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How to Haggle When You're Shopping Abroad -- or Anywhere, Really

In some places in the world, shopping is defined by price tags. You see a listed price you’re willing to pay, and buy that item. In others part of …

Asia Travel

Get Flight Discounts as High as 35% With Hopper's New 'Secret Fares'

Starting today, travel app Hopper is offering Secret Fares on international flights, a new feature exclusive to the site that will allegedly provide …

Flying

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

13 Weird Events in Finland

If you're looking for weird events, go to Finland. You won't believe what the Finns are up to when it comes to weird annual events, contests, and …

Finland

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

The top 10 under-the-radar world destinations to add to your travel bucket list

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Top 10 things to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has come a long way since I first visited in 2004. It was a charming city then, but it did feel small. It has now become an exciting and …

European Travel

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

A Parisian Neighbourhood's Hidden Architectural Secrets And Mysteries

Parc des Buttes Chaumont<p>The Parc des Buttes Chaumont is the shining highlight of this neighbourhood, a peaceful and relaxing expanse of nature …

France

Millions of college students are so terrified of loans they're turning to 'sugar daddies' for help paying for school

The student debt crisis in the US has gotten so bad, there's a growing group of young women — and some men — who are taking an unconventional approach to paying for college.<p>Through dating websites like SeekingArrangement.com, sugar babies, as they're called, partner up with wealthy, often older, …

College & University

Your TSA Confiscated Items Might Be for Sale…and Where to Buy Them Back

Ever wondered what happens to the items the TSA confiscates? Apparently some of them of them end up on auction. Check out the …

Flying

20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

How I got an airline to pay for items in a delayed bag

Not long ago, an airline lost my checked bag for five days. There’s no point in naming and shaming the airline, because what I’m about to tell you could apply to, or happen on, any airline.<p>I will say that it was a non-stop flight and I checked in for the flight three hours before departure, so …

Flying

25 Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the best, in my opinion. I love starting my day at a leisurely pace, sitting down to breakfast and a cup of coffee and catching up on …

Traveling in Iceland - The do's and dont's you should know!

There are so many things written about Iceland what to do and what not to do. Everyone has a different idea and expectation when they get there. We …

Scary interactive map shows how water levels will rise due to global warming

Have you ever wondered how global warming is slowly but gradually changing everything around us? Now there’s a nifty interactive map that will help you easily put things into perspective – or at least give you a better idea.<p>In an effort to raise awareness of the detrimental impact of global …

Here's the upside for business — and leisure travelers: A new site saves you money and rewards you with gift cards for doing so

Leisure travelers, doesn't it seem as though business travelers get all the perks? Take the new travel website Upside, which rewards you for saving money by giving you gift cards.<p>The site is supposed to be for road warriors, but leisure travelers may be able to benefit too.<p>Here's how it works: You …

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

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If you bought dairy products in the last 13 years in more than a dozen US states, you could be eligible for free money

To claim your cash, you should have purchased dairy products — including milk, half and half, yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese, and cream cheese — while a resident of Arizona, California, Washington DC, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, South …

Naughty Travel Is the $20 Billion Industry You Never Knew Existed

It's very much a thing.<p>You might like to travel as a way to find the best far-flung boutiques and artisans, capture epic selfies, or even to try out …

Exploring the best camping trailers of 2016

Taxa Outdoors TigerMoth<p>Taxa Outdoors, best known for its Cricket trailer, had a busy 2016, giving its original NASA-inspired caravan two very …

RVs

The Very Best Holiday Recipes from Your Favorite Celebs and Chefs

FEEDING AMERICA<p>These celebrities and chefs have partnered with Feeding America, an organization that is leading the fight against hunger in the U.S. …

Cooking

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …