Melissa Rike

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How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

Happier Campers are so lightweight even a Mini Cooper can tow them

Camping trailers can be a fun and adventurous way to enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing too many of the amenities that you enjoy back home. The …

RVs

The Different Words We Use to Describe Male and Female Leaders

We like to think of ourselves as unbiased and objective in our employment decisions, but with two equal candidates, who are you going to promote? Someone who is described in their performance evaluations as analytical or someone who is described as compassionate? On the other end of the employment …

Leadership

7 OF THE BEST HIKES IN EUROPE

<i>Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the mighty Triglav in</i> …

A New Harvard Study Reveals The Truth Behind Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods (And Why Store Shelves Are Shockingly Empty)

Employees crying, empty store shelves, and irate customers do not sound like the Whole Foods we know and love. Welcome to the new normal -- at least for now.<p>Whole Foods has enjoyed an incredible history of success. Their co-founder and CEO, John Mackey, is an evangelist for "conscious capitalism" …

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

How You Can Drive All Over Europe for Less Than $30 a Day

During the year and a half I spent backpacking, I did a lot of weird shit to stretch my savings. But only once did I actually defy basic economics to …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

19 of the hottest adventure destinations in Europe for 2018

Author: Will Sandilands<p>As another year beckons it’s time to look ahead and start making decisions on what adventures lie before us. To help you out, …

Europe’s 10 Most Epic Hiking Trails

Thrilling heights, breathtaking scenery, challenging landscapes—the world’s best hiking trails have something for everyone. And there’s no better …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Yoga

7 Ways You Can Travel (Almost) for Free in 2018

Pack your bags.<p>If “travel more” is one of your New Year’s goals, but you never got around to checking off “win the lottery” from this year’s resolution list, there’s no need to freak out. Even if Instagram makes it seem like you need to be a millionaire to jet around, there are plenty of ways to …

50+ Funny Tweets By Curious Zelda That Will Instantly Make Your Day

Dogs on Twitter are pretty popular, but Zelda proves that cats deserve the same amount of attention. Her account on the social network has over 24K …

The Most Beautiful Places in Germany

The landscapes of Germany are at once charming, bewitching, and staggeringly pretty: alpine peaks, mysterious forests, white Rococo churches, villages lined with timbered houses, and castles that seem almost too majestic to be real. From the mountains to the cities, and everywhere in between, here …

Unplug at Georgia's most under-the-radar hike inn

The path to unplugging from Atlanta this winter lies at the top of Amicalola Falls.<p>There, a five-mile trail wends its way to the Len Foote Hike Inn, …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

19 cool things to do in Lisbon on a budget

Belatedly. I finally got around to putting together a mini guide of some pretty cool things to do in Lisbon on a budget. I know Lisbon needs no …

The 38 Essential Lisbon Restaurants

Visitors and locals alike have long cited food as a reason to visit Lisbon, but it wasn't until recently that the Portuguese capital was thought of as "cool," says local food writer Miguel Pires. Countless articles — and a real estate market flooded with foreign buyers — later, the restaurant scene …

How To Pack for the Camino de Santiago: The Ultimate Camino Packing List

<i>How do you effectively pack for the Camino de Santiago — light and prepared? This is the place to find out. But first, some quick background.</i> A …

10 Free Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

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Architects transform 150-year-old Slovenian hay barn into a stunning contemporary home

Slovenian firm Styria Arhitektura worked pure architectural magic by transforming a 150-year-old hay barn into a gorgeous contemporary home. After …

5 Insanely Scenic Hiking Experiences Across the Country

Coors Light

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last) | Inc.com

Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret formula to effective management.<p>After gathering and analyzing 10,000 manager observations including performance reviews, surveys, and …

Employment

Colorado fourteeners: seriously everything you need to know before you go

They’re Colorado’s most iconic peaks, and if you haven’t already climbed one, it’s probably on your to-do list — after all, hiking 14,000-foot peaks, …

Hiking

You Can Stay at This Hostel in Greece for Free

They're even throwing in meals from their own organic farm.<p>Looking to take a nice, long trip to the Mediterranean, but can't afford prolonged room and board charges? The Sunrock Backpackers Hostel, a small beach-front dwelling in Corfu, Greece, is just what you need.<p>It's not the first of its kind, …

Hostels

Here's How To Fly Around The World For $1,200

When my friends and clients with Yore Oyster see me flying around the world so cheaply, they always want to know how. Justifiably so—if I saw someone taking $5 flights from Dubai to Manila, or flying from Asia to North America for $75, I’d be pretty curious too. The answer I give them is always …

Air Travel

Fancy living off-the-grid in a super stylish customised camper van?

Colorado-based company Native Campervans now offers the chance to live fully off-the-grid in nature in an uber-stylish converted van.<p>Dillon Hansen and Jon Moran came up with the idea of a customised van rental business after travelling around New Zealand in a sleeper van for a month. “We fell in …

The Sealander Is a Lightweight Camper That Turns Into a Boat

By<p>May 02 2017, 8:18 PM<p>Ever look at a tow-behind trailer and think <i>damn</i> I wish I could drive this bad boy into the water and just, you know, <i>cruise?</i> …

This Adorable Newborn Kitten Photo Shoot Will Make Your Heart Melt

Get ready for your daily dose of cuteness overload.<p>Ask Kitty Schaub, a photographer, what it's like to take photos of a newborn, and she'll tell you that it's complicated (sometimes things just go comically wrong, right?). Those impossibly cute swaddled-baby-in-a-basket photo shoots can take …

Cute

A chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan)

Before we begin to show you this beautiful home, we want to make it clear that the cost of the project is very much affected by where this home was …