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20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days | Inc.com

My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel hacks can help you stay healthy, productive …

Virgin America

7 Amazing Places in Japan They Don't Show in Guidebooks

What to do when you've conquered the Fushimi Inari Shrine (and all the other shrines in the area), ran through Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, blazed …

Japan

Climate change 'significant and direct' threat to U.S. military: reports | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The effects of climate change endanger U.S. military operations and could increase the danger of international conflict, according to three new documents endorsed by retired top U.S. military officers and former national security officials.<p>Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier …

Hong Kong restaurants

Expert guide to Hong Kong<p>An insider's guide to the best places to eat in Hong Kong, including the top spots for dim sum, Michelin-starred dining and romantic harbour views. By Fionnuala McHugh, Telegraph Travel's Hong Kong expert.<p>£££<p>Lung King Heen<p>As far as Chinese restaurants go, Lung King Heen has …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Embrace Hillary Clinton's Tech and Innovation Agenda

Hillary Clinton announced her tech and innovation plan in June. In it, she outlined an idea to defer student debt payments for entrepreneurs and even forgive some of their loans, if entrepreneurs start businesses in certain economically deprived communities.<p>That idea of student-debt relief for …

The 15 best destinations for October sun

Finding the right destination at the right time is not always straight forward. Tropical weather can be fickle, and there is more to finding the best climate than simply heading south. Here is our guide to the best destinations for October sun, with various options depending on how hot you like</i> …

Northern Territory

Forget luggage, these travel clothes can be worn for weeks without washing

A Canadian clothing brand has created "the ultimate travel hack" by designing travel clothes that can be worn every day for up to two weeks without a …

Clothing

Are there any US laws that a US citizen MUST obey while traveling, even if those laws do not exist in the country he is traveling to?

It goes without saying that the laws vary from country to country, and what is illegal in one country might be both legally permitted and culturally …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

European Travel

These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

National Parks

What I know as a traveler at 35 that I wish I knew when I was younger

1. Travel isn’t an excuse to get shit-faced.<p>Get a little sauced after a big day and definitely sample the local libations, but don’t make the whole …

Samsung's building the first national network dedicated to smart cities

LoRaWAN hits the big time in Korea<p>Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom just announced plans to build a nationwide network in South Korea to connect the intelligent devices required for the smart cities of the future. It’s hailing the new LoRaWAN-based network as the world’s first for commercial use …

EU countries call for the removal of barriers to data flows | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Half of the European Union’s member states on Monday called for the removal of barriers to the free flow of data both within and outside the 28-nation bloc to ensure the continent can benefit from new data-driven technologies.<p>An illustration picture shows a projection of binary …

Quick Thoughts on Evernote and the Competition

My Evernote Premium subscription just ran out, so it has come time for me to reconsider whether or not to continue using the service. Evernote hasn’t made any mis-steps recently, and I’ve actually found it quite useful at work.<p>Evernote Plus costs $30 USD per year, and would give me the offline …

Productivity

Tohoku: Beautiful photos from overlooked part of Japan | CNN Travel

7 Things You Should Know Before Your Trip to Iran

Photo by Kyana Moghadam<p>Azadi Tower in Tehran.<p>Whether you’re visiting Tehran or paying homage to the great poets in Shiraz, here are the things to …

Amanemu hotel review - Shima, Japan

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Japan

This chat bot pretends to be you so you can keep up with your friends

Too busy to keep up with your friends? There’s a chat bot for that.<p>We’ve all been there. The deluge of information on Facebook is why I no longer bother to check the social network — because, even when I try my hardest, I miss the important announcements like baby births and marriage proposals. The …

The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

National Parks

1 million people are now connecting to Facebook without leaving a digital trail

In a Facebook note, software engineer Alec Muffett said the number of Facebook over Tor users over an average 30-day period has about doubled in less than a year, now hitting 1 million.<p>"This growth is a reflection of the choices that people make to use Facebook over Tor, and the value that it …