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Harry Potter Fans, J.K. Rowling Says It’s Officially “The Dawn Of The Age Of Hufflepuff”

So won't the real Hufflepuffs please stand up?

America has 5.8 million job openings

America has a record number of job openings.<p>There were 5.8 million job openings in the United States in July, according to the Labor Department. That's much more than the previous high -- 5.4 million -- from last May, and the highest figure since the government began counting job openings in …

20 College Towns To Visit

Berkeley and Cambridge readily come to mind when thinking about outstanding college towns, but the truth is there are countless student hubs worth visiting all over the country, from coast to coast. With vibrant art scenes, top-notch restaurants, charming eccentricities, historic sights, and …

Articles about 6 striking courtyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

5 Japanese Beaches That You're REALLY Missing Out On

<i>by Katherine LaGrave, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Alamy<p>Southeast Asia may get all the love when it comes to tropical beaches, but on Japan's southern islands of Okinawa Prefecture, picturesque white-sand beaches draw locals year-round. Here, you'll find average annual temperatures of 74 degrees, and more …

5 things no one tells you about quitting your job to travel the world, from someone who's done it

And last November, that's exactly what I did: After years of disciplined saving, I quit my job as an editor at a respected magazine in New York, bid adieu to my bargain apartment, sold my furniture, dropped off my beloved Chihuahuas at Chez Parents, packed our bags, and set off with the boyfriend …

Secluded Beaches Worth The Trek

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet? Maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever your ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

15 epic road trip routes around the world

Taking a road trip gives you the chance to check out sites you might not otherwise get to see.<p>Car Dealer Reviews put together an infographic of 15 epic road trips you can take in different countries around the world.<p>The company gathered mileage data and recommendations from people who have taken …

20 Ways to Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Hong Kong

By The College Tourist : Authors : <b>College Tourist Summer Travel Bloggers.</b><p><b>Eat Like Locals</b>. <b>Hannah McIntyre</b>, Spring Hill College<p>Eat like a local. Dai Pai Dongs are market-like groupings of food stalls located throughout the city of Hong Kong, sometimes attached to markets. These street food vendors …

5 ways to travel smarter this summer | CNN Travel

Which famous fictional traveler are you? [QUIZ]

<i>Featured Photo: Rob Young</i>

A 22-year-old took a 5-month trip through Southeast Asia without planning a thing

It was the start of Budnick's five-month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia, and he didn't know where he was going.<p>Budnick, who was 22 at the time, hadn't really planned his trip. He graduated from Syracuse University in May 2014, and in October was offered a job with Microsoft in Seattle, but …

South-east Asia

100 lessons from the first 100 days of traveling around the world

<b>1.</b> Experience shows that when I am in an earthquake, my most immediate and pressing concern is quickly putting pants on because I don’t want to be …

8 ways to totally humiliate yourself in Miami

Undervalue the perfect Cuban sandwich.<p>There’s a reason every person who has ever set foot in this city chomps on a Cuban ASAP. We could argue all day …

U.S. Travel Companies Are Ready to Begin Doing Business in Cuba

The U.S. travel industry has spent more than a half-century gazing over a narrow stretch of sea at Cuba, the once and future vacation paradise …

10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less

<i>By Paul Sisolak, Contributor</i><p>When you combine all of the expenses that go into travel, like airfare, hotels, food, sightseeing and more, the idea of picking up and exploring different corners of the world can seem too expensive for the budget-conscious adventurer. The good news is that some of the …

The 15 Most Gorgeous Train Rides in the World

In a relaxation showdown amongst trains, planes, and automobiles, trains win as the most laid-back style of travel, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. Luckily, some of the world's most beautiful destinations are also home to the most scenic train rides--journeys ranging from a few …

40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Vietnam

<i>Cruising around Halong Bay</i><p>From must-do activities like cruising around Halong Bay or crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels to brag-worthy feats like drinking snake wine or scuba diving in the South China Sea, here are 40 unforgettable experiences to have in Vietnam. See how many you can check off on …

Do You Really Need Money When You Travel Abroad?

<i>Images Money / Flickr</i><p>When you're planning a trip abroad, you need to create a list of essentials to bring with you. Seasonal clothing, toiletries and your passport will always make the cut, as will your printed itinerary, a camera and things like extra batteries and phone chargers.<p>But another …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

School's Out: 12 Tips for Student Travelers Off to See the World

Whether you've recently graduated and you're traveling the world, you're about to spend your summer abroad or you're just planning a road trip with friends, get ready for some great adventures. Whatever your travel agenda may be, Cheapflights.com says go for it! The ripe young age of 20-something …

10 Of The Happiest Places On Earth

Even if you don't live in one of these allegedly jubilant locales, you can and should visit them. Here, the top ten, plus the one place in each country you've just got to see.<p><b>1: Switzerland. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>2: Iceland. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>3: Denmark. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>4:</b> …

LONDON VS. NEW YORK CITY: Which is REALLY the best city in the world?

The cities are alike in that they're both densely populated cosmopolitan metropolises, but they also have their differences.<p>We rounded up the factors that are important for both inhabitants and visitors to take into consideration and used them to help settle the debate.<p>As a side note: Even though I …

Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall: Amsterdam Is the Place!

"Mom, there's more to Amsterdam than cannabis coffee shops," said my twenty something year old daughter as she boarded her plane for The Netherlands. She, a professional contemporary dancer and choreographer, would be working in Amsterdam for the next two months. "Its canals make it similar to …

Japan's Economy May Be Weak, But Tourism Is Lending a Hand

Record spending by foreign tourists is providing a timely boost to the world’s third-largest economy.<p>Spending by visitors jumped to the highest level …

Why it's better to be a tourist than a traveler

Tourists are believed to be culturally insensitive, unwilling to step out of their comfort zones, and always traveling in packs. Travelers, on the other hand, are lauded for their adventurous and independent spirit, their insatiable curiosity, and their ability to immerse themselves culturally.<p>In …