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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

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The Balkans may rank low on the world happiness index, but here's why I love them

Balkan countries fare badly in this year’s UN World Happiness Report, prompting a rather memorable headline in the regional press: “Balkans Not Very …

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

Malta For 3-10 Days: Build Your Ultimate Malta Itinerary

<b>Whatever Your Timeline – We’ve Got Your Malta Itinerary.</b><p>Simply put: Malta is awesome. The tiny island nation south of Italy and north of North Africa …

10 Simple Ways to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

<b>Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. But you can visit Switzerland on a Budget.</b><p>And be honest. It’s why you haven’t put it on your bucket list …

European Travel

7 Incredible Hot Air Balloon Rides You’ll Remember Forever

There are a number of ways to take in the panoramic views of a gorgeous destination: grabbing drinks at a rooftop bar if you're feeling fancy, …

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

National Parks

10 Spectacular Places In Canada To Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

11 Romantic Mountain Hotels Perfect for a Winter Visit

Now that the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dipping lower, cozying up indoors sounds tempting. But staying in doesn’t necessarily …

5 Affordable, Underrated Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Major airlines are cutting their fares to keep up with the competition, making travel more affordable and accessible than ever. Cities like New York, …

45 Most Beautiful Places in the World

<b>E</b>ach and every day professional photographer discovers new and amazing places fully loaded with nature. Most of you had never seen everything what …

Why Belize Makes for an Exhilarating Travel Experience

<i>{This article on Belize was written for Albom Adventures by Sam of Soar Legs.}</i><p>Belize is a tiny country on the eastern coast of Central America and is …

Belize

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These incredible color postcards of 1890 Switzerland are anything but neutral

Photochroms of Switzerland<p>These colors are anything but neutral.<p>These pictures of the sublime landscapes and stately towns of Switzerland were …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

Magical Christmas Markets of Europe

Every year leading up to December large squares throughout Europe transform into Christmas wonderlands. From the small villages tucked high in the …

This startup promises to deliver vitamins with no scams attached

A New York startup promises it will deliver a healthy dose of “honesty” and “transparency” to the $36 billion US vitamin and supplement business.<p>The …

Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

Theory of Connectivity<p>The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have …

The Brain

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Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost sight of our passions and goals along the way. Life doesn't have to pass you by, …

Self-awareness

8 Harsh Truths That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

Motivation

England's answer to Tuscany (but you've probably never heard of it)

I’d had a bacon sandwich at a café called Puddleducks. Then I’d driven on. Now I stood above the village of Slaidburn, looking over moorland and fells undulating away indefinitely. Drystone walls imposed order, but not much.<p>Clouds swept across the sky, anxious to be elsewhere. I climbed on to a …

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The end of the road in Croatia: time to Split

Kevin Rushby brings his month-long odyssey to a close in Croatia’s most charismatic city, exploring its Roman vaults with a guide whose explanations are as ribald as they are revealing • Read more of Kevin’s Croatian adventures<p>My guide Dino is not a man to mince his words. “Coming here and not …

European Travel

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Polybit’s stdlib helps developers spend less time on infrastructure, more time coding

A startup called Polybit has introduced what it’s calling the Standard Library of the Internet in open beta, a resource to make back-end coding easy for developers, even beginners.<p>The Standard Library, or the “stdlib” as the startup is calling it, allows developers to upload the functions they …

Microservices

A Recruiter's Top 3 Tips for Getting Hired as a Google Engineer

Google’s engineers get paid a base salary of nearly $127,000, according to Glassdoor, and that doesn’t even take into account the internet giant’s …

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