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12 Best places for Teaching English Abroad

The top 12 places for teaching English abroad<p>Teaching English Abroad allows you take your travel experiences to the next level. Whereas most …

Dubai Tourism Becomes an Unlikely New Vacation Rental Destination

With a shortage of hotel rooms during peak periods, Dubai has legalized vacation rentals and its tourism board has struck a marketing partnership …

Tourism

On the Road with Marcia Patmos

Tag along with the International Woolmark Prize-winning fashion designer on her trip to Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

Texas, Oklahoma Floods: 12 People Missing as More Rain Forecast

Tornadoes and dangerous thunderstorms continued to race across the south-central U.S. after menacing Texas and Oklahoma on Monday with historic flooding that sent rescuers searching for 12 people still missing, including at least three young children.<p>Flash flood warnings were in effect early …

6 Dreamy Travel Destinations for This Summer

Oops! I did it again. I forgot to make summer travel plans, and it's almost the end of May! Time to come up with a few ideas of where to head this summer. If your spring has been crazy busy with work, end of school activities with the kids, or life in general, join me on Findery and create your own …

Lucy Liu Is on a Mission to Help Children Worldwide

Coming from humble beginnings, Lucy Liu was always taught to value what she had.<p>“I felt like they really gave me an appreciation for the care and …

Ivanka Trump Is Training for Her First Half Marathon – and Loving It

Catch her if you can!<p>New York businesswoman and mom of two Ivanka Trump is running her first half marathon in Central Park on April 19. She talked to …

The Swedish Approach to Road Safety: 'The Accident Is Not the Major Problem'

Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."<p>Matts-Åke Belin has a job title that might sound a little foreign to an American ear, but one that’s very important in his home country of Sweden: traffic safety strategist. He holds that …

NBC's Emmycast logs robust 15.6 million viewership

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says the Emmys thrived despite a Monday airing in the dog days of August.<p>Broadcast on a nontraditional night prior to Labor Day, …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

You Can't Get Too Much Sleep

Seven is the new eight. That’s what the headlines have been saying recently, in the wake of the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>’s report that the Centers for Disease Control is rethinking how much sleep we truly need to optimize our health. If you’re an athlete, however, think again; seven is not your lucky …

Stowaway arrested again at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who flew from San Jose to Los Angeles without a boarding pass and has made repeated attempts to sneak aboard flights was …

Best Summer Trips 2014

Travel Photography

This map shows why Finland, Sweden, and the UK have more freedom than any other countries

A recent map from GOOD shows a new way to measure a country’s stature on the world stage: The freedom that its citizens have to travel the globe.<p>Western countries tend to have more travel freedom as measured by the number of visa exemptions, or the ability to get a visa on arrival. Finns, Brits, …

Dominican Republic

Associated Press News

16 Enchanting UK Spots To Visit Other Than London

London is wonderful, everyone knows that -- it's one of the most visited cities on Earth. And VisitBritian is very appreciative for the tourism... but they're asking you to spread the love.<p>And, why not? There's so much beauty in the United Kingdom outside of foggy Londontown.<p>Here are 16 totally …

15 Reasons San Francisco's Fog Is Actually Awesome

Sunny California? That’s funny.<p>You wouldn’t know it from "Full House" or "Mrs. Doubtfire," but San Francisco is not a particularly warm place. In fact, the city experiences a special summertime fog caused by hot air rising in the Central Valley, forcing a rush of cold air and fog through the Golden …

What Will Priceline's Rivals Buy to Beat Its OpenTable Acquisition?

If recent patterns hold up, there won’t be too long a wait before there’s an answer from a competitor to the Priceline Group’s blockbuster …

Tips for travelling in 21st-century China

The Middle Kingdom is one of the fastest changing countries in the world. Its economy is robust and its population increasingly more modern and tech savvy. Yet, China is still a country of paradoxes.<p>You’ll get 3G connection in remote farmland in Inner Mongolia, though there mightn't be running …

Bank of China

The Best Markets Around The World

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large's favorites.<p>Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets. This piece originally appeared on <i>HarpersBAZAAR.com</i>.

Time I

A Local's Guide to Quebec City

Discover the wonder and beauty a Quebec local sees in this historic town.<p>A 19th-century traveler from France once remarked of Quebec City, “It looked like St.-Malo strayed up here and was lost in the snow.” Though I’ve settled in Montreal, an easy three-hour drive away, every time I return to …