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Springboard raises $9.5M to offer an online alternative to the master’s degree

Springboard is a platform that helps people advance their tech skills, and ultimately career. Today it took a step further to realizing its own potential after it landed a $9.5 million Series A round to develop specialisms.<p>I wrote about the U.S.-based service nearly two years ago when it was just …

Startups

You Can Save Time and Money on Travel With Google's New Tools

Google Flights is my go-to for finding cheap travel, but they haven’t always been great at predicting the best time to book, which is why I also rely …

The most overcrowded tourist destinations

Popularity can be both a gift and a curse when it comes to tourism. Once a destination has reached tipping point, the result can alienate locals, …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Nobel Prize

Idaho's Sun Valley is a grand dame and a grand time among skiers and snowboarders

Sun Valley, America's first destination ski resort and still a favorite winter playground for many of Hollywood's skiers and snowboarders, is a grand dame among ski resorts, marking its 82nd season this winter.<p>Two winters ago, I returned to the Idaho resort after a 22-year absence and 36 years …

Skiing

Reader Rankings: Top 10 Cultural Experiences for Travelers

One of the pleasures of traveling to scuba diving destinations around the world is taking the chance to experience just a morsel of the local culture …

Giving Someone a Trip? Check out These Free Plane Ticket Templates

By the time you’ve gone to the trouble to plan an amazing trip for someone, you probably don’t want to spend even more time figuring out how to …

48 Easy Winter Vegan Meals

Brrrrr! It's freezing out there. Every morning for the last week I've looked outside to a world coating white with a layer of frost and boy is it …

Vegan

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

Everything You Need to Know Before Traveling to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is teeming with life 24-hours a day with its markets, busy waterways, hip cities, flavorful cuisine, spellbinding natural vistas and …

10 Places to Put On Your Travel Bucket List in 2018

Before you start planning your vacations for 2018, you might want to read this list first. <i>Travel + Leisure</i> (<i>Real Simple</i>’s sister publication) just …

Aquafaba: An Egg and Dairy Substitute Worth Trying?

Aquafaba is a trendy new food that has many interesting uses.<p>Often featured on social media and health and wellness websites, aquafaba is a liquid in …

30 best cities for cheap winter travel

After the holidays, it can be hard to budget travel costs for a vacation or just a weekend getaway. To help you out, GoBankingRates.com has put together a list of the 30 best cities to visit during the winter, breaking down the average cost by airfare and hotel. Looking for more cost-cutting ideas? …

Travel

These are Officially the Cheapest Cities to Visit in Every Month of 2018

While travel deals come and go all the time, often the best are gone in the blink of an eye — or they're very last-minute. If you plan on booking …

2018 Oscars shortlist: 10 semi-finalists for Best Documentary Short

A screening committee drawn from documentary branch members has winnowed a field of 77 entries down to 10 semi-finalists for the Best Documentary …

Why Uzbekistan Should Be Your Next Destination

In a world where going on holiday is as much about what to ‘gram next as it is about enjoyment, Uzbekistan hits both nails on the head. Whether …

This Guesthouse in the Swiss Alps Is on the Side of a Cliff

If you’re headed to Switzerland, you'll likely be visiting the Alps, which make up 65% of the country.<p>However you're traversing this mountainous …

Swiss Alps

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

The Sexiest Clandestine Bathhouse You Ever Did See

Arrive at a nondescript former factory in River West.<p>Take the first alley on your right until you see a burgundy couch.<p>Walk through the glass door …

Vienna tour takes a deep dive into the city's music, art, culture and food

Take a deep dive into Vienna’s history, culture and food on a new weeklong tour offered by Untours.<p>Activities vary day to day and can include a Mass at Augustinian Church with musicians from the Vienna Philharmonic and State Opera, a lecture on the art of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, a walking …

10 things to do in Taipei

The “Made in Taiwan” moniker hardly does Taiwan any favours as it belies the island’s hot-spring bubbling mountains, scrumptious street food, and a …

Eight Sneak Peeks of Colorful Palm Springs

Probably like most other business travelers, when I travel to conferences or meetings, I don’t always get out of the hotel very much. For conferences …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

1 of 15<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Santorini, Greece<p>3 of 15<p>Safari in Tanzania<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 15<p>Whistler, …

How To Earn 120,000 Airline Miles From Home...

Let’s start with some simple math: 120,000 miles is nearly five times around the world. Not many people fly that much in their life. And these days, …

The Top 5 Trader Joe's Novelty Breakfast Foods

Take a look into the best Trader Joe’s breakfast foods. You’ll be forced to admit that no grocery store does breakfast quite like Trader Joe’s, and …

Tesla's biggest threat is now GM

Earlier this week, General Motors and its Cruise self-driving-car division staged their first demonstration for the media of all-electric Chevy Bolt vehicles that can handle the streets of San Francisco without anybody's hands on the wheel or feet on the pedals.<p>As Business Insider's Troy Wolverton, …

Tesla

You Can Snag Really Cheap Flights if You’re Willing to Fly on This New Airline for 'Hipster Millennials'

Here's what you can expect onboard.<p>Millennials have a new way to travel in style when Air France’s new airline Joon starts operating flights this …

5 Epic Ski Resorts for Your Next European Winter Trip

Whether you’re looking to ski with the rich and famous in Verbier, venture off-piste in Chamonix, or party like there’s no tomorrow in St. Anton, …