Erika Boater

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The Perfect 2 Weeks in Bali Itinerary

<i>Bali might be a small island but it’s packed with things to do and see. Creating the perfect Bali itinerary can be a difficult task – no matter how</i> …

Asia Travel

It's Official: These are the Happiest Places on Earth

It's that time of year again — the World Happiness Report has been released and it looks like there's a pattern emerging. As well as topping rankings …

11 Things You Should Do the Day Before You Leave for a Vacation

This may seem like an obvious one, but “many travelers forget to do it,” said Levent. Check the forecast for your destination and your hometown when …

China warns Donald Trump against Taiwan military ties

The Chinese government has urged the US to "correct its mistake" regarding President Donald Trump's recently approved Taiwan Travel Act, which allows …

10 Of The Cheapest Countries To Travel To

<b>1. Nicaragua</b><p>Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, but it’s been under the radar for years due to natural disasters and political …

Whisk Your Mother Away Today With 17 Stupidly Cheap Getaways

It’s not too late! You can still order some flowers online or even buy them in a shop. Even better, why not treat your lovely mum with a trip away. …

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage<p>Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale …

Clean Energy

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

Oh my God, have you heard the news?! It will change everything!

Washington is awash in so much muchness these days it's hard to follow the story. And that may be the point.<p>Every new development or revelation is a "blockbuster" and smoking-gun proof that "this is bigger than Watergate." Every new dot is connected seamlessly and instantaneously to fit a mosaic of …

Peru

The Key to Seeing a New City Like a Local, According to Full-time Travelers

It's all in the timing.<p>For a lucky few, traveling isn’t just a passion or a hobby, but rather a full-time job that happens to come with a whole lot …

Travel

Citrus-Soaked Butter Cake (Dairy)

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Well, I needed to bake a cake, but as I was gathering ingredients, I discovered that I only had one …

Dessert

Here’s What You Can and Can’t Steal From Your Hotel Room (Video)

Every vacation, sadly, comes to an end — but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a little something home with you to help you remember it.<p>For most of us …

Trapped by Their Own Lies

On Saturday pretty much the entire medical sector — groups representing doctors, hospitals, and insurers — released an extraordinary open letter condemning the Graham-Cassidy health bill. The letter was written in the style of Emile Zola’s “J’accuse”: a series of paragraphs, each beginning with the …

Health Care

Trump Official Embarrassingly Caught Lying by Fox News Host

Just how incompetent and pathetic is Donald Trump's administration? Well, for the second day in a row, a Trump flack has been beaten senseless by a …

Donald Trump
Republicans

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Team Building

Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go There to 'Get Rich.' Awkward Silence Follows

U.S. President Donald Trump was met with silence from African leaders Wednesday when he tried to congratulate them for the economic progress the …

Donald Trump

My favorite travel app now offers the money-saving hack I've been using for years

Mine happens to be travel.<p>But as a financial planner who enjoys finding a good deal, I'm not willing to pay a premium for the trips I take. I'd rather visit an under-the-radar destination during the off-season than fight the summer crowds in Europe.<p>It's a travel philosophy that has served me well …

Flying

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Report: Homeland Security Has Been Planning Nationwide Raids Targeting 8,400 Undocumented Immigrants 

On Thursday, NBC News reported that, according to three law enforcement officials and an internal memo that’s been circulating US Immigration and …

Immigration

The examples Betsy DeVos uses to justify ending Obama’s strict policies on college sexual assault

US education secretary Betsy DeVos announced today that her department is reviewing former president Barack Obama’s stringent policies on sexual assault on college campuses—specifically, aiming to scale back his “ambiguous and incredibly broad definitions of assault and harassment.”<p>“Any perceived …

The Best Cruises for Solo Travelers

The reality is that most cruise ships are designed with couples or traveling companions in mind, and cabins are almost always priced based on double …

€150 flights Will Soon be Available Between Europe and India

There are some destinations that are forever on our bucket list, with every intention to travel there one day, and then there are those that we …

Singapore Airlines

You Can Absolutely Afford These Insanely Cheap Winter Flights

The low season of travel is upon us. Between now and the December holidays airlines will be competing to get your tourism dollars with bargain basement airfares. Right now is the perfect time to score a big travel win and snag a super cheap deal. If you’re willing to fly on certain days between now …

10 insanely affordable destinations for fall 2017

Fall is often referred to as the sweet spot of travel for many destinations because you’ll encounter fewer crowds and pleasant weather, post summer’s high season. Read on to find out where the best fall destinations are this year — both near and far — if you’re on a tight budget.<p><b>India</b><p>With monsoon …

National Parks

8 of the Most Awkward Travel Scenarios and How to Survive Each

Let's face it: There are almost limitless things that can go wrong when you travel, from financial disasters to getting lost in a place where you …

11 Things You Should Always Pack on a Cruise

Every cruise line will give you a long and thorough list of what to bring on your cruise. But cruising expert Janice Wald Henderson—who’s traveled …

Cruise Ships

This Beautiful Country is the Least Visited in All of Europe

There are 196 countries in the world - but size isn't always everything. With increased land mass comes an increasing number of built up areas and, …

European Travel

Here’s The Deeply Personal Information DACA Applicants Have To Give The Government

The Department of Homeland Security has received nearly 2 million applications for DACA — those who applied fear what the government could do with the personal information now that the program is being rescinded.

Immigration