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15 Underrated But Totally Romantic Beach Destinations

Your S.O. won't say no.<p>Bali, Fiji, the Maldives... When it comes to romantic beach trips, the options can seem surprisingly overdone, overcrowded or overpriced ― especially if you’re craving someplace that’s not in the typical playbook for a honeymoon <b></b>or couple’s vacation.<p>Below are 15 coastal …

Cabo San Lucas

A Trip to Trieste: Italy’s Most Beautifully Haunting City

A heady and historic stew of many influences, Trieste is a languid, literary place like no other<p>By<p>Tara Isabella Burton<p><b>BLENDING INTO THE</b> smoky stone edifice of Caffè Stella Polare, a tiny plaque, barely 3 inches across, announces that this is a caffè filosofico, a salon of sorts for philosophical …

Italy

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Why Friendship Is So Important When Living Abroad

No matter where in the world we are, we need friendship like sunny afternoons full of laughter and chocolate cake, and we need friendship like late evenings curled on the couch with red wine and thoughtful conversation. We need friendship that is like the comfort sharing a steaming cup of tea with …

Travel has been my crush for as long as I can remember

Travel has been my absolute biggest crush for as long as I can remember. I could daydream for hours and hours about cities, countries, and continents all around the world: how it would be like, about the people I'd meet, the person I'd be.<p>I dreamed of walking in a tropical rainforest, the canopy …

10 Big Healthcare Predictions for 2016

In 2015 we learned that several unicorns need more time on the ranch before they get their magical powers, people still love tracking their steps, …

Travelling Europe Within a Student Budget

Are you interested in travelling? Well, if you are having a tight budget while travelling, it can be sometimes difficult for you. But you can rest …

Trains

Narendra Modi’s remarks on religious tolerance spark national debate in India

Prime minister pledges commitment to ‘complete freedom of faith’, but some question his motives<p>When prime minister Narendra Modi took the stage last week at an event honouring Indian Catholic saints, he raised an issue that many – including some in the Obama administration – had long hoped he would …

India

8 Inspirational Bathroom Designs That Will Blow You Out of the Water

According to the National Association for Continence, we spend about two weeks a year in our bathrooms (just think about how many years that would …

The 10 Best Cities To Visit This Year

Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you<p>Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you… <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

The Pros and Cons of Off-Season Travel

<i>Athena Lao / Flickr</i><p>For many destinations around the country -- and the world -- the off-season has arrived. This brief period of time -- usually brought on by the start of the school year and less-than-ideal weather -- can often be the best time of the year to travel. Why? You'll find more deals …

Happiness Isn’t the Outcome of Success, It’s the Fuel

Happiness always seems to be just around the corner, waiting for us after we achieve the next goal. Yet contrary to that train of thought, research …

The Best Under-the-Radar Destinations of 2015

It's definitely reassuring when your best friend, mom and neighbor collectively endorse your vacation. (They hear Istanbul is "absolutely fabulous" this time of year.) But we at PureWow think it's way more fun to explore a place that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Italian beach …