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23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Travel

The 30 Most Expensive Cities to Vacation in the U.S.

It could cost you nearly $1300 to fly to one of them.<p>If you’re planning to take a trip, where you go will have a big impact on how much you spend. …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Apps

London for one: Traveling solo couldn't be easier in this world-class city

Think about it. London, on your own. And you can do whatever you want to do. Fantastic!<p>And, yet: Wouldn't it just be easier to book a tour?<p>Save that stiff single supplement. Being a solo traveler without a pre-planned itinerary — save hotel reservations — can be a pretty great thing in London. The …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

The 25 coolest speakeasies in America

While the temperance movement is long gone, the hidden bars prevail. From upscale dress codes to passwords, these establishments transport you back to a time when drinking was an experience.<p>We dug up the hottest and most exclusive speakeasies throughout the US, where you can sip a proper cocktail …

Alcohol

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

Here are the real best things to do in Los Angeles, according to locals

To help you experience the best of the city, we've put together a list of favorites from Los Angelinos.<p>From Korean barbecue joints to iconic music venues, here are the real best things to do in Los Angeles, according to locals.

Marcus Buckingham: Why All Talent Management Data Is Useless

I spoke with Marcus Buckingham about how HR departments are using bad data to make talent management decisions, the importance of data in an organization, and how companies need to start using the right data to make better decisions. Buckingham’s books have sold more than four million copies. His …

Leadership

The Best Movies to Watch in August 2015

The most promising releases in theaters and on Netflix and Blu-ray in the coming month.<p>August is typically one of—if not the—dreariest months for movies, though this year, a surprising number of strong premieres will make going to the theater anything but a chore. From stripped-down genre efforts …

Entertainment

Microsoft Windows: Entire History in 3 Minutes

- The Washington Post

Meet The Latino Entrepreneur Who Aims To Transform A Trillion Dollar Market

A few years ago, Edrizio De La Cruz had a great idea: a better way for immigrants to send money back home by eliminating the middlemen (the incumbent service providers). The idea catapulted the Dominican Republic-born Wharton grad into the higher echelons of the startup world, landing him onstage …

YCombinator

7 Amazing Vacations That Won't Sting Your Wallet

The good news: We've rounded up some fantabulous vacations that won't sting your wallet. The bad news: We've also found some that will. But sorry (not sorry) because daydreaming about travel has never hurt anyone. Plus, isn't that what savings are for?<p><b>An Overnight At Downtown Abbey: $395</b> <b>View</b> …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

The best small cars of 2015: reviews

Half the size, twice as smart… Here’s the pick of today’s hottest superminis<p>There has never been a better time to buy a small car. The current crop of compact, ingenious, well-designed and super-economic vehicles are the best there has ever been. Manufacturers know that emerging electric and hybrid …

Go-karts

Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

Your screens are killing your sleep patterns. Here’s how to fix it.<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, either naturally, as one of your one-and-a-half-hour sleep cycles came to an end, or rudely, with the intrusion of …

Common Cold

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Literature