Nicole Belanger

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23 looks at New Zealand’s stunning geographic diversity

FOR A RELATIVELY compact nation (it’s about the size of Colorado), New Zealand packs in a striking array of landscapes and biomes.<p>From the 10,000ft …

New Zealand

British Columbia’s best-kept secret

Muskwa-Kechika is a vast landscape that enfolds Canada's northern Rockies. Forge your own trail through the largest intact wildlife habitat in the entire Rocky Mountain chain.

National Parks

20 New Zealand experiences that will blow your mind

NEW ZEALAND IS synonymous with geographic diversity of fairytale proportions. You can ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon; find yourself …

10 Architectural Landmarks You Have To Visit Before You Die

"Architecture is not reserved for an elite in any sense," writes art historian and writer Philip Jodidio. "It is rather the substance from which country, culture, city and identity are formed."<p>Jodidio is the author of the recently published book <i>Discovering Architecture</i>, a visual journey through the …

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Home Tours

Beautiful Satellite Photographs of the Earth, Courtesy of the ESA

Well, thanks to the US Government shutdown, space photography lovers who frequented site’s like NASA’s <i>Astronomy Picture of the Day</i> are left looking …

An Apprentice Of The World's Greatest Sushi Chef Opened A Restaurant In NYC, And Early Reviews Are Glowing

Daisuke Nakazawa, the protégé of Jiro Ono (the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"), just opened a restaurant in the West Village this past August. It is already being called one of the greatest sushi restaurants in New York City.<p>Sushi Nakazawa is a 10-seat sushi bar with a small …

How to not get robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona is a wonderful place to live, but it’s a den of thieves. It’s topped the poll as worst city in the world for pickpockets, and the sad truth …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

South America

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own: http://bbc.in/179JMJL

Ten things that can make or break the job interview

We've all read tips from job coaches and HR pros about job interview do's and don'ts. Everything from proper eye contact and reading body language to preparing succinct stories of personal work successes.<p>My company is currently on a hiring spree and expects to grow from its current 100 employees to …

Employment

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Six ways to tame your stressed-out brain

It is late afternoon and a busy executive is trying to finish a project before she leaves to get her daughter from daycare. Already running late, she receives an urgent e-mail from her boss advising of a change in direction for a proposal due the next day. Just when she needs it most, her normally …

Would you stay at a hotel like this? Montaña Mágica Lodge, Chile: http://www.huilohuilo.com/alojamiento/montana-magica-lodge

What Gen Y needs to know to become leaders

Much advice has been offered in recent years to managers who have to oversee millennials, a generation with a different attitude to the workplace. But now the tables are turning.<p>Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born from 1981 to 2000, so the oldest ones have entered their thirties. …

Would you live here? Architect Jean Renaudie’s Housing Complex in Ivry Sur Seine, #Paris. Photo source: http://urbanination.tumblr.com/post/28434953369/jean-renaudies-housing-complex-in-ivry-sur

Ten tips to do more focused work (even when you’re on the go)

Ten entrepreneurs share their tips on how they stay focused when working on the go – in airports, co-working spaces, Starbucks?<p><b>1. Time your work sessions.</b> Set a timer for 30 minutes and commit to not doing anything else during that time. No phone, no e-mail, no Facebook. Setting a timer frees your …

Best beauty apps: From cataloguing your nail polish to keeping you safe in the sun, 5 to download now

Best beauty apps: From cataloguing your nail polish to keeping you safe in the sun, 5 to download now<p>Date June 18, 2013<p>Have you ever purchased a nail …

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Mini guide to Lisbon, Portugal

A laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, Lisbon is home to clattering trams, café-lined boulevards and grandiose monuments of its famous seafaring sons.<p>Lisbon is something of a rarity among European capitals – a laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, with …

European Travel

Locals on the west side of the Italian Riviera – the Riviera dei Fiori – are so used to being surrounded by breathtaking landscapes that they have a phrase for it: "per noi, e normale" (for us, it is normal). But visitors stand the risk of never wanting to leave. http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130611-have-the-italian-riviera-all-to-yourself?OCID=fbtvlimg