph From Concept to Production

The folks at EveryCarListed.com bring us a second installment of fantastic morphing GIFs, showing how nine different cars made the transition from show cars to production cars. Some barely changed, others are nearly unrecognizable.<p>See precisely what changed from the show floor to the showroom.

Land Rover Range Rover

These Incredible Hotel Bathrooms Will Leave You With Serious Wanderlust

If beautiful bathrooms are right up your street, you're about to be served a serious dose of wanderlust and envy.<p>There's nothing better than taking …

Home of the Day: Business in the front, party in the back

From the curb, this modest Midcentury-era home in the Beverly Crest neighborhood offers traditional appeal. The back of the house? Well, that tells a different story.<p>An open-concept interior seamlessly merges living spaces with a special design focus on a whimsical exterior mural, gas fireplace …

Swimming Pools