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Tips For Traveling Solo Through South America

8 Items You Never Pack... But Should!

35 EASY Solo Trips to Try!

From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite …

Solo Female Backpacker Safety Tips.

<b>Travelling the world as an independent, solo female traveller is often seen as dangerous, daunting or too risky, but it doesn’t have to be. These</b> …

Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of exploring a new place on your own terms. Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with …

These 19 travel hacks will change you

Whether you’re concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organising all of your belongings into one …

DIY

Ryan Brown offers some original advice that can shift your flight experience for the better. Read to find out more! My big little travel secret tip that will change the way you fly: http://bit.ly/1eDHZeY

6 Affordable Trips For Your Travel Bucket List

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Top 10 adventure guides: readers' tips

Tour guides who know where to spot the best wildlife and how to make the most of your trek … Guardian tipsters post their favourite locally organised trips and travel experts<p>• To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a Force Ten tent worth £540, go to GuardianWitness<p>Winning …

15 Packing Secrets From a Professional Traveler

I have been living out of my luggage since 2007 — literally. I sold everything I owned to travel the world with one checked bag in tow. And when I …

Long-term travel: top tips for a fulfilling trip

Most of us have fantasised about ditching the daily grind of the office job and domestic duties for a one-way ticket to happiness. Now more people are taking action in striving for a more meaningful existence, and travel is at the top of the list.<p>The ease of leveraging digital technology is giving …

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10 Trails Every Passionate Hiker Must Trek

Lace up your boots and grab your walking stick. It’s time to climb!<p><b>1. Observation Point</b><br>With hikes like Angel’s Landing and the Narrows, Zion National …

25 Questions To Ask Yourself Before The End Of The Year

There's something magical about this time of year. The twinkling lights and gingerbread cookies. The merriment and good cheer spreading through the …

Lauren Conrad's Secret To Being A Morning Person (Yes, Even You!)

Photographed by <b>Winnie Au</b>.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own</i> …

Yes or no: If you keep living the life you’re living, will you be happy in 10 years?

Yes or no: In ten years’ time, if you have made no changes to your current life, do you think it will have taken you in a direction that will be …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

British Columbia’s best-kept secret

Muskwa-Kechika is a vast landscape that enfolds Canada's northern Rockies. Forge your own trail through the largest intact wildlife habitat in the entire Rocky Mountain chain.

National Parks

Living in: Bangkok

One of Asia’s most stylish cities, Thailand’s capital lures with its modern technology, ancient temples and an intense energy that rarely ebbs.<p>Thailand’s capital is one of Asia’s most vibrant and stylish cities, where modern technology and architecture exist alongside ancient temples and palaces. …

Thailand

5 Ways to Stop Laziness In Its Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is procrastination eating into your valuable study time? Does it stop you from making the change to a healthier lifestyle or affecting your …

Nailing a Presentation in the First 60 Seconds

Whether you are making a presentation at your local library or to senior executives at your firm, the first 60 seconds set you up for success or …

Greasy Hair Day Solutions For When You Have No Time To Shampoo

So it's been two days since your last shampoo and you just don't have time to wash your hair. You have obligations -- work, a date or just lunch with your friends -- and you can't just accept style defeat. When you're dry shampoo and baby powder won't do the trick, what's a girl to do?<p>Herewith, …

How To Make People Like You: 6 Science-Based Conversation Hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It’s easier than you think.<p>A while back I posted about how to master conversation skills. Here are 6 …

How to Handle Difficult People

The path to success can be derailed by clashes with difficult people, and even if the clash isn't disastrous, it can make your life very unpleasant. …

Where hyenas are used to treat mental illness

<b>Somalia has one of the highest rates of mental illness in the world and with a healthcare system devastated by years of war, most sufferers receive no medical help. Many are chained up - to trees or at home. Some are even locked in cages with hyenas. But one man is trying to change all that.</b><p>Dr …

Mental Health

How to Fall Asleep

Falling asleep isn't always as simple as placing your head upon a pillow and shutting your eyes. Thoughts, worries, and discomfort all have a way of …

How to Instantly Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or</b> …

3 Ways To Improve Your Posture -- And Why You Should

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b> <i>Grandparents.com</i><p>If you’d rather not be someone who is hunched over, walks slow, and has chronic joint pain, then stand up straight! More specifically, start working on your posture, which, it turns out, is as important as your mother said it was.<p>Keeping your body in proper alignment, …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

The Brain

Top Tips for Thailand and Signs the Country Is Rejecting You... and by You I Mean Me

As the cool days of fall are now upon us, I naturally escape to thoughts of a warmer place and ponder where I'll go for my next vacation. Last year's travels were pretty epic; they took me to a place that I've yearned to go since I first caught the travel bug - Thailand. An exotic destination …

Asia Travel