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How To Go From Successful To Very Successful (and why most people can't do it)

Many people want success more than anything else.<p>Many people want success more than anything else. And they'll sacrifice everything to have it--which is often the cost of admission.<p>But there's a problem. Sustaining success, and going <i>beyond</i> success is nearly impossible for most people. Hence Greg …

Success

Prado Museum - Madrid

Wondering what to see in Spain ? I’d have to say the <b>Prado Museum</b> or Museo Nacional del Prado is one of the best museums I’ve visited.<p>The Prado Museum …

Spain

How To Photograph a Solar Eclipse - a Comprehensive Guide

One of the most interesting astronomical phenomenon that we can photograph is the solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the …

Digital Photography

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open earlier this year, I didn’t know the half of what I was in for. Nearly four months, an X-ray, and an MRI later, I’ve completely adjusted my fitness …

Workouts

The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

South America

How to Make the Most of Free Hotel Amenities

Forget room service, spa treatments and other for-charge amenities available at most upscale hotels — these properties have plenty of free amenities that many guests don’t take advantage of and may not even know about, said Lisa Holladay, the global brand leader for the Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis and …

Hotels

How Savvy Entrepreneurs Are Using Blogs to Build Their Brand

Blogging gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to share their ideas with millions of people.<p>A blog can prove a powerful tool for entrepreneurs, capable of exposing millions of people to their ideas, concepts, and advice. That potential influence means that starting a blog can strengthen (and grow) an …

Branding

10 Lessons Learned From Promoting a Personal Brand on Social Media

Consistency is key. Plus these other nine lessons.<p>Social media is the new marketing.<p>We know that now, we live it, we accept it. Yet, there's a good way to promote a brand and a bad way. The bad way is easy. Post on an irregular basis. Never answer chat requests. Ignore entire segments of the …

How to Engage on Social Media Like a Team of 30

ReQueue is a tool launched by CoSchedule that allows you to amplify and automate your social media marketing.<p>The old way of marketing your business or personal brand through social media is long gone. You used to have to spend hours crafting your messages only to find them in social purgatory …

Amazon, Google, and Facebook Just Launched 3 New Tools. Here's What You Need to Know

Silicon Valley's biggest names have rolled out new features that can be a real boon for brands.<p>There's no summer vacation in Silicon Valley--or at least that's how a few major players are making it seem. Within the past couple of months, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all introduced new …

Facebook

How Much it Costs To Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."<p>Day 1: Touch down in Chicago<p>For your first day of the trip, fly into one of Chicago’s …

Road Trips

The five mistakes runners make - and how to stay injury free

How to balance frequency, intensity and volume for best performance<p>Tom Craggs is a coaching consultant to some of the UK’s biggest sports brands and charities. Unlike most performance coaches in the UK, Tom wasn’t an elite athlete and didn’t run as a junior. He took up running to raise money for …

Marathons

Why Greece Is Best Seen by Boat

A traditional Turkish gulet allows a lot of freedom and flexibility.<p>The summertime appeal of Greece—languid Mediterreanean lunches, charming white-washed villages, hidden swimming coves—can undoubtedly be spoiled by the crowds. But if you look beyond the well- trodden spots (and know how to …

Greece

10 Reasons to visit Guatemala - Central America

Central America

25 Items on my Insanely Long but Super Awesome Vacation Packing List (Trust me, probably the only packing list you'll need)

25 Items on my Insanely Long but Super Awesome Vacation Packing List (Trust me, probably the only packing list you’ll need)<p>July 13, 2017<p>The Ultimate …

The Struggle of Taking Photos As A Travel Blogger

As travel bloggers, taking pictures of the places we go to and the sights that we see is an essential part of what we do. After all, it is with our …

5 Best Treks Around the World

General InformationPerumount everesttrekkingkilimanjaroinca trailmachu picchuannapurna circuitHaute RouteNepalThere are over 100 treks that have been …

Adventure Travel

Layover in Paris: what to do with a few hours in Paris

Planning a long flight with a layover in Paris? Paris has so much to offer, even if you can only spend a day in Paris or less. From world-class …

Paris

Why Fall Is the Best Time for a Gulf Shores Orange Beach Getaway?

Are you getting tired of the searing hot summer temperatures? Do you look forward to the fall season arriving and having the opportunity to head …

Beaches

Discovering Philippines - Living and Loving a New Culture

Shares 1<p>Discovering Philippines – The beginning of everything in Europe<p>Today, I’ll share to you one story we feel like we have already talked about a …

Inspiration

Yellowstone National Park Lamar Valley Photo Gallery

Shares 103<p>Our second morning on <b>Off The Beaten Path’s Winter Wonders Tour</b> of <b>Yellowstone National Park</b> got off to an insanely early start, as we headed …

National Parks

Itinerary: Four Summer Days in Central Hokkaido

General InformationNorth Japan - HokkaidoHokkaidojapannisekosapporosummerhikingadventurelake …

Japan

4 Luxury Holiday Rentals in the UK That Best Describe How You Feel

Exploring luxury holiday rentals in the UK can be a fascinating experience; from cottages to castles, the country has a lot of truly unique and …

Travel

10 Beautiful Spots in Cappadocia that are Instagram Worthy

<b>“Can you tell me the EXACT location of this photo?”</b><p>Yup, that’s the most frequently asked question when people see my Cappadocia pictures.<p>In fact, …

Asia Travel

The Ultimate Festival Packing List

<b>So you’ve got your festival ticket, you’ve scoped out the lineup and have started stocking up on festival supplies. Here’s the ultimate festival</b> …

Hacking

Things to do in Mauritius with kids: Visit to La Vanille Nature Park

We are back from our amazing European holidays (I have started to write about our time in Denmark) and we still had a good week before the kids …

North America

10 Free Things To Do In New Orleans

New Orleans is, by far, one of the most fun cities I’ve ever visited. There’s something that’s just so…easy…about it. Convenient, as its nickname IS …

North America

What to See in El Paso on Your First Visit

El Paso, the largest American city on the Mexican border, offers visitors an ideal mix of natural and cultural attractions. You should know that …

North America

Let’s heat up the summer, it’s CUBA time!

What is the other word for bright sunshine, blue skies, turquoise waters, some rum in your beach cocktail with the sound of salsa in the background? …

Travel

'I Did 60 Lunges Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

"The best I could do was listen to my body day-to-day, and that got me through to the finish line."<p>Although I did cross-country in high school, I never considered myself a runner until my senior year of college when I picked up the sport for (dare I say it) fun. I would go at my own pace, listen to …

Marathons