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Havana suspends new licenses for private restaurants, owners fret | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Havana’s city government has temporarily suspended issuing licenses for new private restaurants in the city and warned existing ones to obey tough regulations, according to several owners of the businesses popular with foreign tourists.<p>People eat at a private restaurant in …

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• Monitor fleet driving activity (location, direction, speed, traffic, and more) with a GPS tracker with 100% accuracy using Google Maps so you can …

30 Amazing Beach House Ideas & Inspirations

The beach house: an abode many dream of owning when their app idea takes off or a they help a Nigerian prince out of a tricky financial …

Hermann Hesse - misunderstood but loved | Culture| Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW | 09.08.2012

Half a century after his death, the works of Nobel Prize-winning author Hermann Hesse are back on the shelves. He's one of the most popular German …

Literature

Nominations for the 2015 European Film Awards announced

The nominations for the 2015 European Film Awards have been announced, with Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth and Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster leading the …

Europe

How to Disconnect From Someone on LinkedIn in 4 Easy Steps

3 min read<p>“A healthy professional life starts with healthy relationships,” a prudent tagline on LinkedIn’s Connections page reads. But what happens when professional relationships go sour, like when you fire a problem employee or you’re no longer satisfied with a vendor’s work, and you don't want …

iOS Apps

A chemist says most people overlook a huge factor when brewing coffee

Tom Smith Photography<p>Christopher H. Hendon, a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at MIT, was sitting in a coffee shop near his graduate school in the …

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Photograph: Casa Amora<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/6/1446824650572/a7f94271-47b9-40b1-8832-bd464aeda905-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Casa …

Townhouses

19 hard things you need to do to be successful

You have to do the hard things.<p>The things that no one else is doing.<p>The things that scare you.<p>The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you.<p>Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous</b> …

What university should you go to for the highest paid career in finance?

Banking analysts and associates earn an average of £62,000... but which universities will help you pocket significantly more in the world of finance?<p>Oxford may have a reputation for churning out future prime ministers but people with a mind for finance are better off studying at Cambridge.<p>The …

Ireland Is The Prettiest Country In Europe, Just FYI

What luck! 🍀🌊<p>For adventurous travelers, Ireland is the ultimate playground. This blazing-green country is home to not only historic castles, quaint cobblestone streets and charming medieval towns, but also a robust national park system that boasts -- among other things -- one heck of a road trip …

23 pictures that show why travelers voted St. Petersburg the best destination in Europe

To determine the World Travel Awards winners, thousands of travelers and people working in the travel industry vote on certain categories in regions around the world.<p>St. Petersburg won as the leading destination in Europe. The city's ornate palaces and churches and the rich history behind them make …

The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium

Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Ghent has a strong sense of the need for sustainability – cycling is the preferred mode of transport.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/29/1438164400043/b2c04056-28ac-4699-9a14-b764c390a3ca-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Ghent has a …

Belgium

Why You Can't Hear the Calling of Your Soul When Fear Is in Charge (and How to Listen Anyway)

<b>Last week I helped out at my son's Montessori school during their art morning.</b><p>All children, aged 4-12, made paintings, dreamcatchers, little jars with candles. They painted sticks in bright colors. They painted each other; they were wearing their shirts inside-out to protect them from stains. It …

5 Ways Science Says Travel Improves Your Health and Well-Being

<b>By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate</b><p>How many vacation days do you have left this year? If it's more than you can take in the two months remaining before year's end, you're hardly alone. Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as a nation we're taking a week's …

22 European cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

11 weird ways to travel the world

The world's most desirable holiday destinations – in pictures

From the summit of Machu Picchu to the open spaces of Mongolia, National Geographic has assembled a selection of the most amazing places from around the globe. What are your unmissable locations? Tell us in the comments below

Machu Picchu

The Best Winter Trips of 2016

Maybe you can stop everything to chase a storm at a moment's notice. Maybe you scrape by on a meager allotment of vacation days. Either way, you likely want to squeeze in as many ski days as possible this season. That's why we broke our favorite trips of 2016 into any-way-you-wanna-play-it …

8 of the best Christmas trips for solo travellers

Want to get away from festive madness, make new friends and have a big adventure this Christmas? This is for you...<p>Homestay on the Mekong,</i> …

UK losing millions in VAT from non-EU sellers on Amazon and eBay

Both firms say they have no obligation to police VAT compliance by sellers as Brussels warns of huge rise in goods shipped with value under-declared<p>The UK is expected to lose tens of millions of pounds in VAT avoidance and evasion this Christmas as a growing number of non-EU sellers, including …

To do list and task manager – Organize your life

Todoist keeps all my to-dos in one place and integrates perfectly with the other tools I use. It helps me turn things around more quickly.<p>Constantly …

Productivity

These Tonic Waters Will Change the Way You Feel About G&Ts Forever

Amp up your G&T's with these fancy tonic waters. You're welcome.<p>A cocktail is only as good as its ingredients, and a classic gin and tonic is no exception. A good-quality tonic water will change the way you feel about G&Ts (and all tonic-based cocktails, really) forever. Here are our three favorite …

Tap Water (And Elbow Grease) Shaped This Metal Bench

Over time our eyes become pretty good judges of tactile qualities, assessing if a surface will feel hard, soft, coarse, or smooth at a glance. The Lilo bench by Connor Holland, however, embodies a bit of visual trickery and makes steel look as cushy as an air mattress.<p>“People are often shocked when …

Tap Water

Escapism: Why to Go to Sardinia, Italy

Modernity forgot Sardinia. The antique hills are still dotted with stone outposts, as though Phoenician raiders may at any moment appear on the horizon. There is an Arthurian feel to the island: it is waiting patiently for a great king to arise, rebuild the Nuragic edifices and light the beacons. …

The Secret To Danish Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of "hygge."<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and</i> …

How to Skip Winter Without Missing Ski Season: Get on a Plane to New Zealand Right Now

A land of tree roots and butterflies and sea cliffs: not only is New Zealand a volcanic dreamland, it's also one of the safest and socially progressive countries in the world. Until recently, however, this island country has been inaccessibly expensive for budget wanderlusters like myself. For that …

KKR Is Beginning To Look Like The Goldman Sachs Of Private Equity

Private equity giant KKR & Co. competes with the likes of Blackstone Group, Apollo Global Management and The Carlyle Group for buyout deals and a bevy of other alternative investments ranging from distressed debt to real estate. But a shift in strategy at KKR now makes Goldman Sachs a closer …