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5 countries with the world’s highest (and lowest) pot prices

The gram that would cost you $1 in Montevideo goes for more than 20 times as much in Oslo<p>In a truly open global market, marijuana would behave like any other commodity, with prices set by the market based on demand and supply factors. But weed isn't like other commodities—it's illegal in most …

The Best Places to Travel in 2017

1 of 50<p>Angra dos Reis, Brazil<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Belfast, Northern Ireland<p>3 of 50<p>Belgrade, Serbia<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Bermuda<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Jackson Hole

Enjoy a city break at Porto and Northern Portugal

The Ultimate Guide to Optimized Facebook Ad Campaigns

More than 1.4 billion people use Facebook every day to stay connected, to share and to learn. As the most ubiquitous social media channel in the …

Food tour of Porto: 'There's more to Portugal than Nando's'

In Casa Leandro – a tavern tucked away in the cobble-stoned Rua de Tras, in the heart of Porto – a patron about to pay for his codfish pastries and Super Bock beer mutters that he has left his wallet at home. The owner-matron Fatima frowns and waves him away, her arms jiggling like the jellied …

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media: two words, which have become loaded with meaning, misunderstanding and momentum over the past ten years. As a new business, …

Social Media

These are Europe's 24 best cities to live in

The index brings together five different elements to decide how liveable each place is. Here's how they're weighted:<p>22 cities in Europe are found in the top 50 globally, and there's been quite a bit of movement for several cities since the index was last published in 2014. Take a look at the …

The 6 Best-Kept Secrets in European Travel

<i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p>Some parts of Europe just get all the lovin'. But while Paris and London may see upward of 40 million tourists a year, there are a lot of other cool places across the continent that rival both in history and culture -- yet nobody talks about them. Until now. Because we decided it …

13 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Turkey

1. Saying goodbye can be an hour-long affair.<p>“It’s up to the guest when they arrive, but it’s up to the host when they leave.”<p>In a culture where …

Engagement Rings

6 Small-But-Perfect Caribbean Islands You Need to See

Want to find an island somewhere between ruggedly undiscovered and overrun by tourists? Not into roughing it in a tent but still want to be far, far away from the maddening crowds?<p>Hopper rounded up six perfectly sized Caribbean islands, where tourists are relatively few but there's still plenty to …

8 Things to Know About Madeira Island in Portugal

I visited Madeira island for the first time last year and it was not at all what I expected. I anticipated a touristy beach destination and was so pleasantly surprised to find an island full of culture, amazing hiking possibilities, and delectable gourmet food. Here are eight things I learned about …

9 gorgeous Greek islands you've probably never heard of

Greece has 1,400 islands, though only 230 of them are inhabited.<p>And while everyone knows about Santorini and Mykonos, there are gorgeous lesser-known islands in Greece, too.<p>Here are 9 incredible Greek islands you may not have heard of, but should have on your radar.

27 reasons Istanbul residents believe they live in the best city on Earth

1. Our city is legendary.<p>If our city walls could talk, they’d recite hundreds of legends involving mythological gods, prophecies fulfilled, and tales …

Why lions in the backyard could be a good thing

Lions have traditionally been the Maasai’s greatest adversaries. But the big cats might also be the tribe's strongest hope for preserving their way of life.<p>A lion roared in the distance as the sun set over the plains near Kenya’s Nairobi National Park. Hearing the noise, Nickson Parmisa, assistant …

4 Ways To Measure The Value Of Your Inbound Marketing

Inbound Marketing is getting a hotter and hotter term nowadays. And off course it should be! When done properly it is a powerful way to reach your …

Marketing

To Win People Over, Speak to Their Wants and Needs

Practicing empathy can be difficult, because you have to step outside your comfort zone to understand someone else’s point of view. But it’s essential to exercising influence.<p>It’s how method actors move us to feel, think, or act differently — they deeply immerse themselves in their characters, …

Customers

8 aspects of your brand social media can help you get right

If you are already busy with social media marketing for your business, you might assume that you are “socially branded”. There are quite a number of …

Public Relations

Five ways to take innovative marketing from start-up to scale-up

Unilever and Telefonica admit they have to do more, along with their agencies and start-ups, to adapt to perpetually connected customers and have …

The Complete Social Media Post Checklist

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Before you hit the Publish button or send an update to the queue, what do you do?<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Quite often, I find myself publishing instinctively and …

13 Instagram tools brands should be using

Instagram is a platform for sharing quirky moments and inspirational experiences.<p>With 300 million users every month, it's also a place for businesses …

5 Advanced AdWords Strategies You Can Implement Today

Does your competition know about these advanced switches and dials in AdWords? Image by Marcin Wichary via Flickr.As Google AdWords gets increasingly …

Are You Crippling Your Social Campaign ROI with Poor Time Management? [INFOGRAPHIC]

From creative to conclusion, marketers put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into their social media campaigns, with the explicit hope that they'll …

An untouched paradise in Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Turkey's 86,000sqm Butterfly Valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still.<p>Our boat pulled in about two hours before sunset, when the disappearing light was turning the Mediterranean Sea from sapphire to aquamarine and the …

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The new way brands like Hostess use social media: Playing dumb

There is one golden rule of Twitter: if you make a mistake, users will pounce on you. Now some brands are trying to use that fact to their …

9 Ways to Humanize Your Brand With Social Media

Shares 7K<p>Do you want to build stronger relationships on social media?<p>Do you know where to start?<p>Engaging with your social audience on a meaningful …

Everything You Need to Know About F8 Announcements: 8 New Things You Can Do With Facebook

March 27, 2015<p>Share<p>Whether you’re a social media professional or a regular netizen, Facebook has become so ingrained in our lives that we can’t help …

Social Media

Best hotels in Barcelona

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>One imagines this is how it feels to be at an all-weekend party in the staffed country seat of a ...<p>Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>The Majestic has long been a place in which locals take pride (and will come to dine or drink). …

15 ways you're probably misusing social media

Facebook was founded in 2004, Twitter in 2006. Even Instagram's been around for almost five years. So you can't say this stuff is new anymore.<p>For …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

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