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This Is The Ultimate List Of Dream Vacations For 2018

Travel can be restorative experience, whether it is a road trip to a neighboring town or a flight across the country.<p>But there are trips and then there are dream vacations. We’re talking about the ones that could serve as fodder for dinner conversations for years from now. The kind of a trip whose …

Silk Road

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

The Link Between Exercise and Memory (and Sleep?)

Exercise is good for the brain. Your regular jog or spin class benefits memory and executive function. If you do it three or four times a week, …

Humanity

The coolest on-demand workouts you can stream at home right now

Thanks to the brave new world of on-demand sweat sessions, playing hooky from your IRL workout class is no biggie. And hallelujah for that, since the …

Yoga

15 All-Inclusive Resorts That Literally No One in Your Family Will Complain About

All-inclusive resorts are irrefutably the best way to go when it comes to stress-free family vacations. Not only will you be free from the annoyance of budgeting for food and activities, but you'll also be provided with so many food and activity options that even the pickiest and most fidgety of …

Costa Rica

40 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Trip To Europe

So you’re ready to take your first trip to Europe. Rad! Flights across the pond are ludicrously cheap right now. But first, you surely have one …

Olive Garden

Where to hang out on the Chicago Riverwalk

Photograph: Jaclyn Rivas<p>Floating Garden<p>Located in the Jetty portion of the Riverwalk (between Wells and Franklin Streets), the floating garden is …

Vietnam War

This Is the "Best Island in Europe," as Voted by Thousands of Travelers

Crowning an island the best in Europe might seem like a tall order, but that's exactly what the <i>Travel+Leisure</i> team set out to do with its annual …

European Travel

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Wellness

This Tequila Train Takes You on a 36-mile Scenic Journey Through Napa Valley

The Napa Valley Wine Train is launching a new Tequila Train experience that will have you sipping on quality tequila as you enjoy a scenic train ride.<p>…

Napa Valley

3 Lessons That Will Transform Your Leadership Philosophy

Leadership doesn’t come easily to first-timers. I should know: I was one.<p>When you think about leading a company, a lot of people tend to think about the glamorous parts of the job. They often imagine leaders shaking hands at fancy conference tables, giving passionate keynote speeches, and hanging …

Leadership

7 Of Italy's Most Spectacular Beaches To Visit Now

Italy’s riches extend to its 7600-kilometer coastline where you can find dozens of beaches with such lavish beauty it’s hard to decide which one to choose. Here are seven of these spectacular coastal havens—ranging from north to south and to the islands of Sicily and Sardinia— that offer …

Italy

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>April 03, 2018</b><p>Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand …

Management

The Top 14 Gorgeous Towns and Cities to Visit in France

Who hasn’t heard the famous Audrey Hepburn quote, “Paris is always a good idea”? Well, let’s go a bit further with this and say France, as a whole, …

France

How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.<p>And when they’re suffering, they’re in their Critter State versus their Smart State. Why? Most likely because safety, belonging or mattering are missing. But how do you know who needs …

Employee Engagement

Florida Island Named "Most Excellent" City in the World

Edging out many, well, other excellent cities, Key West, Florida, has been named TripAdvisor's "Most Excellent" Place to Travel Worldwide, which is …

TripAdvisor

Here’s What You Should Be Eating Pre and Post Workout

What you eat pre and post workout and make all the difference in how you maximize your workout, as well as nurturing the body after your workout. Two …

Workouts

The numbers that matter most in staying healthy

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of …

Nutrition

Try to Resist Booking This Treetop Hotel in Thailand After Seeing the Incredible Photos

If the hustle and bustle of everyday life has left you yearning for some sleep in the skies, Thailand is your answer. The country is full of weird …

Thailand

3 Ways Turmeric Might Help Your Health — And One Way It Definitely Can't

If you haven't gotten on the turmeric bandwagon yet, it's about time. The warm, bright orange spice has been traditionally used in India's Ayurvedic …

Diets

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

European Travel

Deskbound and Slouching? Try These 8 Poses for an Instant Posture Boost

Got back pain? Want to find relief and begin the healing process? Join Alison West, PhD, C-IYAT, E-RYT, for her new online course, Yoga for Back …

Yoga

Ranking Every Type of Salt by How Healthy It Is

(I still don’t know how I convinced a dietician to help me write this article)When my editor approached me about listing an assortment of salts in …

Food

What to Focus on as You Learn to Squat

Squatting seems so complicated when somebody is telling you all the things that can go wrong—knees behind toes! Butt farther down! Head up! But not …

Workouts

These 5 Habits Will Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Debauchery in Brentford and man-eating crocs – the world's most fascinating river islands

From the biggest to the most crowded - via one straight from the pages of Gabriel Garcia Marquez - we go on the trail of 11 fascinating islands on rivers.<p>Marajó, Brazil<p>The world’s largest river island? It may well be Marajó, in the mouth of the Amazon. This wedge of rainforest covers an area of …

Santa Cruz

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Blast Belly Fat

Morning can be a real drag but we’re going to let you in on our secret. There’s a special tea we have each day that not only gives us the energy to …

Wellness

An Eater's Guide to Chicago

Chicago is no longer a simple meat and potatoes town. Restaurants in the nation's third-largest city have grown to a level of sophistication that rival any food scene in the country. Consider this your guide to the best food and drink the city has to offer.<p>Welcome to the Land of Fine Dining …

Texas