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These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

Asia Travel

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 …

Travel

The best family holiday destinations for 2018

It’s never too early to start planning your next <i>holiday</i>. With the new year just around the corner, we thought we’d share with you the <i>destinations</i> …

European Travel

How to get rid of love handles - beat those stubborn spots including bingo wings and thunder thighs

Most women have hard-to-shift fat spots that they’d love to lose. Top of the list is excess weight on our hips, closely followed by outer thighs, …

Nutrition

Top 10 Best Beaches in Europe for a Party

Whether you’re the kind of person whose idea of a perfect holiday is spending some time in peace and quiet or you like an adrenaline-filled break, …

Top 10

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>If you're like many …

Leadership

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

Profit

These Photos Will Make You Want To Climb Aboard Holy Ship! For An Adventure

Holy Ship! is the Love Boat, reimagined with lasers and body paint. There is definitely something “exciting and new” about everything you will see on the ship (and you will see it all!) and everyone genuinely loves everyone else. If you’re into chilling on a beautiful beach, sleeping in, and …

How charmless resorts and the yattering middle classes ruined skiing in Europe

As if sharing news of having signed on for Alcoholics Anonymous, my friend David furtively told me he is never going skiing again, ever. He quite likes snow. He may go to a flat bit of Sweden to enjoy heaped fir trees or eat cheesy potatoes. But he has done with the clatter and crowds and the …

Skiing

The world's most charming ski resorts

Attractive buildings clustered around a church, views of pristine peaks from pretty streets, a little history – here’s our pick of ski villages that best fulfil the chocolate-box dream.<p>Unless stated otherwise prices are per person for seven nights in the cheapest available week. Prices include …

Skiing

Where to Travel in 2018, According to the Experts

Buenos Aires, Argentina<p>A new year brings with it a whole new list of plans—and for the intrepid traveler, a whole new list of places to visit. 2018 is no different: Economies and tourism are flourishing in far-flung locales that travelers rarely considered previously, while beloved but forgotten …

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

European Travel

The Ultimate Adventure Vacation? Paying to Get Lost

The newest travel trend is paying to get lost. For fun.<p>In this day and age, it's increasingly difficult to relax on vacation—especially for millennials. According to a 2017 study from Accountemps, 62 percent of workers ages 18 to 34 check in with the office "at least once or twice a week during …

Papua New Guinea

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

Japan

10 Breathtaking Trips Everyone Needs to Take In Their Lifetime

It's time to take those Pinterest boards and bucket lists and turn them into reality. TripAdvisor, a travel planning and booking site, announced its …

Asia Travel

Best Triceps Exercise Supersets to Build Bigger, Stronger Arms

1 of 6<p>mihailomilovanovic / Getty<p>Tri 'em On for Size<p>Nobody did more for triceps than Linda Hamilton. When she rocked a black tank top in <i>Terminator 2</i> …

The Best Beer in Every Major European City, Mapped

Whether you're looking for the most haunted place in the US, the must-have desserts across Europe, or America's most cheesy, gooey, creamy and …

The Most Affordable Ski Resorts for Your Next Winter Getaway

Winter is approaching in the northern hemisphere, and with it comes the arrival of ski season.<p>Ski resorts across the country are starting to open up, …

Skiing

11 secret Italian villages to visit before the crowds do

Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s greatest charms can only be experienced in small Italian villages — places where you can slip …

Italy

These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

9 High-Protein Smoothies With No Added Sugar

Truth be told, I'm not much of a smoothie person. Even the most delicious smoothies often leave me wanting, and, well...I like meals that I can …

Nutrition

Deliciously Filling High-Protein Smoothies to Help With Weight Loss

Smoothies are an easy way to pack tons of vitamins and nutrients into your day, but if your concoction falls short on protein, you'll likely be hungry soon after sipping. In order to make a smoothie that will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours, protein is a must!<p>Nutritionists Stephanie …

Healthy Eating

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need to Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Books

Wonders of the Natural World Everyone Should See

The official natural wonder of the world are only seven but the reality is that many more qualify to be on that list. The following a fascinating …

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

Apps

9 Music Festivals As Worthwhile As Lollapalooza That Aren’t Lollapalooza

This weekend marks the four most FOMO-filled days of the year — Lollapalooza. Whether it’s too far, too expensive, or too dang crowded for your taste, Chicago’s internationally famous music festival isn’t on everyone’s agenda this summer.<p>But Lollapalooza and even other über popular festivals, such …

Festivals

6 Healthy Recipes For When You Barely Have Time to Cook

Cooking

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Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

Parenting