Ivan Pagáč

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Bratislava. A First Impression

Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Today we’ve started our 1 month InterRail journey through Eastern Europe and Scandinavia. During this month we plan to travel through 6 …

Slovakia: a historical journey through 5 medieval cities

Slovakia lies in central Europe and it is easily reached by plane, via its international airport in Bratislava as well as by car, coming from the …

Turkish Bath Hammam in Trenčianske Teplice - Wellness in Slovakia

Trenčianske Teplice belongs to the oldest and most visited spa resorts in Slovakia. It is mainly thanks to the romantic location in the midst of …

TOP sights not to miss in Bratislava - Slovakia

Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia. Every year thousands of tourists visit Bratislava to see its wonderful Old Town and buildings with an …

GSK had the biggest global health breakthrough of 2015

<i>The staff of Fortune recently assembled the best business moments of 2015. Here’s one of our picks.</i><p>It’s taken 30 years and more than $565 million to …

Congress looks to make rents more affordable

By Catherine Ho<p>, Reporter<p>Real estate developers and affordable housing advocates teamed up for a victory in the tax bill cleared by Congress last week that they argue will help low-income Americans more easily find a place to live amid worries about the rising cost of rent across the country.<p>The …

Housing

Culture shock: Samsung's mobile woes rooted in hardware legacy

SINGAPORE/SEOUL (Reuters) - Efforts to revive its once stellar smartphone fortunes may be doomed if Samsung Electronics cannot overcome its dominant engineering culture, according to serving and former executives and those who have dealt with the company.<p>A Samsung logo is seen at Samsung …

The GOP's numbers problem

Pollsters predicted a Romney win, then missed again in the midterms.<p>It was great news for the Republicans but yet another black mark for Republican pollsters. Mike Shields, the Republican National Committee’s chief of staff, sat with his data and modeling team at the committee’s Capitol Hill …

U.S. General's warning about troops - CNN Video

An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger review – more nosiness required

The evening starts shambolically. Technical problems hold things up, though I suspect the technicalities are more to do with Arnold Schwarzenegger not being here on time. Half an hour late, and we’re off. “A big welcome to Jonathan Ross,” the host Rebecca Cooper says to warm applause.<p>But Ross fails …

Dumb and Dumber To tops US box office

The long-awaited Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels comedy sequel Dumb and Dumber To debuted in top spot at the US box office this weekend with $38.1m.<p>Opening two decades after the 1994 original film, the followup sees friendly fools Harry Dunne and Lloyd Christmas searching for the latter’s daughter in …

David Cameron Warns World Is 'Teetering On The Brink' Of Second Global Financial Crash

David Cameron warned a fresh global economic disaster could be looming as Ebola, conflict in the Middle East and Russia's interventions in Ukraine …

Thailand: Baby Body Parts Found in U.S.-Bound Parcels

BANGKOK — A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart. The body parts were stolen from the medical museums of one of …

Why it’s way too early to celebrate Greece’s growth spurt

Here’s something we haven’t seen in a while—check out the just-published leader board of third-quarter GDP growth in the euro zone:<p>Do not adjust your screen, that is indeed Greece at the top of the list. Last quarter, the data showed the Greek economy mired in its sixth year of recession, but a …

European Union

Wall St posts gains for fourth week; ends flat for day

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks posted a fourth straight week of increases but ended Friday little changed as losses in healthcare shares offset gains in energy.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange November 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid<p>Apple shares rose 1.2 percent to …

Eurozone growth and Virgin America’s IPO — 5 things to know today

Hello friends, and <i>Fortune</i> readers.<p>Friday kicks off with a host of Eurozone data — with some surprising results — and the latest numbers on U.S. …

Dollar rallies on U.S. data, stocks trade flat

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar rallied on Friday, helped by unexpectedly strong U.S. retail sales data, but global equity markets traded flat after a hefty run-up over the past three weeks put a damper on big gains in the near term.<p>Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at …

Exploring Switzerland’s green legacy – on foot

One hundred years after the creation of the country’s first – and only – national park, Switzerland’s conservation efforts are anything but idle.<p>In 1914, Switzerland stamped itself as a leader in European conservation, creating the first national park in the Alps, and the first on the continent …

National Parks

Every Important American Airport Ranked By Its Food and Drink

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Texas.713</i><p>Everyone has been faced with the same harrowing decision when stuck in an airport: What in the hell am I going to eat and drink now? So, in an effort to help you best sort that out, allow us to present our ranking of every single …

These Trips, Treks And Travels Were Totally Worth The Effort

Whether it's a 16-story staircase to the best view in Paris or a flight, hike and cable car ride to a Swiss summit, a daunting journey always makes the final destination feel so, SO much sweeter.<p>We asked the community of photographers at EyeEm to share their adventures that were totally worth the …

7 Tips for Asking Highly-Effective Questions

<i>By: Chris Marcell Murchison, M.Ed., Vice President Staff Development and Culture at HopeLab</i><p>"Seek first to understand, then to be understood." -- Stephen Covey<p>Business leaders support individuals and help them perform their best. But providing guidance and feedback to others can be challenging. …