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These 5 Brain Hacks Will Help You Become More Grateful

Developing a gratitude mindset requires more than attitude. Here are 5 ways to make it a reflex.<p>As I wrote my book, "Top of Mind," I spent time studying how brains learn new habits. Specifically, I wanted to explore the science behind training your brain to practice new habits naturally and …

Sand Sculptures of Mythology and the 7 Wonders in Pictures

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Riding to The Peninsula Hong Kong in a ROLLS ROYCE

In this crazy world of<p>But some things you have to pay for. This is one of those things.<p>The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong is one of the world’s …

Repositioning Your Portfolio in Seven Steps | U.S. Trust

Capital Acumen Issue 31<p>Repositioning Your Portfolio In Seven Steps<p>With periods of greater volatility and lower growth expected, here’s what to consider when managing your portfolio.<p>BY JOSEPH CURTIN, MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS AND INSTITUTIONAL GROUP, U.S. Trust<p>We believe the …

Full text: Trump's address to Congress

<i>President Donald Trump's address to Congress Tuesday as delivered.</i><p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America:<p>Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path …

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Millennials and Inheritance | U.S. Trust

Capital Acumen Issue 30<p>Millennials And Inheritance<p>A two-part primer for parents and their children.<p>BY IAN PRIOR, U.S. Trust<p>Part Two: Millennials<p>Like it or not, “We’re all shaped by the economic, social and political climate we’re raised in, so we inevitably share some traits or views with others in …

Three ways to see the Great Wall of China, two much greater than the other

My first trip to China 15 years ago came at a pivotal moment.<p>The country had just been admitted to the<p>World Trade Organization. The largest construction project in the world — the Three Gorges Dam — was nearing completion.<p>A few months before my visit, Beijing had been chosen as the host city for …

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7 Simple, Free Moves Guaranteed to Make You Richer

Some of us think wealth is unattainable. Hard work is expected, but building a fortune isn’t on our radar of possibilities.<p>We believe the rich will …

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

10 Reasons Why You're Going to Love Tokyo

At once surprisingly familiar and unbelievably exotic, Japan is, quite simply, one of the best places you will ever travel. It all starts with Tokyo, a city that's equal parts perplexing and alluring, a place built to thrill even the most jaded traveler. If you've never been, you're missing out and …

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National Rail Pass - JTB Travel

Order your pass online by credit card and receive an order summary upon completion. *If you are departing Australia within 7 days, please call us …

Japan: 13 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

The land of the rising sun has seen a dramatic increase in tourism over the past year with Americans flocking to its islands in record numbers. While Europe, the Middle East and South America have seen tourism plummet due to safety and Zika fears, in February, March and April alone, almost 200,000 …

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From steam to Shinkansen: The massive machines of the Kyoto Railway Museum

Kyoto is best known for its myriad temples and shrines, and its gorgeous Gion district. But for fans of mighty machines, the new Kyoto Railway Museum offers a few hours of diversion from beautiful, ancient wood structures.<p>Just a few minutes walk west of Kyoto station, the museum houses 53 trains …

How to Visit Japan on a Budget

While Japan is a dream destination for many, its notoriously expensive prices keep plenty of budget travelers from even considering a trip. But like …

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The Top 5 Tokyo City Hotels

These winning hotels — as voted by T+L readers — earned the highest marks in Japan’s dynamic capital city.<p>In a city as vast and as vibrant as Tokyo, …

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