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Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Raises $32M To Scale Up Internationally

Long time player in the online learning space, Udemy, which has built a skills-based marketplace where individual tutors can sell their skills and learners can get access to courses (both paid and free), has just closed a $32 million Series C funding round, led by Norwest Venture Partners, with …

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

29 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Japan

On my last day in Japan, I woke up in one of those crazy capsule hotels and, after indulging in some sweet libations from Mr. Donut, took to the streets of Tokyo's Shinjuku district during the middle of the morning rush.<p>I was just one of millions of people strolling through the center of the …

Park in Progress: Patagonia

<i>By Dana De Greff</i><p>Two weeks after my arrival in <b>Patagonia</b>, I found myself in the middle of a ranch with a freshly slaughtered lamb at my feet. It seemed stranger than fiction—a city girl from Miami suddenly transformed into a modern-day Calamity Jane.<p>That may be a little dramatic, but Patagonia is a …

Controversial Documentary About Costa Rica Tourism Gets Second Chance

Everybody knows that Costa Rica is a tourists’ paradise.<p>But in the documentary “The Goose with the Golden Eggs,” we hear another side to the story: …

Inspiration to Travel

Where will you travel next?<p>Do you need inspiration to travel?<p>This video is a simple compilation of single-visuals from each of the 64 countries filmed during the three year run of The 30 Postcards Project. Each scene is a minuscule piece of a much larger story; the stories suggested through …

10 Places We're Meh About And Where To Go Instead

There's nothing wrong with the places we're feeling "meh" about... we're just not feeling jazzed about them anymore. They're popular, they've been done, and now we're ready to journey somewhere new and fresh and exciting.<p>These 10 spots are great, but we're currently over them. Here's where to go …

The Best Spring Hikes in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park offers arguably the most scenic hiking in the country. The only challenge? Picking which trail to hike. With spring in full swing, here are a few tried-and-true options.<p>Vernal Falls Trail<p><b>Best For: Getting Wet</b><p>On warm spring days, hiking the Mist Trail is a fun way to cool …

21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …