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The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

Museums

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

How to Find the Best Bar in Any City Around the World

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

This unexpected European city named the best in the world for a night out

If you're planning a party abroad, take note...<p>If you're planning a hen party abroad or a big trip with friends, and looking for the ultimate …

The Number One Investment in the New Year. Hint: It Isn’t Bitcoin or Real Estate

This is the number one investment all millionaires can agree with…Have you guessed what it is yet? The biggest investment you can make in the New …

Take a Hot Bath Under the Northern Lights at This Remote Icelandic Hotel

Those who think that Iceland’s been ruined by American tourists just need to venture further north.<p>Up in Iceland’s remote Fljot valley, there’s a …

Northern Lights

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today

For a guy like Steve Jobs, it was a remarkable statement...and it's something we can all put to use in our own lives.<p>Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and …

The Best Tripods of the Year

When it comes to photography accessories, there's nothing as valuable as a tripod.Sure, filters are great, but at the end of the day, you can emulate …

The 20 best hotels in Asia 2017

Topping the list of best hotels in Asia this year is the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, with its renovated Garden Wing and Author's Lounge, and the most …

5 wonders of Hong Kong that travellers shouldn't miss

Want to Raise a Founder? Then Follow Through on Your Commitments.

People who bail on their plans or don't respect others' time rarely become either good leaders or good parents -- and certainly not effective ones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Madalyn Parker, a web developer for the software company, Olark, emailed her …

6 Things to Do in Croatia That Live Up to the Hype

It seems that Croatia was on everyone's Instagram feed this summer. The Eastern European country has been on people's radars for a few years now, and …

We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

Swimming Pools

5 restaurants where the views are as amazing as the food

San Mateo County

Four composition mistake every photographer should avoid

There are lots of “rules” when it comes to composition. Guidelines that are great starting points for those just starting out. Adhering to these …

17 Places Every Landscape Photographer Should Visit At Least Once

Marco Grassi, born and raised in the northwest of Italy, is an award winning photographer focused on landscape and travel photography, a 500px Brand …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

What is Exposure Compensation and How to Use It

In this article, we will go over what exposure compensation is on a digital camera and how you can take advantage of it to make adjustments to your …

7 Days in Vietnam: A Slightly Insane Travel Itinerary

<b>Day One: Get Lost in Hanoi</b><p>The first thing you notice about Hanoi is that everyone is moving at a manic clip, rushing by bicycle, moped, motorcycle, …

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Train Travel

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

Motivation and momentum are very fickle. It doesn't matter how much you currently have.<p>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

The Battle is Over: My Micro 4/3 Camera Outsold my Full-Frame DSLR

The battle is over, and full frame cameras have lost the race. Here’s why.<p>I’ve been selling photos through a high end stock agency for the last two …

Cameras

Tony Robbins: The Real Secret to Being Happy and Rich

When people dream of becoming rich, they're really after what they associate with money: freedom, security, comfort--and the joy that can come from sharing wealth.<p><i>In his new book,</i> Unshakeable: Your Guide to Financial Freedom <i>(2017, Simon & Schuster), life coach Tony Robbins charts a course to living</i> …

50 incredible safari holidays

To go on safari is to take part in one of life’s last great adventures. Here, from the Tropic of Cancer to the Cape of Good Hope, are 50 of the best – for every budget and every wildlife experience.<p>Best for first timers<p>Kenya in a nutshell<p>Where better for a first taste of wild Africa than Kenya? …

9 incredible self-drive holidays from around the world

Getting behind the wheel, cruising past dramatic landscapes, pit-stopping wherever you want to... Nothing quite encapsulates freedom like a road …

Top Off The Beaten Path Destinations for 2017

We are already one month into the new year and, if you’re anything like me, you’ve already given up on half (or all) of your resolutions. However, …