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Three Signs Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Need a business barometer? Look for these three indications that your business idea really is a "can't miss."<p>"Following your heart" will only get you so far in business. Most entrepreneurs open a business in an area they're passionate about, but the chance of failure is high. In the U.S., the …

Business Strategy

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

5 Underrated Cities to Visit on Your Spain Trip

Spain is a festive, historical country filled with rich culture. Yet, travel lovers leave much of this country unexplored. While Barcelona and Madrid …

European Travel

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

A Lonely Planet Editor's Guide to Portugal's Medieval Capital, Coimbra

There are countless reasons to visit Portugal. Between the creative capital of Lisbon, the wine country in Porto, and pink-sand beaches in the south, …

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Insider's Guide to Lisbon with Bruno Gomes

Lisbon is changing. The Portuguese capital has become one of Europe’s most fashionable cities over the past few years, bringing excitement, …

Coffee-Chocolate Layer Cake with Mocha-Mascarpone Frosting

10 to 12 Servings<p>As if this chocolate layer mocha cake wasn't enough, it's made with strong coffee and mascarpone cheese. You have been warned.<p>April 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>cake<p>2 cups cake flour<p>3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) …

Dessert

Seville Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Seville’s subtropical Mediterranean climate means wet winters and long, dry summers. The best time to visit is from late March, when …

Madrid, Barcelona & Valencia Suggested Itineraries & Tours

So you want to visit Madrid and Barcelona? These are Spain's premier cities and you could easily spend a couple of weeks in each, especially if you …

Raindrop Brings Rainwater Harvesting at Its Stylish Best to Your Garden

Minimizing ecological impact and utilizing natural resources responsibly is one among the many things that makes a home green. With the attention …

Water

Five of the best winter walks in Ireland - blow off the Christmas cobwebs!

Tracks and trails<p>Crisp ground, family time and fresh air for every fitness level… blow off the pre and post Christmas cobwebs with Pól Ó Conghaile’s …

These Papercut-Inspired Disney Princess Phone Wallpapers Are So Beautiful

Are you ready to give your device a magical update? Inspired by <i>Once Upon a Time: A Disney Princess Papercut Storybook,</i> these Disney Princess phone …

Walt Disney Company

Operation Vacation

America has a vacation problem. Or a not-taking-vacation problem, to be more precise. Last year, U.S. workers left an astounding 662 million vacation …

Air Travel

Straight from the Experts: How to Plan a Disney Vacation on a Budget

Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is hard work. You may think your family has to sacrifice either comfort or activities to save some dough, but …

NYC's Hotel Boom Has Something for Everyone

Finding a hotel room in New York City is about to get much easier.<p>The destination's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, NYC & …

7 Bookish Haunts for New York Readers This Autumn

As October creeps ever nearer, readers in the Big Apple will be looking for places to escape the chilly weather and satisfy their bookish cravings. …

How to Spend a Day in Montmartre

Montmartre brings to mind numerous beautiful clichés: The perfect Parisian café, Moulin Rouge, and, of course, countless scenes from Amélie. It's hard to shake those romanticisms when you first arrive in Paris's 18th arrondissement, up the long and colorful climb from the Abbesses metro stop. Why …

France

19 Novels to Stoke Your Wanderlust

What's just as good as going on a new adventure?<p>Riding shotgun as John Steinbeck boards a dusty pickup with his beloved pooch and sets off on a road …

Neuroscience Tells Us How to Hack Our Brains for Success

Tricks like visualization and writing down your goals have a strong basis in science.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What’s the secret to success? Some would argue that insanely successful people possess traits like having a vision, showing gratitude, being honest, …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Paris

Most Paris numbers start with 01; mobile phone numbers start with 06; numbers beginning 08 are special-rate numbers, ranging from 0800 freephone to premium-rate calls<p><b>Time difference:</b> +1 hourTravelling times: London to Paris by Eurostar takes 2hr 15min. Flying time is about one hour<p>Local laws and …

Ultimate Tips on Visiting Amsterdam!

Amsterdam, one of the world’s most beautiful cities for romance and great times. We were fortunate to live in Amsterdam’s UNESCO listed city center …

European Travel

Celebrating Atomic Cake, the iconic South Side creation that defies gravity

The Atomic Cake has been the centerpiece of choice at birthday celebrations and other rites of passage, from first to last, for generations of Chicagoans on the South Side. Born in the optimistic Atomic Era for which it is named, and coupled with the baby boom, it's no wonder it became an iconic …

March Comfort Food Calendar

It’s not quite winter, but it’s not warm enough for spring. Your body is all confused and you just want a big bowl of mac and cheese—or chili. Here, …

Beyond Terradome

Influenced by city dwellers whose windows open to concrete vistas or brick walls, San Francisco native Ric López decided to shift the view inward and back to nature.<p>The charismatic kingpin of San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood and owner of the gallery Modernpast, Ric López lifts terrariums out …

San Francisco

3 Powerful Strategies for Discovering Your Life's Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a cultural myth popular among millennials that says you have to “find yourself” in order to do the work you were meant to do.<p>It’s partly why you see so many of this generation (of which I consider myself one) take a "gap" year …

Call of the wild: photographer Anup Shah on capturing the perfect shot

Each night, camped in his tent by the Mara River, deep inside Kenya’s Maasai Mara wildlife reserve, photographer Anup Shah falls asleep to the sounds of hyenas whooping, hippos grunting and lions roaring.<p>In a few hours, when it is still dark, he will drive to one of his “outdoor studios” – places …

Wildlife

27 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

These are a class act.

Living Rooms